DENVER, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MusclePharm Corporation, a Nevada corporation ("MusclePharm" or the "Company") (OTCBB: MSLP), an expanding U.S. nutritional supplement company, is pleased to announce that it has been nominated in 14 different categories for the upcoming 2011 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards, including in the prestigious Brand of the Year award.
"Bodybuilding.com is the biggest online retailer in the supplement world and we are very excited to be considered for this many awards," MusclePharm Senior President and Co-Founder Cory Gregory said. "It is a testament to the MusclePharm brand and the top-quality products that we continue to put out.
"In just a short time, people have recognized MusclePharm as an industry leader in the sports nutrition world and we are certain the best is yet to come.
"In fact, we are launching our CORE line (BCAAs, creatine, ZMA, Glutamine) and Armor-V, our advanced multi-vitamin, this month at Bodybuilding.com. Our consumers are dedicated to the MusclePharm product, and introducing and offering these items to our consumers will ensure all of their sports nutrition needs are met by MusclePharm."
The following is a full list of MusclePharm's nominations and includes the product that is in contention for each particular award:
- Brand of the Year
- Breakout Brand (most improved) of the Year
- Supplement of the Year (Assault)
- New Supplement of the Year (Assault)
- Muscle Building Supplement of the Year (Assault)
- BCAA Supplement of the Year (Recon)
- Fat Loss Supplement of the Year (Shred Matrix)
- Glutamine Supplement of the Year (Bullet Proof)
- Pre-Workout Supplement of the Year (Assault)
- RTD (Ready-To-Drink) of the Year (MuscleGel Shot)
- Energy Supplement of the Year (Assault)
- Protein Powder of the Year (Combat Powder)
- Recovery Supplement of the Year (Recon)
- Packaging of the Year
A year ago, MusclePharm was nominated in five categories, with the 14 nominations for 2011 showing the incredible growth the company has made in the past 12 months.
The nominees are among the top products in their award category, which are selected from the more than 13,000 products that Bodybuilding.com carries.
In a short time, MusclePharm has become one of the top 10 best-selling brands on Bodybuilding.com, which carries products from more than 550 companies.
A variety of its products, including Assault and Shred Matrix, are also among the best-selling product lists, which has helped lead to the increasing number of nominations.
With the supplement awards, Bodybuilding.com annually recognizes industry leaders who consistently deliver top-quality and reliable products to consumers.
Voting takes place online through August 15, with winners being selected by total number of votes. Last year, more than 315,000 votes were cast.
"These awards allows the customer to vote on which supplements they feel are the highest-quality and most-effective in helping them achieve their health and fitness goals," Bodybuilding.com CEO Ryan DeLuca said.
The final winners will be announced live during the 2011 Mr. Olympia Expo on Sept. 16 in Las Vegas.
To vote for MusclePharm products, go to www.Bodybuilding.com/Awards.
About MusclePharm Corporation
Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, MusclePharm is a healthy life-style company that develops and manufactures a full line of National Science Foundation approved nutritional supplements that are 100% free of banned substances. Based on years of research, MusclePharm products are created through an advanced six-stage research protocol involving the expertise of top nutritional scientists and field tested by more than one hundred elite professional athletes from various professional sports leagues including the National Football League, Mixed Martial Arts, and Major League Baseball. The Company's products address all categories of an active lifestyle, including muscle building, weight loss, and maintaining general fitness through a daily nutritional supplement regimen. MusclePharm is sold in over 120 countries and available in over 5,000 U.S. retail outlets, including GNC and Vitamin Shoppe. MusclePharm products are also sold in over 100 online stores, including bodybuilding.com, Amazon.com and Vitacost.com. For more information, please visit www.musclepharm.com.
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