Ostarine MK 2866 Cutting Bulking SARM FAQ

December 4, 2018
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MK-2866 Ostarine SARMS FAQ

What Is Sarm mk-2866 Ostarine?

Ostarine (also known as MK-2866) is a SARM (Selective Androgen Receptor Modulator) originally created to address issues like Osteoporosis. Ostarine mimics the effects of anabolic steroids, without side effects like gyno, increased blood pressure, and more severe side effects.

What type of Results Can You Expect With Ostarine?

Ostarine users experience increases in lean muscle mass, reduce fat storage, strength, and bone density. Results vary by individual, but 5-10lbs of muscle gains is common during a cycle. Ostarine can be used for bulking and cutting cycles.

Cycle Duration: How Long Should You Cycle Ostarine?

The cycle length varies by product because no two ingredient profiles are the same. 4-8 Weeks cycles are the most common. Two examples of recommended use for popular products are listed below.

Blackstone Labs Ostapure recommends 12 weeks on 2 weeks off.

IronMagLabs Osta Rx recommends a 4-8 week cycle followed by 8 weeks off.

EPG Ostalean recommends a 4-8 week cycle with 4 weeks off.

EPG Ostagenin



Can I Cycle Ostarine ALL Year?

Nope. Ostarine needs to be cycled. There are no shortcuts to success. Companies do a lot of reserach before determining the proper dose and cycle length. Make sure to follow these guidelines for best results and to protect your own health.


Best Ostarine Dosage?

The dosage depends on your goals. Ostarine can be taken by men, women, and individuals looking to treat bone issues like Osteoporosis.

The most commonly used dosage by bodybuilders is 25mg. The range for men is 20-35mg, with the higher dose being used by men over 200lbs that are bulking. A dose around 15mg daily is used for cutting cycles.

Women and people with bone issues should take 10-15mg daily

*Consult with a physician before use.


Can I overdose on Ostarine?

Ostarine is non-methylated, so there is no liver toxicity. That being said, do not exceed 35mg daily unless advised by a physician. Most users should take between 10-25mg daily of Ostarine. More does not mean better.


What is the half life of Ostarine and how many times per day should i take it?

Ostarine has a 24 hour half life, so its unnecesarry to split up your daily dose. This is much easier than having to space out and remember when to take your dose every day.


Does Ostarine Elevate Progesterone or Estrogen?

Ostarine is a SARM, and SARMs do not aromatize. Increases in serum estradiol levels have occassionally been found when larger doses/longer cycles are used. Increased estrogen levels is usually not a concern for most users.

Adding a PCT can prevent/eliminate any potential estrogen related side effects.


Does Ostarine Elevate my Blood Pressure?

SARMS have no effect on blood pressure levels.


What is Ostarines Liver Toxicity?

Ostarine is non-methylated, so it has no liver toxicity.


Will I lose my hair on Ostarine Cycle?

Hair loss is hereditary, but higher doses/extended use can cause faster hair loss in men.


Is it ok to drink alcohol while cycling Ostarine Sarms?

Alcohol increases estrogen and decreases testosterone levels, so obstaining or drinking minimal amounts of alcohol is recommended when taking SARMS.


Can MK-2866 Make me break out with pimples/acne or have oily skin?

If you have oily skin, or currently suffer from acne, Ostarine may negatively impact your skin.


Will Ostarine give me Headaches, or Nausea

Some users have reported migraine headaches and nausea. This usually occurs during the 1st week of use and the subsides.


Do I Take Ostarine on a full or empty stomach?

Manufacturers recommend taking Ostarine at the same each day. Taking it with or without food should have no impact on results.


Can I Take Ostarine by itself, or add another Prohormone, best during steroid or pro hormone cycle Or During A Post cycle recovery after steroid cycles?

Depends on your goals. If you are taking 10mg daily for only a few weeks, you probably don’t need to take Ostarine with a PCT. If you want to maximize muscle gains or fat loss, you can stack Ostarine with a prohormone andor PCT.

Gyno (male breast development) is not common with lower doses, but may occure with larger doses for more extended use.



Is Ostarine better Stacked with other warms?

You will get the benefit of increased testosterone, size, strength, while reducing estrogen levels.



What Side Effects ?

Ostarine is non-methylated, so there is no liver toxicty during use. Many prohormones are methylated and place a tremendous amount of stress on the liver, leading to some nasty side effects. Ostarine has no such issue.

Some people may experience gyno during use. This is not very common, especially in lower doses. Blood pressure is not impacted by use. Some people experience issues with acne, headaches, nausea, and hair loss. These are usually with large doses.

To prevent gyno (male breast development) from occurring, you can take a post cycle therapysupplement.


Is Ostarine good for Female Cycle Usage?

Yes. Ostarine can be safely used by women. The dose usually ranges from 10-15mg daily. Women respond even better than men to Ostarine. They often see noticeable reduction in body fat + gains in lean muscle.


Is Ostarine legal or Illegal Like Prohormones?

Ostarine is 100% legal. There were a number of prohormones banned by the government in 2014, but Ostarine was not part of that ban. My Supplement Store only sells legal supplements. If it is for sale on our website, then it is legal to own and use.



Will Ostarine Suppressive My Natural Testosterone Production?

Rarely. The dose and length of cycle impact whether natural test production is suppressed. If you are taking 25mg or more per day, or taking it for more than 4 weeks you should take a PCT.



Will Ostarine cycle help with Weight Loss And Cutting?

Yes. Ostarine can be used as part of a cutting program. A lower dose of 15-20mg is used for cutting as opposed to 25-35mg daily when bulking. Ostarine is anabolic, so you will be able to drop body fat while maintaing your hard-earned muscle mass.

Make sure to lower your daily caloric intake in conjunction with supplementation to see noticeable results. You cannot simply take Ostarine and lower body fat while consuming the same number of calories.



What effects does Ostarine have on Joint Repair, tendons, cartilage?

Yes. Ostarine has anabolic properties, and has the ability to treat and prevent bone, muscle, joint issues. More research is needed, but preliminary findings indicate that it may help treat Osteoporosis and for rehabilitiation purposes.

Results may be seen in just a few weeks. The recommended dose for these cases is once again 10-15mg daily. Check with a physician before use.

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