Empowering Human Performance | Athletigen Blog

Crossfit athlete Brista Mayfield is basically a superhero

Posted by Sean McCullum on Fri, Jul 07, 2017

Brista Mayfield, an elite Crossfit athlete (and former gymnast) from Anna, Texas, was never thought of as a power athlete. She started gymnastics at the age of seven and continued through college.

Read More

Topics: ACTN3, athletigen, Caffeine, DNA, genetics, Lactate Threshold, Mayfield, Regionals, Athlete Spotlight, Brista Mayfield, CF, crossfit, Editorial, Gene

Meet Ryan Vigneau: The first Athletigen certified coach

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, May 11, 2017

We're proud to announce that Ryan Vigneau, director of RVXFactor in Edmonton, Alberta, is the first Athletigen certified coach. Vigneau has completed all levels of the Athletigen Coach Education Program and has been deemed by Athletigen's team of geneticists and sport scientists to be highly skilled in the real-world applications of DNA insights to increase the performance and safety of Athletes. He 's become a fundamental member of the Athletigen educational community, sharing his insights and expertise with coaches from around the globe. Here's what Ryan thinks about DNA in training and the Athletigen Coach Education Program. 

Read More

Topics: athletigen, DNA, genetics, program, RVX, Ryan, coach, Editorial, Factor, RVXFactor, Vigneau

C100 names Athletigen among most promising companies in Canada

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Apr 27, 2017

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia: C100, a nonprofit organization connecting Canadian entrepreneurs with influential Canadian business leaders in Silicon Valley, has named Halifax-based Athletigen Technologies as one of the “most promising companies in Canada,” inviting the company to attend 48 Hrs in the Valley.

Read More

Topics: 48 Hrs in the Valley, athletigen, Atlantic Canada, C100, genetics, News, 48 Hrs, Halifax, Media Releases, Silicon Valley, sports, Startup

DNA could explain why you have difficulty falling asleep

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Apr 20, 2017

 

Read More

Topics: athletigen, Can't, difficulty, DNA, genetic, night, sleep, Asleep, CLOCK, Editorial, Gene, Trouble

What you need to know about gene doping

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Mar 23, 2017

A groundbreaking and controversial technology is on the horizon for the field of genetics. CRISPR-Cas9 is a relatively new technology that allows for precise editing of a human’s genetic code.

Read More

Topics: athletigen, CRISPR, CRISPR-Cas9, Gene editing, genetically modified athletes, GMA, sports genetics, Editorial, Gene, Gene doping, sports, WADA

Subscribe Here!

Upload Your DNA Now!