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  • 71. 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.
  • 72. 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.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. The AHA's Recommendations for Physical Activity in Children The AHA's Recommendations for Physical Activity in Children.
  • 75. 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.
  • 76. 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!
  • 77. Getting Healthy The American Heart Association's Getting Healthy website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.5/14/13 10:39 PM
  • 78. Common Problems and Solutions for Being Physically Active The American Heart Association offers tips to get your exercise routine back on track.
  • 79. 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.
  • 80. Getting Physically Active The American Heart Association explains that people with heart disease need regular physical activity as much as anyone else. Learn why it's so important for cardiac rehab patients.


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%