Denver – August 21, 2013 – MusclePharm Corporation (OTCQB: MSLP), a nutritional supplement company focused on active lifestyles, announced today a partnership with Europa Sports Products, the nation’s largest distributor of nutritional supplements, sports drinks and accessories, will exclusively distribute MusclePharm’s new Arnold Series™ across North America. Developed by Mr. Universe, Mr. World and Mr. Olympia title holder, actor, entrepreneur and former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and MusclePharm’s world-renowned scientific team, the Arnold Series is a new breakthrough line of nutritional supplements that will launch through Europa Sports Products Sept. 26 at Mr. Olympia in Las Vegas.
With more than 20,000+ stores nationwide, including gyms, retail stores, and online fulfillment, Europa Sports Products will quickly deliver the Arnold Series to consumers. The company’s fast-to-market approach significantly influenced MusclePharm’s partner selection.
“I’m honored that Arnold and MusclePharm chose Europa Sports Products as their North American distribution partner. The Europa Sports team has built a reputation on establishing relationships with our customers that is unmatched in the sports and nutrition industry. The ability to offer them the Arnold Series and help position their business for success is what our team thrives on each day,” states Eric Hillman, CEO and co-founder of Europa Sports Products.
“It made perfect sense for us to launch Arnold Series, from the world’s biggest icon in fitness, with Europa Sports Products, the nation’s largest distributor of nutritional supplements,” said Brad Pyatt, founder and CEO, MusclePharm. “With their ability to activate their distribution channels quickly, enormous reach and outstanding customer service, they’re able to deliver Arnold Series to fitness enthusiasts nationwide.”
The Arnold Series product line will initially launch with seven supplements supporting the four fitness pillars: performance, power & strength, nutrient support and recovery. Schwarzenegger worked side-by-side with MusclePharm’s cutting-edge scientific team to create a monumental line of new products that are revolutionary, safe-and above all-effective.
About MusclePharm Corporation:
MusclePharm® is an award-winning, worldwide leading sports nutrition company offering vitamins and nutritional supplements which are available in more than 110 countries and in over 11,000 U.S retail outlets including Dick’s Sporting Goods, GNC, Vitamin Shoppe and Vitamin World. The company’s brands are MusclePharm®, Arnold Series™, and FitMiss™. Founded in 2008 by former NFL player, Brad Pyatt, the comprehensive lines of clinically-proven, safe and effective nutritional supplements address every element of the active, push-the-edge lifestyle – from muscle building and athletic performance to weight loss and general fitness. All MusclePharm products are developed through a comprehensive six-stage research process at the MusclePharm Sports Science Center & Research Center in Denver, Colorado and utilize the expertise of leading nutritional scientists, doctors and universities. For more information, http://www.musclepharm.com/. And follow MusclePharm on twitter at www.twitter.com/MusclePharm.
About Europa Sports Products
Based in Charlotte, NC, Europa Sports Products is recognized as the industry leader in the distribution of nutritional and sports supplements, sports drinks and accessories to mass market retailers, gyms, health food stores and specialty supplement retailers. Europa offers more than 6,000 products representing 300+ of the industry’s leading brands. With 336,500 sq. ft. of warehouse space in seven strategically located offices nationwide, Europa’s expedited delivery process allows customers to keep “Just in Time” inventory. Europa is setting the industry standard in quality, product assortment, customer service and satisfaction. www.europasports.com
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