Bigger, Faster, Stronger Movie

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The movie Bigger, Stronger, Faster was such an eye opener for me. I have known a few people that have taken steroids in the past, but never really knew much about them. As I was watching this movie I had so many thoughts running through my head. Why do people feel that they need to be this “jacked?” It is so un healthy and not worth it in the long run. The thing that makes me laugh is that most women do not even think that it is attractive when guys are that big, instead they think it is disgusting. Many people chose to abuse steroids because they are worried about their self-image and performance. In some cases the goal is to increase physical size, strength, speed or stamina, in the mind of an abuse, it is worthwhile no matter what the risks may be. Chris Bell is one of three brothers. They have all used steroids, and two still do. Mike (Mad Dog) Bell has some success in pro wrestling, but was never the star. Although wrestling dropped him, he is still in training and taking steroids. The third Bell brother, Mike (Smelly) promised his wife towards the end of the movie that he will stop taking steroids after he achieves his dream of benching 700 pounds. He attains it, but later tells his brother Chris that he will use steroids again. This video relates to the objective, “What are health and impairment effects that occur when individuals use and/or abuse drugs?” Mad Dog continued to use steroids even when he was out of pro wrestling. Because of this him and his wife were unable to try and have another child. Side effects of steroids include, hair growth, acne, shrink testicles, lower sperm count and liver malfunctions. In the movie Smelly and Mad Dog do not care about how anyone in their family feels about them using steroids. All they care about is themselves and how much bigger and stronger they can get. In Mad Dog’s case, because he abused the drug so much it…...

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