They are effective only when combined with rigorous training.aE(Olympic Glory 1). In order to see physical results, one must train extremely hard. "Steroids can be taken orally or they can be injected in to an athlete's system.aE (Wadler 1). It takes a few months to notice physical changes from steroid abuse. The difference will not be that the athlete can all of a sudden think faster or improve skillfully, the difference will bet hat they will have more muscle mass. The only benefit from steroids is that they enhance muscle growth for the athlete.
Steroids have always been that gateway drug to success in America. It has been that one "golden ticketaE to take an athlete straight to the top of the world rankings. "Since the 1950's, some athletes have been taking anabolic steroids to build muscle and boost their athletic performance.aE(Leshner 1). In the past, many were oblivious to Steroid use and did not take into consideration that many athletes were doping their way to gold medals. "In Sydney, though the athletes will be performing in new venues, they will sense the ghosts of former champions.aE(Williams 65). Past champions might have been drug free, or might have been doping, however, no