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Table 6 Effects of Calorie restriction on markers of physical performance

From: Calorie restriction regime enhances physical performance of trained athletes

   50%Vmx 60% Vmax 70%Vmax Threshold
Running Rate (Km/h) Pre-CR 7.70 ± 0.3 9.10 ± 0.3 10.4 ± 0.3 11.7 ± 0.3
Post-CR 7.70 ± 0.3 9.10 ± 0.3 10.4 ± 0.3 11.7 ± 0.3
Heart Rate (Beats/min) Pre-CR 133 ± 5 149 ± 4 160 ± 4 171 ± 4
Post-CR 127 ± 6 142 ± 5* 153 ± 5 * 161 ± 3*
  1. *Significant differences between Pre-CR and Post-CR (Caloric Restriction) P < 0.05 unpaired ‘t’ student test