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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 this: <a... Read more »

Weight Training

Is weightlifting bad for a person with hiv? Does it affect the immune system in a negative manner?... Read more »

CD4 of 41 and Weight training

Hi Nelson I'm Miguel from Mexico, thank you very much for the answers you give to many of the... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

A Faith-Based Model of Partnership to Stop HIV Developed by Starr Smith, Adler School of Professional Psychology For the full manual, please click here . For a PDF of Chapter 1, please click here . "My people perish for lack of knowledge" -- Hosea... Read more »
Body Positive

Warming Up to HIV and Exercise

The Basics of Fitness Resistance Training Cardiovascular Training Flexibility Training Balance Training and Mind-Body Training Other Suggestions Over and over again you have been told to exercise as a part of your plan for living with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Brazil Offers to Provide Technology, Training for Proposed Pharmaceutical Plant to Produce HIV/AIDS, Malaria Drugs in Mozambique

Brazil has prepared a study to determine the feasibility of constructing a $23 million pharmaceutical plant in Mozambique to produce drugs for HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases, an unnamed spokesperson for Brazil's Ministry of Health said on... Read more »
BETA

Want to Train Your Brain?

Even with today's effective combination HIV therapy, HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders (HAND) persist. Researchers and clinicians are working to understand the triggers for these neurological changes -- which can result in mild to severe... Read more »
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serotism and weight training

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been injecting 6mg of Serostim [somatropin (rDNA origin) ] daily for just one
week to date. I would like to hear from other guys who either are presently, or have in
the past used serostim for increasing LBM and... Read more »

Training & Information Managment Associate

Posted by Anonymous
SF AIDS Foundation seeks Part-time person to enhance education and moral of volunteers on the CA AIDS Hotline. REQ: 1 yr exp. supervising volunteers; BA degree prefd or exp. working in health ed. or soc. svcs, strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS, computer... Read more »

Training Guide for the CDC Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read a previous post regarding the CDC's recommendation regarding the window period. It is clearly written in there training manual that all people infected will have a positive test within 4-6 weeks. Only in RARE ocassions, does it take up to 3... Read more »

May 31st Classes for job training - free for those

Posted by Anonymous
New York City nonprofit learning center/job placement

Here is a text version of the flyer that is attached. Please post on bulletin boards or forward in your email newsletters. The courses are provided by MTS a nonprofit started in 1988.

Course... Read more »