Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Over 60? Exercise Or You Lose Muscle If On Diet Alone

Among old people (60-75 years), exercise produces metabolic changes that require the expenditure of fewer calories during physical activity, it also allowed them to more preferentially burn fat.

In this study, the diet plus exercise group was the most efficient at the exercise task at the end of the experiment, compared to other groups.

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Older People Who Diet Without Exercising Lose Valuable Muscle Mass

Source : Science Daily

Journal of Applied Physiology