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Pre Workout Coffee Drink with Jordan Mazur

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Pre Workout Coffee Drink with Jordan Mazur

Today we're hooking you up with a pre-workout recipe from the Director of Performance Nutrition at the San Francisco 49ers, Jordan Mazur. Not only is this drink delicious, but it's the perfect combination of caffeine, amino acids, and a nitric oxide booster. Watch today's video to try this recipe for yourself.

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How Endurance Athletes Can Benefit from Seasonal Supplementation

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How Endurance Athletes Can Benefit from Seasonal Supplementation

As some triathletes learn the hard way, it’s not possible to be at 100% fitness year-round. Consistency is great, and working hard at the appropriate time is, too. But unless you structure your training in a way that ebbs, flows, and builds to a specific crescendo—whether that’s a marathon, track championship, or FKT attempt—the chances are high that you’ll eventually plateau, burn out, or break down. The solution is a seasonal approach. By focusing on different things at different times of the year, you’ll keep your body guessing and growing, all while elevating your potential as an athlete. And that...

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Learning From Mistakes | My Performance Life with Emma Coburn

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Learning From Mistakes | My Performance Life with Emma Coburn

Emma answers the question, 'what does it take to be a good runner', and shares some of her own experience with defining that across her career.

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The Most Effective Way to Use Collagen Peptides

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The Most Effective Way to Use Collagen Peptides

With many kinds of supplements, you can take them whenever you like. But collagen is a bit different because of the way that your body uses it. The definitive scientific study was conducted by a group of exercise physiologists from the University of California, Davis, who found that collagen synthesis is increased the most by a combination of high-impact training and supplementation. Participants who jumped for six minutes throughout the course of a workout doubled their collagen production, and when they took a collagen supplement combined with vitamin C beforehand, it doubled again.[1]To get a little more specific with the...

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When Should You Take Your Collagen?

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When Should You Take Your Collagen?

When should you take your collagen, and does timing really matter? Well, this is one area the research is very clear — collagen supplementation is maximized when you take it pre-workout. In fact, research shows that when paired with Vitamin C, consuming 15 grams of collagen one hour before activity results in double the collagen synthesis. Listen to what Jordan Mazur, Dietitian for the San Francisco 49ers, has to say on the subject.

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