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Background: The risk of developing diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the elderly, obese and sedentary population is high. Exercise can improve metabolic disorders associated with these diseases. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of eight weeks resistance exercises on C-reactive protein (CRP), Interleukin-6 (IL-6) and lipid biomarkers in sedentary middle-aged men.
Materials and Methods: This quasi-experimental study was conducted in 2012 in the city of Sari. In this study, 24 subjects were randomly divided into two groups; experimental and control group (each group 12). The resistance exercise program was performed for eight weeks, 3 times a week, 90 minutes per session, with intensity of 60-70 one repetition maximum. Blood samples were collected before and after the exercise intervention. Data were analyzed using SPSS version 15 and P