Did you know that less than 10% of your skeletal muscle mass is made up of collagen yet, 30% of your strength and power comes from this collagenous connective tissue? If it is power and performance that you are after, then you need to feed your collagen.
Figure 2. Stimulation of connective tissue compared to whey.³
Did you know?
- Collagen makes up 30-40% of the protein in the body
- Collagen is less than 10% of the muscle but generates 30% of strength and power
Tendon: collagenous tissue that connects muscle and bone
Endomysium: collagenous tissue that wraps every single muscle fiber
Perimysium: collagenous connective tissue that bundles several muscle fibers
Epimysium: collagenous connective tissue that wraps the whole muscle
Fascia: collagenous connective tissue that covers the entire muscle, located over the layer of epimysium
Did you know collagen is an alkalyzing food?
This study on various foods showed a serve of collagen has some acid load as 100g of green broccoli.
Directions of use
Take 18g of NOWAY in 250ml of cold water as a daily protein supplement. After exercise, consume 18g of NOWAY to increase muscle mass and growth. 18g of NOWAY consumed throughout the day when you are hungry may stop you eating something naughty as it increases fullness and may reduce excessive calories at the next meal.