Testosterone Propionate is known as one of the more powerful testosterone esters. Ultimately this isn’t the most user-friendly for doses but it can have some extremely powerful results because there is more active testosterone on a per milligram basis in this ester than many others on the market today. The power in the small doses doesn’t change the effectiveness of the testosterone but it does make it easier to ration and store.
This version of testosterone was originally created to deal with testosterone replacement therapy but it has since become one of the more popular medications for performance enhancement. With its extreme anabolic effects most athletes can get away with doses that are around a third of the size of a other testosterone ester. This makes doses much easier and also ensures that the testosterone can persist throughout an athlete system.
Most athletes generally take between 100 mg every other day and the consensus for dosage usually keeps it around 350 mg each week. For testosterone replacement therapy people generally take between 25 to 50 mg 2 to 3 times per week. In extreme cases athletes will take up to 200 mg per day but this can increase the risk of estrogen-based side effects so it’s very important to consider controlling these side effects with anti-estrogens are estrogen blockers. Most men generally won’t need this much testosterone for performance enhancement but depending on the size of the athletes sometimes 200 mg each day are required to maintain proper blood levels. This definitely isn’t the amount that you want to try for your very first cycle but it is important to note that many athletes have had success on doses this high.
Some athletes like to start their cycle with other oral steroids and then introduce the testosterone. Long cycles of 16 weeks are possible with this mixture but most athletes generally take it for between 8 to 12 weeks. There really isn’t a need to stack it with other testosterone compounds because it’s so powerful but some choose to. PCT is most definitely required to help you normalize your body chemistry after a long cycle is complete.
Overall this performance-enhancing drug helps you to make dramatic gains in size and strength as well as your overall well-being. Testosterone also aids with the healing process meaning that you can experience less downtime to your training as well as faster recovery times.