n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Fat as fuel during exercise
|Article Title||Fat as fuel during exercise|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||CME : Your SA Journal of CPD|
|Author||Julia Goedecke and Liza Havemann|
|Publication Date||Jul 2008|
|Pages||347 - 349|
Carbohydrate (CHO) and fat serve as the two main substrates for the production of energy during prolonged muscle contraction. Although CHO and fat are oxidised simultaneously, the relative contribution of these substrates to oxidative metabolism during exercise varies, and is dependent on a variety of factors, including exercise intensity and duration and substrate availability and training status, among other factors.
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