True or False: More Weight Is Lost By Running on an Empty Stomach
Evidence for the Health Claim
Evidence Against the Health Claim
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Willcutts KF, Wilcox AR, Grunewald KK. Energy metabolism during exercise at different time intervals following a meal. Int J Sports Med . 1988;9(3):240-3.
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