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Testosterone Enanthate 101: The Bodybuilder’s Guide

Discover the benefits and side effects of using Testosterone Enanthate, including dosing and cycle recommendations, stacking info, and buying options.
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Disclaimer: The following guide is based on my personal experience and does NOT promote the illegal use of PEDs.

If there’s one steroid that is equally appreciated by the most novice beginner up to the most accomplished professional steroid user – and everyone in between – it has to be Testosterone Enanthate. This is an AAS that gets the job done every time, and it won’t give you any nasty surprises along the way.

Sit back, relax, and get ready to dive into my extensive guide on all the pros and cons of doing Testosterone Enanthate cycles and how to stack it for the ultimate steroid cycles. Are you ready to discover everything you need to know about Testosterone Enanthate? Let’s jump right in and get going!

What is Testosterone Enanthate?

The Testosterone Enanthate we use today for performance and physique enhancement is simply a synthetic replica of the endogenous testosterone hormone we all produce in the body (yes, even females).

Testosterone AAS
Testosterone Enanthate AAS

Testosterone is the most thoroughly understood and studied steroid we can use. It is widely used in medicine and has been valued by bodybuilders for many decades. Needless to say, we know exactly what Testosterone Enanthate can do, how to use it to maximum effect, and what side effects are possible.

History and Overview

Testosterone Enanthate has been around since the 1950s and began being used in the medical field in that decade. This development of a slow-release ester was a significant milestone. It allowed for this form of testosterone to replace the more inconvenient non-estered or short-ester versions, which would have required very frequent (and inconvenient) administration to patients.

Testosterone Enanthate has a well-established history of medical use as a treatment for some men who suffer from low testosterone. This ester of testosterone is the most common form used for clinical testosterone replacement therapy thanks to its longer-lasting effects requiring infrequent injections.

The primary approved medical uses of Testosterone Enanthate currently are:

  • Testosterone replacement therapy for men
  • Hypogonadism in men
  • Delayed puberty in males
  • Female breast cancer
  • Hormone therapy for transgender men

We can think of Testosterone Enanthate as the original anabolic steroid – men can rarely go wrong when using it for performance and bodybuilding. As such, it has been in use throughout bodybuilding for about as long as it has existed.

Thanks to its decades-long existence, ongoing use in the medical field, and extreme popularity among bodybuilders, you will find Testosterone Enanthate to be possibly the most affordable and widely available anabolic steroid of all.

Mechanism of Action

All testosterone steroids, including Testosterone Enanthate, have a standard 100:100 anabolic to androgenic ratio. All other anabolic steroids are measured against testosterone’s anabolic-androgenic rating.


This is the primary steroid hormone responsible for the development of male reproductive biology and for secondary sexual characteristics that give men all the male features we recognize: from body and facial hair to larger muscles and bones, more strength, a deep voice, and so on. This is the result of both the androgenic and anabolic effects of testosterone.

Then there’s the addition of an ester to the original testosterone hormone, resulting in the creation of Testosterone Enanthate. With the enanthate ester attached to the testosterone hormone, you get a much slower release of the hormone into your body after injecting it.

Rather than a seriously short and unusable half-life of just 10 minutes for unestered testosterone, the enanthate ester controls the release of the hormone over several days[1]. This was created for the benefit of those using testosterone for medical reasons but is also highly convenient AND appealing for us bodybuilders who would prefer not to be doing daily injections.

Effects of Testosterone Enanthate (Benefits)

Testosterone Enanthate provides benefits covering the spectrum of performance and physique enhancement. What you choose to get out of Testosterone Enanthate will be shaped by:

  • Your diet and training
  • Your dosage
  • How long you use it for

One of the big mistakes I see being made is when people try to categorize a steroid as either a bulking or cutting AAS. Yes, this does apply to SOME steroids, but not to testosterone.

Testosterone Enanthate can be a bulking steroid. Or it can be used in cutting cycles. You could use it for recomp. Or you might want it for its performance or life-enhancing effects.

