Physique Formula Podcast| Paleo, nutrition, longevity, crossfit, training
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The Physique Formula podcast is about making gains, in life and the gym. This infotainment fitness and nutrition podcast will drop knowledge and humor and a little bit of science on everything from the paleo diet, to crossfit to anti-aging and longevity to nutrition.
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Nelson Vergel Talk Living With HIV and Anabolic Steroid Use That Helps Him
4 days ago
Powerful interview today with Nelson Vergal, a bodybuilder, who is living with HIV and credits his energy and health today to anabolic steroid use. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast and leave us a 5 star review. Email Jimmy at email@example.com for your chance to win a free t-shirt after you leave a review. Use code "podcast15" to save 15% on your first order of natural supplements and organic foods at http://www.physiqueformuladiet.com 'A few years after his HIV diagnosis, Nelson Vergel [nelsonvergel.com] began wasting away. No matter how much he ate, no matter how many protein shakes he added to his diet, no matter how much iron he pumped, the chemical engineer could not regain 25 pounds the virus had stripped from his 5-foot-7 frame. He watched as dozens of HIV-infected friends progressively lost body fat and muscle -- and, ultimately, their lives. "Either I have to do something," Vergel thought, "or I'll be the next one." Then he found steroids. For more than a decade, Vergel has been among the chronically ill patients who take anabolic steroids -- legally -- for the same fundamental reason some athletes use them on the sly: to build up their bodies. A storm of attention has been paid of late to illicit use of steroids among athletes, who forever want to run faster and hit balls farther. But at the same time, a quiet movement is under way to discover what legitimate role the drugs can play in mainstream medicine.'