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male 49 yrs. ldl cholestrol 180,trigly 113, hdl 34 uric acid is 6. vegetarian. no smoke. sugar, bp & wt is normal. .kindly advise type of exerercise?

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See details: Do both aerobic and resistance exercises. Bike, swim, run, etc combined with weight training. Do this 3-4 days a week.

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