What is the “typical successful competitive bodybuilder” using AAS wise ?

This is a question I get asked a lot.. and so if you have heard me discuss it before please bear with me.

I hate this question because there are always outliers that ” break the model” and as soon as you say this someone is going to respond with ” I” or ” such and such” does.. and that is true..

Both scaling up and scaling down.. it’s true.. there are outliers, there are always outliers..

However its also true there is a ” typical” range.. yes

It looks something like this..

2,000 – 3,000mg Total Anabolic and Androgenic Load per Week
5 – 10IU rHGH day
Insulin at specific times.. yes not necessarily year around.

In the last 5 years, I have noted a moderate but steady increase in the use of some form of Peptide Use, but the degree of variability here is ” wide”, very very wide.

The only one that stands out regularly is IGF-1 LR3.

Why don’t I use all this?

Well, I am honest enough to say I cant afford 10IU of rHGH a day even if I wanted to use that much haha.

But yes I would raise my current 1.5IU rHGH if I was “sponsored” – to what ?

Maybe 3 – 4IU day


No, I don’t believe 2,000 – 3,000mg is a sustainable practice at my age.

I try very hard to find the balance between “enough” and actions that I feel confident in saying are sustainable for me.

That looks something like this

400mg Testosterone 600mg of ” other AAS” 1000mg Total Anabolic and Androgenic Load per Week 1.5IU rHGH daily Insulin at specific times – 12 IU a day Basal Lantus

So here is the real question..

Does that “restriction” .. ” affect” my outcomes, my level of competitiveness?

I would say not in Grandmasters Class, no, but I don’t compare myself to 30 years Old Open Class Competitors, if I did then yes.. cause more works more.. but more hurts more.

Victor Black