By Andrew Tilin
What occurs to a standard man who dopes? stunned to benefit that professional athletes aren’t the one ones taking performance-enhancing components, journalist Andrew Tilin is going looking for the common juicing Joe, hoping to discover a couple of issues out: Why could common humans take those elements? the place do parents get them? Does the stuff quite work?
But those debatable medicines frequently silence their clients, and so his queries may have long gone unanswered had Tilin no longer appeared within the replicate and succumbed to interest. quickly wielding syringes, this forty-something husband and father of 2 young children turns into the doper subsequent door.
During his yearlong odyssey, Tilin is reworked. He turns into improved, hornier, and competitive. He wades right into a lifestyle of doping physicians, actual property brokers, and getting older ladies who think that Tilin’s kind of criminal “hormone substitute therapy” is the major to staying young—and he usually consents. He additionally lives with the cost paid for renewed energy, being concerned approximately his future health, marriage, and dishonest methods as an beginner motorbike racer. And all alongside the way in which, he tells us what doping is admittedly like—empowering and frightening.
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