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Results for ' physical activity'
  • Results 41 - 50 of about 101

  • 41. Flexibility Exercise (Stretching) The American Heart Association explains flexibility exercise and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
  • 42. Yoga 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.
  • 43. Endurance Exercise (Aerobic) The American Heart Association explains endurance exercise and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
  • 44. 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.
  • 45. Strength and Resistance Training Exercise The American Heart Association explains strength and resistance training and how it contributes to your overall fitness routine.
  • 46. 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.
  • 47. Get Your Kids Moving and Check Some Chores Off Your List The American Heart Association helps you get your kids active around the house with these tips.
  • 48. 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.
  • 49. Life's Simple 7 Brochure (Spanish) A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's seven steps for achieving ideal cardiovascular health. Encourages the reader to take the My Life CheckŪ assessment and create an action plan for a healthier life.
  • 50. Walking for a Healthy Heart Brochure This is an upbeat brochure on the benefits of walking and the ways people can make physical fitness part of their lives. It stresses that you don't have to be an athlete to appreciate the benefits of regular physical activity.


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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%