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Bayern Munich partners with Therabody for player performance and health initiatives

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Bayern Munich is always seeking innovative ways for players to stay healthy.

FC Bayern Muenchen v Sport-Club Freiburg - Bundesliga Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images

Bayern Munich announced a formal partnership with Therabody (formerly known as Theragun®) for a multi-year regional deal. Therabody will become the club’s official recovery technology partner in the North America, China, Germany, Austria and Switzerland regions.

“Therabody is a leader in innovative wellness solutions and the ideal partner to enhance the health and well being of our players. We look forward to this collaboration, which will further support our sporting department. It is always our top priority to explore avenues to help our players achieve a competitive edge,” said Jörg Wacker, Board Member for Internationalization and Strategy at FC Bayern.

Dr. Jason Wersland, Therabody’s founder and Chief Wellness Officer is ecstatic about the partnership.

“FC Bayern Munich has achieved incredible respect and success in the world of professional football. We’re thrilled that the club has selected us to not only improve the performance of its players, but to integrate our industry-leading technologies and education to optimize wellness and recovery for the entire FC Bayern Munich community,” said Wersland.

Therabody created the first-ever handheld percussive therapy device, Theragun, which is used to accelerate recovery, prevent injuries, and improve overall athletic performance. Since its official launch in 2016, the company evolved from Theragun to Therabody, an entire ecosystem of products, content, and services that are rooted in science, research, and innovation.

As part of the regional partnership, FC Bayern’s team of experts, coaches, and athletes will integrate Therabody’s devices — including the Theragun PRO — into their training, recovery, and injury prevention protocols.

The device is Bluetooth enabled and seamlessly integrates with the Therabody app, enabling players to have guided, effective warm up and recovery protocols while they’re on their own or on-the-go. The club will also have access to Therabody University, Therabody’s educational division led by Dr. Jason and his network of world-renowned health and wellness experts.

For more on how the product works, check out the video below: