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Why Herbalife Nutrition After Exercise

January 5th, 2013

After exercise

“Have you had your shake after your dance class, circuits or 24Fit Workout ? ! “

Important! Don’t skip your protein shake after you exercise and think that you’ll save calories! A protein shake after training accelerates lean muscle growth, which in turn revs your metabolism and burns more fat. Ideally aim for at least 20g of protein that includes Leucine (an amino acid that boosts muscle growth – found in Herbalife 24’s REBUILD range!” .

Or if your using the standard range, then a combination of Formula 1 and Formula 3.

Email jan@24fitdvdreview.co.uk for details of where to buy standard Formula 1 and Formula 3.

The optimum time for taking the shake is within 30 mins of exercise. Also avoids you eating something unhealthy on the way home, as you’re starving hungry!  

Click here to listen to Susan Bowerman, registered Dietician and Nutrition Consultant to Herbalife who explains why you should eat after a workout.

Buy Herbalife24Fit Dvd or Herbalife Sports Nutrition

 

 

 

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Herbalife24FIT DVD Review Phase 2 Strength – Day 4

November 20th, 2012

Phase 2 – Strength Weeks 9-11 Metabolic My review – day 4

 

This workout was exactly the same as day 2 this week, click here for details.

As mentioned in previous post – Herbalife24FIT dvd’s NOW available in UK, Ireland and USA.

I’m feeling the benefits of using Herbalife 24 Sports Nutrition with the 24FIT workout. 

Formula 1 Sport is easy to digest and is a nutritious pre -workout – or after workout meal. Depends on what time of day you train, I usually have mine before my workout as I’m training mid morning, so it’s my breakfast.

Hydrate is a low calorie electrolyte drink which I use during the workout.

Then there’s the two recovery drinks Rebuild Endurance and Rebuild Strength depending on whether you are doing a metabolic or strength training workout. Use these when you’re training flat out i.e. intense training as they speed recovery.

Herbalife Sports Nutrition details can be found by clicking here

Customise your routine – this is a quick and easy way to see which Herbalife 24 products suit your sport, how and when to take them.

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24FIT now available in UK

November 19th, 2012

24FIT dvd series, the home workout program is now available in the UK. Preview the program below:

Why not train with 24FIT in the comfort of your own home, no need to worry about the weather or gym membership fees ! 

You’ll get 24 weeks of training with the fitness experts Robert Forster, Tom Holland and Samantha Clayton.

The 24FIT program if you didn’t already know is about increasing your stability, strength and power to make your body better and stronger.

Here are the Phases:

STABILITY – phase 1
Stability prepares your body with low-intensity,light-impact training specifically designed to strengthen the muscles that keep joints in their correct, natural positions.
WEEKS 1–8
Spine and Pelvis Stabilization
Shoulder Stabilization
Total Body Integration
Metabolic 1

STRENGTH – phase 2
Strength takes your now properly aligned body and focuses on building muscle with variable low- to high-intensity exercises.
WEEKS 9–16
Spine and Pelvis Strength
Upper Body Strength
Total Body Strength
Metabolic 2

POWER – phase 3
Power introduces high-intensity exercises to refine your new strength and increase your stamina, speed and efficiency.
WEEKS 17–24
Core Power
Upper Body Power
Total Body Power
Metabolic 3

When will I see results from using Herbalife24FIT ?

Phase 1 will give you the stability to improve posture and joint health and at the end of this phase your body will be properly prepared for the more challenging workouts to come in Phase 2 and Phase 3.

In Phase 2 the results will be more muscle, better tone and a more efficient metabolism.

The Power workouts in Phase 3 turns up the intensity, which results in a faster, more efficient body.  Phase 3 will give you the ultimate fitness results.

The Herbalife24FIT workout program is designed to be completed in order.

Combine Herbalife24FIT program with Herbalife Sports Nutrition for even better results.  Click here for details.

e.g Herbalife24 Hydrate can be used at anytime during your workout for great hydration. Herbalife24 Formula 1 Sport can be taken before or after your workout.

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What people are saying about the Herbalife24FIT Dvd Workout

September 11th, 2012

Here are some more reviews of what people are saying so far about the Herbalife24 FIT Dvd home workout program – not all feedback is in yet – the dvd’s cover 24 weeks.

