Anti-Doping & Supplement Information
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Is it Safe? Is it Legal? Will it work for me?
What are Supplements?
2017 Prohibited List Released
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has released the 2017 Prohibited List which will come into effect on 1 January 2017. It is important to familiarise yourself with the list to ensure you are ready for the change. A summary of major modifications is provided hereand the monitoring program here.
Athletes are reminded that it is their responsibility to check the status of any medication or substance prior to use.
Supplement Warning: Higenamine and DMBA (November 2016)
ASADA has noticed an increase in the number of supplements which contain Higenamine and DMBA. Both these substances are prohibited, and if detected in an athlete's sample, could lead to a four year ban.
ASADA has published an athlete warning about these ingredients, as well as a list of some of the specific supplements which claim to contain either Higenamine or DMBA.
Full details available here