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Table 3 Daily nutritional intake before and during the last week of the intervention

From: Low-volume high-intensity interval training improves cardiometabolic health, work ability and well-being in severely obese individuals: a randomized-controlled trial sub-study

Variable HIIT (n = 28) Control group (n = 17)
Baseline Post Baseline Post
Total energy (kcal) 2529 ± 1136 2183 ± 917 2066 ± 714 1847 ± 846
Protein (g) 122 ± 84 110 ± 55 85 ± 30 83 ± 34
Protein (% total kcal) 18 ± 6 22 ± 11 17 ± 3 20 ± 6
Fat (g) 100 ± 42 90 ± 45 82 ± 36 74 ± 47
Fat (% total kcal) 39 ± 12 37 ± 8 35 ± 7 34 ± 7
CHO (g) 241 ± 112 208 ± 105 217 ± 68 182 ± 74
CHO (% total kcal) 42 ± 14 38 ± 10 44 ± 8 42 ± 9
Fiber (g) 22 ± 11 22 ± 12 22 ± 12 24 ± 11
Fiber (% total kcal) 2 ± 1 2 ± 1 2 ± 1 3 ± 1
  1. HIIT High-intensity interval training group, CON control group, CHO carbohydrates