Firefighter David Larsen and the start of the My Heart Challenge

By Jason M Carlton
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The 2014 My Heart Challenge launched on Thursday, March 13 at Intermountain Medical Center with 15 firefighters stepping on the scale and beginning their journey to better health. One of those firefighters, David Larsen from South Salt Lake Fire Department, shares why he signed up for the Challenge and what he plans to accomplish in the next three months.

Heart-healthy Advice from the Play at Home Contestants

By Jason M Carlton
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At the close of week three in the My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition, our 25 contestants have tracked a combined total of more than three million steps. With six weeks to go, we asked our contestants to offer some advice on how others can make heart-healthy changes in their own lives.

Principals offer advice to motivate families

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Making changes to your daily activities and diet can seem like a pretty daunting task. But 15 school principals are five weeks into the My Heart Challenge and have found that when you actually do it, it isn't as hard as it seemed at the beginning. This week they offer advice to families to help motivate them to make the changes to live a healthier lifestyle.