Episode 74

Published on:

14th Nov 2023

Stop Your Muscles from Decreasing in Size & Strength with Omega 3 | Chris McGlory PhD

Dr. Chris McGlory is an Assistant Professor at Queen’s University, Canada having completed Postdoctoral Fellowships at McMaster University, Canada under the supervision of Dr. Stuart Phillips. Chris specializes in the use of stable isotopic tracers to track skeletal muscle protein turnover during periods of fasting, feeding, training, and immobilization. Currently, his lab is focused on exploring how omega-3 fatty acid and essential amino acid intake protect against muscle disuse atrophy. Chris has published over 60 scientific papers and has delivered numerous invited national and international presentations at many prestigious scientific meetings.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The benefits of Omega3s for muscle health.
  • How much Omega3 fatty acid should you consume?
  • Why muscle strength is more important than size.
  • Do you really need to lift heavy weights?

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The Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Show
The Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Show promotes a healthy world, and in order to have a healthy world, we must have transparent conversations. This show is dedicated to such conversations as the listener; your education, understanding, strength, and health are the primary focus. The goal of this show is to provide you with a framework for navigating the health and wellness space and, most importantly, being the champion of your own life. Guests include highly trustworthy professionals that bring both the art and science of wellness aspects that are both physical and mental. Dr. Gabrielle Lyon is a Washington University fellowship-trained physician who serves the innovators, mavericks, and leaders in their fields, as well as working closely with the Special Operations Military. She is the founder of the Institute of Muscle-Centric Medicine® and serves patients worldwide.