Stanozolol, also known as “Winstrol” or “Winny”, is an androgenic and anabolic drug which is mainly used within cutting cycles. It is produced in China. It has a mild effect and allows for quickly gaining defined muscles. Usually it is not used for gaining muscle mass due to its great drying properties, but some athletes still use it for this purpose. This product is manufactured by the upcoming and great Phoenix Remedies.
Properties and effects
Winstrol is a Stanozolol-based drug. Initially the drug was used in veterinary medicine for increasing endurance in horses. But very soon doctors allowed its use by sportsmen has a mild effect and allows achieving good results. It contains 17-alpha in the position of the alkene group. This determines the high stability of this PED. It is not decomposed in the liver and has a high bioavailability. This also influences its low toxicity as it has a high anabolic activity (up to 320% from testosterone) and low androgenic activity (30% of testosterone). Its effect lasts for 8 hours. Doping tests detect Stanozolol within up to a year after the last intake. So it is not used by professional sportsmen when preparing for competitions. The steroid successfully burns fat deposits so it’s efficient for drying. As for mass-gaining, it is used as a supplement only and combined with other AAS. The effects of the drug include:
- Quick fat-burning effects;
- Improved strength and endurance;
- Improved appetite;
- Improved muscle definition;
- Water removal;
- This drug has an anti-estrogen and anti-progestin effects.
Stanozolol is suitable for heavy-weight athletes who are holding some muscle mass and excess weight. So the physical properties can be significantly increased. The maximum dose for experienced sportsmen is 30-50mg every day and the cycle should last no longer than 8-10 weeks. Don’t extend the anabolic cycle as this is bad for your liver and can promote other side effects. For gaining defined muscle quickly, follow a proper sports diet. Take a post-cycle therapy in a few weeks after the last intake. For treating the adverse effects natural drugs can be taken. It is also allowed for women in smaller doses (5-10mg per day).
Experienced sportsmen successfully combine this anabolic with other AAS. Usually Testosterone is used for this as a base steroid, as this will help to prevent any natural shutdowns and also heighten the results. This can also be combined with Trenbolone, Primobolan or Anadrol, depending on the desired outcomes.
- Inhibited sexual drive
- Pimples and acne
- Hair loss
- Skin oiliness
These are only a few of the common reported side effects from the use of Winstrol, but these side effects are mainly reported due to excessive use of the drug for longer periods, or from taking excessive dosages while on cycle. If this drug is NOT abused, and the recommended guidelines for use are followed, none of these side effects should occur.
Sportsmen who have already taken Stanozolol note that it is rather efficient. It is important to follow the mentioned dose without exceeding for minimizing any side effects. Experienced athletes always combine this drug for reducing the possible health load.