Aerobics, resistance training lower fat levels in obese teen girls

07/1/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

A study presented at the ADA 73rd Scientific Sessions revealed obese teen girls who followed either an aerobic exercise or resistance training program for three months attained significant reductions in body weight and total fat levels compared with the sedentary control group. Researchers also found aerobic exercise was associated with a 19% decrease in visceral fats, a 43% drop in lipid fats and a 23% improvement in insulin sensitivity compared with the control group.

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