Fish Oil:

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Fish Oil:

Bowmar Nutrition Fish Oil is a high concentration omega 3 supplement that is high in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). These fatty acids have several benefits for athletes such as accelerated fat loss, reduced muscle soreness and improved range of motion. Each capsule provides 180mg of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and 180mg of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Furthermore, a state-of-the-art purification processes is used to remove mercury, PCBs and any other unwanted toxins. 


Benefits of Fish Oil & Omega 3 Fatty Acids

Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for the human body to function properly, but our bodies cannot produce them. Thus, we must obtain them through food and/or supplements. While most people connect fish oil to heart and brain health, this versatile supplement will also enhance athletic performance, increase muscle insulin sensitivity and accelerate fat loss. 


Faster Recovery Time

Omega-3s can help combat free radicals that build up during exercise and possess significant anti-inflammatory attributes, which can be extremely beneficial before and/or after a workout to reduce muscle soreness, decrease joint pain and accelerate recovery. A study for the journal of sports science and medicine reported that ‘omega-3 fatty acid supplementation minimizes the severe, delayed-onset muscle soreness that results from strenuous eccentric strength exercise.’ [1].


Accelerated Fat Loss

Omega-3s and fish oil supplementation is associated with a faster metabolic rate and increased fatty acid oxidation. A study for the journal of nutrition reported that fatty acid oxidation was 1.2- fold higher in those given fish oil compared to the control group [2]. 


Heart Health

Research shows that omega-3s and fish oil can help you maintain healthy cholesterol levels and lower your risk of cardiovascular diseases. Fish oil supplementation is validated by multiple peer reviewed clinical studies to improve HDL (good cholesterol), decrease LDL (bad cholesterol) and decrease triglycerides [3]. 


Improved Muscle Insulin Sensitivity

There is increasing evidence suggesting that the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish oil improve insulin sensitivity and reduces the incidence of type 2 diabetes. A study for the journal of Scientific reports reported that increasing omega-3 intake was correlated with higher insulin sensitivity and lower concentrations of CRP, a marker of inflammation [4].


The Bottom Line

  • Bowmar Nutrition Fish Oil is a high concentration omega 3 supplement that provides 180mg eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and 180mg docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in each capsule.
  • Fish oil and omega 3 fatty acids have several benefits for athletes such as accelerated fat loss, reduced muscle soreness and improved range of motion.
  • Bowmar Nutrition fish oil utilizes a state-of-the-art purification processes to remove mercury, PCBs and any other unwanted toxins.

References

[1]https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3737804/

[2]https://academic.oup.com/jn/article/137/12/2629/4670017

[3]https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28800093/

[4]https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25331725/


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