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  • 21. European Vacation overview of the physical activity break European vacation
  • 22. Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
  • 23. Dip In To It overview of the physical activity break dip in to it
  • 24. Rock, Paper, Scissors with Legs overview of the physical activity break rock, paper, scissors with legs
  • 25. Get Active with our Healthy Challenge Scavenger Hunt The American Heart Association offers this fun scavenger hunt activity for kids that helps them get exercise at home.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Teenage Hormones and Heart Health The American Heart Association knows that if you?re a parent of a teenager, you?re probably familiar with the mood swings hormone surges can produce. You know how they affect temperament ? but what about heart health?
  • 28. Yoga and Heart Health The American Heart Association explains the benefits of yoga on heart health.
  • 29. Sign Up For the Heart At Work E-Newsletter When you sign up for the American Heart Association's Heart At Work quarterly e-newsletter, you'll receive tips to help you include wellness in the day-to-day of your employees. Learn more.
  • 30. Yoga 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.


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%