Steroids are generally taken in cycles and mostly in stacks. Stacks refers to taking multiple of these compounds simultaneously. When using anabolic steroids and other drugs involved, cycling is the best way to do it. Each cycle differs in longevity depending on what you’re using and the level you’re at. You can go for a couple of months stacking and followed by a period drug-free.
There are different cycles depending on what you want to achieve, most common for beginners and athletes is the cycle to gain mass. For professionals or advanced users, it is recommended to go for 12 weeks under different drugs and another 10-12 weeks off it. The drugs in each separate week are similar but changing them is required to get the best results of each compound used.
Here is an ultimate guide primarily used by professionals:
- Week 1 to 4
Testosterone Sustanon (1,000 mg per week)
Each cycle will always have testosterone as a base for each stack. This is probably the most frequent thing you heard when you studied for your first beginner steroid cycle, and the practice still applies as you advance. It is an oil-based injectable compound that consists of different types of testosterone. It is also called “testosterone blend” because it contains a blend of testosterone propionate, testosterone phenylpropionate, testosterone isocaproate, and testosterone decanoate. Make sure you spread out the frequency of the shot to maintain the hormone level in your body.
Deca Durabolin (600 mg per week)
Commonly known as “Nandrolone”, it is popularly used to promote muscle growth among athletes and professionals. It can increase your appetite and the ratio of muscle growth compared to fat is commendable. It can also speed up recovery so you can maximize your training.
Dianabol (50 mg per day)
Dianabol, also known as Dbol, is an oral anabolic steroid. In this sample cycle, as is in many others, it is used as a supplement to the two main injectable compounds. It has an eight-hour lifecycle so it is best to spread the 50mg out in an entire day. You can do two 20 mg during the day and 10 mg at night.
- Week 5 to 8
Testosterone Enanthate (200-400 mg per week)
Beginners usually start with this just to get them acclimated to steroid use, but for this cycle, we only use it to sustain the testosterone level kick-started by Sustanon. This is one of the most common drugs used by athletes and it’s the first one to be banned from competitive sports.
Boldenone Undecylenate (400-800 mg per week)
Equipoise is the common name for this drug and it’s pretty much straightforward. It provides a tremendous increase in strength and muscle mass. It is not usually used solo, so here combine with other drugs to promote growth and maximize results.
- Week 9 to 12
Testosterone Cypionate (600 mg per week)
This drug is used in replacement therapy for Primary Hypogonadism and Hypogonadotropic hypogonadism. There is not much difference with Testosterone Enanthate but it is best to vary the drug within the cycle.
Trenbolone Enanthate (500-1,000 mg per week)
This is some serious drugs for serious bodybuilders. Also known as, “Tren”, is often considered the most powerful steroid on the market. It promotes amazing muscle development and sustained strength. It also doesn’t aromatize or converts to estrogen, so you don’t have to worry about estrogen-derived side-effects. At this stage, it’s all power and strength and you probably have developed enough mass to start cutting.
It is easy to get confused with the number of products and so-called gurus out there that preach a lot of contradicting things. Make sure you take safety first and if there are alternatives to these drugs that offer the same result absent the side effects then you should seriously consider it.