Blood Test Protocol on Cycle. Blood work is essential if your intention is to utilise steroids safely. I split blood tests into two separate groups, those who are doing a normal cycle with a PCT and those who are blasting and cruising. Normal Cycle + PCT: Pre-cycle bloods will give you a hormonal baseline (necessary … Continue reading Blood Tests on a steroid Cycle.
Cheque Drops (Mibolerone) Known to many but used by a few, what is it about this oral 19-nor derivative that gave it so much hype back in the day? First developed in 1963 strictly for veterinary purposes, Cheque Drops were used to disrupt the normal menstrual cycle in female dogs to prevent them from going … Continue reading Cheque Drops (Mibolerone)
Asthma drugs for fat loss – Albuterol/Salbutamol Yes, you read that correctly. Drugs commonly inhaled by asthmatics are also used in weight loss. To those more familiar with the underworld of bodybuilding you might think this is an article about the almighty ‘Clen’ (Clenbuterol) but that will be expanded upon in a different article. This … Continue reading Asthma drugs for fat loss – Albuterol/Salbutamol
Everything you need to know about Anadrol. Multiple people claim that Anadrol (Also known as oxymetholone, Anapolon or Anaps) is one of the strongest oral anabolic steroids on the black market. It is said to be a mixture of Dianabol and Superdrol giving the individual both strength and muscle size. Let us see what the … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Anadrol
The Strongest Steroid: Trenbolone This drug has gained popularity in the fitness industry lately. This is mainly attributed to the memes surrounding this drug. The memes usually mention the fact that Trenbolone (Tren) is a very potent anabolic steroid. Does the science support this notion? First studied in 1967, Tren was being sold as a … Continue reading The Strongest Steroid: Trenbolone
Anti-Oestrogens – Everything you need to know about Arimidex (Anastrozole) Welcome to the first in the Anti-oestrogenic drugs series. We will start off this series by looking at one of the more popular anti-oestrogens, Arimidex (Anastrozole). This is a relatively new drug, first developed in 1995, it was developed to contend with Tamoxifen for adjunctive … Continue reading Anti-Oestrogens – Everything you need to know about Arimidex (Anastrozole)
Everything you need to know about Turinabol (Tbol) Eastern German and Russian athletes loved this PED for its ability to massively improve power output. Bodybuilders love it because it is claimed to have effects somewhere between that of Dianabol and Anavar. But let us look at what the science says. First described in 1962, it … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Turinabol (Tbol)
Green Tea for Fat loss As I have alluded to in my previous article on green tea, besides the enormous range of health benefits, green tea has a lot of research on its ability to aid in fat loss. Let us delve into the research and come to our own conclusions. Green tea is the … Continue reading Green Tea for Fat loss
Natural Fat burner: Citrus aurantium Most people who have ever tried a fat burner would have, unknowingly, consumed Citrus Aurantium (CA). It is not the main ingredient of most fat loss supplements but let us delve into why it is thought to be a fat burner. As stated in the name, CA is a small … Continue reading Natural Fat burner: Citrus aurantium
Everything you need to know about Equipoise (Boldenone undecylenate). Known to many as the horse steroid (it is in the name), this drug is commonly sought after as a cheaper alternative to Primobolan. It is called the horse steroid due to its popularity amongst horse racers. Let us look at everything there is to know … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Equipoise (Boldenone undecylenate).
Everything you need to know about Dianabol. This drug gained a lot of popularity during the golden era of bodybuilding. Even Arnold himself said Dianabol was by far his favourite. What makes this steroid so popular? Let us look at the science. First described in 1955, it was released as a prescription drug in 1958. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Dianabol.
Everything you need to know about Winstrol. Winstrol (also known as Stanozolol) is one of the oldest and most researched oral anabolic agents to date. It has got a reputation for being the steroid to take if you want to get shredded (lose body fat whilst maintaining or even building muscle). Let us look at … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Winstrol
Everything you need to know about Anavar. Welcome to the start of the steroid profiles. These will include short pieces of information about common steroids used in bodybuilding. We will start with a very popular oral anabolic steroid, Anavar (Oxandrolone). This drug is popular due to those believing side effects are minimal and it is … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Anavar
Healing an injury with BPC 157 Injuries and weightlifting go hand-in-hand. If you have been weightlifting or doing any form of exercise for quite some time, you have most likely encountered an injury or two, if not I envy you. Are there ways we can pharmaceutically speed up the healing process for injuries? Let me … Continue reading Healing anything with BPC 157
Everything you need to know about Phentermine (Adipex), the appetite suppressant. There are not many drugs prescribed for fat loss and if there are, these drugs tend to be pulled from the market quickly after realising the dangerous side effects. However, there is one drug that is still prescribed for weight loss. It is Phentermine. … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Phentermine (Adipex), the appetite suppressant.
How to use steroids safely Steroids are known in society to be dangerous, especially towards your health, which is true. But is there a way to use them and avoid these health complications as best as possible? The first question you might ask is why someone would want to use something dangerous in the first … Continue reading How to use steroids safely
DNP – The most effective, but most dangerous fat loss supplement. There have been numerous fat loss drugs to pass through the market, but none so controversial as DNP (2,4-Dinitrophenol). What is DNP and why is it so controversial? DNP is not sold for human consumption. It is sold as an industrial chemical to aid … Continue reading DNP – The most effective, but most dangerous fat loss supplement.
