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Physical activity improves quality of life
Learn how physical activity improves the quality of your life
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.
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
High Blood Pressure in African Americans Brochure
This brochure makes recommendations on how to control high blood pressure, and shares statistics specific to African Americans and heart disease. Use it to support your efforts to teach healthy lifestyle habits, encourage cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke, manage cardiovascular disease by recommending lifestyle modifications, and meet the special needs of underserved and minority markets.
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.
Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease and better your heart health.
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.
Getting Started - Tips for Long-term Success
Tips for long term physical activity success
The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity in Adults
The American Heart Association offers these guidelines for physical activity.