What Is Equipoise?
Originally developed as a veterinary anabolic steroid,Equipoise (also known as Ganabol, Boldenone, and Ultragan) has come a long way to become a favorite drug to bulk up among athletes and bodybuilders. This highly anabolic and moderately androgenic steroid has an anabolic/androgenic ratio of 100:50. It has the molecular weight of 286.4132 g/mol at base and can be detected over a period of four to five months and has an active life of nearly 14-16 days. the chemical formula of equipoise is C19H26O and its chemical name is 1,4-androstadiene-3-one,1 7b-ol).
Equipoise For Bodybuilding And Athletics
Cheaper than Deca Durabolin, Equipoise is admired for promoting muscle mass, aggression, and body strength. This performance enhancing drug does not result in excess water retention and aromatization. Equipoise is also beneficial for improving appetite and is rated very highly as a superior bulking cycle steroid. Equipoise is as anabolic and half androgenic as Testosterone and gets converted to Dihydronandrolone (DHN), a very mild androgen in comparison to Dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This anabolic androgenic steroid stimulates the release oferythropoietin in the kidneys and promotes the count of red blood cells and the percentage of red blood cells (hemoglobin and Hematocrit) that translates into greater “pumps” during intense workouts.
If that was not all, muscle mass and body strength gains made with Boldenone are more pronounced than with any other steroid or performance enhancing drug. Use of this steroid, for a period of six to ten weeks, is usually associated with promotion of solid, meaty muscle fiber when complemented with intense workouts, balanced and nutritious diet, and healthy lifestyle. This steroid is second to none for providing slow but steady strength gains and quality muscle mass. Muscles gained with Boldenone are very refined and solid.
Recommended Dose Of Equipoise
Male athletes usually administer Equipoise in weekly dosages of 200-600mg for about 8-12 weeks while female athletes may use this steroid in weekly dosages of 50-125mg for 6-10 weeks. Post cycle therapy with Clomid and/or Nolvadex is highly recommended towards the end of or at the end of an anabolic steroid cycle involving Boldenone as one of the steroids or the only steroid. Anti-aromatase inhibitors such as Cytadren or Arimidex may even be used for making Equipoise cycles more tolerable. The addition of HCG is also recommended for avoiding a “crash”, particularly when Equipoise is administered during long cycles.
The combination of Equipoise and Testosterone is considered ideal for experiencing sustaning improvements in terms of lean body mass. Equipoise is generally stacked with Winstrol (Stanozolol), Oxandrolone, Testosterone enanthate, Testosterone cypionate, and Testosterone propionate.
Equipoise is best injected at least once per week for maintaining stable blood levels. Men may use this steroid in weekly doses of 400-600mg while female athletes may use it in weekly doses of 50-150mg.
Equipoise Abuse And Side Effects
When overdosed or abused, Equipoise can result in health complications such as deepening of voice, irregular menstrual cycles, unnatural hair growth, and unusual hair loss. Boldenone abuse may also cause acne, increased frequency of erections, unnatural hair growth, oily skin, enlarging clitoris or penis. Use of this potent steroid should be stopped and medical assistance should be sought if side effects like red-colored spots on body or inside the mouth or nose, sore throat and/or fever, vomiting of blood, bone pain, nausea, sore tongue, swelling of feet or lower legs, unusual bleeding, unusual weight gain, black/tarry/light-colored stools, dark-colored urine are experienced after using Boldenone. Abuse of Equipoise may even lead to negatively-affected lipid profile, virilizing effects in women, high degree of water/salt retention, gynecomastia, increased hair growth, acne, aggravation of male pattern baldness, and sexual side effects. Athletes should always emphasize on rotating injection sites on a regular basis and must follow healthy administration practices to avoid irritation, infection, and abscess formation.
It is important to note that Equipoise stays in the body for long periods of time and is therefore not the best choice for the drug-tested athletes. This is because of the high oil solubility of long chain esterified injectable steroids that enables drugs to stay deposited in fatty tissues for long periods of time.
Equipoise is not advised to children and is also not recommended for girls and women, who are pregnant or breastfeeding or may get pregnant while using this steroid. Boldenone is also not advised to people who are diagnosed with severe health conditions like high blood pressure, stroke, kidney damage, liver damage, prostate cancer, breast cancer, or testicular cancer. People diagnosed with high blood fats (cholesterol), bone problems (such as osteopenia, osteoporosis), stroke or blood clots, heart disease (such as chest pain, heart attack, heart failure), high blood pressure, kidney problems, and liver problems should also refrain from using Equipoise.