- Words: 2083
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Health - Nutrition
- Paper #: 196524
For obese individuals on the Atkins diet, a moderate exercise program that allows the body to burn fat rather than glycogen can be beneficial, since they would be able to exercise longer. For trained athletes, a higher level of exercise at a longer duration is possible, since the body's threshold for the change to using glycogen as ATP is higher.
Thus, our results that obese individuals on that Atkins diet