Although, there’s no other SARM that has achieved as much popularity in the recent past, as LGD-4033 (Anabolicum).
In fact LGD-4033 or Anabolicum has become the de-facto choice for anyone looking to dabble in SARMS and gain a first hand experience of what a PED feels like.
Additionally tt’s not a mild, tepid compound like Ostarine is.
Also, it isn’t an untested compound like RAD-140 either.
Moreover it is the perfect SARM in many ways.
‘Completed an 8-week cycle of LGD-4033. Got great results.’
What kind of results exactly are we talking about over here? Why aren’t people more specific with their data?
Did they gain muscle? Did they gain strength? Did they lose hair? Did they have itchy nipples?
Having great results is a very subjective term. We could gain 25 lbs. Its not great, as we have gained much more on an aggressive stack of D-Bol, Tren and Test.
A rank newbie could gain 6 lbs. of water, glycogen, fat and muscle. And its great.
Are you confused about what to expect from your first Anabolicum cycle? Here’s a brief primer.
Anabolicum Cycle: Strength gains – Week 2 through 8
So, after you start using Anabolicum you will begin to feel an increase in strength. It won’t be anything crazy. So, as you progress through the cycle. you will be able to add plates almost every time you lift.
Hence, it’s pretty dramatic.
Therefore, if you are new to the whole thing, we recommend that you go slow with it.
Likewise, it’s great to add 20-30 lbs. to your PR lifts. So, you do not want to end your cycle prematurely getting injured in the process.
Anabolicum Cycle: Water retention – Week 3 to 8
Almost everybody who’s used LGD-4033 to bulk has experienced water retention. Rather, the extent to which a person holds water depends on how they react to the compound and what they eat.
It kicks in somewhere around week 3 to 4 and lasts all cycle.
You can lose most of the water after you come off the compound.
You might want to watch what you eat to minimize that water retention. Keep your salt intake low.
Stay hydrated. Watch the bloat. If it’s too much, you may want to dial that dose down a tad.
LGD-4033 Cycle: Vascularity and pumps – Week 2 – 8
Some people feel this in the first week. In all the six times that we’ve run LGD-4033, we felt it by week 2 and it lasted all through the cycle.
It starts as a general fullness to the muscles. T-shirts getting tighter. In some time, the pumps will become insane.
Certainly, even one set of overhead shoulder press will make the shoulders look absolutely engorged.
This is followed by the vascularity.
Most importantly, Get ready for a web of blue all over your body. Maybe, if you watch your diet, you can make the veins pop out.
LGD-4033 Cycle: Lean muscle – Week 4 – 8
Likewise, it’s different strokes for different folks. Similarly, most users who have used Anabolicum tend to concur that the mass building effect begins to kick in around week 5.
In other words, you might even feel that the product is bunk. Just watch the scale. If you are gaining water and strength, you are on the right track.
Now the magic will begin to happen after a few weeks. Meanwhile Week 6-8 tend to be the most dramatic in terms of results.
Also the traps tend to blow up. Nevertheless if you have a low trap to waist ratio, that V-taper is going to make people jealous.
Consequently, that’s one of the most critical parts of using PEDs. As a result, you will look good with LGD 4033, if you have low body fat.
Hence, you will lose water when you stop taking LGD 4033.
The LGD Flu – Can occur anytime
Therefore, you will have a scratchy throat. And a constant amount of phlegm at the back. So you may even experience mild fever and headaches.
Usually, it’s not severe enough to throw you out of action. This means that you can use OTC drugs to alleviate the symptoms and continue to hit the gym.
In extreme cases, you may find the symptoms too bothersome. Take a break from your lifting schedule.
The symptoms should fade away by itself in three to four days.
Insomnia – Week 2 to 8
Hence, As the Ligandrol kicks in. For this reason, you might find it extremely difficult to fall asleep.
Probably, along with the difficulty in sleeping, some people wake up early and may find it very difficult to fall back asleep.
Therefore, you can counter this by using melatonin, CBD, Valerian Root, Kratom or other dietary supplements. If the condition gets very severe, you may want to consider prescription drugs.
Thus, this is a persistent side effect with LGD usage and there are people who have discontinued their cycle as the sides get unbearable.
Suppression – Week 7 – 8
Most Noteworthy, Ligandrol will suppress your endogenous production of testosterone. Even at very low doses. Hence, the doses as high as 10mg/day, the suppression can be as high as 70%.
Above all, this shit can destroy your T levels. Above all, you better have a backup plan ready to counter the sides.
As a result, Experienced users will do bloodwork. Consider doing a mini PCT with Nolva or any other SERM of your choice. Certainly, this will fasten recovery and minimize the loss of gains.
Hence, others will allow the body to recover normally, which it should in a span of four to five weeks.
Therefore, if you do not want to risk it with a SERM, as a result, you may want to consider adding OTC supplements like D-Aspartic acid which can help boost T levels to an extent.
Decrease in Body Fat