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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 81 - 90 of about 102

  • 81. What's the Link Between Physical Activity and Health? The American Heart Association explains how regular physical activity benefits people who have heart disease as well as those who don't.
  • 82. Stretching and Flexibility Exercises The American Heart Association explains some basic stretching and flexibility exercises you can do at home.
  • 83. Hey Kids, Run, Walk and Play Every Day The American Heart Association helps kids understand how important physical activity is to heart health with Life's Simple 7 for Kids.
  • 84. American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
  • 85. 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.
  • 86. Seasonal Fitness The American Heart Association offers this information on various ways to get fit all year round!
  • 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. Family Fitness Let the American Heart Association help your whole family get physically active!
  • 89. Yoga Positions The American Heart Association offers an overview of the physical activity break yoga positions.
  • 90. 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?


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%