Olympus Labs Test1fy: A Testosterone Booster with an Anabolic Edge

Alongside their new arsenal of natural oral anabolic like Massacr3 and Ep1logue, Olympus Labs reintroduced a product named Test1fy. If you haven’t guessed already, this one’s all about testosterone. Will we love it as much as the rest of the revamped OL catalogue?!

Olympus Labs Test1fy

Get ready for a natural testosterone booster with an anabolic edge and estrogen protection. Gotta love these labels!

The Premise: Natural Testosterone with an Anabolic Edge

Most sports nutrition brands eventually offer a natural testosterone booster. Despite the research showing that natural testosterone boosting products will never rival prescription-only hormones, the demand for herbal based testosterone products has never subsided, so long as we all keep reasonable expectations. Through TEST1FY, Olympus Labs has thrown their hat back into a ring they’ve conquered and dominated for a long time.

TEST1FY, like its brethren MASSACR3 and EP1LOGUE, is a capsule based supplement. Olympus Labs had to go with an epic eight capsule serving size (separated into two doses per day) to cover the ingredients needed to make it happen. This is not a bad thing, as most of the research-backed products take up valuable capsule real estate.

While most of TEST1FY’s competition promises to boost your testosterone levels, Olympus also designed TEST1FY to combat estrogen levels. The long-time followers of PricePlow know our stance on test boosters: they will best help those that are in their thirties or older, adults that have lower levels of testosterone, and they should help you in the bedroom. Therefore, we expect a good test booster to stay in its lane and not offer anything too wild.

There are no legal “magic pills” in the lifting world — but there are pills that can up your intensity and make the journey towards Greek God-tier physique aspirations less painful.

We dig into the ingredients below, but check the Test1fy prices sign up for our Olympus Labs news alerts below since they bring serious boom:

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The Test1fy Ingredients

  • Vitamin D3 (3332IU) – 833% DV

    Olympus Labs Test1fy New Formula Ingredients

    The Olympus Labs Test1fy Ingredients (new formula released in 2018) utilizes some known ingredients and relies on a large dose of anacyclus to bring the intensity most aren’t used to

    Vitamin D3 is the most anabolic substance you can buy in a vitamin shop if you’re deficient. Considering that most Americans are deficient or at least not within an optimum range, supplementation of this fat-soluble vitamin should be your first step towards improving your testosterone levels. Vitamin D within an optimal range boosts testosterone levels, reduces fat mass, improves quality of life, and may even help with cognition.[1-5]

    The dose here is hilariously specific and we have no comments on it beyond that. We supplemental take a dose around ~5000IU — and with a good multivitamin and anything else in your stack, this is close enough for us and better than most test boosters we’ve covered.

  • Anacyclus Pyrethrum (3.2g)

    Anacyclus Pyrethrum, or Akarkara, is an aphrodisiac found within the Ayurveda world. This is one of the primary ingredients Olympus Labs is staking Test1fy upon, and we recently covered it in depth in an article titled The Three Next Level Muscle Building Ingredients to Watch for in 2019. For the longer story, that article is worth a read.

    Muscle Building Ingredients

    Looking for something new and next-gen beyond creatine, betaine, etc? Olympus Labs has just what you’re looking for

    For the shorter story, Anacyclus may boost male vitality, virility, libido, and even erectile quality. A recent study implies that it may also act on the hypothalamus to increase circulating levels of luteinizing hormone — this increase could explain its sexual boosting characteristics.[6-7]

    We’ve gotten claims of improved vascularity, hunger (leading some to anabolism), and muscle definition from its dedicated fans. Don’t take our word for it — try it for yourself!

  • KSM-66 Ashwagandha (675mg)

    Ashwagandha is another Ayurvedic herb you’ve likely heard of by now… and likely our favorite of the bunch. Also known as Withania Somnifera, it is one of the best supplements on the market for stress reduction — and it may even rival pharmaceuticals. What’s that have to do with testosterone? Cortisol.

