What is Oxandrolone (Anavar)?

 

A steroid with an average level of anabolic action and a low androgenic effect. The creator of this drug is the American scientist Rafael Peppo. The distribution of the drug, originally intended for the treatment of anemia and recovery from burns, took place for the first time in 1964. The drug was named Anavar. Gained high popularity among both female and male bodybuilders due to its moderate anabolic effect with a slight androgenic effect.

It was listed as a controlled substance due to possible abuse by athletes. The low androgenicity of anavar is due to its molecular structure, due to which the substance does not interact with the 5-alpha reductase enzyme, without which the formation of dihydrotestosterone is impossible. That is why, oxandrolone is significantly inferior to testosterone in terms of strength.

 

Effects of oxandrolone

 

Anavar is a remedy that athletes use to increase the relief of muscle tissue and increase strength. Despite the increased fat burning, at times increases appetite. Also, a slight increase in the level of growth hormone was noticed. The tool is recommended for those athletes who, with sufficient muscle mass, have a low percentage of subcutaneous fat.

Taking the drug improves protein metabolism, enhancing protein synthesis. It has an anti-catabolic effect by blocking cortisol receptors with the help of steroid molecules. It has a beneficial effect on the central nervous system and nitrogen balance, accelerates recovery after hard training. Oxandronolone does not aromatize (it does not convert to estrogens, which avoids gynecomastia), and this is its main advantage. Most of all, anavar is suitable for athletes, as the drug significantly improves speed and endurance, revealing its full potential.

There are several reasons for bodybuilders to consume oxandrolone. A novice athlete who is afraid of anabolic steroids with pronounced side effects can choose anavar for the first course, however, due to the rather high cost of the drug, it is more often used by professional athletes. Bodybuilders with extensive experience in the use of anabolic steroids use anavar as a “unloading” after potent drugs.

Another reason is drying, eyeliner before the competition. In this case, the course includes several other means, in addition to oxandrolone. Side effects of oxandrolone The drug is recommended as hepatotoxic, but detailed studies have revealed, although weaker than other drugs, but still a noticeable effect on the liver.

There is also a misconception that anavar does not affect the production of one’s own testosterone. Analyzes carried out after an 8-week course show that the level of one’s own testosterone drops to almost zero. Occasionally, anavar is considered as an anabolic agent for athletes with elevated cholesterol levels, as studies have shown that the drug lowers its overall level. Further research revealed that lowering cholesterol levels occurs in an unequal ratio of “good” and “bad” cholesterol, and the skew is usually not good.

 

Course of oxandrolone

 

Course number 1

 

If you are new to the world of chemistry, it is not recommended to exceed the dosage of 40 milligrams per day. The duration of the course is not more than six weeks. If the dosages are observed, there will be no side effects, and the speed-strength indicators will improve. A small increase in muscle mass is possible.

 

Course number 2

 

If you have little experience in the use of pharmacology, the ideal option would be the classic combination – anavar + anabolic. As an anabolic, we take testosterone propionate (50-100 milligrams) +40 milligrams of anavar. Take the drug every two days. The duration of such a course should not exceed 8 weeks. With a minimum of side effects, you will see an average increase in strength and muscle mass.

 

Course number 3

 

To build the maximum amount of muscle mass, there is a 7-week course of oxandrolone with the use of other anabolic steroids. Anavar 50mg per day + Testosterone propionate 400mg (total weekly dosage) + Trenbolone acetate 300mg (total weekly dosage). Such a course will allow you to observe daily progress in muscle mass.

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