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Physical activity resources for patients and consumers

Physical activity information for professionals

The Heart Foundation and physical activity

The Heart Foundation knows one of the key ways of improving heart health is to increase physical activity levels. This is important for all Australians across the life-cycle. It can be done by moving more and sitting less, at home, for transport, at work, with your family and in the community.
 

Active living 

Active living Information on getting active, sitting less, active families, and active workplaces and communities.

 

Being active when you have a heart condition

Discover what you need to know about being active after a heart attack.

 

My health for life 

As a member of the Healthier Queensland Alliance, the Heart Foundation is a proud supporter of the Queensland My health for life program. The program is a practical extension of the advice you give your patients, allowing them to better understand their lifestyle risks and action their health goals. 

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