Testosterone Suspension is an injectable testosterone hormone in a water base that was developed and used for decades, and is actually the first anabolic androgenic steroid made. For the purpose of building mass, Testosterone Suspension has never been surpassed since it was first developed in the 1930s. Many underground labs also suspend this product in propylene glycol or oil as well (which makes for a very painful injection). It has no ester attached; therefore no ester is calculated into the weight. This is extremely beneficial to the user since 100mg of Testosterone Suspension will yield 100mg of testosterone unlike the other esterfied testosterones such as (for example) Testosterone Enanthate, which only yields 72mg of actual testosterone per 100mg of total weight. Testosterone Suspension considerably raises the storing of glycogen in the muscle cells and because it is dissolved in water it becomes effective immediately. Also making it different from other esterfied hormones is that it only keeps sustained and elevated testosterone levels for 2-3 days due to its micro-crystal design. This forces the user to inject Testosterone Suspension on a daily basis, with better results coming from twice to even three times a day use due to its short active-life with the effective dose ranging from 350-1000mg per week (50-140mg/day). One should practice site rotation and should practice injecting in the same spot only once per week at most. It should be noted; Testosterone Suspension is usually a very painful shot, so it is often cut with something else, such as B-12, or other steroids, and yes, you can mix a water based steroid with an oil based steroid in the same syringe. It looks like a lava lamp, and you can use it as a level if you are building something, but no, theres no problems with injecting a mixture like this.
Note: That due to the water base (though, not an issue if using a product suspending in propylene glycol or oil) the testosterone will most likely settle to the bottom of the vial and that shaking the vial is needed in order to insure even dosing. This is true for all water based steroid suspensions.
As was noted before, testosterone can be considered one of the most powerful mass builders and Testosterone Suspension can be considered one of the most powerful of the testosterones simply due to the fact that it has no attached ester. This means that you are getting 100mgs of testosterone per 100mgs you inject; Testosterone Suspension is the only version of testosterone that can boast that claim. A growing reason why many athletes are choosing to use Testosterone Suspension instead of Testosterone Enanthate or other forms (besides the fact that it has a higher amount of pure testosterone resulting in greater results) is that it may be responsible for localized growth at the site inject like Winstrol. Most athletes will also only use this form of testosterone in a bulking cycle as it is usually accompanied by high water retention, severe bloat, adipose storage, and gynecomastia. Testosterone Suspension also has a high level of aromatization into estrogen and coverts to DHT (dihydrotestosterone) as well. Of course, adding endogenous testosterone to your body will result in the shutting down of your own exogenous testosterone levels, as well as the hormones secreted which cause testosterone to be secreted by your testes.
Testosterone Suspension is normally not used by women because male secondary sex characteristics may start to appear in female users; however, Testosterone Suspension can allow women to site-inject and help problem areas common in women such as calves and inner thighs, and can be used in small enough doses, clearing the system quickly if sides develop; some women use choose to use it, but there are better options. This fast acting advantage also means that one can pass a drug test a couple of days after the last injection. This is a great advantage to athletes who will be tested and still want the benefits of a mass drug which can not be tested for easily; many other forms of testosterone such as Testosterone Cypionate or Testosterone Enanthate can take 3 months to become undetectable.
Testosterone Suspension Results
As far as results of the cycle, one should be very happy with the results as long as the diet and training regimen are good. As previously stated, testosterone is a highly anabolic and androgenic hormone, it has an anabolic (muscle building) rating of 100, making it a good steroid to use if one is in pursuit of more size and strength. Well, lets get on with it and look at exactly what makes Testosterone Suspension a good mass builder. Firstly, testosterone promotes nitrogen retention in the muscle(2) the more nitrogen the muscles holds the more protein the muscle stores. Testosterone can also increase the levels of another anabolic hormone, IGF-1, in muscle tissue(3). Testosterone Suspension also has the amazing ability to increase the activity of satellite cells(4). These cells play a very active role in repairing damaged muscle. Testosterone also binds to the androgen receptor to promote A.R dependent mechanisms for both muscle gain as well as fat loss.(5) Testosterone significantly increases the concentrations of the A. R in cells which are critical for muscle repair and growth.(4, 6 ). Testosterone Suspension induces changes in shape and size of your muscle fibers, and also can change the actual appearance and the number of muscle fibers(7). Also of note to both bodybuilders and athletes is that many anabolic androgenic steroids (like Testosterone Suspension) can also protect your hard earned muscle from the catabolic (muscle wasting) glucocorticoid hormones(8) that your body employs to maintain homeostasis. In addition, Testosterone has the added ability to increase red blood cell production(9), and a higher RBC count may improve endurance via better oxygenated blood. More RBCs can also improve recovery from strenuous physical activity, and this has obvious benefits for the hard training bodybuilder or athlete. As with 99% of other steroids, Testosterones anabolic/androgenic effects are dose dependent, the higher the dose of Testosterone Suspension, the higher the muscle building effect(10).
