PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaklee Corporation, a leading natural nutrition company, congratulates their Pure Performance Team athletes on bringing home 16 medals—including 13 gold—from Rio. The Shaklee Pure Performance Team represents the over 60-year Shaklee commitment to creating safe, proven, and 100% guaranteed nutrition that gives athletes the healthy edge they need to win at the highest levels of competition. To ensure they're not only getting the performance and efficacy they need to compete, but also guaranteed quality and purity, these top athletes all choose to use Shaklee products.
"We are honored to help power the success of these amazing, world-class athletes," says Roger Barnett, Chairman and CEO of Shaklee Corporation. "By conducting over 100,000 quality tests per year, we guarantee the safety and effectiveness of each and every product our athletes and customers use."
Shaklee is proud to congratulate these Pure Performance Team athletes on their achievements in Rio this summer:
- Gold medal winners, U.S. Rowing, Women's Eight: Amanda Elmore, Amanda Polk, Eleanor Logan, Emily Regan, Katelin Snyder, Kerry Simmonds, Lauren Schmetterling, and Meghan Musnicki.
- Gold medal winners, U.S. Women's Water Polo: KK Clark, Kami Craig, Kaleigh Gilchrist, Courtney Mathewson, and Melissa Seidemann
- Silver medal winner U.S. Women's Team Pursuit cycling, Chloè Dygert
- Bronze medal winner U.S. Women's Trapshooting, Corey Cogdell
- Bronze medal winner Mexico, Modern Pentathlon, Ismael Uscanga
Shaklee also congratulates the additional 21 Shaklee Pure Performance Team members who boldly competed in Rio, and is proud to have helped fuel the dreams of each and every one of these incredible athletes.
Led by pentathlete and Beijing Games competitor Eli Bremer, The Shaklee Pure Performance Team athletes have won a combined 137 gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Games throughout the years. The team now includes 78 total world-class athletes powered by Shaklee. These athletes have some of the most stringent regulations in sports, so what they put into their bodies is critically important to them.
"These athletes are some of the best in world," says Bremer, "and they count on Shaklee."
Shaklee Corporation is a leading natural nutrition company providing a healthier life for everyone and a better life for anyone®. Dr. Forrest C. Shaklee created the first multivitamin in the United States over 100 years ago. Since then, everything Shaklee does has been designed In Harmony with Nature™. Pleasanton, California-based Shaklee Corporation has combined breakthrough scientific research with safe, proven ingredients to develop cutting-edge and life- enhancing health products. And every Shaklee product is 100% guaranteed.
Shaklee has a long history of pioneering advances in nutritional science, including Shaklee Life Plan. Shaklee Life Plan is the result of the foremost scientific research and decades of studies, designed to promote every aspect of your health. The Life Plan—with 35 patents/pending—combines a protein-rich meal shake and nutrients that are clinically proven to help provide the foundation for a longer, healthier life.* Shaklee products are backed by more than 125 published clinical studies, abstracts and presentations that show they make a difference in your health. Shaklee was the first company in the world to be certified Climate Neutral and partnered with the late Dr. Wangari Maathai, the first Nobel Laureate recognized for environmental work, to plant a million trees around the world.
Shaklee is one of the most well-established names in the nutritional supplement and direct selling industries with over 1.2 million members worldwide in Canada, Japan, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Mexico and the U.S.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
SOURCE Shaklee Corporation