Being overweight is symptomatic of high cholesterol levels. Exercising can, however, help you lose or maintain weight and keep a constant check at your cholesterol levels. Exercise, in fact in any form, be it everyday activity like cleaning the backyard or a structured exercise regime can significantly lower cholesterol in numerous ways.
Earlier, researchers weren’t too sure about whether exercise can lower bad cholesterol levels. A major cause of confusion was arising from the fact that studies conducted focused on the effects of both dietary patterns and exercise on cholesterol levels. And, it subsequently became difficult to determine which out of the two was actually lowering bad cholesterol. But recent studies, on careful examination, have found out that exercise does reduce bad cholesterol level.
How does exercise lower cholesterol level:
So, now that you know that exercising reduces cholesterol levels you better chart out an exercise regime. If you like then keep in mind the following guidelines:
Now, what are you waiting for? Don’t be a spoil sport. Put on your tracksuit and exercise with your buddies!
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