NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – People whose genetic profiles put them at high risk for obesity are less likely to respond to resistance exercise by losing weight or body fat, according to a study appearing today in the International Journal of Obesity.

More than 30 SNPs have been linked to variations in body-mass index, but how these SNPs influence weight loss or body composition changes in response to exercise is not clear.

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