Think about it: This is a steroid with great versatility for just about any goal you have. Here are the main effects and benefits you can expect from Testosterone Enanthate:

Lean Muscle Gains

Testosterone Enanthate will support superb lean gains – 15 lbs or more per cycle with controllable water retention. It also preserves existing muscle on a cut, even at low doses.

Strength and Muscular Endurance

Strength gains by the fourth week will be impressive, as will your ability to avoid fatigue during intensive weight training sessions. The result? Longer workouts, more intensive workouts, smashing through previous lifting limits, and all this leads to faster, more significant muscle gains.

Faster Recovery

Testosterone Enanthate’s anabolic effects quicken the process of muscle tissue repair. Not only does this aid the muscle in growing faster and more significantly, but it allows you to recover more rapidly after a workout.

Fat Loss

While not a fat-loss steroid by any means, the increase in muscle mass on Testosterone Enanthate will naturally result in a more efficient fat-burning process with your metabolism working at a higher rate. Without a calorie-deficit diet, fat loss is mostly a secondary benefit of using Testosterone Enanthate on a bulking cycle.

Bone and joint strength

Bone density and joint strength will be improved, which is one benefit of the conversion to estrogen that occurs (aromatization).

Increased well being

Most men using testosterone enanthate will find they feel better in all aspects of life – mentally and physically.

Testosterone Enanthate Dosing and Administration

Getting your Testosterone Enanthate dosing right is going to be vital to getting the results you’re imagining. The good news is that men can often tolerate relatively high doses of this steroid, certainly much higher than the doses we use other AAS at.


Clinical doses of Testosterone Enanthate for TRT will typically be in the range of 100mg to 300mg per week, based on the diagnosed medical needs of the patient. The bodybuilder’s approach to dosing Testosterone Enanthate is very different unless it is solely being used as a low-dose testosterone base while stacking with other AAS.

Suppose you’re new to AAS, and you might be asking yourself whether taking “too much” Testosterone Enanthate on your first cycle is possible. In that case, you’ll be happy to know that even beginners can tolerate higher doses well (although there should always be a limit). Here’s a general guide to Testosterone Enanthate bodybuilding doses for different experience levels:


New users wanting some excellent gains in muscle and strength from a first cycle can do very well at 500mg/week. This is a very reasonable and moderate dose that shouldn’t have you worrying much about side effects unless you’re particularly sensitive.


An intermediate Testosterone Enanthate dose is in the range of 750mg/week. Side effects should still be very manageable at this level, although those with a predisposition to hair loss or acne might find those areas more troublesome.


Advanced users will regularly take 1000mg/week or even more. Many experienced users will tell you this isn’t a high dose at all. Strength and muscle fullness will be exceptional, but water retention can cause issues at this dose for some individuals. I prefer to stack with other AAS rather than increase my Test dose beyond 1000mg, but each of us will have a different preference.

Dosing Schedule, Half-life, and Cycle Length

We can include Testosterone Enanthate in a steroid cycle in numerous ways, and your dosage and length of use all depend on your purpose for using this compound.

Are you using it for TRT only? Or is Testosterone Enanthate going to be the primary anabolic compound? These choices can change the way you use this steroid to have it fit perfectly into your cycle to deliver the results or effects you need.

Knowing the half-life is an essential first step. According to numerous scientific sources, the half-life of Testosterone Enanthate is somewhere between 5 and 8 days. You might see the half-life listed as short as 4.5 days and as long as 10.5 days.

In any case:

The standard approach is to inject twice weekly. So, whatever your weekly dose is, simply halve it for each injection twice per week.

Your Testosterone Enanthate cycle length needs to consider this fact first and foremost: It will take at least 3 to 4 weeks to start seeing noticeable effects. So, a short 8-week cycle is not suited to this testosterone steroid. Many will run Testosterone Enanthate for 16 to 20 weeks or even longer, and this allows it the time to give you the best results that testosterone is capable of.

Testosterone Base for Other PEDs

A big mistake some newbies make is to overlook or be unaware of the necessity of a testosterone base when cycling some other PEDs (like SARMs) and with many AAS. Without this testosterone base, you can look forward to all the incredible effects of low testosterone! (Note: this is sarcasm!).

