Effect of Seven-Minute Exercise Program on Body-Fat Percentage in Obese Women

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Sarayoot Mongkol
Patsawee Hansuwannakorn
Suwatjanee Mikaphon
Kamolchanok Siwakritsanakun

Abstract

Background and Objective: Obesity is a hralth problem found throughout the world and could lead to subsequent complications. Nowadays, people are more interested in exercise to maintain and improve their health as a result of the support from social media, which make an attention of being healthy. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of seven-minute exercise program on the fat percentage in the obese women.


Materials and methods: Fifty female volunteers with body mass index (BMI) ≥ 25 kg/m2 were divided into two groups; exercise with seven-minute exercise program (n=25) and control groups (n=25). All participants were measured the percentage of fat, BMI and waist circumference at before and after 6 weeks period.


Results: Seven-minute exercise program could decrease the percentage of fat (10.72%), weight (7.10%), BMI (7.10%) and waist circumference (4.12%) significantly when compared to the control group before and after exercise in six weeks. (p<0.05).


Conclusions: Seven-minute workout for 6 weeks could reduce the percentage of weight, BMI and waist circumference in obese females.

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