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Getting Active with Life's Simple 7®
The American Heart Association helps you learn to get active using these simple tips.
From the Couch to the Pavement - A Plan to Get You Moving
The American Heart Association explains that nearly 70 percent of Americans don?t get the physical activity they need. Learn how to get from the couch to the pavement.
American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
Why is Getting Active So Important?
Physical activity is proven to improve both mental and physical health. The American Heart Association gives information about importance of physical activity
Resources to get you moving
Resources to help get you moving
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?
Getting Active with Life's Simple 7® Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn how to get active with Life's Simple 7® keys to prevention.
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.
Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction
The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
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.
Food as Fuel: Before, During and After Workouts
What is the best food to eat before working out? The American Heart Association explains what to eat and drink before, during and after physical activity.
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.
Top 5 Tips to Staying Cool During Your Summer Workout
The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
The Price of Inactivity
The consequences and problems from our overweight society are sobering. However, we can all make changes. Here's the good news about physical activity and why moving for 30 minutes a day can change your life for the better.
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.
Benefits of Physical Activity for Older Americans
The American Heart Association explains some of the benefits of physical activity.
Exercise Tips for Older Americans
Exercise tips for older americans
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.
Walk the Walk for Heart Health
One of the simplest types of physical activity ? walking ? is also one of the most beneficial. Just 30 minutes of brisk walking, at least five days a week, can lower your risks for heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
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.
Common Problems and Solutions for Being Physically Active
The American Heart Association offers tips to get your exercise routine back on track.
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.
Yoga and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains the benefits of yoga on heart health.
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.
Stretching and Flexibility Exercises
The American Heart Association explains some basic stretching and flexibility exercises you can do at home.
Frequently Asked Questions About Physical Activity
The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about physical activity.
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.
Tips to Sticking with Lifestyle Changes
Lifestyle changes seem simple enough, so why don't many of us stick with healthy changes to our lifestyles? The American Heart Association offers this advice about staying focused in your lifestyle change efforts to improve your high cholesterol level and your heart health.
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.
How you spend your free time can lower risk for heart disease.
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