What You Need to Know About Pro-Hormones
There are many great prohormones on the market today. The problem is it can get confusing trying to find the right one for your specfic goals in mind. Hopefully this page will help you guys understand “what’s what” when it comes to pro-hormones
First, you should be at least 21. No sense messing up your endocrine system, seeing as for all intents and purposes, PH’s(pro-hormones) are steroids which will effect your growth. You should also have training and nutrition under your belt.Just be aware these compounds are NOT a magic pill.
Just popping a few capsules a day won’t net any magic results, but training hard, eating right and popping these pills can help you gain a few more pounds than you normally might.
What is a Pro-Hormone?
A pro-hormone is a substance that is a precursor to a hormone, usually having minimal hormonal effect by itself. The term has been used in medical science since the middle of the 20th century. Examples of natural, human pro-hormones include pro-insulin and pro-opiomelanocortin.
How Does This Help Me, The Bodybuilder?
Well, when Anabolic Steroids were made illegal, many supplement companies made the move to circumvent this by creating precursors to a common steroids (like good old Testosterone). Even Biotest did this, and released the product known as MAG-10:
Sweet! Where Do I Get This Stuff?
Here’s the thing… you can’t. Not the good stuff anyway. In 2004, George W. Bush signed the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2004 which made AAS and pro-hormones illegal. Unfortunately, a lot of the world has this idea that the FDA knows what they’re doing… so a lot of other countries have banned them too.
What?! So What Am I Supposed To Do Now?
Well here’s the thing: the ban only lists specific pro-hormones. Supplement companies are trying to keep one step ahead by creating different pro-hormones and of course – designer steroids. These are usually methylated steroids that have flown under the radar.
Some examples are:
- LG’s Trifecta Kit
- Wyked Labs Swoll-250
- D-drol and Double Drol