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  • TikTok fitness influencer Liver King admits using steroids after claiming diet of raw organs helped him build muscle

    12/10/2022 3:16:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 47 replies
    ABC News (Australia) ^ | Wed 7 Dec 2022 | Lara Smit
    Social media's self-proclaimed "Liver King", who gained fame by claiming a diet of raw animal organs helped him naturally obtain his muscular physique, has been exposed as a heavy steroid user. Brian Johnson, 45, gained millions of followers who watched him eating raw animal liver, bull's testicles, cow's lungs and other organs. Johnson promised to help fans unlock their "highest and most dominant form" by sticking to an "ancient primal" carnivorous diet. Appearing on numerous podcasts, videos and in interviews, he always firmly maintained that he obtained his herculean physique naturally, without the use of any type of steroids. "The...
  • Moment ‘critically ill’ Putin wheezes and gasps through meeting days after being spotted with purple hands

    11/26/2022 9:58:15 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 33 replies
    Sun U.S. ^ | 11/25/2022 | Will Stewart
    THIS is the moment Vladimir Putin appears to wheeze and gasp through a meeting with grieving mums whose children were killed in Ukraine. Russia's president - who is reportedly "critically ill" - met with a carefully selected group of parents as he sat down with them to have tea, cakes and fresh berries. Putin appeared physically uncomfortable and breathless as he spoke - stopping to clear his throat on multi occasions and struggling with his words. "I would like you to know that, that I personally, and the whole leadership of the country - we share your pain," Vlad told...
  • 'Critically ill' Putin wheezes and gasps in meeting after being spotted with purple hand

    11/26/2022 6:24:04 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 79 replies
    Daily Star UK ^ | 11/26/2022 | Harry Thompson
    Russia’s despotic President Vladimir Putin has raised fresh health fears after he wheezed and coughed through a dramatic meeting. Rumours have been swirling for months that Putin is seriously ill, and he did nothing to ease concerns during a testy meeting with mums of soldiers who have been killed in his war with Ukraine. The dictator tucked into fresh berries and cake with the 'grieving relatives' but seemed to be struggling and uncomfortable. Words didn’t come easily, clearing his throat often, as he spoke with people who – were it not for him – would still have children, although the...
  • Putin grips chair arm and shuffles his feet around during meeting with Cuban president in latest sign he is suffering health problems

    11/23/2022 6:01:34 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 29 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/23/2022 | Chri Jewers
    Vladimir Putin has again been pictured tightly gripping a chair and shuffling his feet amid on-going speculation about the Russian president's health. Footage from Putin's Tuesday meeting with Miguel Díaz-Canel, the president of Cuba and leader of the country's communist party, showed the Russian despot sitting awkwardly in his chair as the pair spoke in front of the cameras. -snip- In the latest example, a puffy-faced Putin is seen smiling gingerly as he speaks with Díaz-Canel infront of a marble fireplace in Moscow. His left hand is seen wrapped tightly around the arm of the white chair he is sitting...
  • Remembering Bodybuilder Andreas Frey’s Career Amid Sudden Passing

    10/25/2022 8:35:05 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 48 replies
    HITC / GRV Media ^ | October 25, 2022 | Yasmine Leung
    Bodybuilder Andreas Frey unexpectedly passed away on October 20, 2022. He was 43 years old. HITC takes a look into his family life, alongside his bodybuilding legacy as a former champion. The bodybuilding community lost an icon as Andreas Frey suddenly passed away between Thursday night (October 20, 2022) and Friday morning. According to his company, FREY Nutrition, the sports star died in his sleep. He is survived by his wife and their two daughters. Frey was best known for the glittering career that saw him place second at the 2006 PDI Night Of Champions, behind Lee Priest. He also...
  • Low-dose steroids: Helping babies come off ventilators and preserving the heart at the same time (Low dose dexamethasone is okay)

    09/06/2022 4:23:29 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 2 replies
    A new study shows treating these babies with a lower dose of dexamethasone, not only leads to less time on ventilators, but notes its beneficial effects on blood circulation to the lungs, influencing better cardiorespiratory outcomes. Babies born before the 28th week of pregnancy are classed as extremely preterm. To speed up lung development and to allow weaning from ventilator support, these babies are routinely given systemic corticosteroids, such as dexamethasone (Dex), which reduces inflammation and aids ventilation. However, in high doses (5-10mg per kilo for six weeks) Dex can lead to significant thickening of the walls of the heart...
  • Death in Navy SEAL Training Exposes a Culture of Brutality, Cheating and Drugs

