Virat Kohli, sponsored by Herbalife, is a middle-order batsman known as one of the most flamboyant and dynamic cricketers in the world.
“I have a passion for the sport of cricket that is backed by self-belief and hard work,” says Kohli who has captained the Indian Premier League Team, Royal Challengers Bangalore, since 2008. He has also Vice Captained the Indian cricket national team since 2012. “It’s what drives me to want to be the best.”
Kohli has carved out a niche for himself as a leader, trend setter and one of the most dedicated cricketers around. He has achieved impressive milestones, such as becoming the fastest Indian to complete 5000 runs in ODI cricket, and the fastest to make 20 hundreds, breaking Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar’s world record. However, his interests extend beyond the sport of cricket, into the realm of helping the less fortunate live better lives.
In 2013, Kohli launched the Virat Kohli Foundation, a charitable institution commissioned to make long term valuable contributions to society by generating awareness for meaningful initiatives and projects, and endorsing and raising funds for them.
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Triathlons, even for the highly trained, are a test of mental and physical strength. For two-time triathlon competitor and Herbalife employee Kevin Kraus, finishing the 2014 Herbalife Triathlon in Torrance, California became a challenge he couldn’t have imagined just four months earlier.
In June 2014, he was riding his motorcycle home from work and was involved in a serious accident. Doctors performed nine different operations on his leg, but there was too much damage. On June 7, his leg was amputated below the knee.
When he woke up from the surgery and saw his amputated leg for the first time, he knew that this would be a defining moment in his life. Kevin saw two paths he could take – a path filled with self-pity, doubt and regret, or a path where he stood up to the challenge and proved to himself that he could overcome any obstacle. Read more »
Since 1980, Independent Herbalife Members have been helping people around the world lead a healthy, active life. They are the key to what makes Herbalife special. Powered by commitment and passion, Herbalife Members can be the difference in meeting your goals and achieving lasting results because they have access to tools and training materials on the products, the principles of balanced nutrition, and regular physical activity.
A Personal Nutrition Plan
While the basics of balanced nutrition apply to everyone, individual nutrition needs depend on a complex set of factors, including age, gender, weight, height, health and activity level. A nutrition plan can be personalized with the help of a Member and incorporates healthy eating, exercise and Herbalife® weight management products for the best results. With Herbalife, customers get much more than a product – they get one-on-one coaching and support. Read more »
Susan Bowerman, Director of Nutrition Training at Herbalife, wants people to be the best they can be, in everything they do. As a Registered Dietitian and Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, she helps people achieve their best through making good food choices and supplementing nutrition with Herbalife® products. Susan recently sat down with us to talk about topics including her history with the company, her transition from consultant to Director of Nutrition Training and how Herbalife products can be part of a healthy, active lifestyle. The following is an edited transcript of the conversation.
What originally sparked your interest in nutrition?
I entered college as an English major, but my interests in science led me to switch to biology. I started to see how my interests in science, human health, cooking, gardening and just a lot of things that were food related, seemed to be carving out a path for me in the field of nutrition. At the time, I honestly didn’t even know that you could major in nutrition. Then, one of my instructors in a cell biology class started talking about nutrition and dietitians, and a Read more »
As a rising star in the triathlon world, with competing internationally in 2016 in his sights, Lukas Verzbicas has been a high-achiever from the very start.
“I grew up surrounded by athletics and I have a history of setting and achieving goals,” says Verzbicas, who is sponsored by Herbalife. “Triathlon is my passion and by using the skills I have developed and training rigorously, I strive to be the best.”
Verzbicas’ high school track career included multiple national championships, and if that’s not impressive enough, he is only the fifth high school runner in history to run a sub-four-minute mile. After high school, he focused on triathlons and won two world championships, including the ultra-competitive Banyoles ITU Triathlon European Cup in 2012. Read more »