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Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by J Storm**, May 15, 2008.

  1. J Storm** Banned Banned

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    Hmm, interesting. I'll watch it.
     
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    Looks like an interesting film. when does it come out?
     
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    I've been wanting to see this for awhile.
     
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    the only objection i have to this film is the way it aims to portray steroid use as a particuarly american obsession. that shit goes on all over the place, and is legal in many countries. sure it is a problem here in the states, but it isn't like it is exclusive to us.
     
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    Me too. The reviews have been fantastic, and it's supposed to be painting a very objective view of steroids. It also stars Jackass (aka Mark Bell) from EliteFTS who is the brother of the director.
     
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    The movie focuses on the American glamorization and demonization of steroids, the total lack of a middle ground. Like you said, they are legal all over the world, why is there such a hoopla over them here?
     
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    i dont have a problem with that b/c of the government/Bush campaign against steroids and the general anti-steroid sentiment in this country has a distinct "American" flavor to it. not really a tangible description, but all i can come up with.
     
  10. Crono7 GET TO THE CHOPPA

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    In moderation they cant be bad


    I know one guy that gained 50 lbs in 9 months, then lost it all, because he was clueless

    but all those strongmen, powerlifters, BB's take them
     
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    Looks good. Thanks for the link.
     
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    looks good, hope I get to see it this side of the pond
     
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    damn, that dude at the end looks like a freaking pig. what a snout.
     
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    I'll see it on dvd.
     
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    Looks interesting but I'm skeptical about just how objective it is.

    Anabolic steroids aren't "cheating" if you're using them in a situation where they're not prohibited/illegal.

    But the film seems to be fixated on the notion that steroid use in the US represents a paradox because they're illegal (in the U.S., now) but we'll "do anything to win."

    It all sounds a little too Michael Moore "Bowling for Columbine" to me -- choose the facts that support your position, ignore the rest.
     
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    Well, for what it is worth, everyone who is anti-steroid is really pissed about the movie. Seeing as how the director and his brother have both used/use steroids and openly talk about it I would think if anything it leans pro-useage.
     
  17. flak Guest

    That's reassuring. I'm feeling cranky because I'm sick. Or maybe it's the Theraflu.
     
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    thanks ts. look interesting
     
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    I don't mind people useing roids, but please stop flat out lying to our faces and claimning you have never used performance enhancers.
    I hate people like Marion Jones who just flatout deny it.
     
  20. Justin_A Make Coleslaw, Make Friends!

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    I think steroids are cheating. sport is about who is naturally the best through training. But if guys wanna take roids to get big why should i care. I have a few buddies who used to weigh aroun 170-180 and the one guy is around 265 now. He pretends like its all natural but who is he kidding. In sport i beielve it has no place but in your own personal life go nuts.
     

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