    08/30/2022 6:16:54 AM PDT · by Callahan · 44 replies
    New York Times ^ | 8/30/22 | Dave Phillipps
    … the prevalence of drugs at BUD/S has some men in the top reaches of the SEALs deeply unnerved… Sailors who enter the program bolstered by steroids and hormones can push harder, recover faster and probably beat out the sailors who are trying to become SEALs while clean…the inevitable effect, he said, is that a course designed to select the very best will end up selecting only the very best cheaters… ….The Navy uncovered what the senior SEAL leader called “a steroid ring” in 2012. He said BUD/S began testing candidates that year, but the testing lapsed a few years...
  • How Putin’s Recent On-Camera Appearances Challenge Strongman Image

    08/01/2022 7:05:39 AM PDT · by SpeedyInTexas · 36 replies
    WSJ ^ | 01-AUG-2022 | WSJ Video
    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s health has been a topic of global discussion after footage showed him coughing, walking stiffly and seemingly tired. WSJ looks at how his on-camera appearances are being scrutinized amid the war in Ukraine and questions over his succession.
  • Putin Is 'Seriously Ill,' Looks Like a Hamster: Journalist

    07/16/2022 10:48:44 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 65 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 7/16/2022 | JON JACKSON
    John Sweeney, a prominent British investigative journalist who has long covered Russian President Vladimir Putin, wrote in his new book that he feels the leader looks "seriously ill" with puffy cheeks that make him resemble a hamster. In his forthcoming book (out July 21), Killer in the Kremlin, Sweeney described changes he has noticed in Putin's demeanor and physical appearance that he said scare him. He theorized the use of steroids for Putin's changes, noting the president could have started taking the medication years ago to treat a back injury sustained after falling off a horse. According to Sweeney, this...
  • Puffy-faced Putin sparks health worries as he struggles to stay awake in army meeting

    07/07/2022 11:00:55 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 51 replies
    Daily Star UK ^ | 7/7/2022 | Jake Loader
    Puffy-faced Vladimir Putin is facing more health issues after he was spotted struggling to stay awake. The deranged dictator could barely hold his head up during a meeting with his Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Tuesday. He is rumoured to have thyroid cancer and health experts say that drugs used to treat the condition could explain the despot’s puffy face. The 69-year-old is known for working hard to maintain a masculine, hardman appearance – but his steady decline has unfolded in front of the world’s media. He mumbled a half-hearted congratulations to his soldiers before making the deluded claim they...
  • Vladimir Putin's bodyguards 'collect his excrement on foreign trips and take it back with them to Moscow in dedicated briefcase to stop Western spies collecting intelligence about his health'

    06/11/2022 11:30:14 AM PDT · by libh8er · 76 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6.11.2022 | Lizzie May
    Russian president Vladimir Putin has his bodyguards collect his excrement while on foreign trips in a bid to stop people gathering information about his health. A report has revealed that Putin's Federal Protection Service members are 'responsible for collecting his bodily waste' in special packets which are kept inside a dedicated briefcase until they return to Russia. Putin's health has been the centre of much speculation especially in recent months with the catastrophic Russian invasion of Ukraine, as instructed by the leader, including suggestions that he is suffering with cancer, dementia and even Parkinson's disease. And this latest revelation is...
  • Top oligarch is secretly recorded saying Putin ‘has blood cancer’ as experts match his limp and extreme Covid distancing to recovery from surgery

    05/13/2022 8:33:31 AM PDT · by dennisw · 24 replies
    MAILONLINE ^ | 13 May 2022 | CHRIS JEWERS
    The unnamed Russian oligarch made the comments in a secret audio recording He suggested that Putin's alleged on-going health issue could be blood cancer Since invading Ukraine, Putin has been seen limping and gripping a desk An expert suggested to New Lines magazine that such symptoms - and Putin's cautiousness over Covid-19 - could be a sign of blood cancer treatment Vladimir Putin is 'very ill with blood cancer', a Russian oligarch has claimed according to a new report, amid on-going speculation about the strongman's health. An audio recording of the oligarch's comments was obtained by a Western venture capitalist...
  • Putin health under question as leader 'not moving like he used to' during Victory parade

    05/09/2022 9:04:58 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 55 replies
    Express UK ^ | 5/9/2022 | AURORA BOSOTTI
    VLADIMIR Putin was noted to be looking "puffy" and struggling to move "like he used to" in a rare outing to mark Victory Day in Moscow. Vladimir Putin has sparked speculation about his health after political analysis began to notice changes in his appearance since he resumed public duty following the Coronavirus pandemic. Russia's leader effectively disappeared from the public eye during the health crisis and only recently began to be pictured once again surrounded by his aides, albeit keeping them at a distance. Lord Dannatt noted Putin appeared rather "puffy" and struggling to move "freely" as he walked around...
  • Putin, 69, is seen limping during Victory Day parade after watching display with a blanket over his lap in latest sign of his poor health

