Success is not the key to happiness, happiness is the key to success.” That is a saying that mirrors Eduardo “Happy” Peredo’s reality. Born in Bolivia, the professional rally car driver and Herbalife sponsored athlete began pursuing his passion for racecars and adrenaline at a very young age.
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Unstoppable in the Sport
At 18, Peredo acquired his first racecar and ever since, nothing has been able to stop him. Today, at 33, he has become the Bolivian driver with the most titles and the first to win two South American Rally Championships, allowing him to make history in the sport. The year 2015 was also historic for Peredo, as he achieved his seventh Bolivian National Champion title. He attributes his victories to teamwork, as well as the nutrition he receives from Herbalife® products. “When you are out of town, it gets harder to eat healthy because races are mostly in small towns. That’s when the products play an amazing role,” says Peredo.
Nutrition is an essential part of Peredo’s training regimen. “I feel that having the right nutrition during a race helps me perform well,” he says. Good nutrition is what motivated him to partner with Herbalife. Currently, he uses Herbalife® products on a daily basis and says that the nutritional change has made all of the difference. During training days, he takes Herbalife® Formula 1 Healthy Meal Nutritional Shake Mix and Herbalife® Liftoff® before training, and another Formula 1 shake after training. He also takes Herbalife® Herbal Tea Concentrate mixed with Herbalife® Herbal Aloe Concentrate and Herbalife® Active Fiber Complex on a daily basis.
“Happy” About His Future
This year, Peredo is hoping to participate in the Bolivian and South American Championship as preparation for the Dakar Rally in 2017. With a nickname like “Happy,” it’s no surprise that he’s so optimistic about his future prospects. The name, by the way, was given to him by his father, who thought it fit him perfectly. “I live a life filled with happiness because I’m fortunate to do what I do. With everything I have achieved in these past few years, it makes me feel thankful for life and those people and companies that support me,” he says.
Herbalife is proud to fuel the passion and drive of Eduardo Peredo with the world’s best nutrition.
Interesting Facts About Eduardo Peredo
• Winner of “Gran Premio Integración del Oriente” – 2005, 2007, 2013, 2014.
• Bolivian National Champion in car racing – 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015.
• Special recognition from the Bolivian government after winning the South American Rally Championship – 2014.
• Favorite Formula 1 Shake – Cookies ’n Cream.
• First race vehicle – ATV Quadricycle