What Are the Facts About PEDs?

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Medals, fame, and wealth -- In the competitive world of sports, success can have high rewards. And some people will do anything possible to achieve that success, including using Performance Enhancing Drugs to improve athletic performance by increasing muscle size and burning fat.

Unfortunately, the use of PEDs also comes with risks, including the potential for:

  • Side effects, ranging all the way from acne to death.
  • Temporary or permanent sports bans, resulting in loss of income and reputation -- as Marion Jones (pictured) found out.

Read on to find out more need-to-know info about Performance Enhancing Drugs.