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How and When You Should Use Collagen

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How and When You Should Use Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant kind of protein in the human body and is found in high quantities in bones, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage. It serves two main purposes: to provide cushioning for your joints and to offer structural support. Collagen supplementation is often recommended for older people, but in fact, its production and synthesis start to decline from your mid-20s onward. This means that you might want to consider supplementing with collagen so that your extracellular matrix – which provides structure and absorbs shock in your joints – can recover more readily between training sessions. Collagen can be beneficial...

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The Merger and the Future

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The Merger and the Future

    In June, Amp Human merged with Momentous to create the new Momentous. Amp Human co-founders Jeff Byers and Erica Good are here along with writer, Phil White to speak more about the exciting future. For context, moving forward, both brands will align under the name Momentous and you will continue to receive the same best-in-class products, plus even better innovation thanks to our partnership.Show Notes:1:30 - How Jeff & Erica Met. “We learned how to put a tool out there that would allow athletes to get the most from their bodies and we really continued on that pathway...

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Going the Distance: Molly Seidel's Marathon Journey

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Going the Distance: Molly Seidel's Marathon Journey

As a college runner, Molly Seidel won four NCAA titles at Notre Dame. While her college career progressed, so did her range, as she won 3,000, 5,000, and 10,000-meter titles on the track and a cross country championship. So when she graduated in 2016, perhaps it wasn’t a surprise to see her move up to longer road races. Yet nobody – not even Molly herself – expected her to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics in just her second marathon. This is the story of how she got there.Why did you decide to move up to the marathon?After the 10K trials...

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Want to Crush Fall Races? Summer is Where the Magic Happens.

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Want to Crush Fall Races? Summer is Where the Magic Happens.

Good endurance athletes are masters of delayed gratification. They toil away unglamorously for months and years on end, often times without a single witness, driven by the faint possibility that someday their body of work will amount to something special. What looks like an overnight sensation to spectators is often just the opposite: the culmination of decades of devotion.One season that consistently demands that long-game approach is summer. There’s a lull in racing opportunities as runners take their between-seasons downtime, start mounting up for fall marathons and cross-country seasons, and press pause on competitions to lay a solid, uninterrupted foundation....

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Injury Recovery With Momentous Collagen

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Injury Recovery With Momentous Collagen

While no one wants an injury to disrupt their athletic pursuits, sometimes the forced pause can be a blessing in disguise. For skier Johnny Collinson his second ACL tear has proven to be an opportunity to learn about the intricacies of rehab, recovery, and sleep. While Johnny is undoubtedly one of the most talented athletes in the world, he’s also incredibly humble in his athletic philosophy and perspective of the human body. Dive into the full video (link in bio) to hear Johnny share more about developing a positive mindset, using nutrition and supplements for recovery, and how he was an...

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