Winstrol also known as Stanozolol is an anabolic steroid. It is a very popular drug among steroid users. It is safe for use by both men and women and it is a fairly safe steroid that is supposed to be very effective in the treatment of osteoporosis as it helps in the maintenance of the bone mass. It is also known for its performance enhancing properties as it possesses the ability to promote strength and endurance without unwanted mass. It has been widely used by female bodybuilders who are looking to have a sculpted physique.

Winstrol and its traits

Winstrol or Stanozolol is an androgenic anabolic steroid that is derived from  dihydrotestosterone or (DHT).  In other words the DHT hormone is structurally altered to produce Winstrol. They are

  • A pyrazole group replaces the 3-keto group on the A ring of the hormone. This addition makes winstrol a heterocyclic steroid.
  • The DHT also carries an added methyl group to protect it after administration. This change is brought about in the 17th position of the carbon and this change makes it a C17-alpha alkylated anabolic steroid.

The above structural changes make Winstrol effective in nitrogen retention. Nitrogen retention in turn helps in the formation of proteins. This process is also known as protein synthesis. It also helps in increasing the count of the red blood cells and also inhibits the glucocorticoid hormones. It is found to lower the Sex-Hormone-binding-globulin SHBG. This allows supply of more of the steroid in the unbound state and increases the level of free testosterone. Hence, it is a useful Anabolic steroid.

 Benefits of using Winstrol

Winstrol may not be an effective steroid for male performers, but it has been widely used by female bodybuilders as women are more sensitive to steroids than men.  It is highly useful for bulking in women rather than the male. Using Winstrol could help increase the speed and power and give you a ripped physique. It also helps to cut fat quickly.


It is prudent for female performance athletes and bodybuilders to start off with oral Winstrol because it is normally the way to go, as it will allow them to take a low dose. 5 mg per day is a normal dose for women, but some women may be able to tolerate larger doses such as 10 mg per day. You should not attempt a dose of 10mg/day, without taking a dose of 5mg/day prior to that. If injectable Winstrol is to be used, 20mg every 4 days for a period of 4-6 weeks is advisable.

Since Winstrol is an anabolic steroid that does not produce Virilization effects in women such as hair growth in the body, disrupted menstrual cycle and others, which can be dangerous and can even affect the femininity.  It is one of the most preferred anabolic steroid among females, who is looking to gain a sculpted physique. But this steroid has to be administered in the right amounts with lot of care to reap the benefits without unwanted side-effects.