It’s been widely reported that anabolic steroids improve sports performance, although improper use can result in a thick neck, widened jaw line, excess body hair, deepened voice, protruding female sex organs and/or shrinking males ones. If you’re toying with the idea of taking drastic measures to eliminate that saggy tush, muffin top or beer belly, or just want to drool over America’s best bods, feast your eyes on the competitors at the NPC Muscle Contest and IFBB Pro Bikini Championships to see what hours of weight lifting, cardio conditioning and a cocktail of the proper “supplements” can do. You’ll get up-close views of every body part and bulging muscle, as competitors flex and shamelessly expose their efforts in dramatic displays of human flesh. Incisive commentary on both contests will come from Iron Man mag’s bodybuilding expert Lonnie Teper and International Federation of Body Building Pro Figure Champion Gina Aliotti. It’ll make you want to go home and do 100 sit-ups — or maybe just order a Quarter Pounder.

Sat., March 27, 11 a.m., 2010

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