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The Definitive Guide to Collagen Synthesis: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How to Increase It Naturally

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By Scott Hogan Collagen synthesis is a blanket term that describes the process in which your body produces and forms collagen structures.It’s like muscle protein synthesis, but for your joints. And just like you can exercise, eat, and supplement to increase protein synthesis (and muscle strength), you can do the same for your connective tissue. To be […]

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The Dichotomy of Fitness: How to Balance Goal Achievement, Injury Prevention and Longevity

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By Scott Hogan One of the things about being a small business owner that I struggle with most is the constant tug of war between having a long-term, marathon mindset — and having urgency to get things done.Keeping these two opposing ideas in balance is gut-wrenching.They’re not necessarily mutually exclusive. But it can sure feel […]

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Supplements for Injury Recovery: The Definitive Guide

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By Scott Hogan Athletes and Weekend Warriors depend on Non-steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen to manage pain and inflammation after an injury.But long-term studies show NSAIDs do more harm than good.They interfere with the natural healing process, reduce collagen mass at injury repair sites, and increase chances of re-injury by as much as 25%.The goods […]

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Simplified

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The Anti-Inflammatory Diet, Simplified By Scott Hogan From avoiding nightshades to cursing all forms of dairy, the wacky world of Anti-Inflammatory Diets has gotten… well… wacky. ​The back-and-forth debates on which foods to eat, which to avoid, and exactly how to brew your coffee for maximum anti-inflammation benefits have muddied the water. In this article, we aim to […]

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What Causes Leg Cramps at Night (and How to Prevent Them)

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By Scott Hogan Nocturnal leg cramps can be a literal pain in the a** (though they more commonly affect the muscles of the lower legs and feet). Unlike typical muscle cramps, they’re usually NOT caused by dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, or even overuse. In most cases, there are several variables causing this sleep-interrupting nuisance. In this […]

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The Ultimate 5-Step Injury Recovery Guide

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By Scott Hogan When it comes to injuries, there are a million and one theories on the best way to approach recovery. Should you rest? Ice? Deep tissue massage? Seek medical attention?Like a good scientist, our answer is “it depends.” It depends on your injury, your level of fitness, symptoms, personal history and more. But, […]

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5 Research-Backed Reasons to Put Collagen in Your Morning Coffee

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By Scott Hogan In this article, we break down:How coffee plays an integral role in the daily routines of Americans (and why we care)Research-backed benefits of collagen protein supplementationWhy putting collagen powder in your coffee turns your morning ‘joe into a veritable superfoodWhy We Care About Coffee64% of adults in the U.S. drink coffee every day […]

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Our Philosophy

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By Scott Hogan The mainstream image of “fitness” is doing exercises you hate and eating food that tastes like crap to impress people you probably don’t even like. This line of thinking leaves people disappointed, jaded, and injured.It’s all backwards. You shouldn’t have to choose between optimizing performance (now) and your health (later).Fitness should be […]

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