6 Effective Exercises for High Cholesterol

6 Effective Exercises for High Cholesterol

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  Physical activity can lower bad cholesterol (LDL), raise good cholesterol (HDL), and lower the risk for heart disease in adults, according to a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis in December 2015. That makes exercise a key element in an overall treatment plan that also includes diet and possibly medication, says Shel Levine, MS, associate professor of clinical exercise physiology at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti.   Bicycling Research has shown that riding a bicycle is a safe and effective aerobic exercise for burning calories and lowering bad cholesterol — and one of the main benefits of cycling is that it can become part of your daily routine without disrupting your schedule. Indeed, if you can, experts recommend riding your bicycle to work or while running errands, as opposed to driving or…
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