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 HERBALIFE SPORTS NUTRITION PROGRAMME

 FUEL – HYDRATE – REFUEL – REPAIR - RECOVERY

PHASE

PRODUCT

HOW TO TAKE

WHEN

BENEFIT

FUEL (before) Formula 1 Carbohydrate & Protein Drink Powdered drink mix in juice/water 30 mins before training / match starts FUEL! Easily absorbed (drink). Provides necessary carbs for immediate fuel. (Spares the stored fuel in the muscle).
HYDRATE (during) Herbal Aloe Concentrate Dissolve in water for refreshing drink. During exercise / match (every 15 mins if poss) HYDRATES! Also reduces stomach acid levels often associated with match nerves / tension.
OR
HYDRATE (during) Thermojetics Herbal Beverage Mix in water (hot or cold). During exercise / match (every 15 mins if poss) HYDRATES! Green tea-based (antioxidant properties). Natural energiser.
REFUEL (during)

 

 

Formula 1 Carbohydrate & Protein Drink Powdered drink mix in juice/water

(weak solution)

During (if exercise lasts > 30mins) Restock depleted carbohydrate reserves. If no carbs in body, can’t burn fat for energy -> "hit the wall"!
REFUEL (after) Formula 1 Carbohydrate & Protein Drink Powdered drink mix in juice/water Within 30mins of exercise stopping or match ending Must not miss the "30 minute window of opportunity"! During which time you MUST refuel for maximum glycogen replenishment .A drink, therefore easy to take, even if players don’t feel like eating.
REPAIR (after) Formula 1 Carbohydrate & Protein Drink Mixed in a protein-rich beverage (soy milk / cow’s milk / yoghurt) Within 90-120 mins after exercise / match High quality protein to repair (ours is the best-rated protein by industry standard). Soy protein is better at repairing muscle than any other protein type (F1 is soy protein)!
PLUS added protein from:
REPAIR Protein Bar Delicious snack bar (3 flavours) Within 90-120 mins after exercise / match Fast energy top up plus excellent nutritional balance
REPAIR Gold Shake Mix Powdered drink mix in water Within 90-120 mins after exercise / match Contains higher protein content per serving than F1 and also some special sports products. Gives added protein to aid repair of muscles.
MUSCLE BUILD Protein Supplement Powder Powdered drink mix in water or in conjunction with Formula 1 Within 90-120 mins after exercise / match Contains soy protein for muscle repair and whey protein for muscle development
Should be taking antioxidants to help to reduce muscle cell damage by removing lactic acid from muscles more quickly and neutralising free radicals. Benefits are reduced recovery times (average person takes 48-72 hrs to recover from exercise!!), and an increased immune system:
RECOVERY Schizandra Plus Food supplement tablet Twice a day (one a.m. and one p.m.) Increases the body’s ability to use oxygen. (definite product for asthmatics, plus NRG). Antioxidant properties protect against muscle cell damage by neutralising free radicals.

PHASE

PRODUCT

HOW TO TAKE

WHEN

BENEFIT

 

RECOVERY

RoseOx (antioxidant) Food supplement tablet Once a day, with a meal. A powerful antioxidant, helps support body’s immune system – fewer illnesses such as coughs, colds, ‘flu!
Additional targeted products:
JOINTS / HEART Herbalifeline Nutritional food supplement gel capsule One to three, three times a day with meals Developed to maintain supple joints and support natural function of heart & circulation.

Results - reduced inflammation of the joints.

MUSCLES Tang Kuei Herbal food supplement tablet One to three tablets a day Specifically designed to help with challenges of strenuous physical exercise. Relieves discomfort associated with tense & taut muscles.
ENERGY NRG Herbal food supplement Two to four a day Provides a natural "lift". Helps focus / concentration – reduces likelihood of making mistakes –> fewer injuries.
BONES Xtra-Cal Food supplement One tablet three times a day with meals Most concentrated form of Calcium available. Bones grow back quicker & stronger with Xtra-Cal. (also contains Vit D = essential aid to Calcium absorption.
GENERAL Cell Activator Dietary Supplement (capsule) 1 capsule three times a day with meals "Does exactly what it says on the tin"! Increases absorption /effectiveness of vits / mins & supplement intake.
GENERAL Formula 2 Vitamins, Minerals & Herbs Food supplement tablet One tablet 3 times a day (with meals) Provides essential vitamins and minerals to support overall protection against physical stresses.
GENERAL Formula 4

(Fibre product)

Dietary Supplement (tablet) 2-3 tablets before a heavy / high fat meal Removes 30-40% of the "bad fat" from food, so the body does not absorb it.

NB. If fat loss is also desired, then Pre-exercise (ie. The Fuel (before) phase), use only Thermojetics Herbal Beverage and NOT

Formula 1 (this means that body fat will be broken down to provide the energy source).

The remaining regimen should be followed from Hydrate (during) onwards.