Results for ' physical activity'
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.
Strength and Resistance Training Exercise
The American Heart Association explains strength and resistance training and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
Commit to be Fit Brochure
Find out about the importance of physical activity in reducing heart disease risk, and how to begin or maintain an activity program. This booklet offers plenty of ideas on starting a physical activity program that will be both healthful and enjoyable.
Get Your Kids Moving and Check Some Chores Off Your List
The American Heart Association helps you get your kids active around the house with these tips.
Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish)
A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life CheckŪ assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure
This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.
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.
Prevention and Treatment of PAD
The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
The American Heart Association explains that walking is low-risk and easy to start. It can help keep you fit and reduce your risk of serious diseases, like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and more. Learn more benefits of walking!