So, here’s the deal: I spent many years hitting the gym, improving my technique, trying new routines, doing more cardio or less cardio trying to adjust my goals… my gains were not good enough.
I tried with Tabata, high-intensity interval training, and even CrossFit. And yeah, my body was changing, but it was exasperatingly slow.
For the record, I’m not the guy with fantastic genes, achieving impressive muscle gains and shredding fat at the same time. When I thought I was finally bulking up a bit faster, I soon realized it was my fat percentage increasing rapidly. So, what do you do when you have time and experience at the gym and seems like you reached your genetic limitations?
Here’s the secret to achieving enhanced gym progression:
For many years I found in Anavar a great ally to keep increasing my muscle mass, regardless of my genetic limitations and other boundaries. I’m not using Anavar anymore, I’m using something even better than that, but we’ll come to that shortly.
Throughout the years I’ve learned from my mistakes. Things you would learn from experience unless someone else tells you the secret. For example, I have learned how to build a proper routine, learned the importance of using periodization and other gym secrets.
But I learned something even more important:
I found an excellent alternative for Anavar, both safe and legal. So, in this article, I will talk about my fantastic experience with Anavar –which was overall good– and still, why I would recommend trying something else first, even when I got terrific results myself.
What’s Anavar and where do I get it?
There might be some confusion about Anavar because it is a commercial name instead of a chemical compound. The actual name you will find out there is “Oxandrolone,” and it is a type of anabolic androgenic steroid originally created in 1962 under the brand name “Anavar.”
Nowadays, Anavar is off the market, but the name is still in use among bodybuilders to talk about oxandrolone. You can find it as Oxandrin, Protivar, Lonavar, and other brand names, and it is still the same old Anavar.
If you look at the price tag, oxandrolone is quite expensive, but it is regarded as one of the safest steroids to consume. As safe as it can be, oxandrolone is not an over-the-counter drug and the only legal way to find it is through a prescription.
So, that’s the first limitation about Anavar:
You can’t possibly buy it without a prescription, you can’t find it online, and there are illegal suppliers and underground labs manufacturing it, but I would not recommend you to go that way.
The truth about anabolic steroids
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You’ve probably wondered how you would look after cycling with steroids. And maybe that’s the reason you’re here. If that’s so, let’s talk a little bit about steroids leaving all of the difficult jargon behind and focusing on what we really want to know.
First off, I will not lie to you as they did to me: You will never find the same results with and without steroids. There will always be this huge guy from a YouTube channel telling you all you need is discipline and a good diet. But he’s missing the word steroids, maybe because he wants to avoid haters.
Your body will naturally keep a certain percentage of body fat, and it will not grow after a certain limit, which is usually dictated by your genetics and metabolism. You can achieve fantastic gains and a sculptured body with a natural approach, but after years of hard work and discipline, you will find your natural boundaries. Going a step ahead will require a little push, usually achieved through steroids.
As I said, Anavar is one of the safest steroids out there. However, there’s a lot of misinformation, and people usually make a fuss out of nothing. You don’t need to be afraid of steroids as long as you use them responsibly, under professional guidance, and in the precise moment, you need it to reach your bodybuilding goals.
In the world of natural gains, they say steroids are dangerous and bad, and they will kill you; but in the world of steroids, they say steroids are fantastic and you’re not going to have any of those side effects.
But wait, steroids are not the bodybuilder’s bed of roses. Not even oxandrolone, which has been regarded as the safest steroid among bodybuilders.
Steroids have a downside you need to know:
They are often used recklessly, administered and prescribed by people who have no studies on sports pharmacology. When that happens, you can swear side effects will be around the corner.
As a natural gainer and steroid user, I’ve been in both worlds, and I can tell you the truth:
“Steroids are fantastic to shred fat and build gains, but if you want to use them, you need to face the music.”
Using steroids should be coupled with top-notch nutrition. Otherwise, your gains will keep around for a little while and then go away. You will always find those gym beginners under steroids, and they are not even following a proper diet. What they’re doing is wasting their money and putting themselves in danger.
