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Anabolicum – LGD

Anabolicum/Ligandrol, or its research name of LGD-4033, is a popular SARM (selective androgen receptor modulator) which like most SARMs has been to specifically target androgen receptors in the muscles and bones.

This means it should have little to no impact on any other areas of the body, unlike steroids which directly alter the hormones and cause some drastic side effects. LGD is valued not only for the results it can deliver, but in the way it can do so with often no side effects at all or only very mild ones in some users.

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Human clinical trials have shown clearly that Anabolicum – LGD can increase muscle mass without the gaining of fat. This makes Anabolicum – LGD one of the few SARMs that have scientific proof through human studies of its effectiveness for bodybuilders and performance athletes, making this a SARM that is very appealing to a range of users with different goals from bulking and cutting, to improving recovery and body composition

LGD is an oral SARM that is still listed as an investigational drug as its possible benefits and medical applications are still being researched. It is intended to possibly treat conditions like osteoporosis and muscle wasting and this gives us some insight into what this SARM might be able to do.

We know that LGD has multiple benefits for athletes: it can help build muscle and repair muscle. This is a parallel benefit to that experienced with anabolic steroids, but LGD-4033, while not as powerful as the most potent steroids, can deliver benefits with a much-reduced side effect profile compared with steroids.

This SARM has shown to have high levels of androgenic activity, resulting in high suppression of testosterone in trials as well as impacts on good cholesterol (HDL) levels at a dosage of just 1mg daily.

Like all SARMs, LGD is banned in professional sports and listed as a prohibited substance. It has been found included as an ingredient, illegally, in some performance supplements and some elite athletes have been caught unaware that they’ve taken LGD and subsequently been caught through drug testing.

Additional information

Chemical Composition




Pack Size

30ml Drops


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Dosage Instructions

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As noted, at a dose of just 1mg daily the trial participants saw a significant suppression of testosterone levels while using the compound so if this is a concern for you, dosage must be started at a low level to gauge the effects.

The good news is that only very low doses of this SARM are needed to get good results, as we’ve seen in clinical trial results, and this will help keep side effects at bay.

While some people might increase dosage right up to 15mg or 20mg daily or more, keep testosterone suppression in mind and be prepared to combat it after your cycle. When it comes to females using LGD, 5mg per day is the maximum recommended dosage.

With a half-life of 24 hours, you can get by with a once daily dosing of this compound, but you can also split it if you experience effects like headache or fatigue at higher dosages.

An 8-week cycle can be expected to deliver excellent results, but it’s possible to use this SARM for 12 weeks to really allow the effects to kick in over a longer period. Post cycle therapy to speed up the restoration of hormone production should run for at least 4 weeks.

LGD’s is effective at low doses so there’s no need to ramp up your dose to amplify the effects; this has no benefit and can raise the risk of more serious side effects and a greater suppression of testosterone. In fact, as little as 1mg daily can give most people some very noticeable results.

If you’re a new user, then evaluating LGD’s effects at just 1mg a day will provide a good introduction to this SARM. More advanced users with goals ranging from cutting, bulking or performance benefits will increase the dose from between 5mg daily up to 10mg. The most advanced performance athletes have reported taking up to 20mg daily, but this is considered excessive for most people.

Female users can get by with a lower dose than males but will still see exceptional results.

LGD is taken orally, and it’s recommended to take the day’s dose in a single administration, as there is no need to split it due to the half-life of up to 36 hours – a single daily dose is more than often enough to keep your blood levels of LGD-4033 at the optimal level.

Most users found LGD to be safe and well tolerated across the dosage range given in the study which ran for 3 weeks. Even short-term doses above 20mg per day were tested and it was found to have no noticeably negative impacts on users; however, it is not recommended to use such a high dosage for the length of time that most LGD users will be running a cycle.



Using this SARM alone will provide excellent muscle gains, but also performance enhancements. So, this can either be a bulking cycle or one to boost sporting performance specifically in areas of strength and endurance.


A 1mg daily dose will deliver excellent result to most people, and some won’t feel the need to exceed this low dose for the duration of a cycle. Many users will choose to increase the dose to 5mg for the whole cycle, or even up to 10mg.

The cycle duration for LGD only is ideally capped at 8 weeks which provides plenty of time to see the positive effects while reducing any potential health risks and most of all, minimizing the level of testosterone suppression in male users.

