In addition to serving athletes and protecting the integrity of sport, USADA staff members are committed to giving back to their communities in a variety of capacities and with various organizations in Colorado and beyond. USADA encourages and supports volunteer work through its Volunteer Program. The Program ensures that full-time staff members have 25 hours…
If athletes choose to use supplements despite the known risks, USADA recommends that athletes use only dietary supplements that have been certified by a third-party program that tests for substances prohibited in sport. Based on a recent consensus statement, USADA now recognizes NSF Certified for Sport® as the program best suited for athletes to reduce the risk from supplements.
In the Food-First Nutrition series, elite athletes share how they maintain the strength & energy they need to compete at the highest levels of sport through a food-first approach. In this edition, gold medalist Meghan Duggan shares her love of vegetables.
Three-time Paralympian Steve Serio talks about how his need for an athletic outlet led him to the Paralympic stage and the evolution in anti-doping.
Blood doping, which may include the use of erythropoietin (EPO), is among the most well-known method of doping in sport. Learn more about the prohibited method and substance.
While higenamine maybe used for legitimate medical needs, it is prohibited in sport. Learn more about this prohibited substance that’s becoming more common in dietary supplements.
Learn how to better navigate through the Athlete Express Whereabouts app and update Whereabouts more easily. In the video, we will demonstrate some common ways to easily and correctly make updates on the app.
When it came to track and field, Lashinda Demus found success early and for a long time. The two-time Olympian grew up surrounded by the sport and concluded her career as a four-time USA Outdoor 400m hurdle champion and Olympic silver medalist in the 400m hurdles. After a long career in a sport she loves,…
In the Food-First Nutrition series, elite athletes share how they maintain the strength & energy they need to compete at the highest levels of sport through a food-first approach. In this edition, World Champion Andrew Gemmell shares his celebrity chef inspiration when it comes to cooking.
Two-time Paralympian Tyler Cater took some time to speak with USADA about how he approaches competing clean & cannabinoids as a busy athlete based in Colorado.