“Fountain of Youth” Compound DEFIES Aging Inside and Out
As you age, it only takes a glance in the mirror to tell you that your skin is changing. You don’t look as youthful as you once did.
Fine lines, wrinkles, and less elasticity impact your skin’s appearance.
But the underlying issue that can make your skin look older is ALSO wreaking havoc on what you can’t see… causing slack tendons and weak bones that increase the risk of injury and falls.
Fortunately, the same nutrient that helps your skin bounce back can also support the connective tissues on the inside, as well.
Collagen is your body’s most abundant protein. Its job is to provide structural support to your connective tissues.
This includes what you can see (your skin), and what you can’t see (your bones, cartilage, tendons, and muscles).
Your body makes its own collagen from cells called fibroblasts. The problem is, those fibroblasts get sluggish with age.
The result is less collagen production, meaning less support for ALL of your connective tissues.
Loss of collagen contributes to…
- wrinkled skin,
- weaker bones,
- and slack tendons that increase your risk of injury.
The two best things you can do to support collagen in your body are resistance training and supplementation.
Incredibly, exercise can DOUBLE your collagen production in muscles and tendons for up to three days. But you’ll need to work out consistently to maintain the beneficial effects.
For ADDED support, you can also take a collagen supplement.
In fact, taking collagen before exercising, once again, DOUBLES the amount of collagen produced by the body during exercise.
And the combination also enhances tendon health, improves recovery, and reduces pain in people with tendon injuries.
Taking collagen alone has benefits, too. One study found that taking five grams daily for one year improved bone mass.
To get the MOST benefit from collagen, take it with plenty of vitamin C, which is necessary for collagen synthesis.
I typically recommend 30 grams daily combined with resistance exercise.
P.S. Discover Japan’s secret to VIBRANT, youthful skin.
Shin JW, et al., “Molecular Mechanisms of Dermal Aging and Antiaging Approaches.” Int J Mol Sci. 2019 Apr 29;20(9):2126. doi: 10.3390 /ijms20092126. PMID: 31036793; PMCID: PMC6540032.
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