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The Rock Is the Poster Boy for Hollywood’s Steroid Obsession

It’s easier to market actors who actually look like superheroes.

Daniel Hopper
Apr 24 · 15 min read
Dwayne Johnson — The Rock: Is he on steroids?
Dwayne Johnson — The Rock: Is he on steroids?Dwayne Johnson — The Rock: Is he on steroids?
Dwayne Johnson — The Rock | Pinterest

The Rock is on Steroids

The Rock doing promos in his WWE days
The Rock’s transformation
The Rock’s transformationThe Rock’s transformation
Source: YouTube

“What’s the key to success? The key is, there is no key. Be humble, hungry, and the hardest worker in any room.” — Dwayne Johnson

“I tried it. My buddies and I tried it back in the day when I was 18 or 19. We didn’t know what we were doing.” — Dwayne Johnson

The optimal age for building strength and muscle

“Strength peaks around 25 years of age, plateaus through 35 or 40 years of age, and then shows an accelerating decline, with 25% loss of peak force by the age of 65 years.” — Shephard, 1998

The Rock in his early WWE days
The Rock in his early WWE daysThe Rock in his early WWE days
The Rock at 24 years old | Screenshot via YouTube
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) in 2021
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) in 2021Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) in 2021
The Rock in 2021, at 48 | Dwayne Johnson’s (The Rock) Facebook page

WWE’s well-documented steroids use

Dwayne Johnson’s father Rocky Johnson, in the WWE
Dwayne Johnson’s father Rocky Johnson, in the WWEDwayne Johnson’s father Rocky Johnson, in the WWE
Dwayne Johnson’s father, Rocky Johnson | New York Times

“There was a time when you had to be jacked. Especially with the big guys there was a stigma. You had to be 300 pounds…” — The Undertaker

Busted steroids distributers

“I would tell kids to train, say their prayers and take their vitamins. But it wasn’t just vitamins I was taking…” — Hulk Hogan

Vince McMahon at age 6
Vince McMahon at age 6Vince McMahon at age 6
Vince McMahon — age 69 | Muscle & Fitness

Hollywood body transformations

Kumail Nanjiani transformation 2018–201
Kumail Nanjiani transformation 2018–201Kumail Nanjiani transformation 2018–201
Kumail Nanjiani transformation 2018–2019 | Instagram

Chicken, broccoli, and rice: code for steroids?

Building muscle extremely fast

Steroid use in Hollywood

anti-ageing clinic
anti-ageing clinicanti-ageing clinic
Screenshot from an anti-aging clinic website
Mark Wahlberg responding to questions of whether he’s natural

What’s the big problem?

Final thoughts

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Daniel Hopper

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In Fitness And In Health

A fast-growing health and fitness community dedicated to sharing knowledge, lessons, and suggestions to living happier, healthier lives.

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