Boldenone greatly stimulates hematopoiesis. Elevated levels of red blood cells improve oxygen delivery to the muscles. This makes this steroid attractive not only for bodybuilders, but also for track and field athletes. Among bodybuilders, Boldenone is appreciated not only for his ability to promote lean and dense muscle growth, but also for its peculiarity to significantly raise appetite and promote has an incredibly long active life, requiring less frequent injections and is often used as a part of very long cycles.
Like other AAS, boldenone is an agonist of the androgen receptor (AR).  The activity of boldenone is mainly anabolic , with a low androgenic potency. Boldenone will increase nitrogen retention, protein synthesis, increases appetite and stimulates the release of erythropoietin in the kidneys.  Boldenone was synthesized in an attempt to create a long-acting injectable metandienone , for androgen deficiency disorders. Boldenone acts similar to metandienone with fewer adverse androgenic effects. [ medical citation needed ] Although commonly compared to nandrolone , boldenone lacks progesterone receptor interaction and associated progestogenic side effects.