My wife and I have been doing exercise and nutrition for many years so I’m good on the diet end. I’ve worked through a few discs in Phase 1 and am thoroughly satisfied with the workouts.  They aren’t too tough for me as a beginner to this type of program, but they are tough enough so I definitely feel like I’ve gotten a great workout at the end. I love the cardio – metabolic workout.  Very fun and achievable.  Made me sore in a good way.

Alec from California

 

I am just finishing up Phase 1.  I’ve enjoyed it, and I feel that it’s been good for my shoulder and hip, but I don’t really have any new comments on the program yet. As I progress to Phase 2, I will be sure to provide feedback for you. Thanks for your interest!

Kristen from New York

 

I’ve just finished Phase 1 & am pleased so far.  I wanted rehab style workouts that weren’t boring or required a lot of equipment & this set meets those requirements.  My left shoulder has always given me trouble but since starting the set, I’ve noticed less pain & a greater range of motion.  The only complaint I have is that by the end of Phase 1 was I was getting tired of the Metabolic 1 disc.  Next rotation, I’ll sub another cardio workout for some of the days but I wanted to do the rotation as written the first time around.

Tanya from Statesville N.C

 

I have looked through the introduction DVD, done the stretches, and previewed the first workout, as well as read through the materials.  I am very impressed with everything and excited about beginning the program.  I am currently working with a bulging lumbar disc, so I really appreciate the emphasis on proper form and building up the supporting muscles first. Several of the exercises and stretches I have seen are ones that my physical therapist has me doing.

Terri from Bellingham WA

 

I just completed the Spine and Stabilization workout. Great workout! This one would definitely strengthen the core, one of my weakest areas. Lower abs feel pleasantly sore. Instruction was very clear, nothing annoying about the instructor. She spoke of the importance of having the neck in the proper position to avoid pain. I previewed the Shoulder Stablization disc last night, this one looks good also.

Donna from New York

 

I am not a beginner, but they are a great place for a beginner to start and then it does build up. I used them after an injury ( still do) the program was done by a physical therapist and in phase 1 they are working on the smaller muscles to support the larger one for the next 2 phases. I found myself growing inpatient with a 2 month in each cycle, but it makes sense if you are rehabbing an area to deconstruct and start from scratch.

No name but from Wilmington

Would appreciate more feedback when available, so please send to jan@24-hourathlete.co.uk

 

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Have you ordered your Herbalife24FIT DVD yet ?

August 29th, 2012

Workout from Home with Herbalife24FIT DVD set – have you ordered yours yet ?

Herbalife24FIT Dvd set is available to order online from www.24-hourathlete.co.uk/  simply click on the “Members Tab” and register.

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Samantha Clayton from Herbalife24FIT gives Fitness Tips

August 15th, 2012

Samantha Clayton from the Herbalife24FIT Dvd Series gives fitness tips in an interview with Michelle Madison on MiamiNowTV.

Samantha, Olympian and Fitness Trainer advises that people should set really realistic fitness goals, start off with 10 minutes a day of smart working out, increasing to 15 minutes a day with an optimum goal of 30 minutes a day. 

Samantha gained 70lbs when she became pregnant with triplets but soon got her body back in shape, listen how, she’s simply amazing !!

Samantha is one of the fitness trainers on the Herbalife24FIT DVD series.

The dvd is available to order from www.24-hourathlete.co.uk/  simply click on the “Members Tab” and register.

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Herbalife24FIT DVD Review Phase 2 Strength – Day 3

August 11th, 2012

 

Phase 2 – Strength Weeks 9-11 Upper Body Strength My review – day 3 

Sam introduces this session with a good 5 minutes of stretches.

The whole of the workout was performed using resistance bands, which you can alter the tension on, depending on your fitness level, whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or an advanced exerciser.

  • Shoulder extensions: We began in the ¼ lunge position, with the resistance band under one foot, you need to ensure you have enough tension on the band without it being too tough. Leaning forward, hinging at the hips you then pull the resistance band backwards and forwards in a controlled movement, your back needs to be flat and everything in line. We did one side and then the other.
     

