Testosterone is a versatile anabolic-androgenic steroid (AAS) that can help you build lean muscle or maintain muscle mass while losing significant body fat. Given this, testosterone forms the basis of many steroid cycles. The exact amount of testosterone that you will inject during your cycle will depend upon many factors, such as your goals, body weight, and previous experience with steroids.
Epiandrosterone, also called Epi-Andro, is an androgenic steroid hormone, which is a natural metabolite of DHEA and converts to Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Known in the fitness world as a prohormone, it is considered a precursor to stanolone, but this simply means that epiandrosterone converts to DH
What are Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) and their Medical Purpose? Aromatase Inhibitors (AIs) are drugs that lower estrogen levels by stopping the aromatase (enzyme in fat tissue) from changing testosterone into estrogen. Estrogen promotes the growth of breast epithelial cells, aka grows gynecomastia.
Halodrol (4-chloro-17a-methyl-androst-1,4-diene-3b,17b-diol) is a compound originally sold as a nutritional supplement before the major ban of prohormones in 2014. It is alleged that Halodrol was first developed by Bay Area Laboratory Cooperative (BALCO) to provide professional athletes with a performance-enhancing drug that could not be detected by standard tests. The original manufacturer ...
1-testosterone (dihydroboldenone), or DHB for short, is an anabolic steroid that has some unique properties of interest to bodybuilders. Interestingly, in spite of the fact that the name can be confusing, in no way is DHB testosterone. In fact, it is simply the 5alpha reduced form of Equipoise (bold
Introduction to : 4-chloro-17a-methyl-androst-1,4-diene-3b,17b-diol Also known as: H-drol, Helladrol This anabolic compound has one of the longest half-lives at nearly 13hrs. This quality makes it extremely popular because it is the factor that makes it work the way it does. 4- Chloro is considered
Masteron (Drostanolone) is a unique anabolic steroid because of the way it is derived from DHT (dihydrotestosterone). It is altered by the addition of a methyl group at the carbon 2 position. This structural change is what makes masteron anabolic, and what makes it function the way it does. Masteron
Bodybuilding Uses. Developed by GTx, S-23 is an orally active nonsteroidal SARM with a very high binding affinity to androgen receptors. This makes it stronger than other popular SARMS like Ostabolic (mk-2866) or Andarine (S-4).
Cardarine (GW-501516) is drug that binds to the PPAR receptor. It was first created by Glaxo Smith Kline and Ligand Pharmaceuticals in 1992. It was discovered that Cardarine, when binding to the PPAR receptor, recruits what is called the coactivator PGC-1α enzyme, which then increases the expression of genes involved in the expenditure of energy.
If you have not read part 1 of my Top 10 Prohormone series, please read it before you go on. In Part 2 of the Top 10 Modern Prohormones we will discuss the remaining 5 compounds. Some of them are very unique in how they work, while some are simple conversions. After finishing this article you will h
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What is Cardarine? Cardarine, which is also known as GW-501516, is a modulator of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPAR) that was originally developed in the 1990’s as a drug candidate for treating metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.PPAR modulators are in a completely different category than steroids or SARMS - they are non-hormonal, not catabolic, and stimulant free.
History. Before getting banned in 2004, prohormones in general have been used for decades in the bodybuilding community. In fact, prior to the ban these compounds were viewed as an effective and legal alternative to anabolic steroids, and 4-Androstenediol (4-AD) was one of them, with the 1999 patent on “Use of 4-Androstenediol to increase testosterone levels in humans” is still held by ...
CJC 1295 without DAC is a 30 amino acid peptide hormone, better known in the community as a GHRH (growth hormone releasing hormone). Essentially, what this means is this peptide will release a series of pulses over a long period of time which usually equates to fewer injections. Even though CJC 12
Bulking season is about to begin for many bros; as a result, you can see the increase in posts asking which compound is the better choice: nandrolone phenylpropionate (npp) or nandrolone decanoate (deca durabolin).. Nandrolone is a great compound for any bulking cycle, but which ester is best really comes down to the user, their goals and personal preferences.
About Anavar Anavar or Oxandrolone is one of the most popular cutting cycle drugs in the bodybuilding world. It's generally used to lose weight and body fat quickly and safely. Categorized as a Schedule III (non-narcotic) managed material under the Anabolic Steroids Control Act of 1990, this anabolic androgenic steroid is medically prescribed for treating debilitating health conditions such as ...
The Ultimate Warrior, was an amazing star in the old WWF (now WWE). He is about the only guy in professional wrestling that compares to Hulk Hogan in popularity. In fact, he probably would go down in history as the number 2 wrestler in WWE if it wasn't for his problems with Vince McMahon. He ha
Lou Ferrigno is the monster we know that competed against Arnold Schwarzenegger and was a big star in Pumping Iron. Lou is Italian, his family was from Italy, but he was born in New York. His father was in the police force and Lou always admired him for being strong. Unfortunately, after he was born
There is a lot of debate on the forums and the internet, in general, as to what the perfect cutting cycle would look like. Some guys recommend DHT related steroids, think Primobolan, while others like progestenic related steroids, think Winstrol; AND some guys always preach having a testosterone base in every cutting cycle.
Despite never making it past the pre-clinical stage, YK-11 (better know as AK-11) has become one of the most popular SARMS amongst bodybuilders, thanks to its ability to build muscles almost on par with some anabolic steroids. That’s no mean feat. Most SARMS like Anabolicum (LGD-4033) and Testolone (RAD-140) will help you build muscle and increase strength to an extent.
