Doping using habits of a baseball legend

Barry Bonds's 2002 season "was fueled by meticulous three-week cycles in which he injected growth hormone every other day, took the Cream and the Clear in the days in between, and capped the cycle with Clomid." Source: Game of Shadows, a book written by two San Francisco Chronicle reporters.

Bonds was reportedly using multiple drugs: two designer steroids referred to as the Cream and the Clear, insulin, human growth hormone, testosterone and trenbolone.

People at the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO), a sports nutrition center, were tracking Bonds's complicated doping regimen with calendars and folders.

Using drugs is such manner is detrimental to health.

Bonds exposed. Shadows details superstar slugger's steroid use. Sports Illustrated
Barry Bonds from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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1 comment:

  1. Re the Barry Bonds story, I'm sick of SI's hypocrisy. They lament the fall of the sports hero like's its some kind of new phenomenon. I take SI writer Phil Taylor to task in my blog essay, read it at


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