It’s not just low testosterone that causes issues without this testosterone base, either. Your estrogen can also crash to zero (men usually need a small amount of estrogen). Check out this list of just a few of the ways you could suffer if you don’t use a test base:

  • Low energy
  • Low libido
  • Depression
  • Loss of muscle
  • Fat gain
  • Erectile dysfunction

So, what’s the most effective type of testosterone base to use? We have a few options, like SERMs, HCG, and 4-Andro. But I would say the best choice is simply testosterone itself: in this case, Testosterone Enanthate.

The dose you use for this TRT purpose will depend on the other PEDs you’re using, with a range of 100mg per week up to 350mg per week if the other compounds are extremely suppressive.

Testosterone Base for SARMs and Oral AAS

Keep the dose at or below 250mg/week for oral AAS like Anavar and popular SARMs like LGD-4033 and RAD-140. Any higher than that dose and DHT plus estrogen can cause issues. You’ll also want to use an AI alongside the testosterone base.

Testosterone Base for Injectable AAS

In this case, you have one or more AAS providing the anabolic activity, with testosterone enanthate used only for TRT. 250mg is typically sufficient, except for some steroids like Masteron and Equipoise, which sometimes need a testosterone base dose of up to 350mg/week due to their anti-estrogenic activity.

Even though your dosage of testosterone is very low when using it as a base, it’s still possible to experience side effects, including those of an androgenic and estrogenic nature.

Testosterone Enanthate Cycles

Testosterone Enanthate cycles can encompass everything from only ever using this steroid as the sole compound to the most advanced stacks using much more potent AAS for extreme results.

One thing is for sure when you’re running a Testosterone Enanthate cycle: there’s no second guessing what to expect. We know what testosterone does, and it does it very well.

Few men will ever be disappointed with a Testosterone Enanthate-only cycle, which can be either a bulking or cutting cycle. It’s also the safest steroid cycle you can do, providing remarkable strength and muscle gains when you use it with a quality diet and training program.

Author Note: I’m currently using Testo-Max by Crazy Bulk. It’s an ideal swap for your risk-laden Testosterone Enanthate. The stuff truly works!

Testosterone Enanthate Cycle for Men

Testosterone Enanthate is well tolerated by just about all adult males, given that this is the primary male sex hormone that the body is used to. When it comes to performance, we are simply taking higher doses of testosterone than the body can naturally produce.

Men can expect some incredible lean mass gains, especially if you’re a beginner and this is your first or second cycle – you’ll be very responsive to the powerful anabolic effects of higher testosterone doses.

Men don’t need to use excessive doses to see satisfying results either: 500mg/week on a long cycle of up to 20 weeks is tolerated very well by most males. An AI will be needed to start at weeks 3-4 to prevent the estrogen crash.


Testosterone Enanthate will take about four weeks to kick in with noticeable effects, so if you’re running it on its own, you’ll want to run that longer cycle I mentioned above.

If you’re looking at bulking, then a quality calorie surplus diet will underpin how much you can gain on this cycle. Your gains will be mostly muscle, and there should be little to no accumulation of fat.

Muscle endurance, strength, and recovery will form a critical aspect of your results – expect to work harder, for longer, and have a faster turnaround time as the muscles recover quicker (1-2 days in many cases).

User Reviews

Few will ever have serious negative concerns because men generally have a perfect idea of what to expect from a testosterone enanthate cycle. Acne and hair loss are issues where you will find some men are particularly sensitive. The higher the dose, the less chance of escaping androgenic side effects, which will generally make up the bulk of negative comments about a standard testosterone cycle.

Some men will be more prone to developing water retention at lower doses than others – this is something that will always lead to complaints, but with the right strategy, we can manage fluid retention very well with this steroid.

As we expect, the positive comments from men who run a Testosterone Enanthate cycle focus on the amount of lean gains being made, the increased strength, and the boost in mental well-being and libido. Muscle gains of 15lbs and up to 25lbs are a possibility for new steroid users on Testosterone Enanthate.

Testosterone Enanthate Cycle for Women

Female bikini models and competitors will almost exclusively use other steroids, particularly Anavar, which has much less risk of virilizing side effects compared with Testosterone Enanthate.

