Heart Disease is the number one killer of women.
Some local women are trying to battle the disease head on and also spread awareness.
Four women were chosen at a casting call held by The American Heart Association to take part in a 12 week heart healthy challenge where they learn life long strategies to improve their heart health.
Meet the women and find out what motivates them by clicking on the video player.
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