LGD-4033 bulking cycle

LGD on its own is excellent for bulking and many users will find that this SARM alone can take care of their bulking needs. Only those seeking more extreme results are going to want to stack it with something else in a bulking cycle. All gains made with LGD come with no bloating, so it’s critical to stack it with another compound that also causes no water retention.


A common bulking stack is LGD and RAD-140 (Testolone). This compound can also be dosed once daily and is very effective at helping build mass at only 10mg per day. The combination of Testolone and LGD can supercharge gains 20lbs and above range throughout a short cycle of 8 weeks.

LGD-4033 cutting cycle

Cardarine is one of several other SARMs that will make a powerful combination with LGD for cutting and fat loss. Cardarine will significantly enhance stamina and endurance, compounding on the effects of LGD and making it possible to really increase your cardiovascular output – this can only result in faster loss of fat.


There’s no water retention with either compound and retaining lean muscle tissue will be made easier as both compounds are excellent at helping preserve muscle while losing fat and ensuring the body does not fall into a state of catabolism where muscle is being used as energy.

LGD-4033 Stacks

LGD stacks well with some other SARMs and similar compounds, and the one (or more) that you choose to combine it will depend on your goals and what affects the other compound has that can amplify or work alongside those of LGD. Three commonly used compounds with LGD include Ostarine, Cardarine and Testolone.


A stack with Testolone and Ostarine will provide considerable benefits for those wanting mass gains as a priority, while Cardarine is going to enhance your endurance and fat loss when combined with LGD. Testosterone suppression and potential combined side effects of all compounds should always be evaluated before deciding on a stack.



As one of the few SARMs with clinical studies that prove LGD-4033 results in suppressed testosterone, we know that PCT for male users is critical once you’ve finished your cycle.


Even a low dosage of 1mg daily and short cycles of only 3 weeks can cause testosterone production to slow down or even shut down, and some guys will find it to be a mild inconvenience at that point but since many people will be using LGD for twice that length of time or even longer, more severe suppression is more than possible.

Clomid and Nolvadex are the standard options for PCT, but your decision will depend on the level of suppression; anyone doing a cycle longer than 8 weeks and a dosage of more than 5mg daily is more likely to experience suppressive testosterone function.

Effect on Cycle

LGD is one of the few SARMs that have had several clinical trials and studies carried out on humans. This allows us to get a very accurate insight into exactly what this SARM can do in the human body.

Studies have shown that LGD is able to boost muscle strength and lean body mass. Improvements in bone mineral density and bone strength are also possible, although these harder to directly notice.

The multiple benefits of LGD make it a SARM that is useful not only for bodybuilders, although if you’re a bodybuilder you are going to benefit greatly from this compound.

Other types of users from endurance athletes, sporting athletes and even physique models will also find something from this SARM that is going to enhance performance, results or physique in some way.

The type of diet and training activity that you undertake during a LGD cycle will heavily determine the results you achieve regular weightlifting will have your gains coming on faster and bigger, intensive cardio work will see more efficient weight loss, and serious cutting and toning training will result in a harder physique with minimal fluid retention.

  • Muscle Building – LGD was developed to potentially treat muscle wasting so its main ability is to promote muscle growth. Androgen receptors in the muscles are targeted specifically by this SARM and this results in a heightened level of anabolic activity in the muscles – bringing about faster growth and repair of lean muscle tissue. The human studies are clear that LGD helps improve lean muscle mass and muscle strength, which is going to power your workouts to new levels and speed up your gains.


  • Muscle Repair – Because of the specific binding at androgen receptors in the skeletal muscles, muscular cell DNA genes can have their expressions changed which led to increasing of the process of muscle repair. Athletes who expand great muscular energy and force require rest and repair for proper recovery and LGD-4033 can improve and speed up this process.



  • Fat Loss – LGDl can make fat loss more efficient, and part of this is due to its lean muscle gaining effects; the more muscle you have, the faster fat will burn away. But it’s when LGD is stacked with SARMs that are more powerful in the fat burning arena, like Cardarine, that a real cutting powerhouse combination can be achieved. This makes for an effective cutting cycle for bodybuilders and physique competitors who want a hardened and toned look with no water retention.


  • Stamina, Endurance, Strength – Elite athletes are drawn to LGD not necessarily for its muscle building effects but for its performance enhancement capabilities. By boosting stamina and endurance you can perform faster, harder and for longer at any pursuit.



All these results-oriented benefits have shown to be attainable through real world human clinical trials and studies. This is one of the very few SARMs or other compounds we have this proof of effectiveness of and should provide potential users with great confidence in using LGD.

