The purpose of this study is to better understand the effect of a single bout of 60-minute of exercise on your adipose (fat) tissue. This information will help determine how exercise affects metabolic health.

This study involves:

  • Have a phone interview to discuss the study and see if you are eligible.
  • Attending a 3.5-hour screening visit with an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test.
  • Attended 2 visits to Joslin for an exercise assessment and fat tissue sampling.
  • Blood tests and survey.

** Monetary Compensation and parking validation will be provided for eligible study participants



  • Age 20-60 years
  • Exercising <3 times per week
  • BMI 30-49 kg/m2


Exercise Research Team at 617-309-4378 or exercise.research [at]

CHS (#00000139)