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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 81 - 90 of about 98

  • 81. The Price of Inactivity The American Heart Association explains the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
  • 82. 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.
  • 83. 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.
  • 84. 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.
  • 85. Staying Active in Warm Weather The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
  • 86. Workplace Wellness The American Heart Association offers worksite wellness programs designed to help you invest in the health of your employees.
  • 87. 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.
  • 88. 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.
  • 89. Physical Activity in Older Americans The American Heart Association offers these exercise tips for older Americans.
  • 90. Strength and Balance Exercises The American Heart Associationm explains various strength and balance exercises you can do at home.

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%