Table 2

 Metabolite data obtained before and after a downhill run performed after consumption for two days of a high carbohydrate diet (HC) or a low carbohydrate diet (LC)

MetaboliteBefore exerciseAfter exercise
HCLCHCLC
Values are mean (SEM).
*Significant difference from before exercise (p<0.05).
†Significant difference from LC (p<0.05).
NEFA, Non-esterified fatty acids.
Glucose (mM)5.2 (0.18)4.6 (0.17)6.3 (0.29)*†4.9 (0.23)
Lactate (mM)1.9 (0.18)†1.3 (0.09)2.7 (0.25)*2.3 (0.27)*
NEFA (mM)0.17 (0.02)†0.38 (0.08)0.52 (0.07)†0.81 (0.11)*