Herbalife collaborates with Vietnam Olympic Committee for sports nutrition training

June 29, 2020 | 14:11
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Herbalife Vietnam, in collaboration with the Vietnam Olympic Committee, has just organised an online training named “Improving nutrition for better sports achievements” for officers of the national sports training centre and nutrition experts.
herbalife collaborates with vietnam olympic committee for sports nutrition training
Dana Ryan from Herbalife Nutrition

At the online training, Dana Ryan, manager of Sports Education and Performance at global nutrition group Herbalife Nutrition shared about nutrition strategies, provided advice on how to provide nutrition for the best health outcomes, and recounted stories related to the optimised nutrition of athletes over the world. The training provided a lot of useful information and experiences to improve the achievements of Vietnam’s athletes by applying the best nutrition.

Dana also answered numerous questions from coaches and athletes on the training regime, specific nutrition, as well as highlighted the key role of nutritious food which helps athletes to boost strength, endurance, and recovery after training.

The training course is part of a long-term co-operation between Herbalife Nutrition and the Vietnam Olympic Committee (VOC) and the Vietnam Paralympic Association (VPA) in 2017-2021. In the framework of this programme, Herbalife Nutrition will supply nutritious food, organise training, hand over awards and other support to athletes who participate in regional and international sports tournaments, including SEA Games, ASEAN Para Games, ASIAD, this Summer Olympic (in Tokyo), and the Paralympic.

Tran Van Manh, general secretary of the VOC, said: “Athletes need scientific nutrition to maintain their strength and endurance during training and fighting. Along with suitable food for every meal, adding protein, vitamin, and mineral is quite important to provide enough engines and maintain full fitness. We highly appreciate the collaboration and assistance of Herbalife Nutrition, as well as the useful information from Dana. Athletes should be trained carefully about nutrition, which is the foundation of maintaining peak fitness and ready for regional and international tournaments.”

Herbalife Vietnam provides Herbalife24, a comprehensive nutrition food for athletes, in addition to others like personalised protein powder, N-R-G tea, Herbalifeline, vitamins (Formula 2 Multivitamin), and Herbal Aloe Concentrate.

Officially starting operations in Vietnam in 2009, Herbalife Vietnam offers seven product groups of health supplement/weight management, heart health, digestive health, bone and joint health, eye health, fitness and energy, and skin and hair health.

Herbalife Nutrition has been a strong supporter of Vietnamese sports since 2012 through a comprehensive partnership programme. Additionally, Herbalife Vietnam supports the Herbalife Nutrition Foundation to implement the Casa Herbalife Nutrition programme at Dong Tam Social Protection Center in Binh Dinh province; Huong Duong orphanage in Hau Giang province; the Women's Charity Association of Ho Chi Minh City; and Xa Dan Secondary School in Hanoi, which helped bring healthy nutrition to about 1,000 needy children.

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