Health is much talked about topic in today’s society, likewise with sports. Sports and exercise have been introduced has an entranceway to healthier living styles. But increasing reports about how athletes and exercisers use doping agents that are contrary to health beliefs and recommendations from the World Anti-Doping Agency are found in the media. Body Image and eating disorders has also seen a rise in media reports, especially in the sporting world. Athletes are now models and are visible in all realms. Healthy attitudes and approaches to ones sports has been studied using self-determination theory’s motivation orientations. Intrinsic motivation has shown strong correlations to athletic enjoyment, performance improvement and healthier lifestyles while extrinsic orientations has previously shown unhealthier sporting behaviors such as doping use. No previous study has tried to relate all three variables to establish construct to help coaches and trainers identify unhealthy behaviors. The paper discusses the health implications of motivation orientation, performance enhancement drugs, and body image and eating disorders. Study: A study relating motivation orientation, doping behaviors and body image problems was conducted among local high school and college intramural athletes. Results showed that being task oriented was a protective factor against doping behaviors but no relation was found for neither motivation orientation and body image nor doping behaviors and body image. Conclusion: Body image is a complicated factor that cannot be explained by motivation orientation. Motivation orientation was shown to be a protective factor against doping behaviors.