Table 1—

Metabolic parameters before and after training in previously sedentary adults (n = 18)

VariableBaseline value6-Month valueChange
SI (μU · ml−1 · min−1)2.54 ± 2.744.41 ± 3.301.87 ± 2.45*
LPL nEq FFA · ml−1 · h−11,890 ± 1,3804,926 ± 1,8583,035 ± 2,192*
HL nEq FFA · ml−1 · h−13,326 ± 1,6054,636 ± 1,6361,310 ± 1,140*
K2 (%/min)3.37 ± 0.903.25 ± 0.90−0.05 ± 0.84
TG (mg/dl)123.3 ± 67.2118.2 ± 64.7−5.1 ± 22.9
Total cholesterol (mg/dl)196.3 ± 41.2186.5 ± 34.4−9.8 ± 23.3
LDL cholesterol (mg/dl)117.7 ± 31.9110.2 ± 28.2−7.4 ± 19.2
HDL cholesterol (mg/dl)54.4 ± 8.852.6 ± 8.7−1.8 ± 6.6
Total-to-HDL ratio3.73 ± 1.003.72 ± 1.10−0.02 ± 0.29
  • Data are means ± SD.

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    * P < 0.006 for change from baseline to 6 months.