You hit the weights brutally hard every work out and you pride yourself on never missing a workout. That’s dedication. We also know that over the course of time that type of dedication can also take a toll on your joints. If you seek continued gains and push yourself hard when training, then you need a joint support and recovery supplement equally as hardcore. Enter, Joint Defender by Rich Piana 5% Nutrition!
With ingredients like Turmeric, Cat’s Claw, and Ginger, Joint Defender can ease pain and reduce inflammation. There’s also Type II Collagen, Glucosamine, Chondroitin, and MSM, to support joint repair. Improved joint health is a key element of your recovery. After all, your joints need to be ready to go, just like your mind and your muscles.
Additionally, there are no huge horse-sized pills to swallow multiple times a day, just mix up a serving of delicious Joint Defender powder and you’re good to go!
Joint Repair Complex
D-Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate, and MSM are three common joint health ingredients that work together to help reduce joint pain and support overall joint health.(1,2,3)
KollaGen II-xs™ Collagen Type II – This ingredient is effectively dosed at 2 grams, one of the biggest doses you will find. Collagen is a component of joint cartilage that, when used as a supplement, can ease the pain, reduce inflammation and improve joint mobility.(4)
L-Proline – This is a non-essential amino acid that’s a component of collagen and therefore plays an important role in joint health and function.(5)
Hyaluronic Acid – Joint Defender utilizes an effective dose of this ingredient which is a component of the synovial fluid that surrounds and lubricates the joints. This is common in skin care products when it should be more common in joint health products.(6)
Cats Claw Powder – This is a popular herb with an extended history of traditional use for various ailments such as joint health, digestive problems and whole body inflammation. We’ve included it in Joint Defender to help reduce joint inflammation.(7)
Masson Pine Extract – This ingredient promotes increased blood flow which may, in turn, help reduce inflammation as well as improve nutrient delivery.
Bioperine® Black Pepper Extract is a popular absorption enhancing ingredient which supports improved absorption of the nutrients in Joint Defender.
Joint and Muscle Post-Exercise Inflammation Complex
Dimagnesium Malate – This compound is a blend of Magnesium and Malic Acid that may help reduce joint pain. Magnesium is one of the most important minerals for bodybuilders because, beyond its use for joint health, it’s also involved in nerve transmission and muscle contraction.(8)
Indian Frankincense Powder – This is an Ayurdevic medicinal herb that may reduce inflammation and works well with Collagen Type II to help prevent the breakdown of collagen.(9)
Ginger Extract – This may be a common culinary spice but it can also help reduce joint stiffness and pain.(10)
Turmeric Extract – This is common spice contains the active ingredient Curcumin that can reduce inflammation as well as relieve pain.(11)