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Aerobic Exercise

Stewart says that aerobic exercise lowers blood pressure and heart rate by making circulation better. It also improves your cardiac output (how well your heart pumps) and your general aerobic fitness.

 which can be seen on a treadmill test, for example. Being active in an aerobic way also lowers the chance of getting type 2 diabetes and helps people who already have it control their blood sugar.

Resistance Training (Strength Work)

Stewart says that resistance training changes body makeup in a more specific way. It can help people who have a lot of body fat (like a big belly, which raises your risk of heart disease) lose fat and build leaner muscle mass. 

It has been found that doing both aerobic and strength training exercises may help raise HDL (good) cholesterol and lower LDL (bad) cholesterol.

Stretching, Flexibility and Balance

Stretching and other forms of flexibility training do not immediately contribute to improvement in cardiovascular health. Musculoskeletal health is improved as a result of their use, which enables you to maintain your flexibility and avoid experiencing joint discomfort.

cramping, and other complications related to your muscles. According to Stewart, the ability to continue aerobic exercise and resistance training requires a significant amount of flexibility that is vital to the process.

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