Females who wish to maintain a feminine appearance will rarely want to look at using a testosterone steroid. Exogenous testosterone supplied to the female body can quickly lead to a range of virilizing side effects (essentially, traits that lead to a woman looking and sounding more masculine).

Women who decide to use testosterone for performance are well advised to use Testosterone Propionate rather than testosterone enanthate. Why? Test prop is a faster-acting ester that will rapidly leave the body – so if side effects do appear, they will subside quicker than with the slower-acting Testosterone Enanthate.

Despite this, some females in the bodybuilding community will use testosterone at low doses (unless they don’t mind the development of masculine features). 10-20mg per week, used for a short cycle, is accepted as the maximum realistic dosage range, and even then, side effects are more than possible because females will always be susceptible to the effects of testosterone.


Female bodybuilders using Testosterone Enanthate will find the amount of time it takes for the steroid to kick in presents problems in itself – namely that once the effects become prominent, you’ll either continue to see them progress with further use OR choose to stop using the steroid but have to wait a few weeks for it to exit your system.

A low 10mg dose will have women seeing significant changes to their physique, with muscle gains being made much faster. However, females will not “turn into a man” on this steroid, but they will develop what we might define as a more masculine physique.

Some women using testosterone enanthate will be looking to cut body fat to obtain increased definition, and this is possible at very low doses of 5mg/week.

User Reviews

Women who use testosterone will generally be very well aware of the side effects and may be content to deal with them in return for the incredible physique-enhancing results. Comments about developing a deepened voice and facial hair growth are not unusual.

Women who respond well to testosterone enanthate will comment on a better mood, a higher sex drive, and the incredible possible muscle gains – well beyond what a woman could naturally gain. Hardcore female bodybuilders will positively speak of their almost masculinized physique with substantial muscle mass, definition, and very low body fat.

Testosterone Enanthate vs. Other PEDs

We could easily compare Testosterone Enanthate to every other anabolic steroid out there, with some being substantially more powerful and others having weaker anabolic effects.

Many other anabolic steroids are modified versions of the testosterone hormone, but despite only a minor chemical variation, they can give you a significantly different experience than Testosterone Enanthate.

Let’s look at some other AAS that you might be considering using and how they compare to Testosterone Enanthate:

Anavar (oral AAS)

Anavar is a much milder steroid than Testosterone Enanthate and as a result, it is one that newbies will look at when deciding on a first steroid cycle.

Anavar AAS
Anavar AAS

Anavar is based on dihydrotestosterone (DHT), so it is not a testosterone-based steroid. But while Anavar is a much more preferable steroid for females to use, for guys who are focused on muscle gain, Testosterone Enanthate is still the better option.

Anavar comes with the downside of being liver toxic, much more so than injectable Testosterone Enanthate. On the upside, Anavar is famed for its lack of water retention and is valued for cutting cycles.

Deca-Durabolin (AAS)

Deca-durabolin is a top-rated Nandrolone-based steroid and is often stacked with testosterone.

Deca-Durabolin AAS
Deca-Durabolin AAS

Nandrolone has a much lower androgenic rating than Testosterone Enanthate: only 37 vs. 100. Deca’s half-life is between 6 and 12 days, so once-weekly injections are effective.

Thanks to its lower androgenic rating, Deca is one of the few steroids men can tolerate – if not better – than testosterone itself. Deca-Durabolin generally causes less water retention than Testosterone Enanthate at higher doses – but diet and individual response play a substantial role.

My opinion? Deca and Testosterone Enanthate make a great stack!

Stacking Testosterone Enanthate

Testosterone Enanthate is incredibly versatile and can be included in just about any stack. In a nutshell:

Your dosage of Testosterone Enanthate will be tailored to the type of cycle you’re running: everything from using it purely for TRT in a stack to placing this steroid center stage in a bulking stack at high doses for maximum anabolic effects.

There are hundreds of possible testosterone stacks you can put together. But this is a critical point to remember when you’re planning a stack: Testosterone Enanthate takes 4 to 5 weeks to kick in and start delivering effects. So, stacking it with faster-acting steroids can be the best way to go if you want quicker results.

