Jamie LeRoyce thinks bodybuilding is dying.
Bodybuilding has slowly broken into the mainstream after years of remaining in the shadows. You can see the influence on social media and overall fitness community as a whole. Bodybuilding is far more popular than it ever has been.
But IFBB Pro and Private Trainer Jamie LeRoyce believes bodybuilding is dying.
It’s a truly bold statement to consider. While it appears that bodybuilding is doing better than ever, Jamie LeRoyce is claiming that things are going to get worse before they get better.
In a recent post on social media, Jamie LeRoyce stated:
“#Bodybuilding is a dying sport. Nothing can flourish in the realm of competition where winning is derived of a substance not of Mother Nature.”
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While we can’t be exactly sure what LeRoyce means, one can infer that the bodybuilding competitor is referring to steroid use in bodybuilding. “A substance not of Mother Nature” certainly sounds like steroids.
That said, is steroids ruining bodybuilding?
Some may say that performance enhancing drugs takes the sport out of the proceedings. While consistent hard training will forever be a factor in bodybuilding success, some may claim that performance enhancing drugs gives competitors an unfair advantage. This begs the question on whether or not there should be regulations established in bodybuilding in order to level the playing field.
One can argue that natural bodybuilding competitions exist for this very reason. But even then it can be difficult to regulate things. Even Arnold Schwarzenegger has called for some kind of regulation to be put in place.
For now, all of this is speculation. Until Jamie LeRoyce clarifies his statement, all we have to go off of is that he believes the sport is dying and that “a substance not of Mother Nature” is the culprit.
What do you make of this bold statement by Jamie LeRoyce?