Article: Banned: What Happens When You’re Caught Cheating


It's Open season, and in recent years you've probably noticed more athletes being popped for banned substances when it comes to CrossFit. The drug testing policy has developed over the years, as the Games has grown, and there is now year-round testing to prevent steroid use and testing positive includes a two-year ban from any CrossFit sanctioned event. Not to mention the damaged reputation that comes with it.

Ever wonder what drives an athlete to use performance enhancing drugs? Read this interview with Natalie Newheart, who tested positive in 2016.

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