I’m going to focus on some of my favorite stacks you can do with Testosterone Enanthate:

Testosterone Enanthate + Dianabol + Arimidex + HCG (Bulking Stack)

Dianabol gives you a fast kick-off to this bulking cycle, while Testosterone Enanthate takes a few weeks to start delivering effects. This is a good option for those who do not want to wait several weeks for results when stacking with another slow ester like Deca (see my following stack below).

Dianabol is a short-term use oral steroid due to its liver toxicity, but it certainly means this cycle starts with a bang.


  • Fast results from the first week
  • Significant mass gains
  • Increased bone density and joint strength
  • Big strength gains
  • Fast recovery
  • Enhanced mood


  • Week 1-10: Testosterone enanthate 500mg/week (inject just once/week)
  • Week 1-4: Dianabol 30mg/day (split the dosage throughout the day)
  • Week 3-10: Arimidex 0.5mg every 3-4 days
  • Week 3-10: HCG 500iu every 3-4 days.
  • Cycle length: 10 weeks

Possible Side Effects

  • Liver toxicity
  • Testosterone suppression
  • Water retention
  • Joint stiffness if water retention becomes excessive
  • Hair loss
  • Acne
  • Negative cholesterol changes


Dianabol is famed for its water retention downside, but the inclusion of the AI Arimidex can help somewhat mitigate this. Yes, some weight will be lost once you stop Dbol, but with Testosterone Enanthate continuing for at least six more weeks (you can choose to run it for much longer), there’s ample time to build upon the gains made in the first four weeks with Dbol.

You will find size and strength gains are noticeable within just five days of starting this cycle – often sooner. Lifts, benches, and squats will increase and beat out personal records, and all performance aspects will be enhanced, including staving off muscular fatigue (more reps and sets).


The inclusion of Arimidex and HCG in this bulking cycle will make your PCT a smoother process while also supporting testosterone function on-cycle. A standard 4-week PCT of Nolvadex at 40mg/day for the first two weeks, then 20mg/day for the final two weeks beginning three weeks after your last shot of Testosterone.

Testosterone Enanthate + Deca-Durabolin (Bulking Stack)

Two of the very best bulking steroids combined make this a potent and widely used stack. A moderate dose of testosterone combined with Deca puts the entire focus of this stack on gaining as much mass as possible. It is a slower-acting cycle where you’ll need patience to see results.


  • Significant lean gains
  • Fast recovery
  • Strength gains
  • More muscular endurance
  • Joint relief
  • Increased bone mineral density


  • Testosterone Enanthate: 600mg/week
  • Deca-Durabolin: 300mg/week
  • Arimidex (from week 3): 1mg/week
  • Cycle length: 16 weeks

Possible Side Effects

  • Water retention
  • Hair loss
  • Acne
  • Cholesterol changes
  • Testosterone suppression


You will find yourself breaking through personal weightlifting records; it’s not unusual for someone on this cycle, for example, to go from benching 250 up to 300 by week 7. With hard work and a solid quality bulking diet, gains can exceed 20 lbs, and water retention should be very controllable.


It’s well known that the metabolites of Deca will stay in your system long term, but most guys will find running a PCT is still well worth it and is undoubtedly going to do more good than harm. A standard 40/40/40/20 four-week Nolvadex cycle is the most common PCT.

Testosterone Enanthate + Masteron + Winstrol (Cutting Stack)

A solid cutting strategy is to stack two of the best cutting steroids, Masteron and Winstrol, with Testosterone Enanthate. Here, we use Testosterone Enanthate at a near TRT dose, and water retention is not likely to rear its head – allowing Winstrol and Masteron to take the lead in promoting fat loss and a lean, dry, shredded physique.


