The 10 Most Shocking Consequences of Steroid Abuse

10. Markus Rühl – Turtle Belly 

A professional bodybuilder hailing from Germany, Markus Rühl began training in earnest at the age of 18. Training hard six days a week, the young Rühl, who began training weighing a meagre 120 pounds, began using steroids. He was competing in bodybuilding competitions by the age of 23, supplementing his steroid cycles with other types of performances enhancers like HGH and insulin. At 41 he now weighs roughly 337 pounds, Due to the vast amounts of training he has done, and the amount of steroids Rühl has consumed, he now possesses some of the largest shoulders in weight lifting history. He also claims to be one of the strongest men alive. To go with his broad shoulders and strength, Markus Rühl also boasts an extremely distended ‘turtle belly’ stomach due to the steroids he’s taken promoting growth amongst his internal organs as well.
10. Markus Rühl – Turtle Belly