We are very fortunate at RCFV to have a great relationship with PurePharma and have been involved with them for nearly 3 years.  Every now and then with a new influx of members it is important to remind you guys of what those strange bottles on the front desk and in the vending machine are.  Well put simply, high quality Omega 3 fish oil (PurePharma is the best) helps you recover faster and feel less beaten up after your efforts in the gym.  Have a look at the independent review from The RXReview below and ask us is you have any more questions about any of the PurePharma products we stock.  Personally I highly recommend the O3 and M3 as possibly the most important supplements you can take for health, performance and well being.PurePharmaMost CrossFitters need not be convinced of the benefits of fish oil. Most people just hear train more, recover faster and that is all they need to know.

However, the benefits of taking fish oil makes an extremely long list that goes beyond training alone. It’s anti-inflammatory properties seem to be the cure for the human race, but hey, I am not your doctor – I am your Rx Reviewer.

Most CrossFitters want fish oil, take fish oil and need fish oil, but how do you decide which one is overrated, overpriced and overlooked?

I recently completed a full six weeks on PurePharma Fish Oil and their Vitamin D. This review will primarily focus on the fish oil because, while Vitamin D is important and healthy, it is not as easily noticeable in training or for review.

Fish Oil (Info from their website):

PurePharma Fish Oil
At PurePharma, we strive to make the freshest, purest and most potent fish oil possible. We achieve this by:

1. Using the whole body of small deep sea fish
2. Molecularly destilling the oil two times to achieve ultra high concentration and purity
3. Cold filtrating the oil as a final purification step to gently remove all contaminants
4. Carefully managing heat, light and oxygen exposure throughout production to ensure the absence of oxidation

Sounds pretty legit, right?

I agree with the purity of their products and I think they truly fit in with the CrossFit lifestyle of health and fitness.

Effective – The fish oil works! I was no stranger to fish oil before the PurePharma review, but I went off of fish oil for almost a month before going on PurePharma just to check to make sure I had the usual results of fish oil. I train a lot, and notice when I am on and off fish oil. PurePharma is very effective as a fish oil product.

Burp(ees) – When I tell anyone that I take fish oil, 9 times out of 10 they will ask, “Do you burp it up all day?” Well my official answer for PurePahrma fish oil is, no, I did not have any noticeable burps that tasted like fish oil. However, I always take fish oil with a meal, so maybe that helps.

Purity – If you are snagging your fish oil for £8 at your local drugstore, you are getting a pretty low grade, filler added less potent fish oil. PurePharma has an extremely high quality fish oil that is pure and fits with the Paleo peeps out there.

Dose – PurePharma dosing is pretty great. 2000mg per serving with 40 servings per bottle is a pretty good dose. Some of those drugstore fish oils only have about 300-600mg per dose.



10 Rounds for time:
3 Handstand Push Ups
6 Deadlift 100/70kg
12 Pullups
21 Double Unders

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  1. followed the Fridays session from the competitors programme in open gym this morning. Really good session! took some doing getting it done in an hour, no time to talk which I can be guilty of doing too much of!!!!!Enjoyed!

  2. 23:59
    HSPU off 24″ box, still working on technique
    70kg deadlifts
    pull ups off bumper plate
    72 single skips

  3. Bench
    60-70-75-80(2)-80(1) still struggling to get 80 for 3!!

    Wod ‘BRADSHAW’
    10 rounds for time:
    3 hspu’s (abmat)
    6 deadlifts 100kgs
    12 pull ups
    24 double unders


    Totally turned me over!

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