The Top 3 Steroid Alternatives That Work

If you don’t feel like reading, here are the top 3 steroid alternatives that work (even for us old guys!):







Do You Need A Lean, Muscular Body But Are Scared Of Steroids?

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I am not going to lie.

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I have contemplated taking steroids MANY times in my life.

However, the legal issues and health concerns have always swayed me the other way. (especially testicle shrinkage!)

But who hasn’t thought what it must be like to quickly gain muscle mass and be able to bench press 300+ pounds? Or just carefully stare at other guys and think, “I wish I could look like that?”.

Let me tell you; nothing changes as you age.  It actually gets worse.


I am now in my upper 50’s and am not ashamed to admit I need help with building and maintaining muscle.

There ARE options for those of us scared to use steroids, however.

The supplement market now includes what are being termed as “steroid alternatives”.  And these supplements are exploding in popularity.

There are a few reasons these supplements are being literally swallowed up:

  • They are 100% legal.
  • They pose no health risk at all.
  • They are ingested, not injected.  (who else hates needles?)
  • They are easy to purchase!  (no locker room transactions)

Steroid alternatives come in 3 types:

  • Bulking
  • Cutting
  • Strength

As a man who has spent 45 years trying to get a body he can be proud of, I have narrowed down the legal steroids to what I think is the best in each category. 

Let’s look at the 3 best steroid alternatives that work.


When it comes to putting on mass, the best option I have found is without a doubt D-Bal.

D-Bal is fashioned after arguably the most popular steroid in the world; Dianabol

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D-Bal is used for incredibly quick muscle gains, strength increases, and maintaining those gains.


D-Ball consists of all-natural ingredients with absolutely no side effects.


Stimulates Nitrogen Retention In Your Muscle

The reason this is important is nitrogen helps your body to absorb proteins which in turn stimulates muscle growth.  In other words, the more nitrogen you can retain, the better the muscle growth.

Boosts Your Testosterone Levels

Ah, the sex hormone that we discovered at puberty.  Remember how easy it was to build muscle and lose weight at 18?  I am struggling to remember my name lately, but I do fondly remember having a lot of testosterone. (the good old days)

But I think everyone already knows that anything that can help boost your testosterone level will result in wonderful things such as:

  • Higher sex drive!
  • Fat loss
  • More strength and stamina
  • Better mental outlook

As men get older, the testosterone produced becomes less and less with each passing year.  And for an old guy like me, we need help.  This is a major reason why so many people are willing to risk their health by taking steroids or HGH.

I can tell you honestly, that it is incredibly hard to lose weight and build muscle now compared to just 10 years ago.  (I am 56 at the time of this writing)

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What Are These Ingredients?

First off, I avoid anything that is not natural and meets FDA standards.  I am fanatical about my health and will only take drugs if my life is in danger.  Everything is D-Ball is safe so I take it with no reservations.

d-bal ingredients

D-Ball contains:

  • Leucine:  A popular amino acid
  • Tribulus Terrestris:  Improves testosterone levels
  • Valine:  Another essential amino acid
  • Isoleucine:  Amino Acid, elevates nitrogen level
  • Whey Protein:  Standard muscle-building ingredient

What About Side Effects?

Absolutely None!

D-Bal Pros

  • Fast muscle growth
  • Quick recovery
  • Legal
  • Safe

D-Bal Cons

  • Somewhat expensive, but you get what you pay for. And for me it is more than worth it.
  • Can only be purchased in one place.

Final Thoughts

The steroid Dianabol is a controlled substance and of course is banned by the FDA.  It can unwanted side effects including:

  • Man boobs (gynecomastia)
  • Low testosterone
  • High blood pressure
  • Liver damage.

However, D-Ball is side-effect free, legal, and made from natural ingredients.

To me, it was a no-brainer.

It flat out works.

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I have ALWAYS had a thin frame.  You know, the classic ectomorph. 

In high school, I was 162 pounds when I graduated which doesn’t sound bad except, I am nearly six-foot-four.

But like everything else, time makes a difference.

Since I hit 50, losing body fat has become a struggle.  What is NOT a struggle is putting it on.

Gone are the days when I could lose 3-4 pounds a week with almost no effort.

But I digress.

If you plan on building mass, you will also need to invest in a cutting phase.  This means dropping body fat to allow your larger muscles to show, especially your abdominals. This is tough for bodybuilders as they pack in the calories to pack on the mass.

Raise your hand if you think a man with abs looks good!  (and so do women!)

Of course, he does.

But what about old guys like me?

Well, they can have abs also.

In fact, everyone HAS abs.  Most people just cover them up with body fat. 

Of course, diet is a HUGE part of fat loss.  But that is for another post.

What we need is some help.  This is where Clenbutrol comes in.


