But this is not simply a great form of protein. Remember, whey is good but collagen protein is better. Were you aware that collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body? 30-40% of all the protein in your body is made of collagen² NOWAY BODYBALANCE™ is a hydrolyzed collagen protein, meaning it feeds the 30-40% of your body protein Whey barely touches, as well as the other 60-70%. This means better results, and given the hours you spend in the gym each week, you deserve them.
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.