    Ashwagandha is a massively effective anxiolytic compound as it reduces levels of the cortisol in the body. Cortisol raises as we diet, so lifters taking TEST1FY on a cut may find they hold on to more muscle mass and libido. In addition, there is evidence suggesting Ashwagandha may boost testosterone.[8-9]

    A boost even in healthy young males!

    Ashwagandha Strength Gains

    These are some serious strength gains on the big lifts!

    Now here’s where most Olympus Labs fans will get excited — a double-blinded, placebo-controlled study published in 2015 showed a 15% increase in testosterone for 57 healthy young male subjects where the test group received 300mg ashwagandha twice daily (600mg/day) for eight weeks.[22] It was in conjunction with a strength and training program, so that always helps, but they outpaced placebo.

    This is right in line with what Olympus Labs users would want from a test booster – so even the healthy young guys under 30 could see benefits!

    The dose here is great — we usually see it dosed at 300mg, and more clinical studies are performed at 600mg. Olympus Labs must have had some extra room in their final capsule, because they’re topping it off at 675mg! We’ll never complain about an extra 75mg of this ingredient when everyone else is at 300 or 600!

    KSM-66 is likely our favorite extract. Nothing but quality with this ingredient from Ixoreal Biomed.

  • LJ100® – Longjack (100mg)

    LJ100

    LJ100 is the ONLY type of Longjack extract you want in a product. It’s the only clinically validated longjack extract proven to work.

    LJ100® is an interesting extract — as HP ingredients developed LJ100 with MIT to combat male sexual issues. It is an 100:1 extract of Longjack containing 40% glycosaponins, 28% eurypeptides, 30% polysaccharides, and eurycomanone. We have no issue claiming this may be the best extract on the market… so you know you’re getting the real deal here. In fact, LJ100 used alone has brought noticeably better virility to us on the PricePlow staff.

    Longjack may improve body composition, hormone regulation, and overall sexual health.[10-11] However, it’s worth noting a study suggesting that Longjack may not directly boost testosterone.[12] It’s in TEST1FY for the libido effects. Testosterone could rise if chronic stress is an issue in your life — as Longjack helps reduce cortisol[13] just like Ashwagandha!

    Tongkat Ali Testosterone

    One study measured cortisol also measured salivary testosterone. It went up significantly in longjack users (32 men, 31 women).

    So while this isn’t carrying the product, it only takes up a fraction of a capsule’s worth of space, and they went with the best form! We see Longjack as a supplemental ingredient to add to a fleshed out label, which is what Olympus did with TEST1FY.

    Note: You may also see longjack ingredients namedTongkat Ali orEurycoma Longifolia.

  • DHAA (103mg)

    DHAA, also known as Dehydroabietic Acid but listed on the label as the unpronounceable synonym Abieta-8,11,13-trien-18-oic acid is the anti-estrogen aspect of TEST1FY. It does so via inhibition of aromatase — an enzyme that converts testosterone into estrogen. Many AIs (aromatase inhibitors) bind to the aromatase enzyme and thus prevent it from in turn binding to its “desired” receptor site!

    By blocking this conversion, DHAA indirectly could increase testosterone levels by keeping them around longer.[14-15] The boost may be mild, but we’ll take as much T as we can get!

    Olympus Labs Test1fy Benefits

    Test1fy to Increased Lean Muscle Mass and Testosterone, Decreased Estrogen, and Improved Stress Levels

    Added bonus: Research has also demonstrated that DHAA enhanced the production of adiponectin,[23] a weight loss supporting protein. We’ll never complain about that!

    Why 103mg? Because it’s better than 102 and 104 might make the eighth capsule explode.

  • Mucuna Pruriens (500mg) – std to 99% L-DOPA

    Mucuna Pruriens is just a way for the industry to add L-Dopa into products. L-Dopa is a levo amino acid that acts as a precursor to the catecholamines: dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. It’s typically targeted for the dopamine portion. While Mucuna may help mitigate stress by hitting the human “feel-good” button — there is an interesting use of L-Dopa in a test boosting product.

