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1

cortisol

promotes protein and triglyceride breakdown during prolonged exercise

2

estrogen

plays a major role in bone formation and maintenance

3

epinephrine

increases cardiac output and causes glycogenolysis during exercise

4

insulin

facilities glucose removal from blood

5

aldosterone

limits sodium excretion in urine to maintain electrolyte balance during exercise

6

vasopressin

reduces the urinary excretion of water

7

glucagon

causes the release of free fatty acids into the bloodstream

8

growth hormone

facilities protein synthesis in the body