What is it about?
With this work, we aimed to understand why endurance exercise increases fat in muscle.
Why is it important?
Muscle fat increases with obesity and diabetes. In trained athletes, muscle fat also increases, a phenomenon known as the "athlete’s paradox," a poorly understood occurrence. Understanding why trained athletes accumulate muscle fat will be relevant for uncovering ways to improve metabolism in disease states such as diabetes mellitus.
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This page is a summary of: Exercise Increases and Browns Muscle Lipid in High-Fat Diet-Fed Mice, Frontiers in Endocrinology, June 2016, Frontiers, DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2016.00080.
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