Episode 156 of the Institute of Performance Nutrition‘s “We Do Science” podcast! In this episode, Laurent Bannock discusses Omega 3 fatty acids and their impact on physical training & performance with Dr Chris McGlory PhD (Queen’s University, Canada) and Professor Kevin Tipton PhD (The Institute of Performance Nutrition, UK).


Discussion topics Include:

  • Overview of omega-3 fatty acids
  • Omega-3 fatty acids on skeletal muscle protein turnover
  • Benefits of consuming omega-3 fatty acids: from health to skeletal muscle
  • Can omega-3 fatty acids influence recovery from injury?
  • Omega-3 fatty acids: food first and is there a case for supplementation?


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