Training Workout Taking Place in Multiple Venues Across the Globe to
Promote Healthy, Active Living and Celebrating Company's 35th
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), a global nutrition company, is joining with its
members around the world to attempt a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS ®
achievement for most participants in a High Intensity Interval Training
(HIIT) workout in 24 hours.
Thousands of independent Herbalife members—along with their customers,
friends and family—will host workouts at local Herbalife nutrition
clubs, parks and public meeting spaces across 82 countries.
Workouts will start on Saturday, March 7, at 9:00 a.m. local time in
cities across the globe, beginning in Auckland, New Zealand. In India
alone, more than 40 cities are participating. Other Asian cities
participating include: Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; and
Hong Kong, China. In Seoul, South Korea, more than 1,000 registrants
have signed up. In Malaysia, 19 cities have confirmed participation,
with Kuala Lumpur citing more than 1,000 registrants. Russia, Italy,
Norway, Turkey and Romania will also have 1,000 people participating in
In North America, more than 150 U.S. locations will host workouts, with
the largest workouts happening in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York, El
Paso, and Miami. In Puerto Rico, six groups have registered. And in
Mexico more than 20 participating cities have signed up for the workout,
including Mexico City, Cuernavaca and Merida.
The flagship workout will be held at Herbalife's LA Live office location
in downtown Los Angeles. Herbalife director of fitness education,
Samantha Clayton, will lead a workout at Nokia Plaza, LA Live at 9 a.m.
local time, with more than 3,000 participants expected.
The event will also serve 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.
"Herbalife's attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® achievement was
designed to raise awareness about the importance of living a fit and
active lifestyle," said Michael Johnson, Herbalife chairman and CEO. "We
hope our workout will inspire communities around the world to exercise
and fuel their bodies with healthy nutrition. This world record attempt
demonstrates our commitment to bold initiatives that inspire others to
improve their lives through working out and eating right."
Participants can tweet about the day using the hashtag, #WorldWorkout.
For more information visit WorldRecordWorkout.com.
The day's events also celebrate the company's 35th
anniversary. Herbalife has been helping people change their lives
through improved nutrition and fitness since 1980.
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.
Michael Gutierrez, 213-745-0401
Source: Herbalife Ltd.
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