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Advice To Professional Athletes: Don’t Workout

By Michael Fitzpatrick On December - 17 - 2009

Here’s some advice to all professional athletes.

Don’t hit the gym too hard, because if you begin to gain more muscle mass and definition, the court of public opinion will immediately rule that you are guilty of steroid use.

Tiger Woods has become more muscular over the years – STEROIDS!

Dara Torres couldn’t possibly look like that at her age – STEROIDS!

Albert Pujols has bulging biceps and hits 450-foot home runs with ease – STEROIDS!

It doesn’t matter that there’s absolutely no evidence to substantiate these claims; we simply see the way they look and make our decision.  

But folks, looking solely at an athlete’s build is an almost irrelevant criterion upon which to base accusations of steroid use.

Believe it or not, it is indeed possible to gain more muscle mass and definition by hitting the gym for two hours a day.

Now, if someone were to turn from ski...

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