"Take some Primo and Equipoise and youíll get ripped!" I hear people say this kind of thing all the time. Frankly I disagree. Iíll go so far as to say no steroid will ever burn the fat off you! In this article, I will offer you a strategy to safe and effective fat-loss. Itís not the only way to get ripped or design a cutting cycle, but in my opinion, itís one of the best ways.
One of the first places youíll need to look is at your diet. Without a good diet (and an ample cut in calories), you will not lose weight at an optimal rate. I suggest a ketogenic diet. The ideal diet for this cutting cycle would be one where no carbs are eaten at all. But since food is so yummy, I usually suggest a Bodyopus diet (5 days of no carbohydrates followed by 2 days of free eating). You should cut your calories to 90% of your Basal Metabolic Rate. Donít worry if that sounds a little high on the calorie scale, the cardiovascular exercise youíll be doing will bump up amount of calories burned.
Cardiovascular exercise is definitely suggested. Iím sick of people thinking they can do without cardio! Even if youíre not doing it for fat-loss, do it for your heart. Jeep Swensonís famous quote "I never do cardio" springs to mind. He died of a heart attack by the way. Steroid users should pay much more attention to their heartís health than the average man should. Testosterone is cholesterol after all. I suggest doing your cardio in the morning and on an empty stomach. My favorite is swimming. Research has shown swimming, cross-country skiing, and mountain climbing to be the best cardiovascular exercises out there. "What about running?" You ask. Running is great, but there are a few reasons I would shy away from it. For one, it is very taxing on your joints. Thereís a lot of constant pounding on joints like your knees and ankles. Running also puts more of the burden on your legs. That means the quads and calves you worked so hard to build up may end up melting away at a faster rate.
Once your diet and cardio are in place, the next step is choosing the right drugs. As I stated earlier, no steroid will ever cause the fat to melt away! Sure some people see minor fat-loss that they attribute trenbolone or winstrol, but this is such a negligible amount that it is of no use to look at it any closer. Donít get me wrong, Iím not saying that steroids have no place in a cutting phase. They sure as hell do! But they will not be your major fat-burning source. The fat melts away from the cardio, dieting, and the other fat-loss drugs that we will talk about later. The steroids are there to maintain your muscle mass and such.
Choosing the right juice to toss into a cutting phase shouldnít be too hard of a choice. Just keep in mind that its only purpose is to maintain your muscle mass. Why people spend horrendous amounts of money on steroids like primobolan is beyond me. They wonít help burn the fat faster and they arenít any better at maintaining your muscle. A simple juice like testosterone will maintain your muscle mass just fine. Doses as low as 250 mg a week are acceptable. But the fact remains that some people just donít want testosterone in their cutting cycle. Thatís ok. Personally I donít use testosterone to cut either. After a while I just get this sick feeling from testosterone. Itís almost my bodyís way of telling me I need a break. My cutting cycles are usually my break. Personally I like equipoise at 500 or so mg a week. It keeps the muscle on and I feel like Iím giving my body a rest from the heavy androgens. If youíre an athlete or are particularly interested in endurance, winstrol is another option. It increases your endurance like nothing else. But you have to think of your priorities. Winstrol costs quite an amount of money. Is it really worth it to you? Think about that. To me, it is. But then again, Iím an athlete not a bodybuilder. My sport requires a tremendous amount of endurance. When I do use winstrol, its usually about 500mg stacked with something like equipoise, trenbolone, and halotestin. Another option would be if youíre looking to gain strength during your cutting phase. Personally, I donít know about that. Youíll be on a diet and doing heavy cardio, so you may want to save your strength cycle. But if you insist, I would suggest something like halotestin stacked with trenbolone and maybe some equipoise.
So to recap: If youíre main focus is just fat-loss with minimal muscle loss, stick with a low dose testosterone. Make sure to toss an anti-estrogen in there too. After all, who the hell wants to be bloated on a cutting cycle? This is your time to look good! 20mg of nolvadex a day should do plenty to counter low-dose testosteroneís bloat Ö that is if you even get any at freaking 250mg a week. You could also replace the testosterone with something like 500mg of equipoise a week, depending on your preference. If youíre looking to add endurance, toss some winstrol on top of your equipoise or testosterone base. 500mg of winstrol seems like a good number. If youíre looking to add strength, build on your eq/test base with some trenbolone and halotestin. 20-25mg of halotestin everyday with 100mg of tren every other day will do wonders.
Now on to what makes a cutting cycle a cutting cycle: fat-loss drugs. The two most popular substances are T3 and clen, stacked together to make a potent fat-burning combo. My views on the subject are going to be a little different than what some of you may be used to. First of all, I will not suggest a clen/T3 stack. My suggestion is just plain old T3. I experience so much fat-loss from the T3 alone, that I see no reason to add the clenbuterol in there. Add a diet and cardio into the mix, and clenbuterol is better saved for a different purpose (coming off a bulking cycle). The dose of T3 is another area in question. Personally, I suggest around 100mcg or so for around 4-5 weeks at a time. I know there are people out there that would disagree. Another newsletter has even suggested using as much T3 as you want and claims that prolonged exposure to T3 at high doses offers no real risk. The writer then goes on to make a challenge to anyone willing to disprove his theory. Well Iíve known way to many people who have had problems with T3 at higher doses. A friend of mine name Mike G. is on T3 for the rest of his fucking life for going high. When he first heard the news it shattered him. He stopped lifting weights all together. Couple that with the post-T3 crashes you will experience even if you donít screw yourself, and prolonged T3 usage at higher doses is a damn stupid idea! I mean can you imagine eating 3 salads a day and still gaining fat!? Yes, itís happened. Stay with a moderate dose and taper up and down. Donít be lazy, do the cardio and diet right and you wonít need large amounts of T3.
One of the most important things to keep in mind is not letting yourself get caught up in the "glitter game". A lot of people get sooo excited planning their cycles that they need things like primo or some other exotic mix of juices to get turned onto the idea. Be sane. Use the right steroids, keep your doses of T3 safe, and do not cheat yourself on the diet and cardio. Good luck.