|Table 1: Body composition, body mass (BM), fat-free mass (FFM), body fat content in percent (BF), water content|
(TBW), in experimental (group I) and control (group II) groups
and 0,6 IU in successive month had profound positive effects on body composition. Specifically, it decreased fat and increased muscle mass of the participants; an effect which was not achieved by exercise alone.
In terms of aerobic fitness and fat metabolism, however, there was no "additional benefits [...] in comparison to exercise only". In view of the fact that muscle loss and weakness appear to be among the major obstacles of "youthful aging", it is nevertheless worth considering to ask your doctor to measure and correct GH insufficiencies - not for longevity, but for the quality of your lives.