Commonly used steroids in sports

People usually don’t have enough satisfaction with their body. If they’re fat, they want to get into shape with exercising and dieting. When they have a nice body, they won’t stop there; they want to perfect it through muscle building and taking supplements or other substances. For this article, let’s look into a few popular steroids used nowadays.

Steroids are commonly used by sport professionals or athletes. The concept of steroids is bad for your health is not true at all. It’s just like drugs. With proper prescription, it will become your medicine. Abuse it, and then it will become your death ripper. Athletes are using steroids under close supervision from their doctors and sports that definitely will be using steroids are body building and sports that require extreme physical condition like rugby and American football.

Let’s take a look at some of the most commonly used steroids in sports industry and real life.


Anavar is the trademark product of Searle Laboratories (which know as Pfizer Inc nowadays) and was introduced into the US market in 1964. It is also known as Oxandrolone (Oxandrin®) and is a synthetic anabolic steroid. It is widely known because of its exceptionally small level of androgenicity and also by a small anabolic effect. Anavar is prescribed to promote muscle growth in disorders and at the same time causes weight loss. Due to this nature, it’s widely used by people who not only want to build muscles but also want to lose weight at the same time.

Anavar is consumed by oral and little known side effects but the downside is its quite expensive to produce hence a little high price tag on it.

Deca Durabolin

Deca Durabolin (chemical name: Nandrolone Decanoate) is a brand name for Organon produced product. It was first made available in the 80s. People prefer to call it Deca for short came with a long and successful history. It has been used effectively in treating patient with AIDS or HIV syndrome and famously used to build mass muscle. Other than that, it is used by athletes to accelerate tissue growth and to speed up recovery on connective tissue problems and other problematic joint issues.
Deca is typically prescribed by doctors using injection and not consumed orally.


Stanozolol or usually known as Winstrol is another anabolic steroid that is commonly used by athletes although it’s banned from competitive sports usage. Not only that, Winstrol is also used on horses for race in the United States. It is widely used by athletes to lose fat but at the same time, retaining their body muscles. It’s also a popular choice for female body builders since it causes strength to increase with little weight gain, helps to gain vascularity and does not convert to estrogen. Apart from that, it’s also prescribed by veterinarians to improve muscle growth, produce red blood cells, increasing bone density and stimulate the appetite of weakened animal.

Winstrol can be consumed orally as tablets or can be used as injections.

To summarize, steroids are known as a medium or substance in achieving your goal in losing weight and also building the muscles. It accelerates growth in human body, making athletes and sport professionals use them although in some cases it’s banned for athletic uses. If you’re looking to use steroids in achieving your goal, whether as an athlete or a normal individual, please consult with your doctor for the best steroid solution for you.

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