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Results for ' physical activity'
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  • 71. 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.
  • 72. Getting Active with Life's Simple 7 The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
  • 73. Stretches for Walking The American Heart Association gives these basic stretches to help you get ready for walking or any physical activity.
  • 74. Walking 101 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!
  • 75. Start or Join a Walking Club Start or join an Walking Club today!
  • 76. 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?
  • 77. 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.
  • 78. Common Problems and Solutions for Being Physically Active The American Heart Association offers tips to get your exercise routine back on track after a cardiac event.
  • 79. Workplace Wellness Resources The American Heart Association offers worksite wellness resources designed to help you invest in the health of your employees.
  • 80. 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.

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%