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From the Archives: Why Functional Training Pushes Kids to Use Steroids

by Mark Rippetoe | September 07, 2018

Athletes take steroids to get stronger. That’s the only reason they take steroids. Bodybuilders take steroids to build muscle mass and preserve it while they drop bodyfat, but athletes take steroids to get strong. They work by aiding in recovery so that harder training can be done, speeding the healing of injuries, and by making muscles bigger.

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