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Win a Real Madrid CF Jersey signed by Ballon D’or Winner Cristiano Ronaldo!

Win a Real Madrid CF Jersey signed by Cristiano Ronaldo!Herbalife are giving away a Real Madrid CF Jersey signed by Cristiano Ronaldo!

To join in, head over to Twitter and follow @Herbalife. With that done, simply RT to enter. Read more »

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Twitter contest: win an iPod Nano with Herbalife

Win an iPod Nano with Herbalife. Simply tell us what motivates you to lead a healthy, active life?We’re giving away an 8GB iPod Nano!

To enter, head over to Twitter and follow @Herbalife. Then send a tweet to @Herbalife to let us know what motivates you to lead a healthy, active life.

We’ll select our favorite answer on Monday, December 23 2013. We’re expecting all sorts of answers, don’t be shy!

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Win an iPod Nano with Herbalife!

We’re giving away an 8GB iPod Nano!

To join in, head over to Facebook and ‘like’ www.Facebook.com/Herbalife. With that done, simply tell us what motivates you to lead a healthy, active life and you could be the lucky winner. Read more »

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Win MLS Cup Playoffs – Semifinal Tickets

Win MLS Cup Playoffs Semifinal Tickets with HerbalifeLA Galaxy vs Real Salt Lake

Sunday, November 3  2013

at the StubHub Center

We’re giving away MLS Cup Playoff Semifinal tickets!

To join in, head over to Twitter and follow @Herbalife. With that done, simply RT to enter.

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Get Faster…do Pilates

Pilates was originally designed to increase flexibility, improve posture, balance and co-ordination. It’s a style of fitness that is often portrayed in the media as a workout for soccer moms and celebrities. Over recent years however, many athletes have discovered the power and benefits that performing Pilates can provide. Let me explain how Pilates can enhance your training and overall athletic performance. Read more »

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Heather Jackson debrief – Wildflower Triathlon Winner

Want to know exactly what it feels like to win a triathlon? Herbalife-sponsored Heather Jackson tells all about the Wildflower Tri on her blog: HeatherJacksonRacing.com. We definitely recommend reading the full account – you’ll almost feel you’re racing with the star herself.  

Heather Jackson - Wildflower Triathlon Winner 2013Here’s a quick teaser:

Pre Race:

Leading into Wildflower, I was pretty nervous. I felt ready and had had a great block of training after Oceanside, but you never know what can go wrong! Maybe a flat, or a cramp….the heat was projected to be pretty bad, which can turn a race completely around if you don’t mind your nutrition. So all of these things were going through my head all week.

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It’s all about technique, training, and recovery – Herbalife Interview with Jerome Bortoluzzi

Jerome Bortoluzzi, Herbalife athleteProfessional hammer throw athlete and all-round nice guy, Jerome Bortoluzzi visited Herbalife recently and was happy to discuss some of his secrets to effective workout strategies.  We chatted about the importance of technique, training, and recovery and how athletes can push a workout routine even further.

Herbalife: Hi Jerome, Thanks for taking a break from your training in Texas and coming over to Los Angeles. Just in case anyone isn’t familiar with your sport, can you sum up hammer throw for us?

Jerome Bortoluzzi: The hammer is a 16-pound iron ball, on a 3-foot wire, and the goal is to spin and throw as far as possible.  It originated from an old Irish game and do you know why it weighs 16 pounds exactly?  Read more »

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What to eat to get strong, fit, & fast

Sport nutrition, what to eat to get strong, fit & fast from Dr John Heiss, Herbalife24By Dr. John Heiss

As Director of Sports and Fitness at Herbalife, I’m often asked about how athletes can improve their performance.  It comes down to sports nutrition – you need to feed your body the right nutrients at the right times to help it perform.

You get stronger while eating and sleeping – not while working out. Read more »

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How to Eat Like a Pro During a Race or Training

While individuals often have personal preferences, here is quick guide to proper fueling during an endurance event like the Leadville trail 100 mountain bike race.

Nearly everyone that starts Leadville has logged the training hours to complete the race. Those who don’t finish typically suffer from dehydration and improper nutrition during the 10 hour + race. Bloating, nausea, upset stomachs, cramping, and bonking are no excuses. Here are 5 tips to maximize your chances of not only finishing, but racing to your potential. Read more »

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Off-Season Group Training

If you train year-round for a single endurance sport, or workout week after week without a particular purpose other than to stay fit, keep reading…this article is for you.

If you are an endurance athlete, this is a special time of year – the off-season.  But for a hard-nosed, type A, endurance athlete, this season” is often the most difficult to come to terms with.  Stepping away from your routine can be hard to do.  We all experience the fears of losing fitness, lean muscle turning soft, and the idea of simply having more time on our hands.  But this is what the off-season is about.  It’s time to reduce your training volume and intensity; focus on flexibility and correct any muscle imbalance and nagging injuries; and mix in some cross training, which will help enhance your overall awareness of your body, refresh you mentally, and keep you fit without experiencing severe burnout.  Read more »

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