PH/DS/AAS reduce ability to gain naturally later on

  1. Registered User
    BaDgErFaN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    426
    Rep Power
    793

    PH/DS/AAS reduce ability to gain naturally later on


    I was reading some things on some other forums that said once you begin using steroids you slowly reduce your natural genetic potential. Here is one of the stories I found,

    I trained for 8 years before I ever touched AAS and could never get over the weight of 210lbs, I just hovered around 205-210 and just couldn't go higher. Well, After a year and half and 3 good strong cycles later I was averaging 230-235 and looked great.

    I decided to stop and go natural again, as that was my plan all along. I trained as hard as before and kept up my diet and withing 2 years I was below 200lbs and couldn't and I mean couldn't get over that 200lb mark.

    AAS lowered my natural Testosterone enough to keep me from getting back to where I was before I started them in the first place. Just think about it before you dive in, thats all. Its not something you can do once or twice and then just go back to being the same person and having the same hormone levels as before. It truly does change you. It's a lifestyle, not a quick fix, its a temporary fix that will most likely create a permanent change in your body, thats not always for the better.


    I went back to AAS and gained back all that I have lost. The bad news is,
    Now I'm on HRT (testosterone replacement therapy) for the rest of my life.

    Does anyone have any more info they can shed on this topic? I just hate to think that I am going to reduce my ability to maintain and gain without PH/DS/AAS. I dont plan on using gear for ever and might get away from it all now if there is much truth to this.

  2. Registered User
    mball52's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  215 lbs.
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Phoenix, AZ
    Posts
    297
    Rep Power
    206

    best way i could see that would greatly reduce this is to only cycle sparingly. literally, like one cycle a year wouldnt hurt much, i wouldnt believe. problem is, majority of people do so many cycles, that they forget how to workout off-cycle and lose motivation.
  3. Registered User
    SolidusSnake's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  205 lbs.
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    488
    Rep Power
    348

    it doesn not reduce you ability to gain after.. not true.. unless your test takes a hard hit.. then you get on hrt
    •   
       

  4. Registered User
    NADDANME's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  203 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    PA
    Posts
    1,201
    Rep Power
    811535

    Quote Originally Posted by SolidusSnake View Post
    it doesn not reduce you ability to gain after.. not true.. unless your test takes a hard hit.. then you get on hrt


    This is right the guy in the article must have not ran his cycles proper with a good PCT. Or he wouldn't have ended on hrt for the rest of his life. Be smart have a good PCT and take enough time between cycles and you'll befine.
  5. Registered User
    jbryand101b's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Your moms house
    Posts
    14,536
    Rep Power
    1590223

    this is a fairy tale.
  6. Registered User
    Presa's Avatar
    Stats
    5'7"  168 lbs.
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Age
    49
    Posts
    589
    Rep Power
    826

    Not true at all. If anything, cycling keeps your body " off balance" and promotes continued growth. Look at pro atheletes ( that use but deny it). They continue to grow and perform both on and off....
  7. Registered User
    mikemd21289's Avatar
    Stats
    6'2"  226 lbs.
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Buffalo/Saratoga NY
    Posts
    191
    Rep Power
    185

    Quote Originally Posted by Presa View Post
    Not true at all. If anything, cycling keeps your body " off balance" and promotes continued growth. Look at pro atheletes ( that use but deny it). They continue to grow and perform both on and off....
    Good example, This guy also lost strength and size post cycle which is inevitable to an extent, therefore causing a drop mental motivation which may also be a factor? That feeling well I cant do "...." now because I'm off, something we all need to mentally conqueror after a cycle imo
  8. Registered User
    pumpeffect's Avatar
    Stats
    5'11"  218 lbs.
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    11
    Rep Power
    82

    steroids increase muscle nuclei. and after ur off of them the nuclei still remains. therefor u can still remain big and possibly get bigger.
  9. Registered User
    Rhadam's Avatar
    Stats
    6'0"  196 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Posts
    2,586
    Rep Power
    334078

    That quote looks like it's from an anti-steroid PSA lol.
  •   

      
     

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Supplement affecting athletic ability?
    By pierotti22 in forum Nutrition / Health
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-24-2011, 02:33 PM
  2. Age and ability, give me the truth....
    By houston1 in forum 35 and Older
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 08-28-2009, 11:34 AM
  3. reduce bodyfat and gain muscle
    By Rich08 in forum Supplements
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 03-08-2008, 02:33 PM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-15-2007, 05:01 PM
  5. how much muscle can you gain naturally
    By 1ad man in forum Exercise Science
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 02-08-2006, 07:13 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Log in

Log in

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.