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Prohormones For CuttingIt’s 2016 and there are lots of questions on what prohormone to use to cut.  Cuttining isn’t really a strictly defined objective, it’s a mix of hardening the muscles, reducing fat and increasing smaller muscle groups that allow you to look finished for contest shape.


Hardening – increasing muscle density and strength of the muscle groups to achieve a look where the muscles appear like “rock” and are solid to the touch.

Fat Reduction – losing body fat in key areas to make the shape appear more lean and attractive.

Small Muscle Groups – accentuating the certain muscle groups like the Sartorius muscles of the thighs to give the appearance of a well defined body.

That’s the basic definitions of all things cutting and in addition there is a certain way of working out (usually higher reps and less weight) along with a change in diet that limits carbs and increases fat and protein.


The best thing to do is talk about what prohormones are the worst for cutting.  That usually includes any prohormones with estrogen conversion.  That would mean prohormones like 4-DHEA and 19Nor-DHEA should be avoided since they both can convert into estrogen.  1,4-DHEA and also 1,4-OHP add a bit of bloat to you, so that is counter to cutting as well…

So, what does that leave left?

EpiAndrosterone and 1-DHEA along with 6-Keto-Progesterone are your final choices.

While it would seem that 1-DHEA would be a the likely choice, since it is the jack of all trades, it doesn’t reduce estrogen load and thus won’t do as much for cutting.  Still it’s a decent candidate to help with your cutting cycle (which I will put in at the end of the article).

Epiandrosterone is the true super start of fat loss.  It converts to DHT which is great for burning body fat and increasing strength.  It also helps boost your mental energy, so you can hit it even harder in the gym.

6-Keto-Progesterone – this anabolic is purely for hardening and it is a superstar.  Working off an alternative pathway, this item is not androgenic at all and is purely anabolic.  It makes a great stacking item with other prohormones.  Similar in structure to 6-Keto-Diosgenin, this anabolic probably works on the same pathway of increasing protein synthesis.


The best stack for cutting and hardening would look something like this:

1-Andro – 50mg per day

EpiAndro – 225mg per day

6-Keto-Progesterone – 50mg per day

This would provide a good mix of hardening along with some fat loss properties and the anabolic effect of 1-Andro.  The prohormones can be taken in divided doses every day.


Remember prohormones should only be used by men over 21 who are in good health and have been lifting weights for enough time to make them worthwhile.  Don’t use prohormones without consulting with your healthcare professional if you have any previous conditions.