Exercise for Your Heart

Published 01/22 2008 10:51AM

Updated 07/28 2010 01:41PM

Regular Exercise
Exercise helps control your weight which in turn helps lower LDL-cholesterol and blood pressure. According to a meta-analysis published this year in the ?Archives of Internal Medicine,? exercise also appears to increase levels of HDL-cholesterol,  that?s the good cholesterol that lowers your risk for heart disease. Aim for at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity activity move to 60-90 minutes to lose or maintain weight loss.

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