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Speed, Power, and Your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Your speed and power capabilities influence your ability to move explosively. There are two distinct physiological components that influence speed and power:

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Injury risks and your DNA

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Apr 11, 2019
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Nutrigenomics: Vitamin E

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Apr 04, 2019

Vitamin E is an essential fat-soluble vitamin that supports muscle growth and repair after exercise. It acts as an antioxidant, a protective compound that your body uses to protect cells from the harmful effects of reactive chemicals that you encounter in the environment or that are produced as a by-product of healthy cellular functions.

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Nutrigenomics: Vitamin D

Posted by Athletigen on Thu, Mar 21, 2019

Vitamin D is one of the most important micronutrients, and your body gets most of it from the sun! Your body needs vitamin D to absorb and use calcium to maintain your bones and teeth. Vitamin D is also required for proper muscle function, muscle growth, nervous system health and immune system health. Vitamin D helps boost the energy and muscle development of athletes. As you age, your body uses more vitamin D, so older individuals should actively monitor their vitamin D levels.

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Metabolism and HDL-Cholesterol Levels

Posted by Athletigen on Wed, Mar 13, 2019

Omega-3 fatty acids play many important roles in your body and are an essential part of your cell’s health. Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids promote healthy looking skin and can help reduce the signs of aging. Psoriasis, dermatitis and many other irritated skin conditions are frequently treated with omega-3 supplementation.

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