  • Hard, vascular, lean, and muscular
  • Mild muscle gains
  • Strength and muscle preservation while dieting
  • Fat loss
  • No water retention
  • Improved mood and overall well-being
  • Incredible vascularity


  • Testosterone Enanthate: Weeks 1-16 at 300mg/week
  • Masteron: Weeks 1-16 at 300mg/week
  • Winstrol: Weeks 11-16 at 350mg/week
  • HCG: Weeks 3-16 at 1000iu/week
  • Total cycle length: 16 weeks

Possible Side Effects

  • Testosterone suppression
  • Dry joints
  • Negative cholesterol changes
  • Hair loss
  • Liver toxicity from Winstrol
  • Uncomfortable pumps (e.g., in the lower back caused by Winstrol)


Adding Winstrol to the final weeks of the cycle provides the finishing touches with incredible muscle hardness, dryness, and plenty of extra vascularity at the point in the cycle where your fat loss will already be exceptional (provided your diet is up to scratch).

This stack supports the development of a highly vascular and shredded physique transformation, only limited by how committed you are to dieting for the 16 weeks and supporting your body fat loss and muscular enhancement with an appropriate training regime.


Continue using HCG at 500iu every two days for two weeks after your last dosage of Masteron and Testosterone. Then, start with Enclomiphene PCT at 25mg/day for three weeks, reduced to 12.5mg/day for week 4.

Testosterone Enanthate PCT

With Testosterone Enanthate’s long half-life, once you’ve had your last injection of the cycle, you need to wait until that exogenous testosterone supply exits the system enough to stop shutting you down.

What does this mean for you in planning your PCT? Well, starting PCT right after your Testosterone Enanthate cycle ends, or even one week later, is the wrong approach. It’s a mistake uneducated newbies can make – but you don’t have to!

Before starting PCT, you must wait about two full weeks after your last Testosterone Enanthate injection. This, of course, also depends on any other PEDs you might be using in a stack and their respective half-lives.

Here’s a hint to help you speed up testosterone recovery: Include HCG in your cycle, and you’ll be ahead by the time PCT starts. Then, a standard Nolvadex PCT should be all you need. This can be four weeks or even six weeks at 20-40mg/day. However, there are other PCT options, and picking the right one is crucial.

Testosterone Enanthate Side Effects

Most adult men find the side effects of Testosterone Enanthate manageable even when doses exceed 700mg/week and beyond.

Consider this:

Testosterone Enanthate is the safest anabolic steroid a man can use. It is simply a synthetic form of the testosterone hormone that your body naturally produces. But when you’re using this steroid for the first time, you should always be prepared for adverse effects, significantly as you raise the dosage to higher levels. These include:

  • Genetics
  • Individual response
  • Sensitivity

Thankfully, unlike a lot of other PEDs, the chance of buying bunk or low purity Testosterone Enanthate is doubtful due to this being a steroid in large supply in pharmaceutical grade. So, the risk of unexpected side effects due to bunk gear is extremely low with Testosterone Enanthate.

Possible Side Effects for Men

It’s a fact of life that some men are going to be more prone to specific side effects of Testosterone Enanthate than others. But the side effects of testosterone are thoroughly understood, and unlike other modified anabolic steroids, you should not experience any unusual or unexpected side effects with Testosterone Enanthate.

Needless to say:

The higher your dosage of Testosterone Enanthate, the higher the risk of adverse effects of both the estrogenic and androgenic kind, as well as impacts on the cardiovascular system. This is what to be aware of when using this steroid as you prepare for any potential side effects:

  • Gynecomastia
  • Water retention
  • Acne
  • Hair loss (male pattern baldness)
  • Reduced HDL cholesterol levels
  • Testosterone suppression

Possible Side Effects for Women

It’s a different story for women who take Testosterone Enanthate. The main female Testosterone Enanthate side effects will be:

  • Growth of body and face hair
  • Deepened or hoarse voice
  • Clitoral enlargement
  • Reduction in breast size
  • Menstrual abnormalities
  • Acne and head hair loss

Women naturally have very low levels of testosterone in the body. Still, once you start adding exogenous testosterone, even at the lowest doses for a few weeks, you run the real risk of virilizing features starting to develop, along with other adverse effects.

Where to Buy Testosterone Enanthate?

Testosterone Enanthate might be the easiest and lowest-cost anabolic steroid to buy. But this will depend on where you live. There are two main avenues to purchase Testosterone enanthate: buying pharmaceutical products or purchasing from underground labs.

