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  • 21. Get Non-Athletes to be Physically Active The American Heart Association helps you learn how to get your non-athlete child moving. Try these tips.
  • 22. Finding Time for Your Whole Family to be Heart Healthy The American Heart Association offers these tips on how to find time for the whole family to be heart healthy.
  • 23. Overcoming a Fitness Plateau The American Heart Association helps you overcome fitness plateaus and change up your workouts.
  • 24. 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.
  • 25. Staying Motivated For Fitness Staying motivated to get 30 minutes of physical activity a day can be hard. The American Heart Association offers these tips to keep you going.
  • 26. 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.
  • 27. Breaking Down Barriers to Fitness The American Heart Association helps you break down common barriers to fitness by offering these simple solutions.
  • 28. Getting Active Getting active is easier than you think! Let the American Heart Association help with these tips!
  • 29. Physical Activity 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.
  • 30. 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.


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%