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recovery after resistance training

It takes me almost 4 days to recovery after excercise with weights. My T cell counts average about 450 and on Atripla. I know it is not that I am old (57) I hope. :)
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
It is not normal to need 4 days to recover from exercise with weights.There may be some possible explanations to this (it could be one or a combination of several):1- You are over training for your conditioning. You are either using weights that... Read more »

Lipo and bodybuilding

Would bodybuilding hide the effects of lipo? I mean if you increase your muscle mass without having... Read more »

Bodybuilding

I am 18 months post tx. Also I am svr (negative).I had 1A genotype, grade 2, stage 1, portal... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Why Strength Training?

...disease or arthritis -- often benefit the most from an exercise program that includes lifting weights a few times each week. Strength training, particularly in conjunction with regular aerobic exercise, can also have a profound impact on a... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...strength andgrowth. Examples include push-ups, squats, and the use of free weights andmachines at the gym. A regimen of an hour of strength training combined with 20 minutes ofaerobic exercise three to four times a week has been shown to work... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Warning on Body Building Products Marketed as Containing Steroids or Steroid-Like Substances

...July 28, 2009, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a public health advisory warning consumers to stop using any body building products that are represented to contain steroids or steroid-like substances. Many of these products are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...Some nutritional experts believe it can be effective at doses lower than the FDA-approved dose. Testosterone and anabolic (muscle building) agents like oxandrolone or nandrolone might also help treat wasting. They have been studied alone and in... Read more »
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hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
..."working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" as for me that conjures notions of drug-enhanced muscularity that is neither smart nor healthy. since... Read more »

BODYBUILDING AS A LIFE SAVER

Posted by MUSCLEMAN, 1 Reply
...I AM A 40 YEARS OLD MALE WHOS BEEN SAVED BY A BODYBUILDING LIFE STILE. I LIVE IN MANHATTAN NY. GOT THE VIRUS ON 1995 AND I FIND OUT ON 1998 THAT I GOT AIDS IN SAINT VINCENTS HOSPITAL. Read more »

Steroids for Bodybuilding

Posted by Chico, 4 Replies
...I have recently started on my hiv treatment and want to know if i can continue to take Winstrol Depot the steroid for my body building. I am fit and healthy but don't want the steroid to affect my resistance. Any body builders or Doc's help me... Read more »

serotism and weight training

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...have in the past used serostim for increasing LBM and muscle mass gains in conjunction with weight training. I would like to discuss changes in routines, diet, supplements, etc. in conjunction with... Read more »