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  • 51. 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.
  • 52. Why Should I Be Physically Active? Learn why it is important for you to be physically active.
  • 53. 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.
  • 54. 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.
  • 55. Walk, Don't Run, Your Way to a Healthy Heart The American Heart Association explains that walking briskly can lower your risk of high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes as much as running, according to a new study. Learn more.
  • 56. Just Move: Our guide to physical activity (Spanish) Brochure Este folleto informa sobre la actividad fisica, ofrece estrategias para incorporarla en su rutina diaria (incluso si usted no es atleta) y alienta al lector a establecer metas de actividad fisica.
  • 57. 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.
  • 58. Life's Simple 7 - Get Active The American Heart Association explains that getting active is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to get more physical activity.
  • 59. Getting Active Getting active is easier than you think! Let the American Heart Association help with these tips!
  • 60. 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.


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%