Rick Collins to Present the Latest Information on Fitness and PED Law at Upcoming 2018 SWIS Symposium
201810.25
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Rick Collins to Present the Latest Information on Fitness and PED Law at Upcoming 2018 SWIS Symposium

Rick to Address Legal Issues Impacting Fitness Professionals and Trainers at Annual Meeting of the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists in Mississauga, Canada Rick Collins will once again be a featured presenter at the annual meeting of the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists (SWIS) in Mississauga, Canada – where he will be presenting the latest…

Prohormones 2018: A DASCA Refresher
201808.13
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Prohormones 2018: A DASCA Refresher

As most of you remember, in December of 2014 then-President Barack Obama signed the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014 (DASCA). The DASCA replaced two prior versions of the Anabolic Steroid Control Act (ASCA) that were passed in 1990 and 2004, respectively. Congress intended the DASCA to erase the distinction between the substances once…

CGMB Heads to The 2018 Arnold Sports Festival
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CGMB Heads to The 2018 Arnold Sports Festival

Rick Collins to Present at the Arnold Performance Education Forum on March 2nd CGMB will once again be playing an active role as sponsors and attendees at the upcoming Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio from March 1st through March 4th – which this year is celebrating its 30th anniversary and which has grown into…

Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry Heads to the Olympia
201709.13
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Collins Gann McCloskey & Barry Heads to the Olympia

Dietary Supplements Division Travels to Las Vegas for One of the Biggest and Most Prestigious Bodybuilding and Fitness Events in the Country The annual Mr. Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend is about to kick off in Las Vegas … and CGMB’s Dietary Supplements Division will once again be part of what is known as one…

SWIS 2016 Features Dorian, Kaz and Ben Johnson
201705.19
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SWIS 2016 Features Dorian, Kaz and Ben Johnson

Q:   I saw on Facebook that you spoke at SWIS 2016. Any highlights to share? A:   SWIS stands for the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists, founded by chiropractor/powerlifter Dr. Ken Kinakin. Dr. Ken periodically hosts an amazing 3-day conference outside Toronto, Canada, that brings together hundreds of bodybuilders, powerlifters, nutritionists, trainers, coaches, and injury therapists…

Opiates and the Bodybuilding Dead Pool
201701.18
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Opiates and the Bodybuilding Dead Pool

Q: Are opioid painkillers a problem in bodybuilding circles? A:   Opiates are a class of drugs that includes prescription painkillers like oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine and fentanyl as well as the illegal drug heroin. A doctor’s prescription for an opiate after an injury can reduce pain. But prescription opiates can be highly addictive, trapping some…

Rick Collins Addresses New Data Surrounding Teen Steroid Use in His Latest Huffington Post Blog
201701.04
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Rick Collins Addresses New Data Surrounding Teen Steroid Use in His Latest Huffington Post Blog

Rick Highlights New Monitoring the Future (MTF) Survey Data Showing Drop in Reported Teen Steroid Usage Rick Collins, who addresses today’s most timely issues including anabolic steroids and the law in his Huffington Post blog, is bringing national attention to the just-released data showing the continued drop in non-medical teen steroid use from the latest…

Testosterone Replacement Update
201701.03
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Testosterone Replacement Update

Q: Contrary to the FDA warnings and class action lawsuits, didn’t we read a lot of positive news about prescribed testosterone last year? A: Definitely. Two studies on physician-supervised testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) made the news in 2016 and both have beneficial implications for the relationship between TRT and your heart’s health. The first study,…

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Rick Collins Addresses the Topic of “Niche Law”

Bar Association Presentations Address How Attorneys Can Incorporate Their Passion into their Practices Rick Collins has been traveling to a number of Bar Associations throughout New York to address the topic of “Finding Your Passion in the Law” and how attorneys can incorporate their interests/passions in carving out a unique niche that few lawyers –…

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Rick Collins to Present at Upcoming SWIS and NSCA Conferences

Rick to Address Legal Issues for Trainers and Fitness Professionals Rick Collins will be addressing the broad topic of what fitness professionals need to know about the law at two upcoming industry conferences – where he will be sharing insight into some of today’s most critical issues for today’s personal trainers and strength/conditioning professionals. The…