Athletigen's Athletic Report is an extensive guide that delivers DNA insights to optimize your training. With traits covering muscular ﬁtness, recovery, sleep, and aspects of power/endurance performance, this is a comprehensive audit of your athletic genes.
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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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.