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  • 21. Limit Screen Time and Get Your Kids (and the Whole Family) Moving The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to limit sedentary time and get your kids and your whole family moving.
  • 22. Getting Active Getting active is easier than you think! Let the American Heart Association help with these tips!
  • 23. Walking Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
  • 24. Congenital Heart Defects and Physical Activity The American Heart Association explains that exercise has many benefits and should be a regular part of almost anyone's life including most people with congenital heart disease.
  • 25. No time for exercise? Try our Top 10 Tips to get more! The American Heart Association explains that lack of physical activity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and not having time is no longer a problem with these easy tips to get more.
  • 26. High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
  • 27. 5 Steps to Loving Exercise ... Or At Least Not Hating It The American Heart Association explains ways to help you incorporate exercise into your life ... and maybe even learn to like it.
  • 28. Overcoming a Fitness Plateau The American Heart Association helps you overcome fitness plateaus and change up your workouts.
  • 29. Stretches for Walking The American Heart Association gives these basic stretches to help you get ready for walking or any physical activity.
  • 30. Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active The American Heart Association helps you learn how to get your non-athlete child moving. Try these tips.


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%