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How 4 Vital Dads Fuel Their Workouts

by Jordan Smith - June 11, 2021

With Father's Day fast-approaching, we wanted to highlight a few of our Vital Proteins® andVital Performance™ super-dad staffers. When they aren't working on all things collagen, they're keeping up with their little ones, which doubles as a workout on most days. 

Keep reading to find out how these Vital Dads are fueling their fitness routines. (Hint: It most definitely involves collagen.)

How Vital Dads Add Collagen To Their Workout Routines

Cameron Schuler, Sr. Director Vital Performance

Dad to 1½-year-old Isla 

"I try to squeeze in workouts whenever I can. Oftentimes, I take my daughter on early morning 'adventure' runs in the jogging stroller. After, I squeeze in a quick snack — usually reaching for a Vital Performance™ Protein Bar or rehydrating with Vital Performance™ RECOVER for convenience before I head into the office."

Al Taylor, Customer Advocate Manager

Dad to 2-year-old Aubrey and 11-year-old Ayden

"Early morning workouts start the day for me! Strength training followed by an hour of cardio (racquetball) really gets the blood flowing. I start each workout with Vital Performance™ PRE in Lemon Grape. Post workout, I make a smoothie using Vital Performance™ Vanilla Protein, peanut butter, ice and a banana. After a daily Defense Collagen Shot™, I'm ready for the day!"

Erick Walts, R&D Technical Manager

Dad to 3-month-old Stella Joan

"Being a new dad has been amazing and exhausting at the same time! Having a 3-month-old, it's not always easy to get in a workout. I have found that most of my workouts consist of walking with Stella, pushing her around the neighborhood in her stroller. I always mix the Hydration** + Collagen in Lemon Lime with a Collagen Water™ in Lemon Slice to bring on our walks. This keeps me hydrated during the day when I forget to take time to drink enough."

Frank Auriemma, Order Pro & Fulfillment Lead

Dad to 3-year-old Gianna

"The Vital Performance™ Cold Brew Coffee Protein always adds the extra boost I need to keep up with Gigi and all the energy a 3-year-old can have. I also love the Energy Collagen Shot™. It helps me every day!"

**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. Results may vary. Various studies have suggested benefits following daily consumption of collagen for several months. Refer to product labels and vitalproteins.com for recommended serving sizes and for more information.

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