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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 71 - 80 of about 102

  • 71. 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.
  • 72. Step It Up - Tips to Pump Up Your Workout The American Heart Association explains how to step up to the next level of fitness by increasing your workout.
  • 73. 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.
  • 74. Educator The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
  • 75. When is the best time of day to work out? The American Heart Association explains when the best time of day to work out is.
  • 76. Get Moving The American Heart Association offers caregivers these tips to help you get regular physical activity keeping you fit for a job that can be physically and mentally draining.
  • 77. AHA Recommendations for Physical Activity in Kids Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
  • 78. Activities and Games The American Heart Association provides some fun ways to teach students about their hearts.
  • 79. Don't Work Out Alone - Fitness Peer Support The American Heart Association explains that peer support groups are used in a variety of areas to help people achieve their goals, and fitness is no exception. Get support with these tips.
  • 80. Life's Simple 7 - Get Active The American Heart Association explains that getting active is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to get more 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%