So, keep in mind you will need a lot of money to keep an excellent diet and maintain a proper steroid cycle, which is usually quite expensive. Take into consideration there are side effects as well, and you won’t be facing them all at the same time –unless you’re really unlucky or using steroids very irresponsibly-, but depending on your body, you may experience some of them at a given moment.
I won’t lie, when I used Anavar I achieved fantastic gains and shredded all the excess fat hiding my abs. But I had to face side effects as well, but we’ll come to that in a moment.
The reasons why I trusted Anavar for many years
I’m quite picky, and when I started using anabolic steroids, I was afraid of having unexpected side effects –which I had in the end, though they were not severe-. I read a lot and trusted Anavar because it was the one offering the best results with the least side effects.
If you want to choose steroids wisely, this is what you need to know:
In simple words, steroids have two effects in your body: anabolic and androgenic effects. You will need to choose steroids with more anabolic effect and less androgenic side effects. I will try to explain this as quick and easy as possible.
If you’re planning to use steroids to increase your muscle mass and shred fat, you need the anabolic properties of such steroids. Anabolic means increasing your protein synthesis (more muscle to your biceps), increasing your appetite (which you need to have a proper diet), improving your red blood cell production (making more oxygen available to your muscles), and improving your bone health.
As you’re looking for all of these anabolic effects, you’re also trying to avoid the androgenic effects of steroids. For example, you don’t want your hair to fall down from excessive testosterone; you don’t want to slow down your natural production of testosterone, affect your sexual drive, and increase the secretion of your sebaceous glands, which is the reason why people get acne. All of these are androgenic effects.
One of the reasons why Anavar is considered one of the best anabolic steroids is because it has an excellent anabolic vs. androgenic effect. The anabolic rating reaches an amazing 630 while the androgenic rating stays in 24. In other words, Anavar has impressive anabolic effects and a slight androgenic effect.
Let’s compare those numbers with, say, testosterone. Raw testosterone has an anabolic rating of 200 and androgenic rating reaching 100. The so-famous Deca-Durabolin has a 125 of anabolic rating and 37 of androgenic rating. What you need is a very high anabolic potential against a very low androgenic potential, and Anavar has the best proportion.
So, when I was trying to see which steroid to use, I realized Anavar gave me a fantastic anabolic proportion, and those androgenic side effects were less likely to happen compared to other products. That’s why I trusted Anavar for so many years, and it paid off.
What’s Anavar really good at?
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However, looking at the anabolic and androgenic rating of a given product is not the only thing we need to know. Every anabolic steroid behaves differently, and some of them might be better to increase your muscle mass while others may be used to shred more fat instead.
As a user myself, I can give you firsthand information about what to expect after starting your Anavar cycles:
Forget about injections: The first thing you would be glad to know is that you don’t really need to inject yourself with oxandrolone. This was wonderful news for me because I’m such a crybaby around needles. If you’re worried about that as well, let me tell you Anavar is a fantastic anabolic you can take as a daily tablet instead of a daily injection.
Anavar will increase your muscular performance: It has an impressive anabolic effect, as you have seen, and it will increase the production of red blood cells. Thus, you will have more oxygen available for your muscles during the most demanding routines. After using Anavar, I personally realized I could last for a longer time and increase my loads faster. I have found Anavar is a great way to boost your current workouts.
Your recovery time will be reduced: You will feel more energetic, and your muscles will be somewhat more responsive. So, when you go back to your next set, you will feel as good as new. I personally suffered from exhaustion too quickly, and when I started using Anavar, I reduced the resting time between sets, which is fantastic if you want to reduce your time at the gym and the catabolic effect of very long sessions.
Your strength will increase: There’s something funny about Anavar, and I found it out soon after start using it. Anavar is fantastic at increasing your power, but it will increase your muscle mass slowly. So, you will experience a surge of strength because Anavar promotes muscle contraction during your workouts.
