Increasing craze of bodybuilding literally amongst people of all ages or sex, the bodybuilding competitions to have gained immense popularity all over the world. As we all know, competitions of any description would always induce the contenders to win by hook or crook. Such a phenomenon would have perhaps led the contenders to the way for consuming steroids for exhibiting superior performances.
Many intended bodybuilders consider the strong workouts, planned dieting, and periodic competitions to be like drugs only, as the power that is achieved through hard workouts and shaping the body into the way they dreamt of could be fascinating. Many other bodybuilders widely use body building and the steroids simultaneously for prolonged and better performances. However, it is known that the long-term effects of steroids could always be devastating only.
There is a pretty long history of the connections between body building and consumption of steroids by the intended bodybuilders. Most the body builders are believed to be using the anabolic kinds of steroids as they are the supplements that body builders widely use for improving their workouts and diets, as the use of anabolic steroids most rapidly and drastically improves the muscle mass. The steroids are considered to be attaining such quicker developments of muscles just because they contain testosterones which are the naturally present hormones in the male body and helps build up the muscles stronger and faster. Thus when these testosterones are enhanced by the effects of steroids consumption, its functional activities is improved.
As the males naturally have more testosterones, they can easily build up more muscle mass as compared to females as they don’t have these hormones. But in that case when the women body builders combine steroids with their routine diets and workout exercise regimens, they too can build up muscle mass in the same strength as that of the males. The women body builders who are believed to combine their body building and steroids may also adopt various male physical characteristics. For various reasons both technically as well as health point of views, the combination of steroids and body building have been considered illegal and is dealt with as the offense. One of the most vital reasons behind categorizing the steroid and body building combination an illegal feature, is that the body builder who uses steroids gets the undue advantage over those body builders who build their muscles but naturally. Hence for maintaining the level playing field for the competitors, it is essential to prohibit the use of steroids in any forms.
Body building is the sport of high discipline and sacrifice and for those taking it seriously have the power in their hands only. However, it should significantly be noted that the prolonged use of body building combined with steroids consumption would indeed lead to intense devastating conditions. Also some of the most serious side effects of excessive and prolonged consumption of steroid include figment of the imagination or hallucinations, ligament weakness, high blood pressure or hypertension and even cancer. Also as per the studies, in more than one case the steroids have lead to casualties.