    L-dopa shines with its effect on diminishing prolactin release. Dopamine exerts a chronic inhibition over said prolactin output. Reason being, it utilizes a competing pathway with dopamine, so if we can keep the dopamine production high, it puts prolactin production down. Research also supports this mechanism — the same study showed that the reduction in prolactin also improved testosterone, luteinizing hormone, and even sperm markers![16-18]

    Now we’re just waiting for every other “lab” in the industry to steal this simple yet effective idea from Olympus Labs. Olympus Labs brings interesting innovation to the industry, and it’s not the first time OL has done it, as they also include this in their PCT (post cycle therapy) support supplements as well.

  • Boron – 6mg

    Boron is an essential mineral that mammals ingest through diet. It plays an important role in hormonal regulation and bone health — so those deficient may experience a boost in testosterone levels upon supplementation.[18] There is research suggesting that boron may decrease estrogen.[18-19]

    L-DOPA Dopamine

    (Above) L-DOPA first raises plasma L-DOPA levels… and then comes the dopamine burst! Amongst other things like feeling good, this helps fight prolactin (dopamine and prolactin have a competing pathway).

    A particular investigation showed that boron may increase free testosterone (the level you want to increase) while also reducing estrogen synthesis after a week of supplementation. There was also an acute increase of testosterone by 28% and a decrease in estrogen levels a 39%. While this study sounds incredible, we care about chronic long-term increases in testosterone, as a measurement as small as 7 days only gives us a snapshot in time of a lifter’s hormone levels.[18-19]

    Boron may also help combat osteoporosis, inflammation, and bone health. It may also act as a nootropic. So even if boron doesn’t increase testosterone in healthy males — it may help combat symptoms associated with aging.[18-20] So we like boron in this product as it fits our criteria for effective test boosting ingredients. It also takes up little real estate in the serving size and it isn’t toxic, so it’s a nice add.

    As always with minerals and vitamins, it often depends on your diet and whether it’s boron-deficient or not. Most of us don’t track or know our boron levels, so this is an easy and wise addition.

  • Bioperine – 10mg

    BioPerine is an extract of black pepper standardized for piperine, the pungent portion of black pepper that gives its properties. Most lifters know what bioperine does by now, but for those new to the game, bioperine is in here to help the body absorb the formula more effectively.

Olympus Labs Test1fy Dosage

Four caps, twice a day.

Serving Size and Market Approach

We can’t comment on flavor — as TEST1FY comes in eight capsules. That’s a lot, but it’s also nothing new to those using well-dosed testosterone boosters or other Olympus Labs. With four capsules taken twice a day, it’s not a big deal to most.

An aside — Olympus Lab’s new offerings are all great on their own — but shine when combined. We’re curious about this, as Olympus Labs may have designed all these products to be ran together. This is brilliant as consumers with brand loyalty won’t have to go elsewhere to find ingredients they want to sample. If it were us, we’d stack TEST1FY with the muscle building twins: MASSACR3 and EP1LOGUE. If estrogen is a problem, Elim1nate is a great way to see if its luteolin works alongside as well.

Conclusion: The Jury is in on Test1fy

Test1fy

The jury is IN on Test1fy

Never a boring research project when analyzing Olympus Labs supplements!

TEST1FY is one of the few unique test-boosting products available. We know Vitamin D, Boron, Ashwagandha, and LJ100 do great things for us, so the huge question here is how much of a kick you get out of anacyclus. This ingredient has been in and out of the industry and is popular with big eating bulkers, but this is easily the best formulation we’ve ever seen around it.

If its competition has failed you in the past, we’re all for giving TEST1FY a shot. While the large serving size and use of artificial colors in the capsules may turn off some — this is a solid product for the low-T everyman. It is also stackable with the rest of the Olympus Labs muscle-building lineup discussed above.

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