Omega 3 Sources and Benefits For Health And Optimal Body Composition

As a keen and developing long-distance runner, one of the things I have been experimenting with for the last two months or so has been supplementing my diet with omega-3 fish oil capsules. If you believe the hype, these tablets are a veritable gift from God (or maybe that should be ‘gift from Cod’), boasting a whole array of health benefits. My own reasons for having a go with them were to see how they affect inflammation – in other words, whether fish oil can reduce muscle soreness after long runs – and also to see whether I could achieve extra body fat reduction, as discussed by Matt Fitzgerald in his excellent book ‘Racing Weight’.

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