Considered the strongest Anabolic Steroid available today, Trenbolone is known to cause extreme increases in strength as well as maintaining or even building muscle while on a calorie deficit diet.
Derived from Nandrolone, Trenbolone is a 19-nor Steroid, containing certain alterations to its chemical structure giving Trenbolone an Androgenic Rating of 500, 5 times that of Testosterone. Almost all weight gained from this Steroid can be considered muscle gains, as Trenbolone does not convert to Estrogen there is zero water retention with this Anabolic Steroid.
There are 3 versions of this injectable Steroid available: Trenbolone Enanthate, Acetate and Hexahydrobenzylcarbonate. The Acetate version is the most popular one, mainly due to its short half-life, allowing it to work quickly as well as exit the body quickly. Users new to Trenbolone are recommended to take the Acetate version, as Trenbolone is extremely strong, there are many harsh side effects that can arise from using this Steroid, and so by using the fast acting version, these side effects can be stopped within a few days of discontinuing Trenbolone.
Although once used as a prescription medicine for humans, Trenbolone is now used as a veterinary medicine, mainly in cattle. Trenbolone allows cattle to gain weight without increasing their food consumption in order to provide larger animals for slaughter.
Used in both cutting and bulking cycles, Trenbolone is a unique Steroid that has a lot to offer. Its ability to hold onto and even build muscle while on an extremely low calorie diet, has made Trenbolone one of the more preferred choices when it comes to cutting cycles and bodybuilders preparing for a competition. Even while on a low calorie diet, ridiculous gains in strength are quite common. Users report Trenbolone having a “Drying” effect on the body, basically Trenbolone helps get rid of unwanted water retention, another reason why this Steroid is so popular during contest preparation. Although very effective in bulking cycles, many users have trouble bulking on Tren, due to it affecting many users’ appetites.
Combined with other cutting Steroids such as Winstrol, Anavar and Testosterone Propionate, a typical cycle containing Trenbolone will last around 8 weeks. Many users however find Trenbolone to be too harsh and often cut their cycles short due to the side effects becoming unmanageable.
The Acetate version of Trenbolone has short half-life and is extremely fast acting, this version needs to be injected every day or at least every second day. Beginners use between 200 and 350mg a week of Trenbolone, while many bodybuilders take higher dosages, the average person cannot handle the side effects which arise at large dosages. Trenbolone can be run as low as 100mg a week and still give impressive strength gains. Although not scientifically proven, many users have stated that Trenbolone helps burn fat and is another reason why this Steroid is so popular in cutting cycles.
Trenbolone Side Effects
Containing such a high Androgenic Rating, Trenbolone is considered to have the worst side effects of all Steroids available today. Extreme aggression, excessive night sweats and insomnia are common side effects associated with Trenbolone, even at low dosages.
While Trenbolone does not convert to Estrogen, it is a 19-Nor Steroid, thus side effects related to Progesterone and Prolactin such as Gynecomastia are possible. Due to Gynecomastia not being Estrogen related, products such as Nolvadex or Letrozole will not help in preventing the growth of breast tissue. Vitamin b6 has shown to help keep this under control as well as stronger drugs such as Cabergoline (dostinex).
All other side effects such as HPTA shutdown, hair loss, acne, high blood pressure, high cholesterol etc… are all common with Trenbolone usage.
While some of these side effects can be controlled, it is mainly the excessive night sweats and insomnia that cause people to stop using Trenbolone. Users have reported waking up in the middle of winter with their bed sheets completely drenched in sweat.
Due to Trenbolone not being available for human consumption, there are no pharmaceutical grade versions of this Steroid available today. You have to buy Trenbolone on the black market, from a dealer selling underground lab brand Steroids. Once a very high priced Steroid, Trenbolone can be purchased for quite cheap due to so many brands now being available.
The Acetate version of Trenbolone is usually produced at 75mg/ml and 100mg/ml, although there are some underground labs claiming to have Trenbolone Acetate at 150mg/ml, chances are it is under dosed or fake. The Enanthate version is usually produced at 200mg/ml. When you choose to buy Trenbolone, taking the strength of the product into account is very important. If 2 Trenbolone Acetate products from 2 different labs cost the same, one however is 75mg/ml while the other is 100mg/ml, the obvious choice would be the 100mg version.