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

  • 81. Workplace Wellness The American Heart Association offers worksite wellness programs designed to help you invest in the health of your employees.
  • 82. Staying Active in Warm Weather The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
  • 83. 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.
  • 84. 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.
  • 85. 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.
  • 86. Frequently Asked Questions About Physical Activity The American Heart Association answers these frequently asked questions about physical activity.
  • 87. Using the Right Fitness Tools The American Heart Association explains that losing weight depends on a successful combination of healthy eating and physical activity and using the right tools makes it easy.
  • 88. Strength and Balance Exercises The American Heart Associationm explains various strength and balance exercises you can do at home.
  • 89. Top 10 Myths about Cardiovascular Disease The American Heart Association explains that the key to preventing heart disease is managing your risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high total cholesterol or high blood glucose and the best way to find out if you have one of these conditions is through screening tests during regular doctor visits.
  • 90. Physical Activity in Older Americans The American Heart Association offers these exercise tips for older Americans.

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%