Aerobic Exercise May Better Improve Insulin Sensitivity and Reduce Fats among Obese Teen Girls


A new study, "Aerobic Exercise But Not Resistance Exercise Reduces Intrahepatic Lipid Content and Visceral Fat and Improves Insulin Sensitivity in Obese Adolescent Girls," finds that obese teen girls who participated in aerobic exercise lost visceral and liver fat and improved their insulin sensitivity.

The study appears in the online edition of the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism, published by the American Physiological Society.


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