I’m 23 (will be 24 in a couple months), 5’9", 200 pounds, bodyfat is around 15%. I’ve been training over 5 years and think I should start my first cycle.
Here is what I had in mind:
week 1-10: Test Enath @ 500mg/week
week 1-10: A-Dex (Arimidex) @ 0.5mg EOD
week 11: Test Enath @ 200mg/week
week 12: Test Enath @ 100mg/week
week 13: Test Enath @ 50mg/week
week 11-13: A-Dex @ .25mg EOD
week 14: A-Dex @ .25mg E3D
I will use Nolvadex on week 14-16 or 14-17.
Any thoughts/comments would be appreciated. I wasn’t sure if test should be tapered off, but know that tapering is good with “harder” steroids. Also, I’m not sure if this taper is too short, so please help a newbie out :)[/quote]
Here is my .02: I think you should get your BF under 12% beofre starting a cycle. Why? To make the gains that you expect you will need to be upping your total nutrient intake. In other words, you will gain some fat on a cycle. So if you are starting at 15%, you could be near 19-20% assuming you eat what you should. That is too fat. If you start at 10-12% you will not be as fat…
I am not a big fan of A-dex unless you need it, but that is a personal preference. Lastly, it is generally accepted that tapering is not needed. Once you are “shut down”, you are “shut down”.
I find the biggest errors one makes when starting anabolics is not eating enough protein. AT LEAST 1g / lb of body weight. I go with 1.5g. So if you weigh 200lbs that is 300g of protein in a day. 3-4 40g shakes + the balance in whole food is a shit load of protein to eat. Make sur you are on top of it.