Omega-3s For Muscle Strength?

Omega-3s For Muscle Strength? If your everyday health and wellness supplements include fish oil softgels, a study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that you might be getting something more out of your strength training workouts. Researchers had a group of 45 older women supplement with 2 grams of fish oil daily for 60 days before starting a strength training program. Compared to subjects who didn't supplement, fish oil helped improve muscle torque as well as the rate of torque development.

True Strength Moment: Scientists theorized that the fish oil might have benefitted muscle function by altering the fluidity of cell membranes or increasing the sensitivity of neurotransmitters involved in nerve/muscle communication. Whatever the mechanism, an increase in strength was the result.
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