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Vitacost Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1500mg / 1200mg per serving -- 120 Tablets


Vitacost Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1500mg / 1200mg per serving
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Vitacost Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1500mg / 1200mg per serving -- 120 Tablets

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Vitacost Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin 1500mg / 1200mg per serving Description

A combination formula providing critical nutrients to stimulate cells to help build joint cartilage.*


What is Glucosamine Chondroitin?


Glucosamine Chondroitin is a combination formula that contains building block nutrients for promoting healthy joint tissues.* Each 2-tablet serving includes the following:

 

Glucosamine. Glucosamine is a naturally occurring chemical found throughout the human body, including in the fluids surrounding joints. This formula contains 1,500 mg of glucosamine sulfate, the form of glucosamine used most often in research.

 

Chondroitin. Chondroitin is another naturally occurring chemical, found in cartilage around joints in the body. Included are 1,200 mg of chondroitin sulfate, the most widely available and commonly used form of this nutrient.

 

What are the key benefits of Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin?

  • Provides critical nutrients to stimulate cells to help build joint cartilage.*
  • Provides scientifically proven ingredients that have been shown to safely and effectively promote a healthy inflammatory response.*

Synergy Glucosamine & Chondroitin is a targeted wellness solution - just for you.

  • Combines two beneficial nutrients in one easy-to-take supplement.
  • Provides therapeutic amounts of glucosamine and chondroitin in one 2-tablet serving.
  • Contains 60 servings per bottle.
  • Exceptional quality at an extraordinary value.

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All Vitacost® supplements are formulated to deliver the level of support you expect and deserve. Whether you’re shopping Vitacost® vitamins, minerals, herbs or other key nutrients, their potency is guaranteed – what’s on the label is what’s in the bottle. Plus, all Vitacost® supplements adhere to the FDA’s Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMPs), ensuring that they are manufactured to high standards of POTENCY, PURITY, efficacy and safety. We take PRIDE in what we do, which is why we promise if you don’t love your product, we’ll take it back – even if the bottle is empty.

 

About Synergy by Vitacost 
Working with your body, Synergy supplements can keep you headed in the right direction. These formulas feature standardized herbal extracts, scientifically researched ingredients and high potencies – all at the best value possible. Synergy provides premium nutrition, because your health is too precious to be making sacrifices. Find your everyday essentials and targeted wellness support in this growing selection of well-researched, quality supplements.


Directions

As a dietary supplement, take 2 tablets daily or as directed by a healthcare professional. Best results are obtained with long-term use (more than three months).

 

Keep dry and at room temperature (59°-86°F [15°-30°C]).

Free Of
Milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, fish, soy, gluten, titanium dioxide.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Supplement Facts
Serving Size: 2 Tablets
Servings per Container: 60
Amount Per Serving% Daily Value
Sodium (from Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium)110 mg5%
Potassium (from Glucosamine Sulfate 2KCI)220 mg5%
Glucosamine Sulfate (from Glucosamine Sulfate 2KCI)1500 mg*
Chondroitin Sulfate (from Chondroitin Sulfate Sodium)1200 mg*
*Daily value not established.
Other Ingredients: Vegetable stearic acid, vegetable magnesium stearate, croscarmellose sodium, silicon dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and vegetable glycerin.
Contains: Crustacean Shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster).
Warnings

Pregnant or lactating women, those with diabetes, hypoglycemics and people with known medical conditions and/or taking drugs should consult with a licensed physician and/or pharmacist prior to taking dietary supplements.  Keep out of reach of children.

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Range of Motion Exercises to Help You Maintain Healthy Joints

Working on and increasing range of motion does not often hold a high priority in most people’s fitness routine—but it should. Not only because it will help you obtain better results in your strength, muscle gain and endurance goals, but most importantly, increased range of motion will help keep your joints healthy and prevent injuries. Smiling Woman on Yoga Mat in Living Room Doing Range of Motion Exercises for Joint Health | Vitacost.com/blog Whether you are a fitness buff or not, having healthy, pain-free joints is vital for enjoyable aging and longevity. If you are someone who works out and has fitness goals, healthy joints, and optimal ranges of motion will increase your ability to perform better and see results.

What is range of motion - and why is it important?

