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How Much Can Exercise Lower Cholesterol?

Does daily exercise reduce cholesterol? Studies show that regular exercise can help lower bad cholesterol levels and raise good cholesterol levels. For example, the results of a 2019 study involving 425 older adults showed that moderate and vigorous physical activity lowered blood pressure, reduced blood sugar levels, and increased HDL cholesterol levels.

Which exercise is best for lowering cholesterol? Any exercise is better than none, but the following six types have shown in studies to be effective at reducing cholesterol levels.