updated 12/3/2010 3:46:51 PM ET 2010-12-03T20:46:51

Pittsburgh Steelers Hines Ward and Larry Foote to Visit Pittsburgh GNC Locations

UFC Star Rashad Evans to Visit Hawaii GNC Locations

DENVER, Dec. 3, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MusclePharm® Corporation (OTCBB:MSLP), one of the fastest growing nutritional supplement companies in the United States, announced today that MusclePharm Athletes including UFC Star Rashad Evans, NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Hines Ward and Larry Foote will make appearances at Pennsylvania and Hawaii GNC locations in December. 

UFC Star Rashad Evans will visit GNC locations in Hawaii on December 8th to 11th, 2010. Rashad Evans is a former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion. Evans won the heavyweight division of The Ultimate Fighter 2.

NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Hines Ward and Larry Foote will visit GNC locations in Pittsburgh, PA on December 13th to 14th, 2010.   Hines Ward is a pro bowl wide receiver and MVP of Super Bowl XL. Larry Foote is a linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers where he has earned two Super Bowl rings with the Steelers in Super Bowl XL and Super Bowl XLIII.

December MusclePharm Athletes to Tour the Following GNC locations in December:
 

UFC Star Rashad Evans in Hawaii
December 8, 2010
SCHOFIELD AFB
SHOFIELD BARRACKS
BUILDING #693 KIOSK
WAHIA WA, HI 96857
(808) 624-0320
 
December 9, 2010
PMB # 473
4725 BOUGAINEVILLE DR
HONOLULU, HI 96818
(808) 4 22-0355
 
December 10, 2010
HICKAM AFB
BUILDING 1232
FREEDOM & FOX MAIN EXCHNG
HICKMAN AFB, HI 96853
(808) 423-6420
 
December 11, 2010
KANEOHE BAY MCB, MOKAPU MALL
MOKAPU MALL
BLDG#6477 SUITE #A119-120
KANEOHE BAY, HI 96863
(808) 254-2600
 
Pittsburgh Steelers, Larry Foote, in Pittsburgh, PA 
December 13, 2010
ROSS PARK MALL
1000 ROSS PARK MALL DRIVE
SPACE LO8
PITTSBURGH, PA 15237
(412) 635-0241
 
Pittsburgh Steelers, Hines Ward, in Pittsburgh, PA
December 14, 2010
THE STACKS AT THE WATERFRONT
116 WEST BRIDGE ST
HOMESTEAD, PA 15120
(412) 461-1381

"This Athlete Tour will help increase brand awareness for MusclePharm, resulting in better store placement and more GNC locations in near future," MusclePharm CEO Brad Pyatt said. "This is another way that MusclePharm is setting itself apart from the competition and will continue to make MusclePharm the athlete's choice for supplementation."

About MusclePharm

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, MusclePharm is a rapidly expanding healthy life-style company that develops and manufactures 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.

CONTACT:  ICR
          Investor Contact: 
          John Mills, Senior Managing Director
          310. 954. 1105

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