1507: Everything You Need to Know About Steroids With John Romano

Mar 11, 2021
1507: Everything You Need to Know About Steroids With John Romano

In this episode Sal speaks with bodybuilding journalist and steroid expert, John Romano about steroids. The interview is followed up by a discussion with Sal, Adam and Justin.

  • How did he get into the supplement space? (2:35)
  • When did athletes start experimenting with steroids? (4:50)
  • The popularity in the United States. (7:27)
  • What is the difference between testosterone and other anabolic steroids? (9:29)
  • The pros/cons of androgenic and anabolic steroids. (11:25)
  • What is the difference in feel? (13:31)
  • Why he believes most steroid stacks should start with testosterone. (15:23)
  • Why you must determine your goals and realistic expectations first. (18:25)
  • The starter stack for a young male in his late 20s to increase performance. (20:00)
  • How to determine your dose duration? (25:00)
  • Once off a cycle, how does one get back to baseline? (26:44)
  • Should women stay clear of anabolic steroids? (28:33)
  • What is clenbuterol and what is it used for? (32:40)
  • What is albuterol? (33:48)
  • How growth hormone stimulates other things to happen. (34:44)
  • What are Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators (SARMs), why am I able to buy them on the internet, and what do they do? (38:57)
  • How did athletes beat drug tests back in the day? (46:13)
  • Is there a genetic component to how you respond to these drugs? (52:25)
  • Why recovery and nutrition are the keys to preserving muscle, NOT drugs. (53:51)
  • Why he believes there are only two genders and addressing the controversy surrounding transgender athletes. (55:21)
  • Are testosterone cycles becoming more acceptable and mainstream? (1:04:00)
  • How has the response been to his podcast? (1:07:25)
  • A Mind Pump follow-up conversation on the comments made by John. (1:11:39)

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