The deal will see KYMIRA® continue support both the men's and women's teams by providing game-changing solutions to reduce injuries, accelerate recovery, and contribute to the overall wellness of Reading FC athletes. Reading FC have been working with KYMIRA® since February 2022, ensuring the club's men's and women's first team players are equipped with KYMIRA's latest wearable infrared recovery and performance training wear.
Founded in 2013 by Timothy Brownstone at the University of Reading, KYMIRA® infrared technology is recognized and used in workflows of a number of elite organizations including Premier League football clubs, international rugby teams and Olympic organisations. In the US, KYMIRA® currently supplies teams in the NFL, MLS, the MLB and Colleges across the Power 5.
KYMIRA®'s world-leading performance apparel, imparts physiological and recovery advantages to athletes due to its ability to absorb the body's heat and transform it into full-spectrum infrared energy. The infrared energy increases local circulation and cellular oxygenation, enhancing an athlete's strength, stamina, endurance and energy to perform stronger on the field, court or track; whilst the infrared energy promotes faster recovery.
Mark Bowen, Reading FC Head of Football Operations said: "We believe KYMIRA to be world leaders in sports compression wear and are an integral part of the recovery and preparation of our men and women's teams.
"Our partnership has delivered a superb impact in 2022, so we're delighted to be extending our partnership. Feedback from coaching and medical departments as well as players has been universally positive, so we look forward to benefiting from their technology and product range going forward."
Founder and CEO of KYMIRA® Tim Brownstone had this to say on the partnership: "We're proud to be renewing our agreement with Reading FC as their official recovery partner for the remainder of the 22/23 season and next season. With the help of our products, they're taking a proactive approach to maximise player well-being and we are thrilled to continue supporting them.
"We are helping to reduce injury occurrence in many sports and football is no exception to that, with teams throughout the EPL, Championship, WSL and international leagues such as Serie A and the MLS using our products. Our products enhance performance, accelerate recovery and reduce the chances of an athlete becoming injured, allowing them to push harder, go further and recover quicker."