GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Confirms That Herbalife Sets New Record for Most Participants in a High Intensity Interval Training Workout in 24 Hours
#WorldWorkout showcases global workouts in more than 80 countries, from
New Zealand to New York; culminating in workout for nearly 4,000 people
in Downtown Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife, (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, joined with its
members around the world this weekend to create a new GUINNESS WORLD
RECORDS® achievement for most participants in a High Intensity
Interval Training (HIIT) workout in 24-hours. As part of the event,
Herbalife and its members also created a new world record for number of
people in a High Intensity Interval Training Workout in one location,
with nearly 4,000 people filling the LA Live Plaza in Downtown Los
Nearly 4,000 people filled the Nokia Plaza in downtown Los Angeles as they secured a GUINNESS World Record (Photo: Business Wire)
Tens of thousands of independent Herbalife members—along with their
customers, friends and family—hosted workouts at local Herbalife
nutrition clubs, parks and public meeting spaces across more than 80
The workout began on Saturday, March 7, at 9:00 a.m. local time in
Auckland, New Zealand. Throughout the next 24 hours, workout events were
being held in towns and cities in every region of the globe, including
in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Japan, Romania, Spain, Italy, U.K.,
Russia, Ukraine, Africa, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Panama, Puerto
Rico, Mexico, Canada and the U.S.
In North America, more than 150 U.S. locations hosted workouts, with the
largest workouts happening in Chicago, New York, El Paso, Miami and Los
The flagship workout took place at Herbalife's LA Live office location
in downtown Los Angeles. Herbalife director of fitness education,
Samantha Clayton, lead a workout at Nokia Plaza, LA Live at 9 a.m. local
time, with nearly 4,000 participants taking part.
The official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® adjudicator, Mr. Michael Empric
confirmed that Herbalife had successfully created a new world record for
both the most participants in a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
workout in 24-hours, and the most participants in a High Intensity
Interval Training (HIIT) workout in one location. Mr. Empric, who was
present at the event in Los Angeles, stated, "It was great to be there
in person to see so many excited and enthusiastic people all working out
together. I was delighted to be able to confirm the record had been set
and personally present the certificate to the company".
"This is an incredible achievement for everyone at Herbalife and a lot
of people had a lot of fun," said Michael Johnson, Herbalife chairman
and CEO. "People from every corner of the globe gathered together in
their communities with one goal - to show the world the importance of
exercise as part of a healthy life."
The event also served as a global fundraiser for the Herbalife Family
Foundation and its Casa Herbalife Program, which supports and funds more
than 100 health and nutrition programs around the world for at-risk and
low-income children in underserved areas around the world.
To see how the day unfolded around the world in pictures and video on
social media, search for #WorldWorkout or visit WorldRecordWorkout.com.
ABOUT HERBALIFE LTD.
Herbalife is a global nutrition company that has been changing people's
lives with great products since 1980. Our nutrition, weight-management , energy
and fitness and personal
care products are available exclusively to and through
dedicated Independent Herbalife Members in more than 90 countries. We
are committed to addressing the global obesity epidemic by offering
high-quality products, one-on-one coaching with an Herbalife Member and
a community that inspires customers to live a healthy, active life.
We support the Herbalife Family Foundation (HFF) and its Casa Herbalife
programs to help bring good nutrition to children in need. We also
sponsor more than 250 world-class athletes, teams and events around the
globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many
The company has over 7,400 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $4.8
billion in 2013.
To learn more visit iamherbalife.com
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