Utah Firefighter Reports on Third Week of My Heart Challenge

By Jason M Carlton
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West Valley City Fire Department firefighter Mary Lindsay-Vonk is determined to win the 2014 My Heart Challenge. But she'll admit there are many challenges to overcome on her road to better heart health. Read more about her journey as the third week comes to a close, and help cheer her on as she fights to win the Challenge. 

My Heart Challenge Contestant Signs up for First Triathlon

By Jason M Carlton

Maureen is one of the 25 contestants fighting to win the 2014 My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition, but also to win better health. During the past few months, Maureen has been working to improve her heart health and recently signed up for her first triathlon. Read why she signed up and the challenges she will face in swimming, biking and running her way to the finish line. 

My Heart Challenge Contestant Shares Benefits of Going Soda Free

By Jason M Carlton
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The 2014 My Heart Challenge: Play at Home Edition has reached week eight, and one of the 25 contestants has seen some real benefits from participating in the nearly completed two-month challenge. Read about Jeremy's decision to stop drinking soda pop and the ways that simple change has impacted his health.

Better Heart Health Means More Birthdays... and That's a Good Thing

By Jason M Carlton
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There's a sort-of consensus out there that once you hit a certain age, you don't really look forward to your birthdays. Especially when you hit 40, 50, 60 or higher. David Larsen, one of the firefighters competing in the 2014 My Heart Challenge, celebrated his 40th birthday this past week. Since this week also marked the half-way point in the 100-day competition, he shared a few thoughts around birthdays and heart health.