Trestolone acetate is a modified form of the hormone nandrolone, with added methyl and acetate groups. This modification enhances its anabolic activity and makes it resistant to breakdown by the enzyme 5-alpha reductase, reducing the risk of androgenic side effects. Trestolone acetate is typically available as a powdered substance and can be administered through various routes, including oral, injectable, or transdermal application.
- Enhanced Muscle Protein Synthesis: Trestolone acetate has a strong anabolic effect, promoting increased muscle protein synthesis. This can lead to muscle tissue growth, repair, and recovery after intense workouts, potentially facilitating muscle gain.
- Increased Nitrogen Retention: Trestolone acetate has the ability to enhance nitrogen retention in muscle tissue. Nitrogen is a key component of protein, and maintaining a positive nitrogen balance is important for muscle growth. By increasing nitrogen retention, it may support muscle gain efforts.
- Improved Strength and Power: Trestolone acetate has been reported to increase muscle strength and power. This can translate into improved performance during workouts, allowing for more intense training sessions and potentially leading to greater gains in muscle mass.
- Reduced Estrogenic Side Effects: Trestolone acetate has a relatively low affinity for aromatase, the enzyme responsible for converting testosterone into estrogen. As a result, it may have a lower likelihood of causing estrogen-related side effects such as water retention or gynecomastia (enlargement of breast tissue in males).