The class of illicit drugs known as anabolic steroids, or more accurately referred to as anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS), is subject to a general "catch-all" definition. Although the laws of prohibition specifically name certain steroids, this general definition specifically excludes certain steroids from the scope of those laws. The single characteristic of a steroid which … [Read more...] about The Demonization of Anabolic Steroids, Part 2 – Modern Society’s Love-Hate Relationship with Strength and Muscle
In the United States, anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) have always been considered drugs. Contrary to what today's young athletes may believe, these substances were never stocked on the shelves of the corner grocery store. However, only within the last decade have these drugs been classified as "controlled substances," thereby placing them in the same general category as more … [Read more...] about The Demonization of Anabolic Steroids, Part 1 – What Makes These Hormones So Evil?