Pete Rubish is currently releasing a bunch of videos about his experience with using performance enhancing drugs (PEDs). It started with his video about “Taking breaks from gear” and was followed by a video about Superdrol, Trenbolone (Part 2) and Clenbuterol. I wouldn’t recommend anybody touching this stuff. Here he talks about common side effects. […]
Time for the first Weightlifting News Update of 2014. Russia decided to change course and make the 2014 world championships the #1 priority (via). Currently the team gathered for the first training camp in Chekhov. Here is Artem Okulov with 140 x5 Snatches
Meanwhile in Turkey … Remember when earlier this year the entire Turkish U23 team tested positive? That was just the tip of the iceberg. As you might have heard there was a German news report (original report here, machine translated article here) about new testing methods which revealed hundreds of new positive doping cases. Now […]
This one is from commenter J. Amdal who posted this on the 2013 Worlds Page. According to the website of the Swedish Weightlifting Federation the IWF warned about severe sanctions to nations that have multiple doping cases withing 12 months. At the meeting in Wroclaw the IWF informed that 1856 doping controls has been made […]
George Leeman is not afraid to talk about steroids. Here he shares his opinion on whether / when to take them. If you have shit to live for other than getting big you shouldn’t probably be taking drugs. That shit doesn’t supplement your life, it becomes your life. Your thoughts or experiences in the comments.
Meanwhile in Russia … 22 year old Evgeny Kolomiets (180kg Snatch here) jerks 230kg from the rack. In April he competed in a meet in Moscow and got 2nd place with 175 + 210 at 90.55kg bodyweight. I guess he is still growing into that weight class. Update 24.12.2013: Because it was a repeat violation, Evgeny was banned for […]
Meanwhile in Moldova … Igor Bour, the 2013 Europeans 62kg silver medalist was banned for life by the IWF. Now you might know the IWF rule that the second doping violation will get you banned for life. Bour however already tested positive in 2004 and then again in 2008. So you might wonder how the hell did […]
Oh Turkey… Second big case of doping in a month. Sixteen members of Turkey’s under-23 weightlifting team [i.e. all] tested positive for banned substances, the sport’s national governing body announced yesterday, in the second doping scandal in a month. And guess what they tested positive to… stanozolololololol again. via IronMind Update 22.06.2013: and here is another […]
In case you did not watch it. Here is the video of Lance Armstrong’s confession interview. Speak your mind in the comments.