What’s the link between exercise and kidney disease? The more you exercise, the healthier you become, the more blood you drive to the kidney, and you get more benefits. If you look at studies exercising as little as 30 minutes a day, three to five times per week, can lower your risk of getting kidney disease by 18%. So what are you waiting for? Get out there. Go for a walk, jog, swim, run, bike, or lift weights. It doesn’t matter. Just get moving.