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Need help with next decision.

I am 26 yo newb to AAS. I have been studying for some time now and would like to step up to some "real" gear.

I am a victim of stupidity because a couple years ago I bought some Epistane and took it with great results but I didn't plan my PCT responsibly and only took Inihibit E as my PCT with some cycle supports and Trib. Even with the big error on the PCT I recovered fine and I didn't have any noticeable side effects from not having a SERM but now i know it is a must.

After enjoying the results I bought 3 more bottles but have held off on taking anything.

I'd like to take a cycle of something in a few months after I get all my ducks in a row ie pct.

I want something dry and mild to no weight gain, strength increases, and fat loss. I train MMA to keep in mind sides ie Winnys dryness effects.

Here is the question. Should I just continue with the Epi (which I enjoyed) until i am finished with it or Take something "real" ie 400-500mg of Test P as a standalone?

Also within your answer please give a PCT to go along with your choice.

MMA athlete
Plan on taking it when I get to sub 11% bf
Minimum weight gain
Minimum water retention
MMA friendly
Can't lose cardio


Warning: you're going to get flamed by the vets. All your questions are answered in the stickies.


id say buy the test while you can but run the epistane first just to finish it off. Better than having it just lying around might as well use it


run test and epi. together. Diet will determine weight. read the stickies for pct


Test prop + anavar/winny, keep the test no higher than 500mg a week. Don't eat a lot.


Sorry, I just read most of the stickies afterwards


I think I'll run 2 of the Epi's and then maybe stack the last Epi with Test?


Have you ran these two together? how were the results?


I plan on keeping my doses reletivley low like you pointed. Why Test prop + var/winny is it better for MMA?


I haven't ran epi with test but recently ran WIN 50 (non-methylated furzabol clone) just because I had two bottles given to me. Was already running 700mg of test prop a week and noticed a nice strength increase with improved stamina. I would assume results would be similar with epi


Isn't Epi Methylated? Will that be bad to take with Test Prop


Ok upon further review and more research this is what I think I'm going to go with. I am going to finish up the Epi one by one then take the Test Prop standalone at a pretty low dose (maybe add var/winny)

I have everything to go for this one besides the Nova (hard time finding it, websites seem sketchy) and I also am not at the weight and bf I'd like to be at before I start.

The Epi is dosed at 18mg per pill so I plan on going

Option 1

Epi 1 18 18 18 36 36 36 36
Epi 2 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 3 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 4 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 5 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 6 54 54 54 54 54 54 54
Nova 7 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
Nova 8 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
Nova 9 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Option 2

Epi 1 18 18 18 18 18 18 18
Epi 2 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 3 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 4 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 5 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 6 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Epi 7 36 36 36 36 36 36 36
Nova 7 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
Nova 8 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
Nova 9 20 20 20 20 20 20 20

Cycle Support & Liv52 Throughout whole thing with 3000mg Fish Oil, 5000 iu Vitamin D, B 12, Complete multi vitamin, gluclosomine and msm.

Strict clean vegaterian diet high in protien, no refined carbs, mostly organic. No sweets or bad stuff.

Please comment if you think this will be sufficient for my goals. ie, dry lean muscle, strength gains, minimal weight gain




Yes its methylated....so are many other "real" oral steroids. Why do you think it would be bad to stack with test prop?

No it will NOT be bad to stack with test prop or any other esterfied or non-estered test. I think you'll get more out of your cycle taking the two compounds together, unless you want to run one half assed cycle and one decent cycle. I recommend one solid cycle.


I don't know if it'll be bad with test prop I was just asking. Thanks for the info. I probably will take them together later. You think I should go with option one or two for my cycle and do you have any other advice?


yup legit advice put on som decent weight while gettin the cut effect and pure lean mass gain from whinny and var along with the hyuge cardio bost from wat i have heard (while on). i dont think food will matter what u eat keep macros in check, but with test ur gonna gain a lot of weight. but its either loss sex drive(potentially) while on just var or take test get gnar and then dry with the var( disclaimer i have not personally cycled yet due to injuries but i give advice to my friends who have due to my research, so i know wats semi good but not first hand, take it as it is good luck)


prop and epi seems like a pretty good cycle for ur goals if i were u id run 8 weeks of prop and stack it with epi the last 6 weeks epi dries u out as it is also an anti estrogen potentially eliminating some of the bloat from the test u could also ad in an ai like arimadex if ur really worried about bloating too much. as far as pct id do nolva at 40/40/20/20 and add in some natty sups like daa and a herbal test booster

what clone of epi did u purchase bcause the ones that claim 18mg per pill are usually if not always underdosed


I'd like to run an ai like you said plus a serm as a pct

The epistane I have Is Element Edge Nutrition.

I think I'm going to run one standalone epistane than stack it with test prop (best type of test for me?)

1-8 test prop & arimidex & cycle supports
3-8 epistane
9-12 nova

Like that?

Also how does it work if I start getting signs of gyno? I should automatically start the nova?

Thanks for everyone's input I'm learning a lot


On second thought would I need an Ai? I thought epi had and estrogen properties. Would the be enough to counteract the test or should I still get an Ai?


Any other opinions, comments, or concerns. Don't be shy now. Thanks