04 November 2009

This article about GHB and bodybuilding is fascinating. I'm not a bodybuilder (obviously), but it's an interesting look into how a fringe drug culture, which body building to a certain extent is, analyzes substances. It's interesting when the veneer of scientific reasoning erodes, leaving a strange alloy of prose: "A combination of the two can allow a a shitfaced intoxication subjectively quite similar to that produced by alcohol, but with the consumption of only a few drinks, thus only a few hundred calories."

This reminded me of the documentary Bigger Stronger Faster, an amazing film about Steroid use:

http://www.biggerstrongerfastermovie.com/

The full article on GHB is available here:

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/par3.htm



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