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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 91 - 100 of about 102

  • 91. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 92. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 93. 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.
  • 94. Moderate to Vigorous - What is your level of intensity? The American Heart Association explains the various levels of intensity that we can experience during a workout.
  • 95. 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.
  • 96. Don't Work Out Alone - Fitness Peer Support The American Heart Association explains that peer support groups are used in a variety of areas to help people achieve their goals, and fitness is no exception. Get support with these tips.
  • 97. Hey Kids, Run, Walk and Play Every Day The American Heart Association helps kids understand how important physical activity is to heart health with Life's Simple 7 for Kids.
  • 98. 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.
  • 99. Get Moving The American Heart Association offers caregivers these tips to help you get regular physical activity keeping you fit for a job that can be physically and mentally draining.
  • 100. How you spend your free time can lower risk for heart disease. original article page for simple science


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
2012-2013 Expenditures

  • Research: 21.7%
  • Public Health Education: 36.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 14.7%
  • Community Services: 6.1%
  • Management & General: 8.5%
  • Fundraising: 12.2%