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May 18, 2003

Hi nelson,Just wanted to let you know i have droped the bread slightly and the peanut butter.My meds are Trizivir and Stocrin,with my Multi Vitamin with selenium and L-glutamine and carnitine.I eat cold water fish once a day(lunch)or a snack. My question is about the cardio.After spending a full day in the garden .I can loose 2kgs,Is it muscle, fat or fluid. What happens if I start doing cardio 3 times a week,when I want to retain my weight and size.Am I trying too hard or loosing sight of the big picture. Brad

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Losing that much weight in one day is probably due to water weight loss mostly. If your fat body percent is over 20 % by BIA, I would denifitely do cardio 3-4 times a week for 20-30 min. If your body fat is lower than 15%, you may opt for 1-2 week just to keep your energy levels up. Get a BIA and make sure that your body cell mass is at your optimal level (I hope you can get a BIA and see a qualified dietitian that knows how to interpret the results). I think exercising without body compositon monitoring is like shooting in the dark!



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