My top choice for cutting is Clenbutrol.

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It is a completely safe steroid replacement with the intent of piggybacking off the actual real drug, Clenbuterol.  (Smart move by the production company, CrazyBulk.)

The drug itself is not technically a steroid.  It is a chemical that was developed to treat asthma in horses (gives new meaning to the phrase “horse pills”).

However, it has morphed into a commonly used drug among bodybuilders, celebrities, and performance athletes.

It reduces body fat and weight by speeding up metabolism, while allowing the user to retain strength and muscle mass.

 Some common side effects include:

  • anxiety
  • shaking
  • headaches
  • abnormal sweating
  • raised body temperature

It can also be highly addictive.

Clenbutrol mimics the effects of the actual drug while utilizing natural ingredients.

Is Clenbutrol Safe For Everyone?

Although it consists of natural ingredients, there are conditions that make taking Clenbutrol a no-no:

  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Prostate Hypertrophy
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Tachycardia
  • Glaucoma
  • Pregnancy
  • Nursing Mother

If you have none of those conditions, you are good to go and can expect to start burning fat quicker, getting more cut, and using a LEGAL alternative to Clenbuterol.

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Clenbuterol Before and After

How Does It Work?

So how does this cutting supplement work?

First, it works to increase the flow of oxygen in the body.  This increases the performance in the gym and allows for more intensity.

Secondly, it increases the internal body temperature.  This speeds up the metabolism which means you are burning more calories at rest. 

What Are The Ingredients?

Clenbuterol consists of 4 main ingredients:

Niacin:  Also known as vitamin B3, it is a vital nutrient as every part of the body needs it to properly function.

clenbutrol ingredients

Guarana Extract:  Guarana is a plant found in Brazil which carries a fruit the size of a coffee berry.  The extract is created by processing the fruit seeds into a powder.  It contains numerous stimulates including theophylline, theobromine, and caffeine.  In addition, it contains several antioxidants.

Garcinia Cambogia:  Gacinia Cambogia is famous as an appetite suppressant which works well in conjunction with the other ingredients.

Bitter Orange Extract:  This ingredient works similar to ephedrine and causes the body temperature to rise, thus increasing the metabolic rate and increasing energy.

What About Side effects?

Absolutely None!

Clenbuterol Pros

  • 100% Legal
  • No Side Effects
  • Works Amazingly

Clenbuterol Cons

  • Not cheap but flat out works
  • Can only purchase on one website

Final Thoughts

Clenbuterol will turn you into a fat burning machine and is perfect for a cutting phase if you are a bodybuilder.

However, it is imperative that you learn to eat correctly and continue your workout regime while taking Clenbuterol.

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 Men all grow up wanting to be strong and I was no exception.  I can remember watching Hercules and Tarzan movies as a young boy and thinking “that is what I want to be”.

I never became unusually strong however but guess what?…

I am nearly as strong at 56 as I was at age 25 when I hit my athletic peak!

Kinda amazing but I can’t take full credit.

I had a little help…

Winsol (Winstrol)

Winsol is an amazing product that is a legal steroid alternative for Winstrol.

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The drug itself is a synthetic testosterone replacement with several side effects including bad acne, sexual problems, liver damage, oily hair, and skin-color change to name a few.

And it is definitely illegal.

The supplement Winsol was developed to mimic the positive effects of Winstrol without the side effects or legal issues.


What Are The Ingredients?

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  • L-carnitine:  This amino acid derivative promotes muscle gain, fat loss, and strength gain.
  • Choline:  Choline is a vitamin-like compound which is an essential part of the human diet.  It blocks cortisol levels which improves your ability to get ripped.
  • Wild Yam:  This is a plant with the ability to increase your DHEA.
  • DMAE:  DMAE is another amino acid found in sardines and other fish.  It promotes healing and has anti-aging properties.
  • Safflower Oil:  This cooking oil has many health benefits including lower blood sugar, inflammation reduction, and fat loss.

Winsol Benefits

  • Replicates the effects of Winstrol
  • Won’t damage your liver, shut down testosterone or increase your cholesterol
  • 100% legal

Winsol Pros

  •  Increase strength quickly
  •  Adds lean mass
  •  Steroid free
  •  No Side Effects
  • 100% Legal

Winsol Cons

  •  Fairly expensive
  •  Can only be purchased one place.

Final Thoughts

Winsol is a great product.  Use it in conjunction with proper diet and strength training and get a great boost. 

If you want to improve your bench press, give this a try!

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  1. CrazyBulk USA | Discover Genuine Crazy Bulk Steroid Alternatives. (n.d.). CrazyBulk USA.
  2. 5 Best Legal Steroids: Natural Anabolic Alternatives | Men’s Journal. (2021, May 2). Men’s Journal.
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