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Food as Fuel: Before, During and After Workouts
What is the best food to eat before working out? The American Heart Association explains what to eat and drink before, during and after physical activity.
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.
Top 5 Tips to Staying Cool During Your Summer Workout
The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
The Price of Inactivity
The consequences and problems from our overweight society are sobering. However, we can all make changes. Here's the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
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.
Benefits of Physical Activity for Older Americans
The American Heart Association explains some of the benefits of physical activity.
Exercise Tips for Older Americans
Exercise tips for older americans
Warm Up, Cool Down
Exercising? That?s great. But don?t forget to warm up and cool down and stretch ? they?re part of a good workout, too.
Walk the Walk for Heart Health
One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
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.