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December 20, 2018


Prevent activity-related joint pain with ingestible collagen

Study shows that ingesting collagen can prevent activity-related joint pain in athletes. Read on to find out why.

December 20, 2018

Prevent activity-related joint pain with ingestible collagen

December 20, 2018

Regardless of your level as an ‘athlete’, anyone who has ever performed physical activity understands the pain and soreness that can be associated with it.

Physical activity can have a wearing effect on your body, and as the main structural protein of connective tissue, collagen is essential for proper joint function. 

Collagen is the most abundant and main structural protein in the human body, our building block, and is responsible for ‘glueing’ us together and healing. 

Probably the biggest barrier to increasing physical performance is soreness and pain or injury. If you’d like to fulfil your highest level potential – then you should consume collagen daily.

Couple running with Absolute Collagen

Our bones, tendons, ligaments and muscle are all made up of collagen. After exercising, we can get soreness. Collagen peptides trigger bone formation, and increases bone mineral density. Collagen also triggers an anabolic effect on cartilage tissue, maintaining the structure of the joint and aiding joint comfort.

And this has been recently tested and proven in a study undertaken by the journal of Current Medical Research and Opinion. 

The objective was to investigate the effects of hydrolysed collagen on activity-related joint pain in athletes who had no history of joint disease.

The randomised, placebo-controlled, double-blind study took 24-weeks and participants ingested 10ml of collagen versus placebo. In total 72 men and 75 women took part.

The study concluded: "The results of this study have implications for the use of collagen hydrolysate to support joint health and possibly reduce the risk of joint deterioration in a high-risk group. Despite the study's size and limitations, the results suggest that athletes consuming collagen hydrolysate can reduce parameters (such as pain) that have a negative impact on athletic performance."

Stay fit and healthy with collagen

Absolute Collagen’s unique anti-ageing formula provides you with the highest concentrated dose of premium peptide Peptan® f2000 hydrolysed marine collagen in the most convenient way. 

Each 10ml sachet contains 8000mg (8 grams) of hydrolysed marine peptide collagen.

Our advanced formula is also infused with vitamin C, which works synergistically with marine collagen for optimum tissue renewal. Taking Absolute Collagen supplement as your Daily Dose of Beauty and Daily Skincare Ritual also ensures you give your joints the best chance possible.

Try liquid marine collagen from £1.93 per day