  • Reverse Flys: Then using the resistance bands under two feet, we did a ¼ squat, crossing our hands over (with the bands), then lift the resistance bands up and then down. With this exercise the chest needs to be facing the floor and then you know you are in the correct position, using the correct muscles.  If you find too difficult you can just place the resistance bands under one foot !
     

  • Internal/External Rotation: Next in a kneeling position (on one knee) with the other leg out to the side with the resistance band under the foot, rotate the arm closest to your outstretched leg. Move your arm in front of your body then back (internal rotation) one set of these then still on same knee work the resistance band the opposite way (external rotation). We repeated these exercises on both sides, alternate legs – difficult to describe, need to watch the dvd, I got a bit lost here but then eventually got it right, just remember practice makes perfect !
     

  • Shoulder Flexion: Standing back up we did a ¼ squat with the resistance band under one foot, with arms extended, keeping them straight at shoulder height lifting the resistance band up and then back down, thumbs upward.  Switch resistance band to other foot and repeat exercise on other leg and arm (2 sets).
     

  • Chest Flys: Again in ¼ squat position, we shortened the band to increase resistance, hinging at the hips we then put the band behind the back, bringing arms forward and out like chest flys (2 sets).

  • Shoulder Abduction: With both feet on the resistance band in a ¼ squat position, start off with hands pointing downwards, next move your arms straight out to the sides, thumbs pointing up, move up and back down to starting position (2 sets).
     

  • Bicep Curls: We did 2 sets of bicep curls, standing with your two feet apart, hands down to start, then did alternated curls with arms moving up and down.
     

  • Tricep Extensions: Last were tricep exercises, starting in ¼ lunge position, resistance band under one foot, elbows at the side, pull the band backward to be in line with the rest of your body, then return back to starting position.  Do this exercise on both sides switching legs.

We finished the workout with quick stretches.  Before my workout I drank Herbalife 24 Formula 1 Sport, during my workout I drank Herbalife 24 Hydrate. Herbalife 24 Sports Nutrition products are available UK, Ireland and USA.

Great exercises for me as I’ve not much upper body strength. Felt the burn, good workout although arms tired at the end of the session.  If you are finding my reviews difficult to follow, apologies as there’s a lot of detail to try to remember, these are upper body strength moves which I’ve not done before. 

Click here for more information about Herbalife 24 Sports Products

The Herbalife24 FIT DVD is only currently available in the USA to buy. To view prices you need to register on the www.24-hourathlete.co.uk website, by clicking on the “Members Tab”

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Herbalife24FIT DVD Review Phase 2 Strength – Day 2

July 29th, 2012

Phase 2 – Strength Weeks 9-11 Metabolic My review – day 2

 

We began this sesssion with stretches then quickly moved onto the metabolic workout. Sam explained that we weren’t going to go flat out on this workout, as we were going to save this for Phase 3. The metabolic workout is to build our fitness and fat burning metabolisms,working 30 seconds on (at moderate intensity)and then 30 seconds off (increased intensity).

We did:

  • jogging on the spot for 30 seconds, then quick sprints for 30 seconds

  • speed skater moves from side to side for 30 seconds, then speed skater moves with a hop and tapping back (my favourite exercise)

  • punches high and low with squats, 4 punches 30 seconds, 2 punches 30 seconds – all with squats (lost a bit of coordination on this one)

  • side steps 30 seconds then hopping for 30 seconds

  • High knees 30 seconds, adding in a chop for 30 seconds

  • Power knee lifts with pivots 30 seconds, with a hop for 30 seconds

  • Heel digs 30 seconds, then heel digs fast for 30 seconds

  • Shuffle forward and then back for 30 seconds,then jump forward and shuffle back for 30 seconds

  • Leg drives with knee up and then behind for 30 seconds, then adding in a hop for 30 seconds (we did two sets one on each leg)

  • Jacks with baby squats 30 seconds, with hop 30 seconds

  • Butt kicks with arms 30 seconds, then butt kicks with an arm reach for 30 seconds

  • Plank exercises lifting one elbow for 30 seconds, pushups for 30 seconds (can do this exercise on knees until you’re more advanced – I did this)  Bit hard to describe this one need to be doing it!

