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How Endurance Athletes Can Benefit from Seasonal Supplementation

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How Endurance Athletes Can Benefit from Seasonal Supplementation

As some triathletes learn the hard way, it’s not possible to be at 100% fitness year-round. Consistency is great, and working hard at the appropriate time is, too. But unless you structure your training in a way that ebbs, flows, and builds to a specific crescendo—whether that’s a marathon, track championship, or FKT attempt—the chances are high that you’ll eventually plateau, burn out, or break down. The solution is a seasonal approach. By focusing on different things at different times of the year, you’ll keep your body guessing and growing, all while elevating your potential as an athlete. And that...

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The Most Effective Way to Use Collagen Peptides

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The Most Effective Way to Use Collagen Peptides

With many kinds of supplements, you can take them whenever you like. But collagen is a bit different because of the way that your body uses it. The definitive scientific study was conducted by a group of exercise physiologists from the University of California, Davis, who found that collagen synthesis is increased the most by a combination of high-impact training and supplementation. Participants who jumped for six minutes throughout the course of a workout doubled their collagen production, and when they took a collagen supplement combined with vitamin C beforehand, it doubled again.[1]To get a little more specific with the...

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