Although I am usually not inclined to posit speculations on why a particular drug does or doesn't do something, in this case I will. Im guessing that the higher doses of Anadrol cause enough appetite suppression (at least anecdotally) to make eating rather difficult. It can also increase insulin resistance and glucose intolerance (5). This has the effect of making macronutrient absorption more inefficient, and could also be a factor in reducing gains when the dosage goes over 100mgs/day. Unfortunately, Anadrol also has a reasonably profound effect on your body's natural hormonal system, on par with most other oral steroids , but not as bad as most injectables, and its certainly not as harsh on your lipid profile as many anabolics are
They are the two most common and popular oral steroids of all time and for the purpose of bulking there are few that can come close to the power of Dianabol and Anadrol . Both of these very powerful steroids are often discussed together and in many circles you will find fans of both and often fans of Anadrol will swear up and down it is the more powerful of the two; however, this is simply not true. On a milligram for milligram basis Dianabol is far stronger than Anadrol; in-fact, its not that close; yes, both are very powerful but Dianabol takes first prize handedly. This common misconception regarding the two steroids exists for one very simple reason and that is common dosing protocol. Most all cycles that include Anadrol will start at 50mg per day with 100mg per day being very common place, while conversely most Dianabol cycles will start at 20-30mg per day and while they often go up to 50mg in more hardcore circles, for the average gym rat it is rare. You rarely hear of anyone supplementing with 100mg of Dbol per day outside of elite level bodybuilding but if an individual were to take both steroids, one during the first cycle and the other in a second cycle and at equal doses in both, assuming both forms were of pure quality and all other variables remained the same the gains made from Dianabol would shadow Anadrol into the ground. In the end, while Dbol is more powerful you must find what works best for you, find which you tolerate to a higher degree, regardless of power your personal toleration is of the utmost importance.
Even though primarily a bulking steroid Anadrol cycles can be useful to the dieting competitive bodybuilder. Unlike our bulking use this period of use will take place at the end of the cycle, shortly before the competition is to take place. How it works is simple; the presence of this steroid allows the individual to fill out to a greater degree giving the muscles just that, a rounder and fuller look once on stage. It is very important to note, the individual should have some experience with Anadrol cycles before ever trying this as to know with certainty how they respond to the steroid. Anadrol can cause a fair amount of water retention and for a competitor that is the last thing you want. However, if you understand how to control the steroid, if you are in shape and are supplementing with a good aromatase inhibitor you will enjoy this benefit.