Check out the new Active Body Fit video series, hosted by Herbalife Director of Worldwide Fitness Education Samantha Clayton, at Herbalife24.com/Active. This is our fitness philosophy in action. It follows a progressive and stepped approach to improving fitness and allows Herbalife Members to take the information and use it in any setting to help their customers get fit.
As a former world-class competitive sprinter and busy mother of four, Samantha believes that a slow, steady and sustained approach to fitness, in the long run, gets truly lasting results. “You realize life is not a race,” she says. “Life is about longevity and feeling good.”
Before coming to Herbalife, Samantha would often skip meals to keep up with her busy schedule. While working with the company as a fitness consultant for over a year, Samantha fell in love with the Herbalife24 Formula 1 Sport shake and it became her daily breakfast. Read more »
John Heiss, Ph.D., Herbalife Senior Director of Sports and fitness and creator of the Herbalife24™ sports nutrition line, is continually putting his products to the test. He competed in several high altitude endurance cycling and running races in the Alps and Leadville, Colorado, including the Leadville Trail 100 MTB Presented by Herbalife24™.
Even for experienced endurance athletes, like Dr. Heiss, finding the right balance is an ongoing process. Whatever your workout goal, you need to strike a balance and plan for your other requirements in life, like work and rest. This will be different for everyone.
Workout vs. Work Balance
These races require a demanding training regimen. Dr. Heiss realizes that most people aren’t preparing for these intense endurance events, but everyone should try to balance the time to squeeze in an exercise routine every day.
“On weekdays, I’m usually out the door by 6 a.m. to get in a 3-hour workout before work. I’m lucky that the company culture at Herbalife is pretty cool and allows me to adjust my schedule accordingly. Of course, for many people with a rigid 9-5 schedule that’s not possible, but even then you should try to fit in a 30-minute workout in the morning or before dinner. Read more »