  • Squats with isometric hold 30 seconds and then squats with knee lifts for 30 seconds

  • Back exercise, reaching back with elbows for 30 seconds then same again adding in a jump and punch forward for 30 seconds

At the end of the metabolic workout I felt like I’d had a good exercise session and really enjoyed it. I could feel my heart rate up during the exercises which I’m sure must mean that I’m doing a bit of fat burning. The exercises felt good as bringing in lots of different body parts, exercising arms, abs, quads, hammys, backs and shoulders.  I needed to have a few drinks in between sets of exercise, so I had my Herbalife 24 Hydrate, also a good idea to have some Herbalife 24 Prolong which gives you extra carbohydrates for intense activity.

Click here for more information about Herbalife 24 Sports Products

 

The Herbalife24 FIT DVD is only currently available in the USA to buy. To view prices you need to register on the www.24-hourathlete.co.uk website, by clicking on the “Members Tab”

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Tom Holland from Herbalife24FIT DVD Demonstrates How To Use Resistance Bands

July 26th, 2012

Tom Holland from the Herbalife24FIT DVD set shows us how to exercise with resistance bands.

You can do an entire workout with resistance bands, they’re easy to use and you can take them anywhere.  By standing on the resistance band you can control how hard you workout.  Just using resistance bands a couple of minutes a day you can work your biceps, back and front of your arms, shoulders and much more.  Why not try this at home, you can even do this whilst watching television !!

 

 

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Herbalife24 FIT DVD Review Phase 2 Strength weeks 9 to 11

July 17th, 2012

Phase 2-Strength-Disc 1 Spine and Pelvis Strength-my review day 1

I watched the introduction video presented by Bob Forster, Physical Therapist, Performance Specialist and Developer of Herbalife24 FIT.  Bob said in Phase 2 strength we were going to concentrate on the load bearing muscles in the back of our bodies starting with resistance training with rubber tubing and then we would slowly add in more weights. We would be incorporating exercises to increase balance and complex diagonal moves to challenge the body further.  So this phase is all about building our physiques whilst speeding up our metabolisms.  As we get stonger with Phase 2, we will improve our muscle mass and our metabolisms will become more efficient and burn calories ALL day.  Sounds good to me !

Next onto the training part of the disc – Tom Holland the elite endurance athlete and physiologist took us through the stretching exercises explaining that we were going to add more resistance to make the exercises more challenging. Really good stretches !

For the actual exercises you can use ankle weights and dumbbells I didn’t use ankle weights but carried on using dumbbells. But you can do these exercise with no weights if you wish.

We started with the dead bug, which was working the core on the diagonal, then partial sit-ups with rotation, which had us sitting up and moving from side to side and then back to the middle. This exercise was good for the abdominals.

Next came the exercise that I really liked and is good for coordination as well as strength.  On all fours we worked opposite arms and legs. Arms with dumbbells and legs doing a hamstring curl, so working on the shoulder girdle and the hamstrings. I found this quite hard work but enjoyable.

We did what Tom called a bridge with single knee extension, found this easy, then the last exercises were using resistant bands – working our hips in 4 different ways, inside, outside, front to back. When using the resistant bands make sure you attach to something stable.

Good exercise routine, enjoyed doing something different, but that’s what it’s all about, changing the routine every 8 weeks, building on stability, strength and then power.

Nutrition – I am using Formula 1 Sport which is an easily digestible and a nutritious pre -workout meal and Hydrate the low calorie electrolyte drink I’m taking during the workout. I will be taking recovery drinks like Rebuild Endurance or Rebuild Strength depending on whether I am doing a strength or a metabolic workout. 

Are you tracking your progress with the Herbalife24 FIT dvd ? A body composition test is the best way to do this as it works out your body fat percentage, visceral fat,muscle mass and hydration levels, wheras an ordinary scales will just give your weight. 

Tanita Body Composition Monitor 

Personalised programs are available if you want to know how much protein you need to take daily and your active /metabolic rates. Email jan@24fitdvdreview.co.uk

More about Herbalife 24 Sports Nutrition

The Herbalife24 FIT DVD is only currently available in the USA to buy. To view prices you need to register on the www.24-hourathlete.co.uk website, by clicking on the “Members Tab”

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