by Craig Titus
This anabolic androgenic steroid report is in regard to a drug I consider to be classified as a additional steroid, as a secondary anabolic in that it’s not what I would consider to be a primary steroid when being implemented in your AAS cycle. Unless of course you’re a female athlete. Anavar is the AAS I’m referring to. Before I get into Anavar’s applications, as well as my personal experiences with the drug, let me first explain what this AAS is and give you some brief history.
Oxandrolone is an oral anabolic steroid which is derived from dihydrotestosterone designed to be completely mild in nature. The composition of Anavar was created for promoting quality muscle tissue and obtaining strength gains without causing any significant undesired side effects…. Which is precisely why I consider it to be one of a few perfect steroids for female bodybuilding, physique, fitness and figure competitors? It’s also a good choice for a bikini competitor to tighten and lean up prior to a contest. The one common side effect that women experience when using Oxandrolone is an enlarged clitoris. From what I’ve been told, this side effect can be good or bad depending on the female using the steroid. The beauty of this AAS is that it displays a much greater anabolic activity then testosterone with a significantly less androgenic property when comparing the exact milligrams of Anavar to testosterone. Oxandrolone is not only widely used with dieting bodybuilders but it’s also a favorite PED of choice applied in other professional sports arenas. Anavar’s greatest attribute is that it increased muscle tissue without creating fat or water retention making it perfect for contest preparation. Oxandrolone was first developed to be an extremely mild anabolic steroid so that women and children could safely use it. Its clinical application was for the promotion of lean muscle following surgeries, various traumas and during catabolic illnesses such as aids. One of the most common applications was for increasing bone density patients suffering from osteoporosis. The drug is currently available in the US market sold under the brand name Oxandrin with dosages varying from 2.5 mg to 10 mg. per tablet. Although Oxandrin has been in the US market since 1995, it’s always been my experience in using Oxandrolone spa 2.5 mg. foiled punch out tablets from Spain. Whenever I preformed in Barcelona or Madrid, I made it a point to purchase a good supply at the local Pharmacia leaving me with no doubts the drug is legitimate. Be aware that Oxandrolone is a C17-Alpha alkylated compound which enables more of the drug to enter the blood stream. It’s this alteration that does not allow the drug to be deactivated by the liver resulting in more of the AAS to be used. That said, 2.5 mg, 5 mg and 10 mg tablets are the standard milligrams and more often than not real and legitimate dosages for this steroid. If you come across Oxandrolone tablets with milligram strengths of 20 or 50 mg, more than likely it’s a drug substitution or even all together fake possessing no anabolic properties at all. Underground labs are more than capable of using much cheaper steroids to manufacture 50 mg. Counterfeit Oxandrolone without being able to distinguish it from the actual drug itself. That said, a safe choice would be 2.5 mg, 5 mg or even 10 mg. tablets in strength as I’ve already stated, my application for Anavar would be a secondary anabolic to be added to your AAS cycle. When I’ve used Oxandrolone daily with a dosage of 10 x 2.5 mg tablets my physique would become leaner, grainer and take on a much dryer appearance. This drug would be used in conjunction with up to 4 to 5 other AAS in my cycle, all of which possessing much higher androgenic properties. I did however use 25 mg. of Oxandroone daily during my off cycle “clean” months to maintain a competitive edge while fulfilling my guest posing obligations. Because of Anavar’s mild androgenic properties and high anabolic abilities in promoting strength and quality muscle tissue, it’s an excellent choice to maintain your physique during off cycle “clean” months. I know very few professional bodybuilders who actually go without using any AAS epically when their guest posing schedules are full. There is no better application of Oxandrolone then with female athletes. I’ve consulted countless fitness and figure competitors who’ve all experienced excellent results using Anavar. My dosage recommendation for a female competitor is currently competing in. Obviously female bodybuilders would administer a slightly higher dosage, possibly 25mg. in conjuction with other AAS. Physique, fitness and figure division athletes would be using 10-20 mg. daily as their primary drug with no other anabolics being used. Keep in mind, these low dosages will still elicit significant results in women with little to no side effects. Bikini competitors would use merely 5mg. of Anavar daily to lean up slightly and obtain the much desired lean appearance. So in closing, Oxandrolone is an outstanding anabolic steroid f or both male and female competitors. I would recommend using Oxandrolone as secondary steroid for men and a primary steroid for women. It’s pretty much safe to say, 99% of every male and female competitor participation in this year’s Olympia weekend, has used or was using Anavar preparing for the show!
Conditioning will be his deciding factor, here are my 2014 Mr. Olympia predictions:
1st- Phil Heath
2nd- Mamdough Elssbiay
3rd- Kai Greene
4th- Dennis Wolf
5th- Dexter Jackson
6th- Shawn Rhoden
7th- Victor Martinez
I believe 7th thru 10th place is a crap shoot with Martinez, Juan Morel, Steve Kuclo, and Johnnie Jackson.
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Craig Michael Titus was born in Wyandotte, Michigan on Jan 14, 1967. The eldest of Michael and Sandra Titus’ three children. In high school, Craig wrestled for his school team at 132lbs. After graduation, decided to put on some muscle via weight training. When Craig graduated from high school he was 5’6″ and 140lbs. By the age of 21, he was 5’9″ and 185lbs. Once he started weight training and seeing results, he was hooked. Craig’s first bodybuilding show was the 1988 Houston Bodybuilding Championships in which he won the Men’s Open middleweight class and the overall title.
2002 Mr. Olympia – 11th
2002 Night of Champions XIV – 5th
2002 Southwest Pro – 7th
2001 British Grand Prix – 9th
2001 Mr. Olympia – 12th
2001 Arnold Classic – 6th
2001 SAN FRANCISCO GRAND PRIX – 2nd
2001 IRONMAN PRO INVITATIONAL – 5th
2000 Toronto Pro – 1st
2000 Arnold Classic – 10th
2000 Night of Champions – 11th
2000 Ironman Pro Invitational – 8th
1996 NPC USA Championships — 1st Heavyweight and Overall
1995 NPC USA Championships — 2nd Heavyweight
1994 NPC National Championships — 2nd Heavyweight
1994 NPC USA Championships — 2nd Heavyweight
1993 NPC USA Championships — 4th Heavyweight
1991 NPC Ironman/Ironmaiden — Overall
1990 NPC Tournament of Champions — 3rd Heavyweight
1990 NPC Western Cup — Overall
1989 NPC Houston Bodybuilding Championships — Overall