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Nutrigenomics: Iron Metabolism

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Iron is an essential component of hemoglobin and myoglobin, the proteins that give your red blood cells the ability to carry oxygen from your lungs to your cells. In this capacity, iron can influence your anaerobic energy, VO2max, and overall sport performance.

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SportTechie Feature: Athletigen and ALTIS Seek to Turn DNA Insights Into Coaching Advice

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Sep 11, 2019

(Illustration by SportTechie, Photo courtesy of Athletigen.)

Editor's note: This article was originally published by SportTechie's Tom Taylor on October 30, 2018

Genetic information will soon be a standard part of sports, used to customize training, personalize nutrition, and even to identify talent. Over the last few years, DNA analysis firm Athletigen and elite track and field training facility ALTIS have been working together to explore and develop that future.

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Your DNA-fuelled guide to injury prevention and recovery

Posted by Athletigen on Tue, Sep 03, 2019

We've teamed up with Dr. Kelly Starrett to bring you the Optimum Movement and Recovery (O.M.R.) report, your DNA-fuelled guide to recovery and injury prevention. O.M.R. comes with insights for 25 traits and a personalized video series from Dr. Starrett and his world-leading team at MobilityWOD. Combined, these will help reveal areas of your body and movements where you may have increased injury risk, and exercises and techniques to overcome these..
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Muscular Hypoxic Adaptation and Your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Tue, Aug 27, 2019

As your body adapts to the requirements of endurance training, a variety of physiological changes start to happen that facilitate prolonged performance and O2 delivery to your working tissues.

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How your DNA affects the way your body absorbs the food you eat

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Athletigen's Nutrition Report analyzes over 100 markers and gives insight into 30 traits, providing a comprehensive overview of how your DNA influences your body's response to your diet.

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