In the bodybuilding or athletic field, HGH cycle has a totally different aspect. There are various suggestions for HGH cycles in the internet for bodybuilding or athletic purpose. For a bodybuilder, a hormone cycle may run up to 12 to 20 weeks of course of the human growth hormone injections which is followed by four to six weeks of oral supplementation of the hormone.


The dose to be administered varies from person to person and from one condition to another. Different dosages are required to treat different conditions.

  • For anti ageing, a dose of 1.8 – 2.0 IU’s per day is administered usually. This dosage is sufficient to be a full replacement dose for those who have crossed middle age and beyond.
  • For general health and well being of a person, a dose of 2-3 IU’s per day is thought to be sufficient. This dosage is also considered appropriate for repair and healing purpose.
  • For fat mobilization in an individual a dose of 1.5 -2.0 IU’s per day is considered sufficient.
  • For converting fat into lean muscle mass a stronger dosage is required. 4-8 IU’s per day will serve the purpose of gaining lean muscle mass. Most people show good results at a dose of 4-5 IU’s per day itself to maintain a good body composition and structure.
  • According to this site, if a person wants to gain maximum advantage in this regard then he can consider the addition of testosterone, insulin and low dose T3.
  • It is always advised and is the best to start your therapy with a low dosage of hormone injections and gradually proceed to taking higher doses. This will let your doctor confirm if any allergies or side effects are prominent and will let your body settle to the hormone slowly. You can avoid or minimize most of the side effects like bloating or joint pains and swelling if you start your therapy with low dose of injections.
  • Majority of people tolerate up to 2 IU’s quite well. So you can start your treatment with this dose and then gradually go high as per the need.
  • It is also best to split your injections in two doses per day if the dosage is above 2.5 IU’s -3 IU’s per day. One can take two injections of smaller doses than one large dose of hormone injection.

In a normal hormone cycle which lasts for about 5-8 months, administering injections once or twice a day for seven days a week is considered fine. Depending upon the doctors advises a break of one or two days can also be given if all seven days dosing seems to be causing side effects in a person.  Another option for following a cycle can be to continue with your HGH injections everyday for first two months to get your hormone levels in control and balance and then bringing down to dosage by taking injections for just five days a week or giving a break on weekends.

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