July
08, 2021
4 min

Rock on! Sport climber thanks TENDOFORTE® for improved strength and mobility

As sport climbing prepares to make its debut at this year’s Tokyo Olympics, athletes will be hoping to rise to the challenge of scaling huge heights using just their hands and feet. Strength, power and agility are also essential for this testing physical feat, as climbers race up vertical walls using various hand and foot holds.

July
01, 2021
4 min

Collagen and Immunity Connection – Deep Dive #2

In this second part of our new blog series on collagen-rich tissues and immunity, we continue to delve deep into the mechanisms behind our new IMMUPEPT™ range. This time, we take a closer look at its effects on our body’s extracellular matrix (ECM), the connection between the ECM and the immune system, and the role of specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s).

June
17, 2021
4 min

Advantage FORTIGEL®

There aren’t many people who can claim to have played Roger Federer in an international tennis tournament and emerged victorious - but former German tennis pro Markus Menzler can! Between 1997 and 2001, he pursued a professional career and celebrated a number of memorable wins. After his retirement from professional sport, he became a tennis trainer and still spends most of his time firing balls on indoor and outdoor courts. Such physical exertion has, however, taken its toll on his body. In April 2019, after many years of intense teaching and training, he was diagnosed with a so-called acute bone bruise in one femoral head.

June
02, 2021
4 min

Collagen and immunity connection – Deep Dive #1

With the introduction of IMMUPEPT™ earlier this year, we entered a new exciting segment for collagen peptides: immune health. And the response from the market has been huge. To allow you the opportunity to learn even more about the connection between supplementation with specific Bioactive Collagen Peptides® (BCP®s) and immune health support, here we’re going to take a closer look at the mechanics. So welcome to part one of our new GELITA blog series on collagen-rich tissues and immunity.

May
06, 2021
4 min

White Tissue Part 4: Healthy joints for a happier life

Some say: “If you don’t feel any pain with age, you’re probably dead”. Well, while that may be true, the odd ache and twinge here and there is only to be expected. But that’s not to say that people have to suffer in silence. Quite the opposite, in fact, as we believe that a lot can be done to significantly improve quality of life in later years. Osteoarthritis is a perfect example, and in this latest instalment in GELITA’s “White Tissue Series” blog, we’ll delve more deeply into what is an increasingly common health issue.

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