The BEST First Steroid Cycle

I’m going to take you through the ideal first cycle assuming you are close to or already maximized your natural physique.

I will cover the cycle itself, training, nutrition, and the extras that so often get overlooked.


1.     The Cycle

Testosterone Enanthate or Cypionate 500mg/week – Weeks 1-10

Anastrozole 0.5mg 3x per week – Weeks 2-16

Clomiphene 50mg per day – Weeks 13-16

Tamoxifen 25mg per day as needed to control nipple tenderness


2.     Training


1.    Push

Bench 5x5

Inclined bench 4x8

Declined bench 4x8

Dumbbell fly 4x8

Dips 4x8

2.    Pull

Deadlift 3x3

Bent row 4x8

Lat pulldown 4x8

Seated row 4x8

Face pull 4x8

3.    Legs

Squat 5x5

Leg press 4x8

Leg extension 4x8

Lying leg curl 3x10

Calf raise 3x20

4.    Push

Shoulder press 3x10

Inclined bench 3x10

Declined bench 3x10

Dumbbell fly 3x10

Dips 3x10

5.    Pull

Power clean 4x8

Bent row 3x10

Lat pulldown 3x10

Seated row 3x10

Face pull 3x10

6.    Legs

Squat 3x10

Leg press 3x10

Leg extension 3x10

Lying leg curl 3x10

Calf raise 2x30

Make sure to choose a weight for each set that is difficult to finish the prescribed number of reps. Write down your weight that you hit for each workout and try to beat that weight the next week.

Do 3x 20 min fasted cardio per week. Choices for cardio: inclined treadmill, bike, jog, stairs


3.     Nutrition

Based on your body size, you will need different numbers of calories and macronutrients. I will list foods to choose from so you can mix and match your meals. Eat 5 meals per day with 2 servings of protein, 2 servings of carbohydrates, 1 serving fat, and 1 serving vegetables based on listed nutrition facts for every meal.

Protein: Chicken breast, lean ground beef, wild-caught fish, whole eggs, Greek yogurt

Carbohydrates: Rice, quinoa, pasta, cereal, bread, fruits

Fats: Extra virgin olive oil, avocado, coconut oil, butter, nut butter

Vegetables: Spinach, kale, peas, green beans, asparagus, Brussel sprouts


4.     Extras

Sleep: 8-10 hours per night

Water: 1.5+ gallons of water per day

Minimize or manage stress to maximize lean mass gain.