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The BBC had a short video recently about blood doping and how some athletes used it in the past to cheat. Blood doping involves increasing the number of red blood cells in the body so that more oxygen can be carried to the muscles.
So if you have ever wondered what "Homologous Doping" or "Autologous Doping" were, then click on the link HERE