PITTSBURGH – (Staff Report from Official News Release) – “A former Pitt basketball and football player walk into a bar … ” And, what, you say? “They order protein water?”
LA Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald has teamed-up with 52-year old entrepreneur and former Pittsburgh hoopster Pat Cavanaugh, to form “Ready Nutrition” one of the many sports nutrition companies in America. Today, they announced that Donald, the current professional football star, joined the company as an investor and co-owner.
This new partnership ties together two high-energy Pittsburgh entrepreneurs with shared sports, workout and nutrition ideas and agendas, aimed at helping athletes achieve their most ambitious goals.
The fifth-year defensive tackle, who was a user and believer in the company’s best in class Ready Protein Water prior to joining Team Ready, will be actively involved in the company’s product development and brand awareness programs.
Ready Water is an all-natural, premium sports hydration drink featuring 15 grams of protein, no Sugar and five natural electrolytes. It is currently available nationwide at Sam’s Club, numerous grocery and convenience stores, and is available for purchase online through Amazon and the company’s e-commerce site: www.readyismade.com.
“We’re proud to have Aaron join our team, especially how well he matches our brand mentality.” said Cavanaugh in a statement to sports business reporters.
“We love people who believe in our products and our philosophy that it’s not where you start, it’s where you finish. Aaron epitomizes this,” noted Cavanaugh.
“I play hard and I train even harder,” said Donald. “I’ve learned during my career through a lot of trial and error that getting the right quality nutritional products in my body can make a big difference in how I perform. So, I am very particular about what I put in my body, very particular.
“Ready Water’s combination of protein, no sugar, and all-natural electrolytes checked all the boxes for me. I’ve looked at hundreds of brand partnerships over the past couple years and have found very few that match my standards and interests in making a difference in a global community. The fact that Pat, also a Pitt guy, shares the same mindset about hard work and helping others, and runs the business with that mindset every day, made Ready the perfect fit for me.”