November
04, 2021
4 min

How injured athlete Lucie jump-started her recovery process

It all happened in a matter of seconds… Lucie took a run-up – just as she had hundreds of times before – but this time she landed the jump badly, and ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in her left knee. Any athlete will tell you that this is a nightmare injury, particularly as full rehabilitation can take up to nine months, which is nothing short of disastrous for a professional sportsperson and their training regime.

September
24, 2021
3 min

Sports bars with an innovative BCP® boost

The global protein bar market is predicted to reach USD 7.03bn by 2027, with a CAGR of 5.6 % from 2019[1]. This is driven by active consumers wanting to take better care of themselves – but also a growing preference for convenient, yet healthy, on-the-go nutrition that can be easily squeezed into a hectic lifestyle. Such nutrient-rich bars also promise an energy boost as well as a feeling of satiety – both key selling points.

 

[1] https://www.fortunebusinessinsights.com/industry-reports/protein-bar-market-100805

September
10, 2021
4 min

Collagen peptides: a sporting triumph

We love sport and, as a company, support events, teams, young talent- and professional athletes. Most of the GELITA staff love sport, too, and that’s great because physical exercise is good for the mind, body and spirit. There really is no better way to de-stress. ‘Happy hormones’ serotonin and dopamine flood the body during long periods of exercise and make us feel invincible. Furthermore, team sports help teach young people accountability, dedication, leadership and other skills. So what’s not to love?

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).