Studies related to Fat Oxidation and Caffeine

Metabolic Effects Of Caffeine Ingestion And Physical Work In 75-year Old Citizens. A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Cross-over Study

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 24 hours
Number of Subjects 30
Sex Both Genders
Age Range 65+
Body Types Untrained
Notes for this study:
Persons over 70 were recruited to consume 6mg/kg bodyweight caffeine prior to an hour long cycling endurance exercise.

Insulin resistance increased (ie. sensitivity decreased) due to a conversion of metabolic substrate towards fatty acids; increases in free fatty acids, adrenaline and noradrenaline, and lactate were significantly more than placebo.

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