A total anabolic steroid cycle can last anywhere from 8-16 weeks most commonly, and in some cases, especially in hardcore circles even longer. As for the Trenbolone Enanthate cycle, 8-10 weeks is about all you'll want if your health is to be maintained. For off-season periods of use, the compound can be added in at any time, the frontend or backend of an off-season plan is fine. For some, switching back and forth between Trenbolone and Nandrolone compounds can be a great way to go. For the cutting phase, this is where a Trenbolone Enanthate cycle will almost always be best served at the backend of a plan. You will get more out of this steroid once you're already somewhat lean when it's being used for cutting purposes.
Transdermal patches (adhesive patches placed on the skin) may also be used to deliver a steady dose through the skin and into the bloodstream. Testosterone-containing creams and gels that are applied daily to the skin are also available, but absorption is inefficient (roughly 10%, varying between individuals) and these treatments tend to be more expensive. Individuals who are especially physically active and/or bathe often may not be good candidates, since the medication can be washed off and may take up to six hours to be fully absorbed. There is also the risk that an intimate partner or child may come in contact with the application site and inadvertently dose himself or herself; children and women are highly sensitive to testosterone and can suffer unintended masculinization and health effects, even from small doses. Injection is the most common method used by individuals administering AAS for non-medical purposes.