Clenbuterol or clen as it is also known as, is a drug that is mostly used to treat asthma and other breathing disorders. It is also usually identified as a cousin to ephedrine because it stimulates beta-2 receptors in the body as a beta-2 agonist. This means that clen also allows the user to burn body fat as an energy source before using other sources of fuel. It does this by stimulating the body’s metabolism by increasing the body temperature slightly. This means that the individual’s body can now burn body fat at a higher rate.
While it is very successful in both treating breathing disorders and helping in fat loss, it is still not approved in the US by the FDA even though most other countries all over the world have approved it. It is speculated that the reason it is not approved is not because it has any adverse results, but because there is really no need to. Many closely related medications are already approved and can do the job quite as well.
Clenbuterol and Bodybuilders
When used as a thermogenic, it is a favorite tool for burning body fat among bodybuilders and physique athletes, especially when preparing for a competition. It is also used during cutting cycles, and its users are always pleased by the increased lean mass they experience after using Clenbuterol. However, it can also be used by people who do not use steroids for its body fat burning properties.
Other aspects that make it a favorite include its ability to increase the user’s BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate), act as an anti-catabolic and anabolic, aid muscle retention and decrease muscle loss, and boost the user’s aerobic capacity.
Is use of Clenbuterol as a thermogenic effective?
This is the million dollar question. The effects of Clen on fat loss are straightforward. When the body temperature increases due to the beta-2 stimulation by clen, your body is now able to burn calories at an increased rate. Additionally, as your body temperature and metabolic rate rises, fat cells in your body are stimulated. As a result, triglycerides are now broken down at an increased rate. This means fat loss occurs.
However, even though Clenbuterol does a good job of increasing your body’s ability to burn fat, it is not a magical agent and will not burn your body’s fat on its own. You still need to diet and exercise in order to have positive results. If you don’t, no change will occur.
You may wonder why you should use clen if you are still required to diet and exercise just as much as you would without using it. The idea is that using clen as a thermogenic to help you lose body fat helps you accomplish this faster. By increasing your metabolic rate, it ensures that it will take you less time to get the results you want.
Because you should only use clenbuterol for a set period of time (usually 2-3 weeks at a time), it is advised that you wait till you are fairly lean before you use it to burn the last bit of body fat.
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