Why would anyone run a Dianabol (methandrostenolone) only cycle? If a bodybuilder is looking to gain mass (bulk up) without having to do injections, a dbol only cycle can be very effective and beneficial if ran correctly. Users report gains of 7-15lbs. in only 4-6 weeks with dbol cycles. Though, kee
Deca Durabolin is a nandrolone based steroid (nandrolone decanoate) that has been widely used since the 60's because of its mild side effects and a much lower rate of aromatization when compared to testosterone. Remember, back in those days bodybuilders did not have access to aromatase inhibitors, so they had to rely on luck, diet, and smarts in order to avoid getting estrogenic side effects.
Deca vs EQ Considered by a big majority of bodybuilders as a dream steroid, Deca Durabolin is superior to Equipoise. This is primarily because Deca is better than EQ in terms of retention of muscle mass and body strength gains.
Kai Greene, full name Kai L. Greene, is a IFBB professional bodybuilder who has taken the bodybuilding world by storm the first time he won the Arnold Classic in 2009, with a follow up victory in 2010. As a bodybuilder, Kai Greene is an amazing specimen. At 39 y/o, he's 5 foot 8 inches and walk
Why do I recommend these two compounds? Trenbolone and Cardarine (GW-501516) have such amazing synergistic effects it was like they were made for each other! Trenbolone allows users to add muscle mass even while in extreme caloric deficits. In addition, it allows the user to reduce body fat which is complimented by Cardarine's ability to spare muscle and shred fat.
Stephen L. Reeves, known as Steve Reeves, he passed away in 2000, is one of the most famous bodybuilders in history. He's a classic bodybuilder of the 40s, having held the AAU Mr. America title in 1947. Thereafter, in 1950, he won the Mr. Universe contest. Interestingly, Steve Reeves was the gu
Mucuna Pruriens Extract is a tropical legume, also called velvet bean. Although it is native to areas of Africa and Asia, it is also grown in other tropical parts of the world. The plant grows as a vine producing seed pods and growing up to 15 meters. It has amazing natural health benefits, which ca
7,8 Benzoflavone is a synthetic flavone derivative, which is a potent aromatase inhibitor. It is known as alpha-naphthoflavone, and it shouldn't be confused with 5,6 benzo, known as, beta-naphthoflavone, which is an inducer of detoxification enzymes and is not an aromatase inhibitor at all. Tab
Joseph "Joe" Weider was one of the most vital figures in bodybuilding history. Described by Arnold Schwarzenegger as the 'godfather of fitness', Joe would transform bodybuilding by modernizing it through his entrepreneurial ideas. He was a Jewish Canadian, and his stats were 5
Steroid advice from Don Howorth. As mentioned above, Don Howorth was very conservative in matters of steroids, and kept his use of steroids to the minimum, “I think what people don't realize is, we made such good gains on such low dosages because we worked our asses off! Today, everybody's relying on the drugs. Put some of these guys today through the ball busting workouts we did and they'd ...
Ace-031, also known as ACVR2B, is a soluble form of activin type IIB receptor, which is an inhibitor of myostatin and other naturally occurring proteins that limit muscle growth. This compound was genetically developed to bind to myostatin before it can attach to its receptor and halt muscle growth
Selenium is an essential element nutrient (symbol SE on periodic table), with multiple roles in the growth and functioning of living cells in humans and other animals. It is found in the earth's crust and soil, but because of uneven distribution of this element around the world, supplementation
MENU 1 Introduction 2 History 3 Steroid Use 4 Side Effects 5 Diabetes and Weight loss 6 Prohormones 7 N2Guard 8 Video Introduction Only the most dedicated and serious bodybuilders have heard of TUDCA. They use it to keep their liver safe and refreshed even while using oral steroids. Since guys are
What Is Cytomel? Cytomel (chemical name liothyronine sodium) is a synthetic form of the T3 (triiodothyronine) thyroid hormone, and it is prescribed to treat hypothyroidism - thyroid hormone deficiency. In fact, cytomel is essentially the same thing as T3, being the only difference that cytomel is just the synthetic form that people take orally, whereas T3 is naturally produced by the body.
Brad Pitt is in amazing shape, the man from fight club is probably the hottest male celebrity out there. His insanely lean look for the fight club and his muscular look for Troy, is out of this world. He has a clean 6-pack and is very lean. You won't find guys who don't want to look as lea
What is IGF1-LR3 IGF-1 is basically a polypeptide hormone that has the same some of the same molecular properties as insulin. IGF dose actually stand for insulin-like growth factor. IGF-1 is mainly responsible for long bone growth in children and it also affects muscle growth and repair of adults. L
Testosterone abuse can trigger various side effects. We must realize that testosterone does aromatize into estrogen; hence, such estrogen related side effects as gynecomastia (gyno/man boobs), water retention, insomnia, and heart strain can occur. It is a powerful hormone, and it can easily trigger lipid strain at just moderate doses.
Androsta-3,5-diene-7,17-dione (Androsta) is a metabolite of 7-Keto-DHEA, which is a very potent suicide aromatase inhibitor.It is a natural occurring compound, produced by metabolism of the prohormone DHEA, and it's used in a wide array of supplemental stacks.
Editors Note: After writing this article and researching Ben Johnson, it is my opinion that he did not use stanozolol on purpose. Meaning, he knew he was using a potential doping substance but he thought it was Furazabol, which is a much more reasonable steroid for sprinters than winstrol.