One of my favorite fruits is apricots. From snacking on dried apricots to eating them raw, I’ve been enjoying them for years. It wasn’t until recently I learned more about Apricots and how many health benefits they truly have. Apricots resemble a peach but tastes more like plum. There is a single pit and they are often slightly crunchy. Dried apricots are fruity and slightly gummy.
How Easy to Get Out of Running Shape?
It’s no secret that I am not in peak running shape and even without an injury, I haven’t been in a few years. In fact, I am still a healthy and active person, but I’m not “in shape” right now either. One could argue being “in shape” is actually just a gray area. Just like fast and slow, elite or not. One person’s “in shape” is another person’s out.
As I mentioned last week, when I’m fully running again, I will probably stop blogging about training versus. The plan is to log it on Strava. Recovering from a calcaneus stress fracture, I do like to keep a long-form log in case it helps anyone (I would be lying if I said I didn’t google “people’s experiences with calcaneus stress fractures.” It also helps just to see what I was going through at the time.
At Home Workout Apps:
With the Coronavirus and social distancing, many people have requested that I write a post about At Home Workouts and workout apps.
There are probably hundreds, if not thousands of workout apps out there. Not just workout apps, but now there is a rise in live Instagram classes in real-time or even Youtube videos. If you are looking to sweat in your home, it’s probably the easiest time to find a workout app for you.
Naked Nutrition Collagen
Recently, I’ve been experimenting with different types of collagen. I’ve written a dozen posts about the uses and benefits of collagen, but it’s been a few months.
What is Collagen?
Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body. It’s a major component of connective tissues in muscles, ligaments, tendons, and skin. Consuming collagen will provide benefits, whether you are an athlete or not.
For runners, collagen can help bone and joint health, plus it can aid in workout recovery.
Why Take a Collagen Supplement?
It’s hard to get hydrolyzed collagen from food sources. You can do it by drinking bone broth every day, but taking a collagen supplement like Naked Collagen is going to make it easier to get the appropriate amount. Like whey protein powder, Naked Nutrition Collagen can help rebuild muscles post-workout.
So What is Naked Nutrition?
As the brand suggests, Naked Nutrition doesn’t contain any extra “stuff.” It’s flavorless and tasteless and so far the most tasteless collagen I’ve found to date. Naked Nutrition Collagen is highly soluble and tasteless.
The Naked Nutrition Collagen only has 35 calories per serving because it contains no extra filler. Just hydrolyzed collagen. Personally, I’ve been using it in coffee, tea, or hot cocoa. During the warmer months, I’ll probably add it so cold drinks and smoothies. You can add Naked Nutrition Collagen Peptide Powder in almost anything because you don’t taste it.
So What Does Naked Nutrition Collagen Contain (or not contain)?
- One Ingredient: Collagen Peptides
- Collagen Contains 9 out of 18 Essential Amino Acids
- Hydrolyzed Collagen Comes From Pasture-Raised and Grass-Fed Bovine Hides
- No Artificial Sweeteners, Flavors, or Colors
- 9 Grams of Protein and 0.6 Grams of BCAA’s Per Serving**
- GMO-Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, and Gluten-Free
- Growth Hormone Free, no rBGH or rBs
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Questions for you:
Have you tried Naked Nutrition Collagen?
Do you take a Collagen Peptide Supplement?