LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global nutrition company Herbalife,
(NYSE: HLF) announced today that it is hosting a fit camp for its
independent members and employees in support of the American Heart
Association’s annual National Wear Red Day®.
“We are honored to collaborate with the American Heart Association in
support of their annual National Wear Red Day®,” said Dr. John Agwunobi,
Chief Health and Nutrition Officer, Herbalife. “Our independent members
across the country join the American Heart Association in the belief
that education and a healthy lifestyle can help empower women, and we
look forward to promoting the benefits of good nutrition and being
Herbalife independent members and employees will participate in a fit
camp held at Herbalife’s Torrance facilities. The fit camp will be led
by former Olympian Samantha Clayton, senior director of worldwide
fitness and education, Herbalife. Herbalife independent members will
also receive healthy living tips by Dr. Luigi Gratton, vice president of
nutrition education and development, Herbalife; and Dr. David Heber,
chairman of the scientific and medical advisory board, Herbalife.
T-shirts will also be available for sale, with proceeds to be donated to
the American Heart Association.
“National Wear Red Day® is about empowering women and their families to
live their best life,” said Laura Baker, Business Development Director,
American Heart Association, Go Red For Women. “We are thankful to
Herbalife for their support in advancing this movement that has already
made a difference in the health of women in communities across the
National Wear Red Day® occurs the first Friday of each February and
consumers are encouraged to wear red, raise their voices, know their
cardiovascular risk and take action to live longer, healthier lives.
The Go Red For Women® movement started more than 10 years ago when the
American Heart Association learned that more women were dying from heart
disease than men. The American Heart Association is the nation’s oldest
and largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart
disease and stroke.
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 fighting the worldwide problems of poor
nutrition and obesity 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 190 world-class athletes, teams and events around the
globe, including Cristiano Ronaldo, the LA Galaxy and champions in many
The company has over 7,800 employees worldwide, and its shares are
traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: HLF) with net sales of $5
billion in 2014. To learn more visit Herbalife.com
Mike Gutierrez, 213-745-0401