Fatty acid mobilization from adipose tissue during exercise.

  title={Fatty acid mobilization from adipose tissue during exercise.},
  author={Jeffrey F. Horowitz},
  journal={Trends in endocrinology and metabolism: TEM},
  volume={14 8},
By far the largest energy reserve in the human body is adipose tissue triglycerides, and these reserves are an important source of fuel during prolonged endurance exercise. To use this rich source of potential energy during exercise, adipose tissue triglycerides must first be hydrolyzed and the resultant fatty acids delivered to the working muscles. The aims of this review are to describe how exercise alters lipid mobilization from adipose tissue, to identify alternative sources of lipids and… CONTINUE READING

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