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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics, M ± SD

From: Effect of fed- versus fasted state resistance training during Ramadan on body composition and selected metabolic parameters in bodybuilders

  FAST FED
Age (y) 25 ± 3 25 ± 2
Mass (kg) 79.9 ± 5.5 79.1 ± 3.2
Height (cm) 176 ± 3 174 ± 5
BMI (kg · m-2) 25.8 ± 0.4 26.0 ± 1.7
BF% 15 ± 2 14 ± 1
LBM (kg) 68.2 ± 3.5 68.3 ± 2.6
Years of resistance training 1.6 ± 0.6 1.5 ± 0.5
Number of training session/week 3.8 ± 0.5 3.6 ± 0.7
Back squat 10 RM (Kg) 98.7 ± 25.3 104.4 ± 26.4
Bench press 10 RM (Kg) 63.7 ± 11.3 60.1 ± 8.1
Barbell row 10 RM (Kg) 50.1 ± 8.9 55 ± 8.9
Seated shoulder press behind the neck 10 RM (Kg) 44.4 ± 5.6 46.2 ± 9.2
Biceps curl 10 RM (Kg) 30.6 ± 4.9 35 ± 5.3
Lying triceps curl 10 RM (Kg) 30.6 ± 4.2 33.7 ± 3.5
  1. Note: FAST = subjects training in a fasted state; FED = subjects training in a fed state. BMI = body mass index; BF% = body fat percentage; LBM = lean body mass; RM = repetition maximum.