Range of motion is the movement of a joint and your body’s ability to move that joint. What is possible for joint movement is different for each person and is based on anatomy, flexibility, mobility and whether or not you have dysfunction or muscular imbalances. If you have a limited range of motion that is less than what it should be for a joint, this can lead to pain, injuries, more dysfunction and more significant imbalances. You also will not be able to get the most out of your training.

How range of motion training protects your joints

First, it’s essential to understand that the range of motion you can perform is not the only aspect. You must also have three other elements through the entire range of motion:
  • Strength
  • Stability
  • Control
Without these three aspects, using your entire range of motion can cause damage, pain and injury to your joints, muscles and other tissues. For any range of motion that you train in or use during daily activities—bending to tie your shoes or pick something off the ground, reaching overhead, twisting to put away groceries, lifting children—if you do not have stability, strength, and control through the entire range of motion, you can very easily injure yourself and cause chronic pain. To prevent this, it is vital to practice range of motion exercises that build these three aspects. Furthermore, routinely practicing range of motion exercises will encourage a healthy amount of protective synovial fluid in the joint. Synovial fluid is found in any moveable joint and contains nutrients for your joints and connective tissues. This fluid is critical for joint health and pain-free movement. Range of motion exercises also helps to move lymphatic fluid through the body, disposing of waste byproducts and toxins that lead to inflammation, making joint stiffness worse.

Range of motion exercises for healthy joints

Try these range of motion exercises to help build stability, control and strength.

90-90

The 90-90 stretch increases mobility in the hips and knees. It will help improve any stiffness or range of motion issues for your back, knees, and hips.
  1. Sit on the floor and place one leg in front of you and one behind. The front leg is bent at 90-degrees, and the back leg is behind you, also bent at 90-degrees.
  2. Use the hand on the same side as your front leg to support you by placing it by your side. Extend your other arm out in line with your back leg to keep your back and hips in the correct position.
  3. Sit tall and straight with your chest up.
  4. Lean into the stretch by slowly leaning forward with your chest tracking over the middle of your bent front leg.
  5. Drive the front knee and ankle into the floor, using active pressure to push downward to create tension—this is a dynamic, not passive, movement.
  6. Hold for 5 to 10 seconds and return to starting position.
  7. Repeat 5 to 10 times and then switch sides.

Lizard with rotation

The lizard with rotation encourages mobility in your thoracic (upper) spine and hips. It also opens up the chest and shoulder muscles to relieve stiffness and tension, enabling better range of motion.
  1. Starting on the floor on your hands and knees, take a step forward with your right leg, placing your foot flat on the floor on the outside of your hand if you can. If you can’t get your foot to your hand, put it as close as possible without discomfort.
  2. Take your right arm and bend your elbow, pointing toward the ground.
  3. Lower your elbow toward the ground, open up, and slowly rotate, stretching your right arm toward the ceiling. Open as far as you can, looking at your pinky finger.
  4. Slowly rotate back to the pointed elbow position.
  5. Keep tension and strength through the body. Push into the ground with your back leg and your left arm.
  6. Try 10 repetitions and then switch sides.

Shoulder dislocates

The shoulders are often an area of poor range of motion and have high injury rates. Practicing shoulder mobility exercises like this one will increase your range of motion.
  1. Take a broom handle or mobility stick in a wide grip, wider than shoulder-width. Keep your shoulders down and depressed.
  2. Place it at your hips, and keeping your arms straight, lift the stick in an arch over your head and behind your back. Keep your arms straight. If you cannot go all the way over your head to your back, go as far as you can comfortably. A wider grip is easier.
  3. Maintain tension and go slowly. Keep your core and glutes engaged, and do not arch your back.
  4. Return over your head back to the starting position.
  5. Perform 10 repetitions.

Ankle flexion

  1. Stand 3 to 4 feet from a wall and take a step forward with your right foot.
  2. Place your hands against the wall and lean forward, allowing your knees to bend as needed.
  3. Bend your elbows, allowing your weight to come toward the wall; with your right foot staying flat on the floor, bend your front knee so that it tracks beyond the toes of your right foot. The heel of your back foot may rise off the floor.
  4. Stay in this position, with your knee bent for 3 to 5 seconds, and then push yourself back up to straighten the right leg.
  5. Return to the active lowered, bent-knee position and hold for 3 to 5 seconds.
  6. Repeat 10 times and switch legs.

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