Table 2

Exercise compliance for participants in BIKE, MOD and VIG attending measurement of the primary outcome at 3 months and/or 6 months

0–3 monthsBIKE (n=20)MOD (n=32)VIG (n=26)
Exercise intervention duration, days93 (86; 107)97 (85; 106)92 (89; 102)
Exercise frequency, exercise days/week4.7 (4.3; 5.1)5.0 (4.7; 5.3)5.1 (4.6; 5.3)
Compliance, % of prescribed days95 (84; 103)100 (93; 105)102 (91; 105)
Exercise duration, min/exercise day46 (39; 54)52 (46; 61)*34 (32; 38)*†
Exercise energy expenditure, kcal/exercise day
 Women331 (268; 348)342 (303; 377)300 (271; 334)
 Men448 (427; 493)455 (395; 515)410 (307; 474)
Total energy expenditure, % prescribed kcal101 (88; 110)100 (92; 118)97 (77; 104)§
Participants combusting <25% of prescribed kcal
 0–3 months, n000
Exercise intensity, %VO2peak reserve55 (47; 60)51 (49; 53)68 (61; 74)‡†
Exercise intensity, MET4.9 (4.6; 5.9)4.9 (4.3; 5.4)6.4 (5.5; 7.2)‡†
Heart rate reserve, %59 (52; 62)53 (48; 54)70 (67; 73)‡†