ergogenic drug

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A term used primarily by weight athletes for any drug intended to improve performance

ergogenic drug

Performance-enhancing drug Sports medicine A weight training-term for any performance-enhancing substance. See Anabolic steroids, Weight training.
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Add to that a series of drug scandals in which athletes have been caught using performance-enhancing drugs to boost their bodies into the gold-medal range--including the suspension last summer of two Olympic gold medalists for drug use.
High School STAR - The Secret of Baldwin High -- addresses the temptations of performance-enhancing drugs and the dangers of using such drugs.
The team's contract with the Postal Service forbade riders from using performance-enhancing drugs.
And don't those performance-enhancing drugs actually shrink the ``performance'' area?
MARION Jones has settled her defamation suit against the man at the centre of the BALCO scandal, Victor Conte, who had accused her of taking performance-enhancing drugs.
Canadian-born Rusedski said he had never taken performance-enhancing drugs.
MORE than 150 professional footballers could be using performance-enhancing drugs, a BBC programme claims tonight.
He said: 'It certainly is a significant minority and it suggests that the use of performance-enhancing drugs is rather more widespread than the FA test results would indicate.
The use of performance-enhancing drugs remain a major problem in athletics.
TIME called "the relentless Dick Pound" the "prime mover in freeing the Olympic world from the taint of illicit, performance-enhancing drugs, and he isn't going to stop until he has all the world's sports in the tent.
London, Nov 12( ANI ): Only weeks after Lance Armstrong had his Tour de France victories obliterated from history after being found guilty of using performance-enhancing drugs, the American posted a provocative picture on Twitter of the prestigious yellow jerseys still taking pride of place on his wall on Sunday.
A year from now, the face of performance-enhancing drugs in baseball will not be Jason Grimsley or even Barry Bonds.

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