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  • 41. How do beta blocker drugs affect exercise? The American Heart Association explains that beta blockers are designed to slow down your heartbeat, so how do they affect exercise?
  • 42. American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults The American Heart Association offers these guidelines for physical activity.
  • 43. Work Out at Work The American Heart Association offers these great tips to get active during your work day!
  • 44. Using the Right Fitness Tools The American Heart Association explains that losing weight depends on a successful combination of healthy eating and physical activity and using the right tools makes it easy.
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Create Your Own Circuit Workout at Home When it's hot or cold for an outdoor workout create your own exercise circuits at home with absolutely no equipment needed with these tips from the American Heart Association.
  • 47. Why Should I Be Physically Active? Learn why it is important for you to be physically active.
  • 48. Getting Active with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
  • 49. Our Kids Programs The American Heart Association recommends strategies for prevention of heart disease and stroke that improve the social and physical environment for healthful eating and physical activity in children. Learn more about our children?s health initiatives.
  • 50. Lifestyle Changes for Heart Failure The American Heart Association explains the lifestyle changes that heart failure patients can make to improve their quality of life.


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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%