Collagen Build


Collagen Build

Build + repair muscle. Gut.
122 reviews

$39.95

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Collagen Build is a natural body toning and strength formulation for anyone living an active lifestyle, or anyone wanting to tone, build and repair lean muscle. Collagen Build is formulated with a great source of protein from BODYBALANCE® Bioactive Collagen Peptides and Magnesium to support muscle building, repair and function~.
  • Build muscle strength^
  • Support muscle function^
  • Muscle repair, recovery & maintenance^
  • Support functioning of nerves & muscle tissue^
  • Support energy production^
  • Reduction of tiredness and fatigue^

^When consumed in conjunction with a healthy, varied diet.


Collagen Build is a natural body toning and strength formulation for anyone living an active lifestyle, or anyone wanting to tone, build and repair lean muscle. Collagen Build is formulated with a great source of protein from BODYBALANCE® Bioactive Collagen Peptides and Magnesium to support muscle building, repair and function~.

Collagen is abundant in skin, muscles, bones, joints and connective tissue, and begins to degenerate from our mid 20s. Many people experience loss of lean muscle mass as the protein and collagen in our body breaks down due to ageing and lifestyle factors.

Collagen Build is pregnancy, breastfeeding and child friendly (suitable for 12 months & up).

^When consumed in conjunction with a healthy, varied diet.

BODYBALANCE® Bioactive Collagen Peptides, Hydrolysed Collagen Peptides, Aquamin Marine Minerals (Arctic Sea Salt).

We proudly source our bovine collagen from the most sustainable and ethical manufacturer in the world.

Allergen warning: 

Manufactured in a facility that also processes products containing milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, soy, lupin, tree nuts and sesame.

 

Serving Size - 18 g 

 

 

Servings per pack - 

225 g - 12.5

450 g - 25

Avg. Qty.

per Serve

%

DI/RDI

Avg. Qty.

per 100 g

ENERGY

PROTEIN, TOTAL

-COLLAGEN

-BODYBALANCE® PEPTIDES

-GLUTEN

FAT, TOTAL

-SATURATED

CARBOHYDRATE

-SUGARS

SODIUM

MAGNESIUM

267 kJ

17.5 g

17.5 g

15.0 g

NOT DETECTED

0.0 g

0.0 g

0.0 g

0.0 g

44 mg

88 mg

3 %

35 %

-

-

-

0 %

0 %

0 %

0 %

-

27 %

1480 kJ

97.1 g

97.1 g

83.3 g

NOT DETECTED

0.0 g

0.0 g

0.0 g

0.0 g

247 mg

486 mg

Percentage Daily Intakes/Recommended Dietary Intakes based on the average adult diet of 8700 kJ per day.

AMINO ACID PROFILE

Grams per 100 g OF COLLAGEN BUILD

Glycine20.7
Proline12.6
Hydroxyproline12.0
Glutamic Acid10.2
Alanine8.8
Arginine7.2
Aspartic Acid5.9
Lysine3.5
Serine3.1
Leucine*2.7
Valine*2.4
Phenylalanine2.2
Threonine1.9
Hydroxylysine1.5
Isoleucine*1.5
Histidine1.1
Tyrosine1.0
Methionine0.9

*Naturally occurring Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs).

Mix 18 g (2 tablespoons) once daily into any liquid of choice, such as smoothies, soups, coffee, juice or as part of a post workout shake. Collagen Build is unflavoured and dissolves in hot & cold liquid.

Is it pregnancy & breastfeeding friendly?

Yes!

In saying this, we do advise on all our products to seek advice from your health care professional on taking our products if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. We only say so as we believe that every pregnancy is different, taking a toll differently on each individual body in vitamin, mineral and energy levels.

We invite you to research the product to ensure that you are not sensitive to any particular ingredients.

 

Why would I take Collagen Build instead of another protein powder for building muscle?

