Jim Harbaugh "Natural Steroids" Include Sleep, Whole Milk, Water, and Steak

Ryan Glasspiegel

Jim Harbaugh doled out some advice on his radio show this evening about athletic growth and development. As relayed by Nick Baumgardner of Mlive:

“I take a vitamin every day,” Harbaugh said on his radio show Monday night. “It’s called a steak.”

Harbaugh was asked a listener question about how a parent might be able to get their young son in position to one day be a 6-foot-5 quarterback. Obviously the listener was angling for a Harbaugh milk answer — which he dropped earlier this year. But he took it one step further. Because of course he did.

“I truly believe the No. 1 natural steroid is sleep and the No. 2 natural steroid is milk, whole milk,” Harbaugh said. “Three would be water. Four would be steak … it goes with everything.”

One wonders if this discovery by Dr. Harbaugh has been peer-examined yet.