Anavar – Features, Advantages and Disadvantages for Bodybuilders – A Complete Guide

Introduction –

Anavar is a famous steroid in the bodybuilding world. It is used for building larger muscles and also for reducing body fat. The main attraction of this steroid is the quality of reducing fat tissues from the body with no or minimal muscle tissue damage. Anavar is illegal in USA.



It is a very mild steroid when compared to other powerful ones. High dosage is prescribed to gain the desired results. Women bodybuilders because of its mild side effects majorly prefer Anavar and its small dosage is enough for women to get satisfactory results. Because of its possible side effects, this steroid was phased out from the market in 1989. It is still available in the market, but under different brand and trade names.

Anavar with Creatine –

As mentioned earlier, Anavar is a very mild steroid. It is often stacked with other steroid to get maximum results. It was found that Anavar reacts even better when stacked with Creatine. The evidence was that any type of anabolic or androgenic steroid when used increases the uptake of Creatine in the body cells i .e if you use Anavar with Creatine you will experience stronger effects.

The dosage of Creatine differs from individual to individual. It is advised to take 12 – 20 grams a day for loading cycle and 4 – 12 grams a day in the maintenance period of the bodybuilding cycle. It is always advised to start with a lower dosage for your Anavar – Creatine cycle.

Benefits –

Anavar is ideal for developing strength and muscle mass in moderate levels. Because of its mild nature, it is ideal to gain significant amounts of muscle mass. In bodybuilding, Anavar is most commonly used in the cutting cycle when water weight is to be minimised. The typical dosage for men is 20 – 50 mgs daily.


Disadvantages and some possible side effects –

  • It is first of all illegal in USA, whatever stock is available online is imported from other countries.
  • Possible weight gain as a side effect.
  • Very costly because of its scarcity in the market.
  • Increases body hair
  • Acne
  • Deepening of voice in women
  • Clitoral enlargement

Every steroid has their set of side effects. Even though Anavar side effects are not fatal, but if experienced it should not be neglected. Consult your physician before stacking Anavar with any other steroid and starting a new cycle. For more details please read reviews here.

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