How To Massively Reduce Joint Pain Part 2: Collagen Types 1 And 3

Collagen is a naturally occurring complex protein that helps maintain strength and flexibility throughout your body. It accounts for 1 to 2% of muscle tissue and can be found across the board in tendons ligaments and skin. Collagen depletion however is common with aging.

About 5 years ago, after a decade of weightlifting, arthritis that runs in the family, and eating nothing but garbage in my early 20’s, my joints were getting pretty stiff. So I realized I need to do a few things:

  1. Get my diet in check (still not 100% there)
  2. Cut down my time in the gym
  3. Start doing yoga
  4. Find a joint supplement that works

Over the last couple of years I tried everything but nothing worked until I found hyaluronic acid which I cover in part 1 of this series. Hyaluronic acid was an absolute godsend and at the time the time I wrote the article I thought it was going to be the only thing that worked. That was until I consulted with Joe Cohen who recommended I try collagen.

I originally tried Doctor’s Best Collagen powder and found decent results but it wasn’t until I switched to Neocell tablets that I noticed massive effects that were as powerful as hyaluronic acid. With the two combined I’ve reduced my joint pain and stiffness by at least 70%.

Since then I’ve been taking Collagen every morning like clockwork. It traveled with me to Thailand just so I wouldn’t risk missing a dose. Collagen is up there for me with hyaluronic acid and caffeine as must have supplements no matter where I am in the world. Without the two I probably wouldn’t be able to lift more than once a week without serious stiffness.

Here’s everything you need to know about the drug:

Collagen Types 1 And 3


  • Collagen Types 1 & 3 is a legal OTC supplement in North America


  • I order all my supplements off iHerb now


  • 6 x 1000mg capsules a day




  • $16.11/250 capsule bottle
  • $0.06/pill
  • $0.39/day
  • $11.70 per month


  • You’ll feel the effects of the drug within  7 days

Half Life

  • About 7 days without taking a pill and your joints will get stiff again

Positive Effects

  • 70% reduction in joint pain and stiffness combined with hyaluronic acid
  • Softer and clearer skin

Side Effects

  • None


  • 10/10


  • Collagen is cheap, effective and has no side effects – the perfect drug
  • I would 100% recommend Collagen Types 1 &3 to any guy with joint pain, that and hyaluronic acid will make a massive difference in reducing your joint pain

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