MusclePharm Wins Three Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards

DENVER , Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — MusclePharm Corporation (OTCBB: MSLP.obNews ), an expanding U.S. nutritional supplement company ("MusclePharm" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it has been named the winner of three 2011 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards, which were recently released.

After being nominated for an impressive 14 awards, the growing supplement company picked up awards for New Supplement of the Year (Assault), Breakout Brand of the Year and Packaging of the Year.

With MusclePharm just being named the Official Nutritional Supplement Provider of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it continues to build momentum and visibility with the trio of Bodybuilding.com awards, which annually recognize industry leaders who deliver top-notch and reliable products to consumers.

"We are extremely excited about winning these awards and it continues to show the progress of the brand and our growing sales. With recently being named the Official Supplement Company of the UFC and our ever-increasing presence on Bodybuilding.com, our worldwide exposure has never been greater," MusclePharm Senior President and Co-Founder Cory Gregory said.

"We are in front of millions and millions of people each week, giving more and more people the opportunity to experience our high-quality products. The MusclePharm brand is thriving and this is simply the start of something even bigger," said Mr. Gregory.

The Breakout Brand of the Year award was given to the nutritional company displaying the most improvement over the past year, and the award shows MusclePharm's dedication to bringing its customers one of the most innovative and advanced supplement lines in the industry.

The New Supplement of the Year award was given to the popular Assault product that has drawn rave reviews and is one of the best-selling products on Bodybuilding.com, the No. 1 nutritional supplement website in the world.

Of the more than 12,000 products from 550 companies, Assault is currently No. 6 on the website's best-selling list. Assault's scientifically engineered matrix of performance-enhancing compounds has continued to make it a top choice for consumers among a variety of platforms.

In a short time, MusclePharm has also become one of the top 10 best-selling brands on Bodybuilding.com.

ABOUT MUSCLEPHARM CORPORATION

MusclePharm is a healthy life-style company that develops and manufactures a full line of Informed Choice approved nutritional supplements that are free of banned substances. Utilizing years of research at the MusclePharm Sports Science Center, the products are created through a six-stage research protocol involving the expertise of top nutritional scientists and field tested using a pool of over 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 many categories of active lifestyles, including muscle building, weight loss and maintaining general fitness through a daily nutritional supplement regimen. MusclePharm products are sold to consumers in more than 120 countries and available in over 10,000 U.S. retail outlets, including Dick's Sporting Goods, GNC, Vitamin Shoppe, Vitamin World and Wal-Mart. MusclePharm products also are sold through more than 100 online stores globally, including bodybuilding.com, Amazon.com and Vitacost.com. For more information, please visit www.musclepharm.com.

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