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October 08, 2008


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Cal J

Looks like there is a new legal alternative to increase body EPO levels. See www.epoboost.com

Can I use EPO-BOOST if I am drug tested for competitive sports? ( WADA/NCAA compliant)

You may not test positive for a banned substance, but much higher levels of red blood cells have gotten more than one athlete under the microscope.

Blood doping is the process of artificially increasing the amount of red blood cells in the body in an attempt to improve athletic performance.

In the past this was accomplished by transfusion. The athlete would donate a unit of blood into storage and then weeks later, after the body had completely replaced the blood loss, transfuse the unit back into the body. This would occur just before a big race, effectively giving the athlete an extra unit of blood. This enables performance improvements in endurance sports because of the extra oxygen carrying capacity. The practice has been outlawed.

What is this new supplement really giving you anyway? Not sure since we have no real concrete feedback from real athletes.... just a page full of words.


Six identified in Beijing doping scandal.

LONDON (AP) -- The gold medalist in one of track and field's glamour races and a silver winner in cycling are among six athletes from the Beijing Games nabbed for blood doping in the latest Olympic drug scandal.

National sports bodies in Bahrain and Italy confirmed Wednesday that 1,500-meter champion Rashid Ramzi and road race medalist Davide Rebellin turned up positive for the new blood-boosting drug CERA in retests of their samples. Dominican women's weightlifter Yudelquis Contreras and prominent German cyclist Stefan Schumacher were among the others.

A person with knowledge of the results told The Associated Press that Greek race walker Athanasia Tsoumeleka and Croatian 800-meter runner Vanja Perisic also tested positive.


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