Trenbolone Results (With Before and After Pictures)
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Trenbolone is an injectable anabolic steroid, commonly nicknamed the monster steroid in bodybuilding circles. This is in reference to its incredibly powerful nature, producing exceptional results (and equally harsh side effects).
Tren can be used as a potent bulking or cutting steroid due to its lipolytic (fat-burning) and anabolic (muscle-building) properties.
Because of its versatility, Trenbolone is in a league of its own when it comes to simultaneous muscle gain and fat loss. Other anabolic steroids may be able to match Trenbolone’s anabolic nature or fat-burning attributes alone, but not simultaneously.
Thus, Trenbolone is considered the best steroid for transforming a user’s physique as quickly as possible.
However, because of Trenbolone’s high toxicity, beginners seldom cycle this steroid, with it instead being utilized by intermediate and experienced steroid users.
Thus, overly dramatic Trenbolone before and after pictures are uncommon, as most of a steroid user’s results occur in the first few cycles (typically on Testosterone or milder compounds such as Anavar).
Therefore, by the time a user’s body is primed for taking Trenbolone there is little potential for huge gains in muscle hypertrophy and/or strength. Despite this, we have still seen Trenbolone take a first-time user’s physique to the next level, with greater muscle mass and reduced subcutaneous body fat.
Trenbolone Before and After Pictures
The above transformation is typical of the level of change we observe in bodybuilders after taking Trenbolone for the first time. They experience enhanced fat loss, increased muscle mass, more prominent vascularity, and greater muscle definition.
Also notice how the deltoids and trapezius muscles ‘pop’ more in the after picture, which is typical due to Trenbolone’s high androgenicity. These two muscle groups have a high number of androgen receptors, thus making them more susceptible to growth.
Trenbolone also creates a dry look to the muscles due to a lack of aromatization, producing a diuretic effect. This causes a photoshopped-like appearance to the body due to the minimal amounts of extracellular fluid surrounding the muscles, increasing the likelihood of prominent vascularity and muscle striations.
Experienced steroid users who have taken several cycles before and then choose to use Trenbolone can expect to gain another 10–15 pounds of muscle. Users can also typically lose 5-7 pounds of fat on Trenbolone (almost irrespective of calorie intake).
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How to Maximize Results on Trenbolone
A person’s results on Trenbolone will be determined by their genetics, diet, lifestyle, workouts, and cycle protocol.
Bodybuilders at our clinic who are hyper-responders to Trenbolone typically gain more muscle and burn more fat than someone who is a hypo-responder.
Equally, a person’s diet can maximize results from a cycle. For example, we commonly see that someone who takes Trenbolone to bulk up and combines this with a calorie surplus diet will gain more muscle than someone eating fewer calories (with all other factors being equal).
Furthermore, a small calorie deficit will maximize fat burning when cutting on Trenbolone.
Getting enough sleep, minimizing stress, and generally living a healthy lifestyle will also aid your results on Trenbolone.
A user’s dosage and cycle duration will also determine the results. We have found that there is a cut-off point in terms of dosage and cycle length; if you go beyond this point, it is futile (yielding diminishing returns).
Therefore, a higher dosage doesn’t necessarily produce better results on Trenbolone, and thus a moderate dose is optimal, especially for controlling side effects and making long-term gains.
Trenbolone Cycles for Maximum Results
We have had various patients report physiological and psychological downturns in health after taking Trenbolone; thus, a cautious dosage should be taken to begin with.
However, a person can also be genetically less vulnerable to this compound, or they may have built up a comfortable tolerance to Trenbolone. In this case, some users may stack it with other potent AAS for enhanced results.
We have seen Trenbolone stacked with virtually any anabolic steroid with great success, due to its versatility in regards to bulking or cutting.
Thus, if a user was taking Trenbolone predominantly for muscle gain, it could be combined with Testosterone or Anadrol for greater muscle hypertrophy and strength.
In such a scenario, where a user wants to add mass, Testosterone would be the mild stacking option, with Anadrol having notably increased toxicity.
Testosterone complements Trenbolone well, being another injectable compound and thus not posing any additional risk to hepatic (liver) health. Furthermore, based on our lab results, Testosterone only has subtle effects on cholesterol values, and thus it is perhaps the least dangerous anabolic steroid to combine with Trenbolone.
Although a Trenbolone/Anadrol stack could be considered the most potent duo for promoting muscle mass, it should also be considered the most toxic, particularly to the heart and liver. Thus, such a stack would be considered unsuitable and unnecessary for health-conscious bodybuilders.
Anavar and Winstrol will increase anabolism, thus preserving or building additional lean muscle tissue while enhancing fat burning.
Anavar should be considered the preferable compound due to its mild nature vs. Winstrol. Our patients commonly experience less fluctuation in terms of cholesterol and liver values with Anavar.
However, it can be argued that Winstrol will produce slightly better results, albeit at a cost.
Strength Gains on Trenbolone
Our doctors have treated various competitive strongmen, and thus we can attest to Trenbolone being one of the most potent steroids for strength (1), despite it not causing large amounts of weight gain due to a lack of aromatization.
Non-drug-tested powerlifters will almost certainly cycle Trenbolone prior to a competition.
Bodybuilders at our clinic (taking Trenbolone for the first time) typically report over 20-pound increases on main compound lifts.
These are dramatic results, considering most intermediate steroid users will almost certainly have used several potent bulking steroids before taking Trenbolone, such as Testosterone (2) or Dianabol (3).
The results on Trenbolone are exceptional, especially considering its synergistic anabolic and lipolytic effects, making it a potent compound when bulking or cutting. In our experience, its ability to transform a user’s physique is largely unmatched by its anabolic steroid counterparts.
However, Trenbolone is not suitable for beginners, as we have seen this compound have very negative effects on the HPTA (hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis), while increasing the risk of arteriosclerosis (4).
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