Anabolic Steroids, “Nobody likes a cheater.”

Steroid abuse - Testosterone injection

Steroid abuse – Testosterone injection

   The use of anabolic steroids is increasingly becoming a big issue with young males. Although we don’t like to admit it men are very conscious of their bodies and their body image.

   We see A-list celebrities and sports stars with A-list bodies and we strive to look the same.

   We always look for the short-cuts and the easy options in life and our health and fitness is no different. Why put in the hard work, deal with injury and end up with lesser results when there is a quick fix?

   Anabolic steroids are an illegal drug the same as Cocaine or Heroine. Sports Scientist and Fitness Instructor Danny Wilson spoke about his opinion on the drug. “Generally, people who take steroids often hold a lack of knowledge of what they are consuming, therefore steroid abuse is common.” Not only is the use of steroids a problem but not using the drug correctly can lead to serious health side affects.

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UK Muslim students: “People don’t understand why we don’t celebrate Christmas.”

Chilling out on the Xbox

Shaan, Haris and Tanzeel chilling out on the Xbox

   Britain today is one of the most multi-cultural countries on the planet. This inevitably leads to barriers of understanding different ways of life.  Shaan Chaudry, Tanzeel Ali and Haris Bhatti are three friends brought together at university in Sheffield. 

    They have all experienced the same difficulties when it comes to explaining their religion, cultural differences and way of life to friends that come from completely different backgrounds.

   Shaan, Tanzeel and Haris are all Pakistani and Muslim and they talked about how it can be hard to talk about religion and culture to their friends. Continue reading

Your Guide To Getting In Shape For The Summer

Jersey Shore's own Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino

March is here. Christmas and the New year seem like a long time ago now. A couple of days of mild weather and it feels like Spring has sprung.

Lets face it the last few months has probably involved an excess amount of eating, drinking and partying… Our only excuse for this being “A bit of insulation will do the job over the winter.”

Summer is no longer a light at the end of a long dark tunnel and is only a few months away. Long nights, Barbeques, holidays, beaches, what isn’t to like about that.
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I’m Going To Be A Dad!

“Little Mundo”

Fatherhood: The one thing guaranteed is change… A daunting prospect for some.

Your just trying to find your feet in life. Thinking about starting a career, going to university, getting a promotion or even finishing school, and out comes the line “I think I’m pregnant.”

At this point your heart sinks into your stomach and your head is filled with questions and thoughts.

Joe 'Mundo' Parker centre of the picture gets serious when he is captaining his local team in the cup final.

Joe ‘Mundo’ Parker centre of the picture gets serious when he is captaining his local team in the cup final.

‘Mundo’ Parker, 24, a typical ‘lad’ from Mansfield is going through that exact process. To ’Mundo’ there is nothing better than a night out with the boys, a game of football at the weekend and a fair amount of time on his Xbox.

A late comer to university, he is currently just in his first year studying Graphic Design in Sheffield. Everything is about to change.
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