However, your muscle gains will not be as fast as your strength gains. This might seem disappointing, but it’s not if you’re living in this world for many years. In my case, this extra strength helped my load progression, which was stuck for some time before using Anavar, and that was how my muscle mass continued to grow.
Also, if you’re an athlete and don’t need those big muscles but only a little push forward, Anavar is a fantastic option. You won’t really see many changes in your body, you won’t bulk up and lose your flexibility, and your strength will increase exponentially.
Anavar works fantastically to shred fat: As I said, certain anabolic steroids work better to increase your muscle mass while others give you an impressive fat-burning potential. That’s the case of Anavar.
When I started to use Anavar, I experienced the fastest fat shredding in my history as a bodybuilder, and my muscle mass was not reduced in the process. So, I’ve read it and experienced it myself: Anavar is fantastic to burn fat and shred those abdominal muscles.
The safest steroid for women: Women would benefit by the fact that Anavar has a low androgenic potential and builds strength and not bulky muscles. They usually don’t want to grow bigger, but keep themselves toned and firm. Anavar is one of the safest steroids for women because it’s not likely to change their voice, cause acne, and cause other androgenic effects.
Anavar doesn’t stay for long in your blood: Finally, Anavar stays in the blood for 3 weeks, which is good news for athletes who want to temporarily increase their performance and strength without changing their muscle mass. Other steroids leave your blood after 10+ weeks, and that’s bad news if you’re running doping tests.
All things considered, I can summarize the good stuff about Anavar in one paragraph:
Anavar is a powerful anabolic, it has little androgenic effects in comparison, and you don’t even need to inject yourself. You will gain strength, shred fat, and reduce your recovery time.
However, as I said before, I will give you the complete truth, and there are also side effects and consequences. Anavar is an excellent product if you want shredded abs, but you need to be extra careful. This might be the safest anabolic, but it’s still a powerful drug and has side effects, from mild to severe.
Any cons about Anavar?
First off, if we are talking about consuming or acquiring Anavar legally, you would definitely need a prescription. In almost every single country worldwide, it is illegal to buy Anavar if you don’t have one. For that reason, it is quite tricky to find Anavar online, and certain underground labs are manufacturing this steroid, but… well, it’s not exactly what I would recommend you to do.
There’s a reason why Anavar is not sold online, it is a prescription drug, and it is illegal to buy without professional advice. Anavar is a potent steroid, and it is true oxandrolone is one of the safest options out there, but it is still quite dangerous to use if you don’t know what you’re doing.
There are plenty of side effects associated with Anavar. I didn’t experience all of them personally, and I don’t think anyone would if they are responsible enough and follow indications.
However, depending on your body, your metabolism, and your underlying health problems and genetics, you might get some of these potential problems:
Baldness and acne: I mentioned that Anavar has a low androgenic potential, and it is true. Which is the reason why you might not have problems with your testosterone. But still there’s an androgenic potential around, as low as it can be, and it will probably cause you problems if you’re genetically predisposed or if you misuse the product.
You might experience hair loss and acne because this excessive testosterone-like signaling starts attacking the hair follicles in your scalp and increases the production of the sebaceous glands in your skin. That’s all you need to know.
You will more certainly have this effect if your family has bald men and if you suffered from acne during your adolescence.
In my case, my hair started falling after using Anavar, and it was two uncles who had these genes, not even my own dad. But still… my head is round and shiny up to this day.
Shrinking testicles: This one is maybe the worst side effect, not because I want big testis, but considering all the additional side effects it will produce. It’s called testicular atrophy if we’re going to use the medical term.
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All types of anabolic steroids reduce the normal production of testosterone by your testis. It is true, Anavar has lower androgenic effects than many other steroids, but still sends androgenic signals interpreted in your body as “extra” testosterone. So, if you have “extra” testosterone around, your testis will slack down and stop producing more because they think it’s not really important.
And what happens if you stop working out your muscles? They will start shrinking. The same happens when your testis slacks down and stop producing testosterone.
