Deaths In Bodybuilding
Bodybuilding can be traced back to the stone-lifting traditions of ancient Greece. But modern bodybuilding only develops in the late 19th century and gained popularity in the 1950’s and 1960’s through various competitions like Mr. America and Mr. Universe. From there the sport only continued to grow through such stars as Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno.
Becoming a top-level bodybuilder sometime requires the use of powerful drugs which have been linked to organ failure and early death while anabolic steroids are apparently used heavily other drugs may contribute more to health issues such as insulin HGH and Diuretics, there is use misuse and abuse when it comes to bodybuilding drugs.
Today we are sharing the consequences of those reckless drug use on bodybuilders from the nineties until now:
#7. Chad Brothers
Chad Brothers died on Oct. 31, 2011, an hour after being restrained by police. Officers say he also sped up a treadmill on another patron and then hit the person, threw dumbbells around the gym and ripped drawers out of file cabinets. Officers said they had to use 3 Tasers, two sets of handcuffs and a baton to subdue the 6″ 1′, 235-pound construction worker.
Steroids were found in Chad’s system, and his official cause of death was determined to be “agitated delirium,” a condition that can result from steroid use.
#6. Greg Plitt
Saturday’s railroad filming accident in Burbank that killed fitness guru Greg Plitt involved an attempt to steal a shot without a film permit or any approval from the railroad company. “We require film permits if you’re outdoors, but there was no permit on file,”
The spokesman for the Burbank Police said. Reality star and fitness instructor dead at 37.