DENVER, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MusclePharm Corporation (OTCQB: MSLP), a nutritional supplement company focused on active lifestyles, announced that Combat Protein Powder officially began shipping nationwide today to all 430 Costco locations and will be available in stores in the coming weeks.
The partnership with Costco expands MusclePharm's reach beyond specialty health, nutrition and sports stores and online retailers to mass consumer channels. Costco will carry Combat Protein Powder's great-tasting "Cookies and Cream" flavor in an exclusive 5 lb. size. Combat Protein Powder will also begin rolling out to Costco international locations in the later part of 2014/ early 2015.
"Today is exciting as Combat Protein Powder officially moves into all Costco stores," said Brad Pyatt, founder and CEO, MusclePharm. "Availability at Costco cements our commitment to making Combat Protein Powder conveniently available to athletes and active lifestyle consumers everywhere."
MusclePharm's Combat Protein Powder is an advanced time released protein blend that feeds athletes' muscles up to eight hours. The easy-to-mix shake is formulated for athletes and active people using MusclePharm's proprietary protein powder technology. Its 25 grams of high-quality protein is precisionally engineered to maximize muscle growth and fine-tuned for true nutrient utilization. Combat Protein Powder contains Whey protein concentrates, hydrolysates and isolates, egg albumen and micellar casein.
ABOUT MUSCLEPHARM CORPORATION:
Founded in 2008 by former NFL player Brad Pyatt, MusclePharm is a healthy lifestyle company that develops and manufactures scientific and safe nutritional supplements. The company's products are designed for Active Lifestyles who seek muscle building, weight maintenance and general fitness through an internationally recognized daily nutritional supplement regimen. The products are formulated through a six-stage research process designed by leading nutritional scientists at the MusclePharm Sports Science & Research Center in Denver. MusclePharm's products are sold in more than 110 countries and available in 10,500+ U.S. retail outlets, including Dick's Sporting Goods, 24 Hour Fitness, Bally's, GNC, Vitamin Shoppe and Vitamin World. MusclePharm products also are sold globally through more than 100 online channels, including Bodybuilding.com, Amazon.com and Vitacost.com.
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