That’s why you would likely experience a lower sexual drive, tiredness, and even muscle loss after stopping your Anavar cycle. This effect is more pronounced if you decide to bulk with Anavar and other steroids at the same time, and that’s the reason why you may need a post cycle therapy to get back your normal testosterone production.
Liver problems: I told you we don’t need to inject Anavar, and that’s listed as one of the good things about this product. However, it has a downside as well, because it is absorbed in the gut and goes directly to your liver.
But most people disregard this side effect, and this is why:
They don’t really know what the liver does and how it becomes sick. Moreover, they have no clue as to what happens when their liver stops working… until they experience liver problems firsthand.
In simple words, your liver filters your blood from chemicals and regulates your metabolism. A lot of proteins in your body are produced in your liver, so without it, you would not be able to detox your blood, and would start to have serious problems, like delayed coagulation and swelling all over your body.
Well, then… Anavar is potentially hepatotoxic, which means it can affect your liver even more than most injected anabolic steroids. Anavar is not an easy molecule to break down by your liver, and if you already have a problem with this organ, you might be better off Anavar.
This steroid can severely damage the detox capacity of your body, especially if you take it along with other steroids.
High blood cholesterol: This drug changes the way your body handles fat, and increases your bad cholesterol while decreasing your good cholesterol levels.
Some people would be more likely to experience this side effect, and this is why:
High blood cholesterol will be specially marked if you’re overweight if you already have cardiovascular problems, and if you are under an unhealthy diet –once again, there’s a lot of people under steroids who do not follow a proper diet-.
If your doctor has warned you about your cardiovascular system, if you’ve suffered from strokes or heart attacks before, I would recommend not using Anavar.
Anxiety and insomnia: After taking Anavar, and especially if you’re only taking this steroid, you might start feeling anxious and having insomnia. The anxiety caused by Anavar can be as severe as to cause a panic attack, and not letting you sleep for some days.
Side effects in women: If you’re a woman, there’s still a chance you can experience some testosterone-like effects. For example, your clitoris might start to enlarge, your voice may start to change, and you might begin to grow facial hair. Moreover, it is commonly seen that women under Anavar would get abnormal menstrual periods, and this might be caused by the oxandrolone itself, the intensity and frequency of your training, or both.
Forget about having kids: Last but not least, Anavar can take you down if you want to have someone to call you daddy. It lowers your fertility rate, which is even more likely if you don’t use post cycle therapy.
As you can see, there’s a huge list. Even if Anavar is considered one of the safest anabolic steroids to be used, there must be better options out there, right? That was my number one question for a very long time until I found Anvarol, and I don’t want you to leave before trying it yourself.
Anvarol, a safe and legal version of Anavar
I recently stopped using Anavar because I found this safer alternative, Anvarol. It is a legal product, it can be found online here, and it has the same positive effects I just mentioned about Anavar.
But how does it work? Here’s the deal:
Anvarol stimulates the synthesis of phosphocreatine in your muscle, which increases your strength and the energy production. It all happens through a fantastic molecule called ATP, which gives your muscle fibers the power to lift your heavy iron sets.
A normal muscle has enough ATP for a few seconds or minutes, and that’s why you need more time to recover when you lift heavier. But when Anvarol increases your phosphocreatine production, it will create ATP faster, and you will get extra energy to keep yourself lifting.
I definitely recommend Anvarol for:
Cutting cycles, to increase your energy and strength, which is probably the reason you’ve experienced some delay in your gym progression.
You will gain explosive strength, increase your muscle density and hardness, improve the blood supply to your muscles, and all of this without putting yourself at risk with illegal products, which are usually not safe either. That’s how I finished cutting my subcutaneous fat, and my abs started to pop up, and I still didn’t have to go through any type of injection.
And how much until you see results in your body?
No more than 30 days. So, if you want rapid results without putting yourself at risk, try Anvarol before going through any other treatment or procedure. That’s my personal piece of advice after many years in the bodybuilding business, and I’m sure it will work for you as it did for me.