updated 10/29/2010 7:46:16 AM ET 2010-10-29T11:46:16

DENVER, Oct. 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MusclePharm® Corporation (OTCBB:MSLP), one of the fastest growing nutritional supplement companies in the United States, today announced the Company signed Obi Obadike, World Body & Fitness Federation Pro-Male Fitness Model World Champion and 2010 FMI Male Fitness Model Of The Year, to join Team MusclePharm.

"I joined MusclePharm because I truly believe they have the best supplement products on the market that will help assist people of all ages attain their fitness goals. In addition to great products being associated with a brand like MusclePharm and top athlete superstars like NFL Pro Joey Porter, NFL Pro Shawn Merriman, MMA Superstars Rashad Evans and Anderson Silvia is an honor and privilege. I believe it is clearly evident that MusclePharm is going to dominate and take over the fitness industry globally and I want to be a part of that success."

Obi Obadike is the only fitness personality/fitness model in the world that is a fitness expert columnist for ten different fitness magazines globally with a following of over 2 million readers. He was recently voted "The World's Most Ripped Fitness Model" and was recently selected one of the top 20 most influential fitness people on the web. Obadike was a former Division I sprinter at Cal State Fullerton where he held the University record in the 100 and 200 meters, as well as the 400 meter relay. In addition, he held the title of the fastest man in Cal State Fullerton history for a five year period. He is one of the most educated fitness professionals in the fitness industry with two bachelor's and a masters degree. President of MusclePharm, Cory Gregory states, "We believe that Obi Obadike is the number one fitness model in the world right now. His marketability, education and global notoriety within the fitness industry will be an invaluable asset to the MusclePharm team."

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About MusclePharm

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, MusclePharm is a rapidly expanding healthy life-style company that develops and manufacturers a full line of NSF and scientifically approved, nutritional supplements that are 100% free of any 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 100 elite professional athletes from various sports including the NFL, MMA, and MLB. The Company's propriety and award winning 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 that include GNC, and Vitamin Shoppe, as well as over 100 online stores, including bodybuilding.com, Amazon and Vitacost.com. For more information, please visit www.musclepharm.com .

Forward-looking Statements

MusclePharm Corporation believes the information set forth in this Press Release may include "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Act of 1934. Certain factors that could cause results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements are set forth in "Risk Factors" in Item 2.02 of the Company's Form 8-K dated February 18, 2010, which has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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