My Heart. My Life. - Puget Sound

Updated:May 23,2015
The American Heart Association’s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s an important component of the American Heart Association’s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.

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• Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk - October 17, 2015 The Heart & Stroke Walk celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages many more to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles while raising the dollars needed to fund life-saving research and initiatives. Learn more about the successes of the 2013 Heart & Stroke Walk and watch out for news about the 2014 Heart & Stroke Walk at  

• Fit Friendly Companies Recognition Program. Application deadlines are April 1st and November 1st annually. Please visit and follow the easy step by step instructions to complete the application. Contact Cherish Hart at or 206.834.8638 for assistance.

• The American Heart Association is proud to announce our local Fit Friendly Companies - 14 organizations have been recognized with the highest level of achievement, as Platinum Fit Friendly Companies; 68 organizations have achieved Gold status; and 1 has received a Special Innovation Awards!

• Fit Friendly Company Mentor Program. Looking for assistance to meet your organization's wellness goals? Our new mentor program connects existing Fit Friendly Companies with those that are working towards becoming Fit Friendly.

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Seattle Heart Walk Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk!
Join us at the 2014 Puget Sound Heart & Stroke Walk on October 11, 2014! We can't wait to see you all, but until then...let your footsteps be heard! 
Healthy lifestyle eatingLIFESTYLE CHANGE AWARD
Join us in recognizing people who have made positive changes to impact their quality of life and health.  Visit again soon for more details.

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How healthy is your heart? Get your free personal heart score and custom plan with our My Life Check assessment.
The keys to a healthy heart are in your hands – all seven of them. Take charge of your health today.
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Ready to get moving? Get your free customized walking plan and other tools such as the MyStart! Tracker online.
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We’ve uploaded dozens of great walking paths in the Seattle area.  Find them online or download our Walking Paths App for Android and IPhone.

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Woman changing into sneakers outsite from heelsFIT FRIENDLY COMPANIES
Make an investment in your company and employees by creating a healthier workplace. Get more details, a mentor, and the application to get your company on the road to Fit-Friendly.
Use our resource guide or request a mentor to walk you through the criteria for Fit-Friendly Companies Gold Recognition and provide tips and resources to help you meet them.
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Our program encourages companies to give employees an excuse to get away from their desks and sneak in some fitness during the work day.

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This free tool helps employees make positive lifestyle changes by tracking their progress with walking and a better diet. 

For more information:
American Heart Association
(206) 632-6881