Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, January 23rd, 2006
"This study was designed to investigate the effect of exercise intensity on insulin resistance by comparing moderate- and high-intensity interventions of equal energy cost. Maximum oxygen consumption (VO2max ), insulin, glucose and triglycerides were measured in 64 sedentary men before random allocation to a nonexercise control group, a moderate-intensity exercise group (three 400-kcal sessions per week at 60% of VO2max ) or a high-intensity exercise group (three 400-kcal sessions per week at 80% of VO2max )," scientists in England report.
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