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Uploading your AncestryDNA file

Did you know that your raw AncestryDNA data file can help optimize your..

Athletigen
Uploading your 23andMe DNA file

Are you ready to learn how your 23andMe raw DNA data file can optimize your..

Sean McCullum
Crossfit athlete Brista Mayfield is basically a superhero

Brista Mayfield, an elite Crossfit athlete (and former gymnast) from Anna,..

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Frustrated with fats? Feed your genes

How should you eat? More fats or less fats? Vegan or Paleo?

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DNA 101: Training lactate threshold? Know the genetic link

The playoffs are over and it’s officially off-season for hockey players...

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DNA 101: Avoid injury with TLC (tendon love & care)

If you’re like most athletes, one of your main concerns is preventing..

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Why DNA shouldn't be used for talent identification

A huge part of a scout's job is talent identification. In the quest to find..

Sean McCullum
Meet Ryan Vigneau: The first Athletigen certified coach

We're proud to announce that Ryan Vigneau, director of RVXFactor in..

Sean McCullum
Your DNA and weight gain

Weight loss can be a seemingly easy task for some but an elusive goal for..

Sean McCullum
S&C coach Alexi Pianosi talks DNA in training program development

Alexi Pianosi is the S&C coach for the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL. He..

Sean McCullum
C100 names Athletigen among most promising companies in Canada

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – April 27, 2016: C100, a nonprofit organization..

Sean McCullum
DNA could explain why your body reacts to caffeine in a unique way

Caffeine is used by many high-performance athletes to increase focus and..

Sean McCullum
What you need to know about gene doping

A groundbreaking and controversial technology is on the horizon for the..

Sean McCullum
How to use data to prevent athletes pushing it too far

In mid-January of this year, three Oregon Ducks football players were..

Sean McCullum
Understanding your genetics to help reduce injury risk

An individual’s DNA plays a role in everything from their eye colour to how..

Bryce Crosby
The Evolution of ACTN3 - Discovery of the Sprint Gene

“Though the ACTN3 gene does appear to influence sprinting ability, making a..

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Genetics and Golf

“It’s easy to build up a tournament into something so huge that you can’t..

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Lacey Henderson: What Makes Me Hungry for More

From originally missing out on making the US Paralympic team, to meeting..

Bryce Crosby
Athletigen Appoints Former VP of AncestryDNA John Pereira to the Board of Directors

HALIFAX, NS - October 5, 2016. - Athletigen, the industry leader in athlete..

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Olympic Medalist Akeem Haynes: No One Person is an Island

Akeem Haynes, Olympic bronze medalist.

Casey Jones
An Athletigen Analysis: Is Paleo For You?

The assertion that our bodies are better suited and more in tune to the..

Casey Jones
Olympic Genetics: Jeremy Dodson's Athletigen Profile

Jeremy Dodson didn’t always have aspirations for the Olympic stage in track..

Casey Jones
A Brief History of Genetics

If you’re reading this, you’ve won the genetic lottery. Your genetic..

Casey Jones
The Genetics of the Cinderella Icelandic Soccer Team

In a soccer match against Estonia in 1996, Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen stepped on..

Bryce Crosby
Skullcandy® Human Potential Lab Partners with Athletigen and Athletic Republic

Experts in Science, Hardware and Athlete Training to Help Millions of..

Sean Sinden
When Nature Trumps Nurture: Genetics and Doping

The International Olympic Committee recently revealed that several athletes..

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100 Days Until the Olympic Games: An Inside Look

Over the last year we have had the opportunity to collaborate with five..

Casey Jones
Track and Field: The Origin of Modern Day Sport

This year marks the 120th anniversary of the first modern Olympic Games. In..

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How Genetics Changed Everything I Knew About Living With Diabetes

I was diagnosed with Type I diabetes as an athletic 11 year old. In the..

Bryce Crosby
Baylor Football Teams Up With Athletigen to Incorporate Genetics into Athlete Performance

Athletes using their DNA to complete the puzzle of athletic potential

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Akeem Haynes: Support Goes A Long Way

Through our partnership with Altis, Athletigen is supporting five Olympic..

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Jeremy Dodson: Know Your Strengths

Through our partnership with Altis, Athletigen is supporting five Olympic..

Casey Jones
The Manning Family: Environmental Influences

To raise an NFL starting quarterback is one thing. A family of two Super..

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Muna Lee: I'm The Strongest

Through our partnership with Altis, Athletigen is supporting five Olympic..

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Lacey Henderson: The Strength is in There

Through our partnership with Altis, Athletigen is supporting five Olympic..

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Tori Peña: There is Something Inside of Every Athlete

Through our partnership with Altis, Athletigen is supporting five Olympic..

Sean Sinden
Your Endurance Thresholds: Anaerobic vs. Aerobic

You may be familiar with that point during exercise where you can’t push..

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Wodapalooza 2016: Team Athletigen Recap

At Wodapalooza 2016, Athletigen sponsored a team of elite crossfitters to..

Bryce Crosby
Athletigen Partners with Altis to Help Athletes Prepare for Olympic Games

Supporting Five Olympians Through Their Journey to Rio 2016

Bryce Crosby
Athletigen Raises $1.55M From Exponential Partners to Accelerate the Global Expansion of its Sports Genetics Platform

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia –January 4, 2015 -- Athletigen Technologies Inc., a..

Sean Sinden
There's No Perfect Recipe For Success: The Interplay Between Genetics and Environment

Athletic performance is an intricate mix between coaching, training, access..

Sean Sinden
What is VO2 Max?

With the increase in popularity of the CrossFit training model, people have..

Sean Sinden
Book Review: The Sports Gene - David Epstein

“The broad truth is that nature and nurture are so interlaced in any realm..

Casey Jones
Athletigen: Expand Your Foundation

In the inaugural address by Greg Glassman, he defined CrossFit* as an..

Sean Sinden
ACL Injuries in Football

Jordy Nelson, a Super Bowl winning wide-receiver with the Green Bay Packers..

Casey Jones
Q&A With Blake Gallagher and Melanie Clarke

CrossFit's fittest woman in Nova Scotia of 2015, Melanie Clarke, used..

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Precision Medicine and Precision Performance: The One Person Trial

Precision Trials: You might expect to find hundreds or thousands of..

Nathan Navidzadeh
Heather Hamilton: Featured Athlete

This month we had the chance to connect with professional pole vaulter..

Nathan Navidzadeh
The Science of Elite Marathoners

With the Boston Marathon just around the corner, Athletigen decided to..

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