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Living healthier doesn’t mean overhauling your whole life. Small changes to your daily routine such as eating well, relieving stress and getting active can make a big difference in preventing heart disease and stroke.

That’s why we invite you to take the #HeartHealthChallenge today and start building a healthy habit for life. You’ll reduce your risk factors while raising funds to support the next breakthrough in prevention and recovery.

Personalize your #HeartHealthChallenge and make it as fun, quirky or creative as you want. Pick one of the ideas below, or make up your very own based on one of the #HeartHealthChallenge categories:

Healthy Eating Relieving Stress Active Living

Go sugar free

Meditate for 10 minutes every day

Set a daily step goal to exceed

Eat 7-10 servings of fruits and veggies every day

10 minutes of yoga every day

Try a new sport and practice every week

Reduce your sodium intake

Reduce your screen time

60 minutes of physical activity every day

Drink 8 glasses of water every day

Spend 20 minutes in nature every day

Take the stairs

get started

To get started:

  1. Click the “GET STARTED” button above or the start button at the top the page.
  2. Select Individual Fundraiser when prompted to start your own challenge, or select Team Fundraiser if you are asking family, friends or coworkers to join you the same challenge with you.
  3. Enter the last day of your challenge as your Event Day.
  4. Show your pride: Update your personal page and post about your challenge on social media using the hashtag #HeartHealthChallenge, as well as the images and samples provided below.

Plus, register your challenge by July 1st, 2018 for a chance to win one of four Fitbit® Alta™ fitness watches. Click here for contest rules and regulations.

Need more help? Learn how to start your own Individual or Team Fundraiser.

Encourage your friends, family, coworkers and other community members to show their support for your #HeartHealthChallenge by making a donation to your personal fundraising page, or dare them to join you!

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