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Walking is a heart-healthy activity

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Getting out of your office for even a few minutes to go walking is a great way to get your heart pumping. Principal John Erlacher, Newman Elementary School, has decided to go walking with his students just before lunch every school day. It gets him, and his students, making active and healthy choices on a daily basis, and helps everyone get more heart healthy. See how excited the kids are to walk with their principal in this short video.

Students experience cross-fit workout

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Since the start of the My Heart Challenge, Principal Mark Longe has been doing cross-training workouts with his trainer. One day he brought his trainer with him so the students could see what their principal was doing to try and win the 100-day challenge. Watch Principal Longe and his students sweat their way through various cross-fit style exercises!

When I'm healthy I can...

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Can do when healthy

Think about all the things that you have done in the past month. If you were healthier, how much more would you have been able to do? How much better would you feel? Some of our 2013 My Heart Challenge participants are sharing what they can do now, but that they didn't feel they were able to do last month before starting the 100-day heart challenge.