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Hiv And Weight Training

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Weight training vs. HIV

For physical appearance and health purposes I have a desire to begin a weight training/bodybuilding routine. My goal is to put on a good healthy amount of lean muscle mass over the next 12 months. My question: Because I am an HIV pos male will this...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Assuming that your testosterone and thyroid blood levels are OK, there should be no reason why HIV will change how you will respond to exercise. Exercise may actually help you live longer and live stronger.You may want to read Read more »

strength training

this question might be stupid but i'am only 12 years old and somebody told me that people can get... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over... Read more »
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Hitting the Gym With HIV Fitness Stud Nelson Vergel

...the gym for a lesson on aerobic activity and weight lifting. With issues like bone density more vital for people with HIV, weight training makes sense. Nelson Vergel I'd like to extend a special thanks to The Poverello Center ... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, February 3, 2011

...Nelson gives Mark a lesson on aerobic activity and weightlifting. "With issues like bone density more vital for people with HIV, weight training makes sense," Mark notes. Watch the two go through some basic exercises that can help anybody who... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...showing that exercise decreased lipid levels.There are two types of exercise: cardiovascular (aerobic) and resistance(strength or weight training). Both can help improve the way your bodyprocesses cholesterol and blood sugar. Cardiovascular... Read more »
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Older HIV'ers

Posted by aNewBeginning, 1 Reply
...I learned I am HIV positive on 2/03/10. I met with my infectious disease doctor two days. I would like to hear from older guys who are dealing Read more »

Life goes on

Posted by aNewBeginning, 2 Replies
...all my lab results were excellent EXCEPT... Trying to stay confident. When I find out others are positive, I always say that HIV is a chronic ailment like diabetes that needs to be treated and monitored, and will not affect longevity. But,... Read more »

Don't really know how to handles

Posted by worried09, 3 Replies
Could someone please tell me how to handle this I am positive and this is all new to me.I have been taken my meds and now i'm undetectable by the Grace of God, but I am willing and open to how to handle this I'm here to listen. Read more »

Hi I'm new

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...myself. I am a 55 year old Male living in Australia. I was diagnosed early 2008 which makes me a relatively new addition to the HIV family. I am currently not working and have not since my diagnosis. I would like to support others where I can and... Read more »