"However, some people on the team have had to rebuild their strength after long periods of illness. I know that having a competition to aim for really concentrates the mind and pushes me to train harder.
“The greatest thanks has to go to the volunteer trainers and coaches who come every week to improve our swimming technique and give us training sets to do during the week to build up strength and speed."
As Simon explains in the video below, many people don’t realise that physical activity is not only desirable but is encouraged for those living with HIV, and can play an instrumental role in improving peoples’ physical, mental and social well-being.
Anything that can get people living with HIV into sport and physical activity is therefore to be celebrated, and we at Central YMCA are very proud that Positive Health and Positive Strokes are doing just that.