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Oct 22, 2012

High-intensity Exercise Improves HDL and Fasting Glucose Levels in Metabolic Syndrome

Results from a recent study suggest that high-intensity exercise consisting of interval training is better at reversing components of metabolic syndrome than aerobic exercise alone.

Investigators, led by Dr Arnt Tjonna (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway), showed that among patients with the metabolic syndrome, those randomized to a high-intensity exercise program had significantly improved HDL-cholesterol levels, whereas those performing aerobic exercise did not, and there was a greater improvement in fasting glucose levels when compared with those undergoing a moderate-exercise training program.

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