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A recent post to the ULTRAlist led me to the World Anti-Doping Agency http://www.wada-ama.org/ and its table of prohibited chemicals for international sports of various types. Many steroids and other body-building drugs are catalogued, for obvious good reasons. But two entries near the end of the book of regulations made my brows wrinkle:

Good News: both caffeine and ibuprofen—termed by some ultrarunners "Vitamin I"—are perfectly fine, at all times and in all concentrations. Whew!

(cf. ProfessionalJuicers (28 Jan 2004), PumpingIron (16 Aug 2004), MoneyOlympics (29 Aug 2004), ... )

TopicHumor - TopicEntertainment - TopicRecreation - Datetag20050408

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