The Dark Side of Bodybuilding The Growth of the Black Market By Phil Kaplan I've been helping people change their bodies in positive ways for over 20 years. November 1, 2018 by Gilberto Armenta 10 Comments. ... Bodybuilders use them to stimulate contraction and growth of local muscle tissue at the injection site. Other side effects include edema bone pain, nausea, chills, diarrhea, insomnia, deepening of the voice, and changes in bowel and urinary habits. I told you that in 2018, I would do a competition in Men’s Fitness and I was a little disturbed. The Dark Side Of Bodybuilding. Through countless hours of training and dieting, it’s a sport that requires sacrifice and dedication. 2019-03-24 2016-09-12 by Steph. Whether it has to do with play, work, or something else, my opinion is this: Anything done outside of moderation can have negative ramifications on your health and … Before I continue, I’ll say that I’m a proponent of balance. The sport of bodybuilding is considered by many to be an art. Steroids can also affect the user psychologically. I lost a little bit my motivation to do a competition after seeing a Frederick Delavier’s video about competitions Bodybuilding (video in French) . The dark side of bodybuilding. The side where you can apply too much of a good thing.