Monday, July 6, 2009


June 30, 3009

“Would you like a boost with that?” the high school intern asked as I dropped by a local smoothie shop for a post-workout snack. That seems like a harmless enough question, right? Yes, for the most part, it is. However, lurking in that “boost” is a potential career-buster for the local pro, drug tested under the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) regulations. It’s not the protein, green tea or the vitamin C, but rather the potential trace contamination that these nutritional supplements may contain that can cause trouble.

Full article. Definitely worth a read.

1 comment:

U said...

I have been racing and training for a few years, i have been taking fish oil, flax seed oil, and borage seed oil,
along with a multivitamin, a good diet and lots of water !