Table 1

Type and duration of exercise in the two intervention periods

One exercise session per day for 5 consecutive days (5S)One exercise session per day for 2 days within 5 days (2S)
Type of exerciseResistance: push-ups, back curls, sit-ups, dips and jumps.
Aerobic: moderate-intensity running, walking or cycling.
Resistance: push-ups, back curls, sit-ups, dips and jumps.
Aerobic: moderate-intensity running, walking or cycling.
Duration per sessionResistance: 4 min.
Aerobic: 30 min.
Total: 170 min.
Resistance: 10 min.
Aerobic: 75 min.
Total: 170 min.