Originally appeared on WomansDay.com
By April Castillo
Woman's Day has been sharing critical heart health information and raising awareness about heart disease in women for decades. Now, they're taking that commitment to the next level and teaming up with Joy Bauer, Woman's Day nutrition columnist and TODAY show contributor, to launch the Live Longer & Stronger Challenge. Six readers will work with Joy for the next six months to lose weight, lower their risk of heart disease and change their unhealthy habits -- for good. Keep clicking to meet these inspiring women, leave comments to cheer them on and check back regularly for updates!