• Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Novel Fat Burner
    We all know that fish oil has a number of health benefits, but did you know that it may be a natural fat burner? Check out why and how you will want to add these essential fatty acids to your fat loss diet.
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    Unless you live in a bubble, you have heard the claims that fish oil can improve brain and cardiovascular function, as well as help to ward off certain diseases. However, did you know that fish oil may play a role in improving body composition? In this article, Brad Schoenfeld explains how the main essential fatty acids found in fish oil, known as omega-3s may serve as a healthy fat burning supplement. Better yet, he provides you with practical suggestions for integrating omega-3s into a fat loss diet.

    Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Novel Fat Burner
    Strength and Conditioning Journal 26(3): 72-76

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    About the Author:

    Brad Schoenfeld, MSc, CSCS, CSPS, FNSCA

    Brad Schoenfeld is widely regarded as one of America’s leading fitness authorities. He has been published or appeared internationally in over 1000 magazine and newspaper articles and has been featured on hundreds of television shows and radio programs across the United States. He is a bestselling fitness author with 8 published books that total more than 400,000 copies in print. Brad is a lecturer in the exercise science department at CUNY Lehman College in the Bronx, NY and has over 30 peer-reviewed publications to his credit. As a trainer, he has worked with numerous high level athletes and physique competitors, including many top pros. He earned his master's degree in exercise science from the University of Texas, and is currently pursuing his PhD in health science at Rocky Mountain University where his research focuses on elucidating optimal resistance training regimens to maximize muscle growth. In 2011, he was named the NSCA Personal Trainer of the Year.

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