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  • 21. Be Safe While Being Active The American Heart Association explains that it is important for cardiac rehab patients to warm up and cool down, monitor your intensity and watch for warning signs during your exercise routine.
  • 22. Commit to be Fit Brochure Find out about the importance of physical activity in reducing heart disease risk, and how to begin or maintain an activity program. This booklet offers plenty of ideas on starting a physical activity program that will be both healthful and enjoyable.
  • 23. Staying Motivated For Fitness Staying motivated to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day can be hard. The American Heart Association offers these tips to keep you going.
  • 24. Get Your Kids Moving and Check Some Chores Off Your List The American Heart Association helps you get your kids active around the house with these tips.
  • 25. What Type of Physical Activity Is Best? The American Heart Association explains how physical activity benefits your heart and your other muscles.
  • 26. Step It Up - Tips to Pump Up Your Workout The American Heart Association explains how to step up to the next level of fitness by increasing your workout.
  • 27. Prevention and Treatment of PAD The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
  • 28. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 29. Walking 101 The American Heart Association explains that walking is low-risk and easy to start. It can help keep you fit and reduce your risk of serious diseases, like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more. Learn more benefits of walking!
  • 30. Wellness in the Workplace The American Heart Association explains that by creating a wellness environment, your company can help lower healthcare costs and protect its most important resource ? your employees.


Our Mission

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

American Heart Association
2013-2014 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 21.8%
  • Public Health Education: 36.4%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.2%
  • Community Services: 6.7%
  • Management & General: 8.6%
  • Fundraising: 12.3%