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Schoenfeld Brad CSCS
Strength and Conditioning Journal: June 2004
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The quest to get lean is an obsession with a large segment of the general public—an obsession that also extends to many athletes, body builders, and fitness competitors. By reducing body fat to low levels, physical performance and aesthetics can be enhanced, thereby providing a competitive edge in various sporting endeavors. This article will focus on the role of omega-3 fatty acids in lipolysis and explain how proper integration of these nutrients can lead to an improved body composition.

Brad Schoenfeld is President of Global Fitness Services in Scarsdale, NY.

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