Testosterone Suspension Dosage
Testosterone Suspension is best run for at least 6 weeks and depending on the experience of the user one may choose to supplement much longer. Since more advanced performance enhancers primarily use this hormone, other steroids are usually incorporated into the cycle. One should opt for other mass drugs such as Dianabol and Deca Durabolin since the goal of this cycle will most likely be and should be for mass. The user should expect to see rapid muscle growth, water retention, and possibly extra fat deposits. Some athletes will also choose to inject Testosterone Suspension before a workout or competition (this would increase aggression, and would be especially important for MMA competitors, or those in a sport where aggression is a benefit). Many other athletes will also use it solely for this purpose; every day (painful) shots are just not much fun for a typical 12 week cycle. It is for this reason that most people who use this steroid employ it pre-workout and/or competition, and not much more often. A mere 100mgs pre-workout or competition is sufficient, and would benefit competitive athletes greatly enough to justify its inclusion during an in-season-cycle.
Lastly, you should be paying roughly $50 for a 10cc bottle of 100mgs/ml from any reputable Underground Lab.
As by its nature Testosterone-Suspension functions by the same mode of action as all testosterone compounds. As Suspension, as it is commonly referred has no ester attached the entire mass of the compound is pure testosterone. For example, Testosterone-Propionate, because part of the compounds mass is the Propionate ester, 100mg will yield approximately 83mg of testosterone; conversely, because there is no ester in the Suspension form 100mg of Testosterone-Suspension will yield exactly 100mg of active testosterone.
As there is no ester attached the compound becomes active almost immediately once injected; however, because there is no ester attached testosterone levels fall dramatically and rapidly; one injection of Testosterone-Suspension, assuming no other testosterone is administered will be used in in approximately one day. For this reason, when it is used necessarily daily injections will prove to be the only method of application.
The Functions of Testosterone-Suspension
As Testosterone-Suspension is simply testosterone, the benefits provided via its function are the same as all forms of testosterone and to understand them we only need to understand the active hormone itself. Testosterone is a hormone produced naturally by the body imperative for a host of functions. When testosterone levels become low we suffer, we they are adequate we thrive and when testosterone levels exceed natural production we enhance the functions it naturally provides.
As by its mode of action Testosterone-Suspension greatly increases nitrogen retention in the muscles allowing for increased protein absorption and storage; as protein is a key in growth and preservation this is an invaluable trait. Further, Testosterone-Suspension dramatically increases red blood cell mass and counts aiding in performance and creating a playing field apt for an anabolic nature.
As Testosterone-Suspension is both highly anabolic and androgenic, equal on both counts, by the environment it creates it provides the ability to block muscle wasting hormones in the body that both destroy muscle tissue and promote fat gain; as we understand, metabolic efficiency is key to any performance athlete and blocking these hormones promotes that end. If that wasnt enough it gets even better; Testosterone-Suspension actively increases natural IGF 1 hormones in the body; a very powerful naturally occurring anabolic hormone of great importance.
The Downside of Testosterone-Suspension
Like all testosterone forms Testosterone-Suspension does aromatize and this can lead to many unwanted adverse side-effects of an estrogenic nature such as Gynecomastia. However, the rate of aromatase with Testosterone-Suspension appears to be higher than many other forms and excess water retention can really be a problem because of this trait. For this reason aromatase inhibitors such as Arimidex and Letrozole must necessarily be part of your supplemental routine if the side-effects are to be controlled.
As alluded to, Testosterone-Suspension can be very painful and administration can be very annoying at best as it must be frequent. Testosterone-Suspension is suspended in water, as is evident in its name and water based steroids are always more painful than oil based as most our commonly compounded. Further, as a water-based steroid surviving bacterium in the compound can be a large concern when purchased from many underground labs; for this reason Testosterone-Suspension must only be purchased from a human grade line. Although this will not make the compound pain free it will largely eliminate the risk of infection which is very common in black market Suspension.
Application of Testosterone-Suspension
As Testosterone-Suspension carries no traditional half-life in the same light as most other anabolic steroid compounds its active duration is very short lived. For this reason injections of the hormone must be daily if results are going to be seen. While daily injections will work, multiple daily injections, 2-3 per day will prove to be the most efficient and far superior to once per day. For this reason many will choose not to use the compound. However, for those who do, because Testosterone-Suspension is ester free testosterone levels will spike almost instantaneously post injection and the benefits of testosterone use will begin to show almost overnight.
- Formula: C27 H40 O3
- Molecular Weight: 412.6112
- Molecular Weight: 288.429
- Formula: C19 H28 O2
- Melting Point: 155
- Manufacturer: Various
- Effective Dose (Men): 350-1000mg/week
- Effective Dose (Women): Not recommended
- Active life:+/-1 day
- Detection Time: +/-1day
- Anabolic/Androgenic ratio:100/100.
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