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American Heart Association Recommendations for Physical Activity Infographic
The American Heart Association helps you learn the recommendations for physical activity for adults.
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.
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.
Yoga and Heart Health
The American Heart Association explains the benefits of yoga on heart health.
Benefits of Physical Activity for Older Americans
The American Heart Association explains some of the benefits of physical activity.
Get Moving: Easy Tips to Get Active!
Get moving? Where do I start?
Day at the Stadium
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No time for exercise? Try our Top 10 Tips to get more!
The American Heart Association explains that lack of physical activity is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and not having time is no longer a problem with these easy tips to get more.
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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.
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.
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 This Way! With AHA Walking Paths
You don't have to walk alone. The American Heart Association has thousands of walking paths to help you get more active, both as part of an overall fitness plan and to reduce risk factors for heart disease and stroke.
Referee Makes the Call
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Stretch It Out
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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.
Cool Down Activities
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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
Physical Activity and Children
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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.
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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.
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.
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Take a Seat
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Stadium Seat Moves
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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.
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.
Train Like a Pro
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Resources to get you moving
Resources to help get you moving
The American Heart Association offers programs for the classroom and for the gym to get help kids healthy and performing better in school.
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PLAY 60 Challenge Teacher Training Video
The teacher training video gives an overview of the challenge and how to implement it in classrooms
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.
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.
5 Steps to Loving Exercise ... Or At Least Not Hating It
The American Heart Association explains ways to help you incorporate exercise into your life ... and maybe even learn to like it.
Classroom Workout Circuit
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Exercise Tips for Older Americans
Exercise tips for older americans
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Grandmother Gains a Healthy Lifestyle & Loses 84 Pounds
The American Heart Association brings this survivor story about Sandra, who decided to take a break from her stressful work and collapsed. The fainting episode led to a serious wake-up call when a heart specialist informed her that her unhealthy lifestyle was killing her. Learn more.
Dip In To It
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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.
Rock, Paper, Scissors with Legs
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The American Heart Association recommends strategies for prevention of heart disease and stroke that improve the social and physical environment for healthful eating and physical activity in children. Learn more about our children?s health initiatives.
Winter Weather Tips for Cardiac Patients
The American Heart Association says that the risk of a heart attack during snow shoveling may increase for some, especially those in poor physical condition or those with existing heart disease or a personal history of stroke.
The PLAY 60 Challenge Training Videos
Teacher training videos for the PLAY 60 Challenge and 20 physical activity breaks.
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.
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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Strength and Balance Exercises
The American Heart Associationm explains various strength and balance exercises you can do at home.
Tips for Starting a Physical Activity Program
Tips for Starting a Physical Activity Program
It's Easy to get Physical Activity into your Daily Life
list of ways to get physical activity into daily life -at home, at office, at play
Prevention and Treatment of PAD
The American Heart Association explains that treatment for PAD focuses on reducing symptoms and preventing further progression of the disease. In most cases, lifestyle changes, exercise and claudication medications are enough to slow the progression or even reverse the symptoms of PAD.
Walking for a Healthy Heart
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.
Life's Simple 7: Seven Simple Steps to a Healthier Heart
A concise yet thorough explanation of the American Heart Association's recommendations for healthy living: avoid tobacco smoke, monitor high blood pressure, eat food low in cholesterol and saturated fats, be physically active, maintain a healthy weight, and have regular medical exams. 4 pages, 4" x 8?"
Commit to be Fit
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.