Deca Durabolin, also generally known as Nandrolone Decanoate has been for long been used in bodybuilding because of bulking compound.
But owing to its strong progestin character and its trait to keep water, its usage has diminished over the years, as Trenbolone, its stronger cousin moved mainstream.
Regardless of the popularity of newer steroids such as Tren, Deca Durabolin stays one of our treasured anabolic compounds. And if we were to restart using gear today, it’s but one of the compounds that we would increase our stack in mild doses.
Deca is a very versatile compound that can be added to just about any stack irrespective of your bodybuilding objective.
Power? Yes. Muscle? Absolutely. Off season usage? It does that too. Cutting? There is a way to use it for cutting as well.
Most importantly, it’s so valuable for achy joints; and after 30+ years of lifting, we’ve got more than our fair share of those.
That is for another day.
Nowadays, we will discuss 5-steroid piles involving Deca Durabolin for distinct bodybuilding objectives.
#1 — The Deca Durabolin Bulking Stack
Compounds: Testosterone Cyp, Deca Durabolin and Dianabol (Optional)
There are many compounds that may be used for a bulk. However, the bulk of nowadays has been separated to a wet majority and dry bulk. Then there is a clean bulk and a dirty bulk. Whatever the hell that means.
For old timers like us, a bulk is a bulk. There is just one means to do it. Eat at a surplus and toss in chemicals that package the mass fast.
With this classic bulking stack, we will use three compounds.
The foundation is testosterone and also you can use nearly any ester that works for you. We use Cyp. But Test-E is nice.
Week 1-16: Exam Cyp/E in 300-500mg/week. More experienced users can increase the dose to 500-750mg/week
Week 1-12: Deca Durabolin in 250-300mg/week
Week 1-6: Dianabol in 30mg/day. Experienced users may use up to 50mg/day.
Using Dianabol is totally optional. But it gives a wonderful beginning to the cycle concerning size and strength. By the time the test peaks, you already have a strong foundation to use.
We maintain the Deca at roughly half the dose of Evaluation to minimize the probability of ‘Deca Dick’.
If you consume in an excess and lift hard, you need to have the ability to obtain a minimum of 20 lbs. Of muscle mass in this cycle.
#2 — The Bulking Stack 2
Compounds used: Dianabol, Test, Deca and Trenbolone
This bulking stack will allow you to cruise past your previous bests with ease. Also, it’s a dry bulk stack for people who despise water retention during their bulks.
The cycle is as follows.
Week 1-6: Dianabol in 50mg/day.
Wk 1-16: Test E/Cyp in 750mg/week.
Week 1-16: Deca Durabolin in 400mg/week
Week 6-16: Tren Ace in 50-75mg/evening
It is possible to swap Dianabol with Anadrol in 75mg/day if that works best for you.
The base steroid within this stack is Test Cyp which will keep your libido up if your endogenous testosterone shuts down completely.
Deca at 400mg/week is a reasonable dose that gives you amazing joint lubrication while maintaining quality lean muscle.
Then there’s Tren Ace which starts to burn fat while maintaining lean muscle. It is essential to take Tren Ace every day and not every other day however. This will keep the blood circulation stable and stop a few of the factors that occur when levels of the chemical fluctuate.
Don’t try this cycle if you don’t have at least two to three decades of expertise with anabolics. This is a very strong cycle that may completely transform your physique. But you will be dealing with some of the strongest compounds in the world. So you know how your body reacts to them.
#3 — The Deca Durabolin Cutting Stack
Compounds: Test, Deca and Winstrol
Mention Deca on a cut and most people would cringe at the way that it is ineffective. But the truth is that Deca is a really effective compound whenever you’re cutting. There is virtually zero fatigue in the gym no matter how powerful your calorie deficit is. Also, it prevents the nasty cramps that could come whenever your electrolyte levels get uncontrollable.
Week 1-16: Test E or Cyp in 250-500mg/week
Week 6-16: Deca Durabolin in 250mg/week
Week 11-16: Winstrol in 50mg/day
If you’ve got your daily diet dialed down and are doing your cardio, you should lose fat irrespective of whether you add bulking compounds to your own stack.
Evaluation will maintain your libido and your mood elevated while Winstrol will cut you up and harden the muscles in the last few weeks. Any subcutaneous water or fat will be removed completely at this stage providing you with a clean, dry, aesthetic appearance.
#4 — The Athletic Stack
Compounds: Testosterone, Deca Durabolin, Halotestin
The objective of this stack is to help the athlete gain a fair amount of strength and energy while minimizing muscle gain.
Deca is your athlete’s treasured steroid since it’s extremely good for the joints and joints.
Week 1-12: Test Cyp/E in 250-300mg/week
Week 1-12: Deca Durabolin at 150-200mg/week
Week 1-4: Halotestin in 20mg/day
This pile should help any athlete improve their performance because the Halotestin markedly improves hematocrit, hemoglobin and RBC levels. The strength aggression and gains is going to be on par with everything you may gain with Winstrol.
The caveat is that you wont possess the debilitating cramps that come with different orals. Deca provides the lubrication advantages while Test retains your wiener functioning when you get closed down.
#5 — The Cruising stack
Compounds: Evaluation and Deca
If you are on TRT doses of evaluation year round, then at times you can’t but help to consider adding a different compound to the cruise for a variety of reasons.
Some people today add little doses of Tren for a while and continue to cruise on evaluation.
Others add Deca only for the curative benefits that it can offer.
Week 1-16: Deca Durabolin at 150mg/week.
You should maintain some caber handy during this cycle to stop potential gyno issues and to curb water retention on Deca.
All these cycles should be followed with a suitable PCT plan which will help your body heal and restore the normal hormone levels.