If you’ve been in bodybuilding long enough, there’s a very high chance you already heard about Prohormones. You might be wondering what prohormones are: are they steroids? Are they legal? And do they even work?
Prohormones, are in a sense, precursors to steroids. They are hormonal products. Most prohormones contain compounds that convert into steroids after you ingest them. That’s what makes them legal, and the reason so many companies can get away with it.
The FDA has been chasing these prohormone companies for years and years, gaining one after another, ending with what was probably the saddest moment in the prohormone industry: the superdrol ban in 2012.
Some of the best Prohormones include Superdrol, Finaflex, Tren, and Halodrol. There are many “designer steroids” that are available today. Some are dangerous, some work, and some just aren’t worth the risk.
That is a big reason we started this website: to provide real world feedback and prohormone reviews from actual users to help you make the best decision when deciding to cycle a prohormone.
Many Prohormones, because they raise testosterone levels also raise estrogen levels and as a result can cause serious estrogenic side effects. Some of these side effects can include gynecomastia, bloating, water weight, acne, aggression and hair loss. Also, many prohormones are methylated, so they can really be hard on the liver.
There are many prohormones for sale all over the Internet. Because they can be so effective and so cost-efficient, they are a very popular choice for many bodybuilders.
However, the problem starts when amateurs who know nothing about steroids decide to do a cycle and end up with very harsh side effects. They also tend to lose the majority of their gains and in some cases, and up further behind than when they started.
That’s why having a very good PCT is critical following any cycle that you do. A post cycle therapy is basically a collection of compounds, nutrients, and vitamins to help combat raised estrogen levels and help your hormones return back to normal levels. Finding the best PCT for you is often a very difficult choice and often requires a lot of research.
As a hearing begins for a cop charged with illegal steroid use, Edmonton’s cop union boss says the officers involved in the internal steroid ring are good people.
Adam Toma was demoted from sergeant to constable, which comes with an approximately $20,000 deduction in pay, for purchasing steroids from a fellow officer at a disciplinary hearing held on Friday.
A multi-year investigation by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) uncovered two EPS officers selling steroids within the force.
Edmonton Sgt. Maurice Boudreau, Edmonton Police Association President, said it’s in the public’s best interest and EPS’s best interest to resolve the matter quickly.
“He’s taking his punishment, which is pretty substantial,” Boudreau said, adding a plumber wouldn’t face the same scrutiny as police officers do.
Boudreau said as a union, the police want to emphasize the health risk of non-prescription steroid use.
He said police officers can’t be afraid of confrontation and there are dangerous situations. While there is training and officers keep fit, some may feel the need to cheat when it comes to protecting the city, adding he’s not making excuses for anyone.
“We’re the thin blue line that’s supposed to protect the people from the predators,” Boudreau said. “You gotta be the tough guys out there. Sometimes you’ll be by yourself, or you and your partner and you’re dealing with perhaps a very volatile situation.”
Boudreau said Toma immediately felt guilty and decided to own up. The union will be working on education and figuring out why police find the need to do steroids.
He said Edmontonians are still being policed well.
“Most of these people are really good people,” Boudreau said.
The two officers charged in the ASIRT investigation with trafficking are scheduled to appear in court on April 2. They were arrested on March 6 and relieved from duty without pay.
Det. Greg Lewis, a 10-year member, is charged with three counts of trafficking stanozolol between 2007 and 2013, trafficking in testosterone between 2008 and 2009, and trafficking Mathyl-1-Testosterone.