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  • 61. American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
  • 62. Work Out at Work The American Heart Association offers these great tips to get active during your work day!
  • 63. 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?
  • 64. 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.
  • 65. What Type of Physical Activity Is Best? The American Heart Association explains how physical activity benefits your heart and your other muscles.
  • 66. Download Harry's Healthy Garden App Help plant the seed about how fun and tasty vegetables and fruits can be! With the help of Harry the bunny, your toddler can grow and prepare a variety of veggies in this virtual garden activity developed by BabyFirst and the American Heart Association. Download it for Apple devices today!
  • 67. 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.
  • 68. Tips to Sticking with Lifestyle Changes Lifestyle changes seem simple enough, so why don't many of us stick with healthy changes to our lifestyles? The American Heart Association offers this advice about staying focused in your lifestyle change efforts to improve your high cholesterol level and your heart health.
  • 69. Strength and Balance Exercises The American Heart Associationm explains various strength and balance exercises you can do at home.
  • 70. From the Couch to the Pavement - A Plan to Get You Moving The American Heart Association explains that most Americans don?t get the physical activity they need to be heart healthy. Learn how to get from the couch to the pavement.


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%