28th September 2015
EQ Nutrition become Wasps’ Official Performance Supplement Supplier
Wasps announce a multi-year, mutually exclusive partnership with EQ Nutrition, who become the club’s Official Performance Supplement Supplier.
EQ Nutrition are highly respected for manufacturing the highest quality sports, fitness and exercise nutrition products, as well as being one of only two companies in the sector to implement the rigorous ‘Informed Sport’ testing procedures on their entire product line, to ensure products are clean and safe for consumption by professional athletes.
EQ Nutrition will work closely with Wasps’ Strength and Conditioning experts to tailor nutritional support for Wasps’ senior and academy squads.
Focus will be placed on providing high-quality products, developed to suit the requirements of various positions within the squad to help individuals attain their fitness goals.
Wasps’ Head of Strength and Conditioning, Dan Baugh, said: “We are really pleased to have formed this new partnership with EQ Nutrition, who are leading the way in this country for the quality and safety of their product.
“EQ products are tested in accordance with the Informed Sport banned substance testing programme. Working in elite sport, you can’t take any risks. Everything EQ create is ‘Informed Sport’, which is the gold standard for testing.
“EQ have also gone a step further by ensuring their manufacturers have also been audited in accordance with Informed Sport, thereby giving Wasps assurance that products given to their players are of the highest quality and safety.
“Everything is batch tested and we have batch testing certification for all of the products we receive and use. They show the factories are clean and the products are clean and EQ are also known for using top quality ingredients in all of their products.”
Simon Stevens, Founder of EQ Nutrition, said: “We are extremely proud to be working with the players and coaching team at Wasps during this very exciting period for the club. The EQ Nutrition products have been developed with elite athletes in mind and the sole purpose of providing the highest quality and safest performance nutrition products.
“Our stringent batch testing policy means that we test every single batch of every product we make in accordance with the Informed Sport programme, which allows us to offer complete safety assurance to players and coaches.
“We use scientifically-proven ingredients including protein, creatine and amino acids and the recent launch of our new Performance Series range based on innovation in sports supplements, will see us working in collaboration with the nutrition team at Wasps on bespoke products to suit the specific needs of professional rugby players.”
Wasps’ Champions and Gold members can also benefit from the new partnership, through an exclusive 10% discount offer on all EQ products, which will be available in the Club Store.