LGD is known to positively affect the repair and growth of muscle. After all, it is designed to treat muscle wasting even though it is not yet approved for that or any medical use.

You can expect to see improvements in lean mass within a relatively short period of time; one clinical trial on healthy young men ran for just 21 days and improvements in muscle mass were seen during this time. Endurance and strength may be improved with the use of LGD

Speeding up recovery is another area that this SARM can possibly benefit as well as using this SARM during a cutting cycle where you are on a low-calorie diet and need to retain muscle mass. While this makes it useful for cutting, most people still primarily use LGD for bulking thanks to its excellent mass gaining ability.

A typical 12-week cycle of LGD could have you gaining over 15 pounds of muscle if your workout and diet are on track to make the gains. Recovery times should also improve as you progress through the cycle, and you’ll notice some strength increases so by the end of the cycle you should be lifting much heavier weights than you otherwise normally would without the use of this compound.

There’s no doubt that another indirect benefit is that the above effects can be obtained without the side effects that are experienced with steroids. All these results are steroid-like in nature, but users are not having to deal with the fall out of estrogenic effects and androgenic effects, nor the liver toxicity. This adds a very substantial advantage and benefit to LGD’s results as you can fully focus your efforts on the positives, with no effort wasted on the negative and no need to consume additional drugs like the prescription medications that are needed to offset steroid-related effects.

Additional Information

LGD-4033 is another investigational SARM which has become popular with athletes because of its anabolic effects. Several professional athletes have been sanctioned for using LGD-4033 for performance enhancement as, like all SARMs, it is prohibited by anti-doping bodies.

A top Australian swimmer who recently tested positive for LGD is one of the high-profile athletes to bring this SARM to public attention, with the athlete stating she was unaware that LGD was included in a supplement.

During the human clinical trials, no serious adverse effects were noted, and the drug was well tolerated. Clinical trials also showed that free testosterone levels were significantly suppressed but that after treatment was finished, hormone levels returned to normal however this took almost two months when testosterone was left to recover naturally. This hormonal suppression occurred at a dosage of 1mg daily.

The USADA also notes that LGD-4033 brings about a decrease in the production of testosterone and other hormones, which is one of only the few side effects known to date about this SARM.

Mild side effects may include headache, nausea and fatigue but you should be able to control these well with your dosage, which is why starting at a low dose is always recommended until you know how your body reacts to LGD; the side effects that you hear about one person having might not affect you at all, and your side effects can be different to the next guy. Just as with steroids, we have different individual reactions to different SARMs as well.

Studies have shown that LGD comes with no serious side effect and only rarely with mild side effects. One study showed that some users experienced headaches and dryness of the mouth.

Apart from that there is little to no evidence that this SARM causes serious adverse effects, with some studies including doses of up to 22mg daily. While that dose is not recommended, it does indicate the safety of LGD overall and its low side effect risk profile, particularly when compared with steroids.

  • Nausea and Headaches – These are mild side effects that some people may experience. If they persist, drop your dosage and continue to evaluate the effects. One method of potentially minimizing or eliminating nausea while on a LGD cycle is to increase your water consumption and making sure you’re fully hydrated; this can help with headaches as well. Side effects of this nature should disappear straight away after you stop using LGD


  • Respiratory – Some studies showed an incidence of respiratory tract infections of some Ligandrol users, but it is not known whether this is a direct effect of the SARM, with researchers stating they did not consider the infections to be linked to LGD



  • Cholesterol – Studies have shown some impact on cholesterol even at low doses of 1mg per day. HDL levels were decreased during the trial, although there were no changes seen with LDL cholesterol. The reduction in HDL cholesterol was significant at 1mg daily for 3 weeks so those with existing cholesterol issues must keep this in mind when planning their dosage and cycle length. Short term length is not thought to put most users at risk of health issues provided a healthy diet is maintained with plenty of omega-3 foods.


LGD is much more appealing to women than steroids because of the lack of masculine trait development that are an almost certainty with steroids; with LGD-4033 women are not at risk of these side effects, nor will men experience the common androgenic effects seen with steroids like acne and hair loss, despite LGD-4033’s powerful androgenic nature. This is possible because of the highly selective targeting of specific androgenic receptors by this SARM.

Researchers have stated that LGD is deemed safe and well tolerated by users without any serious adverse effects. This indicates that while some of these side effects are possible, in general people will find LGD a much safer compound to use than just about any anabolic steroid.

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