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The Perfect Post Cycle Therapy (PCT)


I’ve been writing about the perfect PCT stack for a while, and it seems a lot of guys still have questions about the way to run the right kind of PCT. The perfect PCT is not just an idea or concept or a medical study, it’s something you have to develop with countless years of trial and error. I have written thousands of PCT regiments over the last 20+ years in the industry, and I can safely say that PCT is tricky at best.


Back in the day, most of the gym ‘buff’ bodybuilders didn’t run any PCT. They just kept cycling non-stop. Many had serious health problems and side-effects from it. From liver damage, to heart problems to testicular atrophy. Constantly being on a cycle is risky at best and very dangerous at the least. You’ll see some “broscience” guys coming around B.Sing like they know it all about PCT when they themselves are cycling year round!

prolactin hpta

Fig 1. HPTA Diagram

What makes a perfect PCT? (Summary)

1) Start-up your HPTA

2) Prevent Catabolism

3) Prevent Fat-Gains

4) Prevent Strength loss

5) Balance Hormone levels

6) Reduce Side-effects

What products do you need to address each of those problems?

1) Starting-up your HPTA: Use a SERM combination, with Clomid and Nolvadex. This will help restart your HPTA.

Let’s look at the science behind this:

Int J Impot Res. 2003 Jun;15(3):156-65.

Clomiphene increases free testosterone levels in men with both secondary hypogonadism and erectile dysfunction: who does and does not benefit?

Guay AT, Jacobson J, Perez JB, Hodge MB, Velasquez E.

For those with lower than normal age-matched levels of testosterone treatment directed at normalizing testosterone with clomiphene citrate is a viable alternative to giving androgen supplements.

J Sex Med. 2013 Jun;10(6):1628-35. doi: 10.1111/jsm.12116. Epub 2013 Mar 26.

Oral enclomiphene citrate stimulates the endogenous production of testosterone and sperm counts in men with low testosterone: comparison with testosterone gel.

Kaminetsky J, Werner M, Fontenot G, Wiehle RD.


Enclomiphene citrate increased testosterone and sperm counts. Concomitant changes in LH and FSH suggest normalization of endogenous testosterone production and restoration of sperm counts through the hypothalamic-pituitary-testicular axis.

cortisol chemical structure

Fig 2. Cortisol Chemical Structure

2) Prevent Catabolism + 4) Prevent Strength loss: The use of a powerful SARM Ostarine (MK-2866) to lower cortisol levels and increase your IGF-1 levels.

3) Prevent Fat-Gains: Pick up a bottle of Cardarine (GW-501516), it will help with preventing your fat gains while increasing your endurance. This is the most typical use for Cardarine.

5) Balancing Hormone levels: To prevent estrogen levels from increasing and IGF from decreasing, add Aromasin. To increase you testicle size and boost recovery time, add HCGenerate ES as a PCT kick-start.

6) Decrease Side-Effects: To make sure your kidneys, organs and liver aren’t damaged during your PCT, adding N2Guard is optimal.

The Perfect 5 Week PCT Laid-Out

Week 1-2: 2 Week Pre-PCT Kickstart

HCGenerate ES (5 caps/day) - 2 caps AM/1 post workout/1 PM

Cardarine (GW-501516) – 20mgs/day (10mgs AM/10mgs PM)

Week 3-7: 5 Week PCT

Clomid - 50/50/25/25/12.5

Nolvadex - 40/20/20/20/10

Aromasin - week 1-2: 12.5mgs EOD, week 3-4: 7.5mgs EOD

Cardarine (GW-501516) – 20mgs/day (10mgs AM/10mgs PM)

Ostarine (MK-2866) – 25/25/25/12.5

N2Guard - 2 caps AM/2 post workout/3 PM

The Perfect PCT Simplified!

Hi EVO Family,

We get a lot of questions on how to run a proper PCT and more specifically how to run The Perfect PCT . The purpose of this thread is to simplify everything for you.

What You Need:
-1 or 2 bottles of HCGenerate ES
-2 bottles of Cardarine
-1 bottle of Ostarine
-2 bottles of N2Guard
-*optional aromasin *optional

Breakdown By Week: this protocol is for long ester steroid cycles

Weeks 1 and 2

HCGenerate ES - start this immediately after your last injection at 5 caps per day. This product will make you feel great on PCT by boosting your natural test production. It will also plump your nuts back up and increase libido. I recommend purchasing 2 bottles and running this for 8 weeks.

Cardarine (GW-501516) - this is a product that can really be run during your whole cycle. It will increase v02 max which makes your cardio and training easier. You will feel like you can just keep going. It will also help keep fat off while you are building muscle. A huge benefit in PCT is that it will lower cortisol levels. I recommend running it your entire cycle and PCT and then take a few weeks off after that. Take 20mg per day a couple hours before training or cardio.

N2Guard - this is the best liver and organ protector on the market. I recommend using it throughout your entire cycle. It will not only protect liver, heart, kidneys, prostate, and help cholesterol levels but it will also provide you with a ton of vitamins and minerals. Take 7 caps per day when running an oral steroid or in PCT. Take 5 caps per day if running an injectable only cycle. Run 3 caps per day year round when off cycle.

Week 3

HCGenerate ES - continue taking 5 caps per day
Cardarine - continue 20mg per day
N2Guard - continue taking 7 caps per day

Clomid - 50mg per day
Nolva - 40mg per day

Aromasin - 10-12.5mg EOD

Ostarine - 25mg per day all dosed at once. Ostarine will help you hang on to muscle and even continue to make gains while on PCT. It is only minimally suppressive (around 5%). When run the short time it will be in PCT it will not negatively affect recovery.

N2Guard - continue taking 7 caps per day

Week 4

Exact same as Week 3 except:
-nolva dose drops to 20mg per day

Week 5

Exact same as Week 4 except:
-clomid dose drops to 25mg per day
-aromasin dose drops to 5-7.5mg per day

Week 6

Exact same as Week 5 except:
-Ostarine dose drops to 12.5mg per day

Week 7

Exact same as Week 6 except:
-clomid dose drops to 12.5mg per day
-nolva dose drops to 10 mg per day
-stop taking aromasin
-stop taking Ostarine

Week 8

Only run your last week of HCGenerate ES this week

*Wait 3-4 weeks after this is complete and get blood work. This will tell you if you are recovered or where to go from here.

I really hope this helps to simplify things. For those that are visual, there is a chart if you click the link at the beginning of the post.

Wondering if I should run it this way, but seems like alot