    05/09/2022 5:13:47 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 63 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/9/2022 | Chris Pleasance
    Vladimir Putin appeared to walk with a limp and sat with a blanket over his lap during Victory Day commemorations in Moscow today, raising fresh doubts over his health. -snip- at several points - including as he left a speaking podium and went to the Tomb of the Unknown Solider to lay a wreath - Putin appeared to be walking with a heavy step, as if trying to disguise a limp. And, during the parade itself, he was seen sitting with a heavy blanket across his knees despite geriatric war veterans being sat around him with their laps uncovered.
  • FACES OF EVIL How tyrant Putin went from gaunt geek to bloated brute after years of Botox, plastic surgery, and steroids (photos)

    05/02/2022 4:47:53 AM PDT · by dennisw · 48 replies
    The Sun --- UK ^ | Feb 28 2022 | Anthony Blair
    DERANGED tyrant Vladimir Putin shed his geeky image with the help of steroids and extensive plastic surgery to become the brute he is today. Pictures from through the years show the 69-year-old Russian President's transformation from skinny and wrinkled to bloated and bulky, which experts have claimed is down to his expensive procedures. As Putin's finger rests on the nuclear button, and his troops bombard Ukraine, the extent of his apparent vanity has been laid bare. Yesterday, former foreign secretary Lord Owen claimed Putin's aggressive Ukrainian invasion was down to his taking steroids, with the medical doctor saying changes in...
  • Bloated Putin fuels heath fears after he stutters and gasps through speech threatening to nuke the West

    04/29/2022 1:23:18 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 77 replies
    The Sun UK ^ | 4/28/2022 | Anthony Blair
    VLADIMIR Putin appeared confused and out of breath as he wheezed his way through his latest speech, threatening the West with nuclear weapons. The Russian president seemed to struggle to catch his breath and paused several times during the address to politicians, stumbling over his words and looking exhausted. At one stage, he appears breathless and stuttering, while on two other occasions, he seems to take quick gasps for air.
  • Mom-of-two Texas bodybuilder dies age 31: Tributes are paid to athlete and gym owner described by friends as 'beautiful inside and out'

    04/22/2022 7:12:39 PM PDT · by algore · 96 replies
    A bodybuilder, gym owner and mother-of-two has died suddenly at the young age of 31. The cause of Stacey Cummings' death on Wednesday is unknown at this point. Cummings was a beloved leader in the world of female bodybuilding, and the shocking news of her death was met with an outpouring of support and affection from those she touched. Born in Florida, Cummings started bodybuilding in 2013, earning her certification as an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness professional just three years later in 2016. She competed in the bikini division of the 2021 IFBB Texas Pro, and co-owned Flex...
  • Putin's hand shakes before he grips chair arm and awkwardly taps his feet during meeting with Lukashenko two months ago in latest sign Russian leader is suffering health problems

    04/26/2022 2:28:21 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 66 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/26/2022 | Jack Newman
    Vladimir Putin is seen with a shaking hand and firmly gripping his chair in video captured two months ago - adding to mounting speculation over the state of the Russian president's health. The clip, which was taken on February 18, just before the onset of his invasion of Ukraine, shows him welcoming fellow strongman Alexander Lukashenko at the Kremlin. The Russian president has been dogged by claims of his failing health in recent months, fueled by footage of his bloated face, slouching posture, and constant gripping for support. In the video taken in February, Putin is seen standing up awaiting...
  • Bloated Vladimir Putin video heightens theories Russian leader is sick

    04/22/2022 11:26:47 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 61 replies
    NY Post ^ | 4/22/2022 | Lee Brown
    New video shows Vladimir Putin looking bloated and awkwardly gripping a table for support — heightening suspicions that the warmongering president is seriously ill. The footage released by the Kremlin Thursday shows Putin, 69, tightly gripping the table with his right hand as soon as he sits down — then keeping it there throughout the nearly 12-minute clip. Putin sits with hunched shoulders and regularly fidgets and taps his toes during the briefing with his defense minister, Sergei Shoigu, who is also rumored to be suffering health woes. The clip shows Putin and his key adviser “both depressed & seemingly...
  • Russia's ailing command: 'Bloated and slouching' Putin is seen gripping a table amid cancer battle rumours as he meets 'slurring' defence minister Shoigu - who needs to read from notes 'following heart attack'

    04/22/2022 5:49:24 AM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 39 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/22/2022 | Rachel Bunyan
    A bloated Vladimir Putin has been seen gripping a table whilst slouching in his chair during a televised meeting with his defence minister amid rumours the Russian strongman is battling cancer. In a rare live appearance, Putin claimed Russia had 'liberated' the besieged Ukrainian city of Mariupol, as he savagely ordered Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu to seal off all routes out of the Azovstal steelworks where defiant Ukrainians are holed up 'so that even a fly cannot pass through'. But Putin's poor posture and his apparently bloated face and neck sparked speculation about the Russian leader's health, which has reportedly...