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Table 3 Effects of calorie restriction on body composition

From: Calorie restriction regime enhances physical performance of trained athletes

Body Pre-CR Post-RC
 Total weight (kg) 81.0 ± 1.9 77.4 ± 1.9 *
 Tissue weight (kg) 78.9 ± 1.9 74.1 ± 1.9 *
 Fatty body mass (kg) 20.5 ± 1.4 17.4 ± 1.3 *
 Lean body mass (kg) 58.4 ± 1.2 56.7 ± 1.3 *
 BMC (kg) 2.82 ± 0.07 2.81 ± 0.07
Arm
 Fat (g) 1797 ± 115 1634 ± 116 *
 Lean (g) 7148 ± 219 6961 ± 216 *
 BMC (g) 466 ± 11 468 ± 12
 Total mass (g) 9412 ± 257 9064 ± 267 *
Legs
 Fat (g) 6590 ± 481 5904 ± 425 *
 Lean (g) 20,537 ± 477 19,825 ± 537 *
 BMC (g) 1313 ± 34 1315 ± 34
 Total mass (g) 28,442 ± 752 27,045 ± 737 *
Trunk
 Fat (g) 10,330 ± 829 8532 ± 748 *
 Lean (g) 27,129 ± 546 26,463 ± 546 *
 BMC (g) 984 ± 32 970 ± 32 *
 Total mass (g) 38,444 ± 1060 35,965 ± 947 *
  1. Statistical analysis: Student’s test for unpaired data. (*) Significant differences between placebo and experimental, p < 0.05