There are many myths about bodybuilding. However, these are simply just myths. The reason that people believe that bodybuilding stunts their growth is because of the harm that some people inflict on themselves in order to build bigger muscles. However, bodybuilding itself does not stunt the growth of the bodybuilder. Instead, there are other things that stunt the growth of a bodybuilder.
A person whether he or she is a bodybuilder or not can stunt their growth by not eating right. Eating poor unhealthy food can cause people to not be able to grow to the height that they are supposed to. Also, using supplements in increase the muscles may also stunt their growth. Steroids are known for building muscles, but they may also stunt growth.