Collagen Build has a different action compared to other protein powders. In fact, collagen Build is perfect to mix in with other protein powders as they can complement each other (despite being an animal source protein, collagen is not a complete protein, as it lacks the EAA Tryptophan). Collagen Build is a great source of protein and magnesium, which is essential for muscle building and repair, but it’s the specialised collagen peptides that give Collagen Build it’s point of difference. Collagen Build targets the connective tissue (endomusium, perimycium, epimycium and deep fasciae) within muscle tissue.  This connective tissue has been found to have a central role in muscle quality, strength and growth.

 

But muscle doesn't contain much collagen? Why would a collagen product help with muscle building, strengthening and repair?

True, muscle doesn’t contain much collagen (we are looking at about 6% of total muscle mass) which is why eating lean meat isn’t a great dietary source of collagen, HOWEVER the connective tissue which is in muscle is incredibly important. It has a central role in muscle growth (including stimulation the mTOR pathway for muscle cell anabolism) transmission of signals (fibre recruitment for a synchronised contraction, increasing strength) and metabolism.

 

When and how should I take Collagen Build?

Mix collagen Build into protein shakes, smoothies, soups, porridge, sauces - any type of flavoured liquid.  It can be consumed at any time of day but best consumed post workout, when at rest for optimal digestion and utilisation.

 

Will Collagen Build make me big, bulky, and buff?

For anyone out there with a fear of bulking up - you need not be afraid. Collagen build will not turn you into the hulk.

To really bulk up takes a huge amount of effort. A lot of food (all food - not just protein), some really heavy lifting to stimulate growth, and the help of hormones.  Our collagen Build is designed to improve muscle quality and body composition meaning strength and tone. 

Collagen build will be a great ally for you no matter what your goals are.  If your goal is to all about gains and bulking, then you will need a diet with more energy. Particularly plenty of protein and carbohydrates.  You will want to be well fueled to get the most out of your workouts and have plenty of nutrients available at all times for muscle building and repair. Eat more regularly to keep your body in a “fed” state.  Collagen Build provides a good source of protein for muscle building and magnesium for energy. The BODYBALANCE bioactive peptides will further help to target muscle mass and upregulate muscle building.

If your goal is a combination of building lean muscle and shedding a bit of fat, you will want to be a bit lighter on energy and carbohydrates, and also extend your fasting window to allow your body to switch over into burning stored energy.  You will still want to be well fueled for workouts and post workout to maximise protein synthesis. Collagen Build will help to upregulate muscle building and repair, as well as muscle sparing during fasting windows.

If your goal is more about losing fat mass, your energy intake will be lower.  Collagen Build will provide a good source of protein and is effective in muscle sparing when your body is spending a lot of time utilising stored energy. Exercise and resistance training is still very important to keep your body strong and keep your metabolism running well.

 

Which Collagen product is best for me?

That depends entirely on what your goals and priorities are, as each of our collagen powders contains different bioactive collagen peptides that have different functions in the body. We have also added some specific key nutrients to each that further support and target those functions and make them even more specialised.  Collagen Beauty targets skin hair and nails, Collagen Body targets bone and Collagen Build targets muscle.

For example, If you are concerned with wrinkles and skin hydration, Collagen Beauty is the one for you! If you are concerned with bone density or have recently injured yourself and fractured a bone, then Collagen Body is the one for you! If you are focusing on building strength and lean muscle mass then Collagen Build is the one for you!

 

Can I take more than one collagen product at the same time? 

We do not recommend taking more than one collagen product at a time. More is not always better. If you would like to target multiple body systems, we recommend taking turns with which collagen product you use. The clinical studies that demonstrated the effectiveness of each of the collagens was done by using just one of the specialised bioactive collagen peptides, every day for the trial period (usually between 8-12 weeks). So we recommend doing the same thing (for example, you may want to take Collagen Beauty for 12 weeks to help strengthen and hydrate skin over winter, then focus on Collagen Build for 12 weeks to build and strengthen lean muscle over spring).  Taking more Collagen won’t cause harm (as it is a food product that is generally considered safe) but there is only so much protein synthesis and metabolism that you can do in a day. Also, consuming too much of anything isn’t a good idea, as it takes the place of other foods in the diet which may reduce the variety of foods that you have in your day. A healthy varied diet is always the best!

