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The Dark Side of Bodybuilding, Discussing The Side Effects of Competing in Bodybuilding

The Dark Side of Bodybuilding, Discussing The Side Effects of Competing in Bodybuilding

Peter Baboulas

Oct 4, 2023

A must listen to this if you're thinking about competing

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The 302 Fitness Podcast is back with another wicked episode!  This episode features guest Megan.  Megan is an ex bodybuilder and she has competed in six shows within the NPC figure division , she won 3rd place in a national qualification and has a wealth of experience when it comes to the sport of bodybuilding.  Megan & I go deep with our discussion about the side effects & the dark side of the sport of bodybuilding.  You don't want to miss this one!



Episode Timeline:



-Describing the the sport of bodybuilding, what is it & what does it entail



-Psychological issues with getting stage lean, especially for women



-The "cult" of the bodybuilding community



-The post show recomp & rebound



-Describing the post show rebound, crazy eating stories post show



-The health effects Megan experienced because of competing



-The body fat set point theory



-Calling out bad bodybuilding coaches



-Steroids within bodybuilding



-The vast majority of high level competitors are taking steroids



-The long term effects of competing & taking steroids



-Given the side effects of the sport, would Megan have competed in bodybuilding



Guest: Megan 


IG: pnwmeg

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