This post is sponsored by Great Lakes Gelatin, however all opinions,comments and enthusiasm are my own.
Collagen, it’s really become the supplement darling of the health & fitness crowd lately (me included), and for good reason!
Read on to find out what collagen actually is, the benefits of using it (especially for a master athlete), my favorite was to incorporate it into my daily routine, and more about the brand I’ve been using (Great Lakes Gelatin). Continue reading →
Friends and acquaintances on social media frequently ask me what supplements I use to support my active lifestyle. Partly, I’ve never really answered the question because it feels like opening up my medicine cabinet and inviting strangers rifle through at their leisure. And, also partly because I don’t want anyone to use MY cocktail of supplements as a cookie cutter solution for their needs. That just won’t work, we are all unique people with different needs.
However, that being said, I think that many of my supplements, considered individually, could help another female athlete (and in some cases, men) optimize wellness and performance . . . and so, I share! But please consult a medical professional if you thing you want to try one or more of these. Read on to learn about my major challenges as an elite master’s athlete (running, obstacle course racing, and CrossFit) and the supplement solutions I use on both a daily and as-needed basis. Continue reading →