Whether you are an athlete, a bodybuilder, an actor/actress or even just a regular person, there is no doubt that at some point throughout your life, you have heard about steroids. However, unless you are a special case, the majority of steroids are used by those within the bodybuilding community and athletes from professional sports teams. If you are new to the world of steroids or you are just looking for a refresher course, we will be looking at how to use steroids and some other random stuff about them as well. Before you are even ready to take steroids orally, via a cream or by injection, you should learn about which steroids are for you and you must do that by doing some research.
The reasons behind doing research on steroids is because there are so many different kinds available and they can be used in so many ways that you need to know exactly what you are getting into before you even purchase them. Besides doing research through the internet, you can also talk to folks in the gym and grab plenty of reading materials that are available on the subject of steroids and how to use them. Other stuff you should be researching when deciding upon using steroids is which kinds of steroids do what to your body, the side effects of each particular steroid and other notable things to expect upon taking them. Now, laws for using and even purchasing will vary by country, by state and even by municipalities, so you will want to find out the exact laws for the land that you live at.
Once you have done the research and decided upon which form or forms of steroids you are using, it would then be the right time to understand what exactly cycling is. The briefest explanation as to what cycling exactly means is that it is the time frame on which you are either on or off a particular stack of supplements, steroids or such other products. When you are in the process of taking steroids, you will definitely want to cycle because if you are not going through cycles with your steroid stacks, you may wind up doing a lot more damage to your body than in any other way while you are on the stuff. As you start and then go through various cycles, be sure to closely monitor what your body is going through so any changes that may be harmful can be caught before it is to late.
After you are comfortable with how cycles work, we will now move onto another crucial part of steroid use and that crucial part is known as stacking. Stacking is what happens when a person or persons using steroids uses a variety of different substances together during a cycle or cycles. For example, a stack may consist of an anabolic steroid, a supplement or two and then testosterone as the base for the stack. There are literally an endless amount of stacking combinations out there and there will literally be no end to the amount of different stacks that may be created in the future. Much like what was said earlier about cycles, be sure to monitor yourself as you go through your stacks so that you wind up doing no damage to yourself that you do not need to be doing.
This last topic is going to be a little gender specific here and that last topic has to do with women and their usage of steroids. It has been recommended that women should use a smaller dosage of steroids when compared to their male counterparts, that has been said because women who have used larger dosages have experienced virilization, plus masculine characteristics like baldness, plus ovarian cysts and possibly menstrual irregularities. If you are a woman who is either pregnant or is nursing a newborn child, you should not be using steroids in any shape, way or form. Much like with the other stuff we discussed earlier, if any of you women out there experience anything mentioned above, please consult a medical professional immediately. So, there you have it folks, a guide into the world of steroids and remember that steroids can benefit only those who use them correctly.