Do steroids cause heart attacks and how do they impact the heart? It is well known by most in society that Anabolic steroids impact the heart. They will tell you that if you use steroids your heart will become enormous or that you will have a heart attack. Are they right? What does the science … Continue reading Do steroids cause heart attacks?
Everything you need to know about Ephedrine (and ECAs) ECAs were a very common supplement sold legally over the counter at supplement stores for fat loss. However, it is no longer legal to be sold or is more controlled (depending on where you live). Why is this the case? Ephedrine is a stimulant and specifically … Continue reading Everything you need to know about Ephedrine (and ECAs)
Do steroids cause Prostate Cancer? It is natural to think that if the development of prostate cancer is dependent on the levels of circulating androgens in the body, that steroids (which cause high circulating androgen levels) will contribute to the development of prostate cancer. But what does the science say? One of the methods of … Continue reading Do steroids cause Prostate Cancer?
Do steroids shrink your penis? As absurd as this question might seem, I have been asked about this multiple times by individuals looking to start utilising anabolic steroids. The answer is “No but…” Stay tuned for the answer to the “but…” If you have gone through puberty and are above the age of 18, you … Continue reading Do steroids shrink your penis?
Do steroids cause depression? If you are familiar with the fitness industry and especially with the bodybuilding community, you might notice that suicide is quite prevalent. This could just be a cognitive bias, but what does the science say? Depression most commonly occurs not whilst one is one a steroid cycle but commonly when a … Continue reading Do steroids cause depression?
Cardarine (GW501516, GW516) This drug was first brought to my attention when I saw that many personal trainers were giving it to clients to promote fat loss. I was surprised at the popularity and wanted to delve deep into the research. First described in 1992, Cardarine is a Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Delta (PPARD) receptor agonist … Continue reading Cardarine (GW501516, GW516)
You Need Oestrogen Oestrogen tends to be perceived as a hormone only needed in higher quantities by women. However, this notion is harmful, especially to men (most of whom perpetuate this stereotype) and even more so to athletes. We will focus on the role on oestrogen in men (especially on oestrogen control in bodybuilders) since … Continue reading You Need Oestrogen
What are Steroid Cycles? In this article we will discuss the very basics of steroid cycles and how individuals tend to use steroids. I am not condoning the use of steroids. This is for entertainment purposes. You should always consult with your doctor. The purpose of the article is to familiarize people with how steroid … Continue reading What are Steroid Cycles?
MK-677 (lbutamoren Mesylate) First described in 1995.It is a growth hormone secretagogue which essentially means it stimulates growth hormone secretion.It is part of a class of drugs called it belongs to the GHRP (Growth Hormone Releasing Peptides).MK-677 is a third generation GHRP because it can be taken orally.MK-677 mimics ghrelin (the hunger hormone).In many studies … Continue reading MK-677 (lbutamoren Mesylate)
Are SARMs Safe? The issue is that individuals have different definitions of what ‘Safe’ might mean. Just because something is legal or available Over the counter (OTC) does not make it safe. There is a lot of decision making that goes into the process of scheduling drugs and it would take multiple pages to cover. … Continue reading Are SARMs Safe?
S-23 This drug was initially developed as a male contraceptive.It is a potent Androgen Receptor agonist (helps activates the receptor) and very selective meaning it binds to bone and muscle, and no other unwanted tissues.Studies of S-23 in humans are lacking however there are in vitro (‘Test Tube’) and in vivo (animal studies) studies.In the … Continue reading S-23
YK-11 First described in 2011.This SARM differs from the other SARMs because it uses an anabolic androgenic steroid backbone but is unique in comparison to Anabolic steroids. Other SARMs are non-steroidal in nature.It only partially activates Androgen Receptors (ARs).Even classification as a SARM is contended by many because of the fact that it increases release … Continue reading YK-11
RAD 140 First described in 2010.In vitro studies (‘Test Tube Experiments’) have shown that it has a much higher binding affinity to Androgen Receptors (ARs) than testosterone and dihydrotestosterone (DHT).It strongly binds to bone and muscle ARs.It has also been shown to be highly selective and in fact antagonises (opposes) ARs in androgenic tissues.It does … Continue reading RAD 140
Andarine (S4) This is a second generation SARM.There is no conversion to oestrogen.Andarine when compared to testosterone is as anabolic on muscle tissue however has 30-40% fewer androgenicity (Discussed Above).In animal studies it significantly decreased total fat mass.It is more potent at preventing bone loss than DHT.Andarine minimally stimulates the prostate (thanks to its selectivity)Studies … Continue reading Andarine (S4)
Ostarine (MK-2866) A second generation SARM.Works strongly at ARs (Androgen Receptors) in the bone, connective tissue and muscle.Weakly binds to ARs in the prostate.This SARM has the most research.It has undergone phase 3 trials.In studies using a dose of only 3mg a day it was shown to increase lean body mass by 3%.Furthermore, it has … Continue reading Ostarine (MK-2866)
Ligandrol (LGD-4033) First described in 2007, it is a a second generation SARM.It has been subject to Phase I clinical trials on humans.In the most referenced study Ligandrol (LGD) was studied in various doses ranging from nothing (the placebo) to 1 mg daily. The studied showed that 1lb of muscle was gained a week in … Continue reading Ligandrol (LGD-4033)
Foreword The purpose of this blog is not to promote the use of SARMs, rather it is to mitigate the health effects and educate those who decide to utilise SARMs. Medical jargon will be used minimally to reach a broader audience and to decrease misunderstanding. Introduction Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs), as stated in the … Continue reading The Basics to Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs)