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First Test Cycle: Opinions?


#1

Hi everyone! This is my first post so please bear with me if I’m posting this in the wrong section.

I’m 22 years old and have been training and dieting consistently for 5 years, I’m 5ft 10, 165lbs, approximately 9% bodyfat. I feel I’m very close to or may have even reached my maximum genetic potential, therefore I feel the time to try my first cycle has finally come.

During this cycle I plan on cutting and focusing on maximal fat loss while maintaining or possibly improving strength and muscle mass.

Now that we have everything else out of the way, let’s get on with the cycle:

Weeks 1-8: 230mg Test Cypionate E4D (that’s 400mg per week)

Post Cycle Therapy/Taper:
Week 1 - 100mg Test E
Week 2 - 90 mg Test E
Week 3 - 75mg Test E
Week 4 - 50mg Test E
Week 5 - 50mg Test E & 40mg/Nolva/Day
Week 6 - 25mg Test E & 30mg/Nolva/Day
Week 7 - 20mg/Nolva/Day
Week 8 - 10mg/Nolva/Day

As for Aromatase Inhibitors during the cycle, I’ve been hearing very mixed opinions. is it necessary for a simple cycle like this one?

Thanks in advance!

So what are your thoughts on this cycle? Anything you would change?


#2

Ohhhh yessssss another first cycle thread…

5 Posts below yours is a another post regarding a test based first cycle…

How have you managed not to put together a simple plan is beyond me!

Why are you over complicating things; just stick to Test Cyp/E with 500mg per week - broken down into 2 shots of 250mg per week.

Add in adex at 0.5mg eod and HCG 250iu 2 x per week.

PCT should not start whilst you are still jabbing up with a long ester…

PCT should start when the gear is clearing, if your using Cyp/E then start the PCT serm Nolvadex 2 weeks after your last injection…

40/40/20/20 or 20/20/20/20/20/20 with the Nolvadex for PCT and your good…


#3

Thanks for the advice Andy!


#4

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#5

i’m not of a fan of tapering at the end of the cycle (although in certain situations, it does have its place). with that being said… how did you intend on injecting 25 mg of test e?