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Table 4 Workload, duration and heart rate of every stage during cycle ergometer tests

From: Low-protein vegetarian diet does not have a short-term effect on blood acid–base status but raises oxygen consumption during submaximal cycling

Workload
(% of VO2max)
Workload (W) Duration (min) Heart rate (bpm)
ND LPVD ND LPVD
40 140 ± 10 10 10 128 ± 15 131 ± 12
60 210 ± 20 10 10 156 ± 16 161 ± 10
80 275 ± 30 8.56 ± 1.87 8.84 ± 1.46 180 ± 15 184 ± 10
100 338 ± 35 2.89 ± 1.91 1.81 ± 0.80 183 ± 11 182 ± 12
  1. ND= normal diet.
  2. LPVD= low-protein vegetarian diet.
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