Is Collagen Build safe for consumption during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

Collagen Build is safe for consumption during pregnancy and breastfeeding - this is because our collagen is literally just made up of pure protein derived from natural bovine sources.  Our Collagen Build also contains the added benefit of naturally occurring Magnesium which further supports protein synthesis and energy. As this is naturally occurring and only present in small amounts this product is classified as safe for consumption during pregnancy and breastfeeding. We recommend if you have any concerns, that you consult your primary physician.

 

Where does your Collagen come from?

We proudly source all of our collagen from the most reputable, sustainable and ethical manufacturer in the world. 

 

Is your collagen sustainable?

Yes! We are passionate about sustainability, which is another reason why we chose to partner with our Collagen manufacturer. You can read their 2019 Sustainability Report here which details everything from their sustainable production processes to their commitment to the highest animal welfare standards.

 

We certainly understand that deforestation is a global issue and have taken steps to address this through our Project Give Back and Sustainable Packaging.

 

What is better marine or bovine 

There are a lot of misconceptions about the size of collagen peptides from bovine source vs marine source. One is not “bigger” or “smaller” than the other. The size of collagen peptides relies on the hydrolysis process. This is the process where collagen fibres are broken down into small peptide chains. The collagen that we use has been specifically hydrolysed to be the correct size and shape for optimal absorption and utilisation by the body, specific for it’s function!

 

Is your Collagen Certified Organic?

No, unfortunately there is no commercially viable source of certified organic collagen at this time. This is a global issue and we are doing our best to push for this change as the industry expands.

 

How is Collagen Body different to Gelatin?

The main difference between the Collagen and Gelatin Powders are as follows;

  • Collagen is naturally present in all connective tissue.  Gelatin is extracted from collagen, and hydrolised collagen is gelatin that has been broken down even further. Therefore, the amino acid profile is the same, but the protein sizes are different.
  • Hydrolysed collagen peptides are so small that they will dissolve in hot and cold liquid unlike Gelatin that goes solid (giving it it’s gelling effect).
  • Our Collagen products are fortified with specific Collagen Peptides that are trademarked peptides that make the Collagen Powders functional. ie. Collagen Beauty is fortified with Verisol Collagen peptides that aid in depositing Collagen in hair, skin and nails. Whereas Collagen Body is fortified with Fortibone Collagen peptides that aid in depositing Collagen in bone, ligaments, joints and muscle mass.


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BW
04/08/2022
Belinda W.
Australia

Excellent. Product mixes well with hot and cold beverages. Great with yoghurt and non detectable in most foods

A
16/07/2022
Amy
Australia Australia

Collagen build

Love all the collagens, but especially love using the collagen build in my smoothies after a good workout.

RM
01/07/2022
Rachel M.
Australia Australia

Love it

Love this product. You can’t even tell it’s there but it makes you feel good knowing that It’s improving your health. I’ve added mine to hot chocolates and banana bread, snuck it into my husband and kids without them even knowing. Love it. #nutralovecomp

EK
30/06/2022
Ella k.
Australia Australia

Absolute favourite!

Perfect for boosting protein in porridge or smoothies, So gentle on the digestion. Ideal for anyone with digestive issues.

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29/06/2022
Amanda
Australia Australia

Collagen Build

I use this product daily in my protein pancakes and it has been a game changer for muscle strength and recovery. I am onto my third tin! #nutralovecomp

FP
28/06/2022
Feleasha P.
Australia Australia

Love this product

Love this product. Tasteless and dissolves very easily so can go into so many things. I like to put it on my cereal and boost my protein intake in my fist meal #nutralovecomp

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28/06/2022
Dee
Australia Australia

My fave

I love this product. On days when I do a workout I always have this in an afternoon cup of tea and find that it really does help with muscle soreness and recovery. Have been using this for years now! #nutralovecomp

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