I'm realizing the true benefits of taking fish oil supplementation. Combining a high quality, highly concentrated chocolate liquid form fish oil along with better mechanics and a tweak to my nutrition, I have noticed a substantial decrease in my recovery time.
It is well documented science that taking Omega-3 fish oil improves overall health by decreasing inflammation and improving cellular function. A good fish oil improves your body's ability to do just about anything. All these benefits and a lot more can be had for about $1.60 per day.
What you need to know: Fish oil is the best source of omega 3, omega 3 contains DHA and EPA.
The omega 3's are essential fatty acids which are severely lacking in the typical diet.
Just because a product has 1 gram of fish oil does not necessarily mean that it contains 1 gram of omega 3's. Lower quality fish oil supplements contain more fish oil than omega 3's which means you have to take a much larger dosage to get the minimum omega 3's.
Look for the average EPA+DPA or total EPA+DPA. The higher the better.
The most concentrated forms are the best.
How Much? Optimal Daily Fish Oil Dosage: between 3.5-5 grams of combined EPA and DHA per day. SFH recommends a minimum of 3.5 mg per day!
Where To Get it? The most concentrated fish oil supplement that I know of is Stronger Faster Healthier's Super Mega 3 Contains a whopping 2615 mg of EPA/DHA per tablespoon! CrossFit9 store is the local source. Order online and pick up the next time you are at the box.