Pharma grade will always be the most desirable form; it’s manufactured professionally for medical use under strict quality control and legal regulations, resulting in the highest purity steroid.

It’s worth noting that you might see other forms of Testosterone being sold besides injectable:

  • Testosterone gel
  • Oral testosterone

Neither of the above is recommended, and we should always stick with the injectable form of Testosterone Enanthate.

So, where to buy it? You can buy safe and legal Testosterone Enanthate from Crazy Bulk (the best AAS supplier). Give it a try – the stuff truly works!!

Availability of Testosterone Enanthate

The permanent and long-term popularity of Testosterone Enanthate makes this one of the easiest, cheapest, and safest steroids to buy. This is probably THE most common steroid sold, and the best part is that finding pharmaceutical grade Testosterone Enanthate is relatively simple in most parts of the world.

There are countless brand names that this steroid is sold under, but only some are available in specific countries. In the US, Delatestryl is the most common brand. Another big brand is Testoviron. In the end, it does not matter which pharmaceutical brand you purchase – they are all manufactured to high pharmaceutical standards in approved facilities.

On the other hand, we also have underground lab-sourced Testosterone Enanthate. While some excellent underground labs are out there, others leave a lot to be desired. The selling of under-dosed, contaminated, or outright fake steroids is sadly not uncommon.

Needless to say:

If you can find and purchase pharmaceutical-grade Testosterone Enanthate, then you won’t go wrong with the quality.

Can you imagine not knowing the laws about buying and using Testosterone Enanthate in your country and potentially getting caught out? Make sure you’re aware of the risks (if any) where you live when it comes to using any AAS, including Testosterone enanthate.

If you’re in the US, where anabolic steroids are prohibited for personal use, you can be surprised to discover that this is not the case in some peer countries. Let’s look at some of the major countries that regulate Testosterone Enanthate and other AAS:


As a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, importing, manufacturing, or selling anabolic steroids in Canada is illegal. Still, having anabolic steroids for personal use in this country is not illegal.


The US has very restrictive laws around anabolic steroids, where Testosterone Enanthate is a Schedule III controlled substance and is only legally available with a prescription. Fines and worse are possibilities, but this does not inhibit people from using steroids in the US – you have to be extra careful where and how you purchase and use them.


Anabolic steroid laws in the UK are surprisingly lenient. Personal use is allowed, as is importing and exporting of Testosterone Enanthate and all other AAS for personal use in person ONLY. They are not allowed to be shipped through the post. However, being a supplier or seller of steroids in the UK is not legal, and fines and prison sentences can apply.


Testosterone enanthate and all anabolic steroids are illegal to manufacture, sell, or use in Australia. A penalty of 1-year imprisonment can apply for those caught using anabolic steroids without a doctor’s prescription.

Typical Pricing

As I’ve mentioned, you’ll find Testosterone Enanthate, a steroid that does not come with a high price compared to others. This makes running a Test enanthate cycle on its own a very affordable introduction for beginners into the world of steroids. There will also be a difference in price between pharmaceutical grade and underground lab versions:

  • 1ml vial of pharma quality will typically cost around the $15 mark, almost always at the concentration of 250mg/ml.
  • Underground labs will often sell larger vials – for example, 10ml in size at 250mg/ml. These UGL products can be as cheap as $50 or as much as $100 per vial.

Final Thoughts

You won’t find a more reliable, safe, tolerable, and effective steroid than Testosterone Enanthate. It’s hugely popular for good reason. You could almost call this a “staple AAS” – few experienced steroid users will want to be without Testosterone Enanthate at some point in their cycles.

Although it’s not an ideal option for the vast majority of females, men will continue using Testosterone Enanthate in both bulking and cutting cycles, as a sole compound and as part of a stack, and simply as the very best TRT option when using other suppressive PEDs.

And let’s not forget:

You can run Testosterone Enanthate for more extended periods than most other steroids with little to no health risk. Whether you’re a beginner or the most advanced steroid user out there, Testosterone Enanthate has its place and should be a steroid you regularly turn to.

Author Note: Click here to check out Testo-Max (Testosterone Enanthate alternative). I can’t say enough good stuff about this bad boy. Recommended!


— Furious Joe

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