Do You Lose Gains After Stopping SARMs?

You hop on a SARMs cycle, get all the juicy gains you always wanted but near the end of your cycle, you become anxious.

The question on your mind is crystal-clear: Do you lose gains after stopping SARMs?

Do You Lose SARMs Gains

This article will answer the above and I’ll even include a short tutorial on how to keep all your gains after a SARMs cycle.

Do You Lose Gains After a SARMs Cycle

Most people do end up losing some gains after their SARMs cycle.

That doesn’t necessarily have to be the case, in the end, it all depends on what you do after you stop taking SARMs.

If you continue training hard and eating right, you’ll minimize the gains you lose.

Of course, other factors play a role too, such as genetics, responsiveness and SARM used.

The good thing about SARMs is that gains are much easier to maintain when compared to “real” anabolics such as steroids.

If you do everything right and play by the book, you’ll be able to keep 90 to 95% of your SARM gains.

The question is, how do you accomplish that?

Keep reading and I’ll reveal all the factors that go into keeping your gains.

How To Keep Gains After SARMs

The first question to answer is, why do so many people end up losing their gains on SARMs? 

If it’s so easy, why do most people actually lose gains?

The answer is simple, they experience a decrease in testosterone levels.

You see, when you take SARMs, your testosterone levels spike and you feel like you can conquer the world.

After your cycle ends, your body needs a bit of time to realize that there’s no exogenous testosterone flowing into it and that it has to restart production of natural testosterone.

This process can take anywhere from a week to a month, depending on the compound used, cycle length, genetics and so on.

The tricky thing is, that week or month will feel vastly different, even depressing, compared to your cycle.

The reason is obvious; less testosterone means lower mood, motivation and drive.

While you can’t do anything about the above, you can influence how you do the following three things.

1. Diet

Continuing to count your macros and prioritizing protein, while eating clean at the same time should be a top priority.

Be warned, your brain will try to find an excuse to stop doing the above but we know better.

All this chatter and confusion in your brain are due to less testosterone present in your body, push through!

2. Exercise

While nobody is expecting you to get the same results as in your cycle, you have to give it your all, just like before.

The obvious problem here is that you’re putting a certain amount of effort and getting lower returns than before.

This serves as a double whammy to the bodybuilder; not only does he have less testosterone but his results are seemingly missing.

You have to understand that you can’t possibly perform at your previous level due to the very nature of SARMs.

In my opinion, your off-cycle is a real trial of your mental and physical strength, as you have to keep up the effort while everything is seemingly crumbling before you.

Remember to stay focused and realize that this state isn’t permanent, you’ll get out of it eventually and be glad you pushed through.

3. Do a Blood Test + PCT If Necessary

I’ve had this discussion before; some bodybuilders simply don’t see the benefits of PCT and simply skip it.

That’s acceptable with some SARMs, such as Ostarine, which might cause mild to moderate suppression but aren’t that dangerous overall.

However, if you’re taking something like YK11 or even LGD-4033, you have to perform a blood test after your cycle.

You can read hundreds of articles about suppression probability and the strength of individual SARMs.

The above is fine but nothing comes even close to your personal blood test, giving insight into your specific results.

If you just had a cycle with a strong SARM, did your blood test and saw that testosterone has dipped, it’s time for PCT.

There are a lot of SERMs available but in my opinion, you don’t need anything but Nolvadex and Clomid.

Okay, this is all well and good but I’ve never answered why PCT is so important.

The truth is, it will help you recover so much quicker and restore homeostasis in your body.

This means that if you’re feeling like crap right now, imagine how much better you’ll feel if you hop on PCT.

SERMs are designed to increase natural testosterone levels, making your life a thousand times easier.

You Will Recover From SARMs

This will be very brief; my goal is to point out that if you do the three things outlined above, you’ll definitely keep your SARMs gains.

Yes, it’s going to be a rough few weeks but remember the light at the end of the tunnel.

If you persevere, you’ll keep most of your gains and you’ll be fit and healthy for another cycle!

I’ve mentioned three things you can control but what about the things you can’t?

Don’t bother yourself with things outside of your control, such as responsiveness or genetics.

It’s a marathon, not a race and we’re all running at our own pace.

I would rather accomplish my goals in say two years, then rush and end up injuring myself or worse.

Keep a level head, follow the advice above and you’ll do just fine!


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