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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. 

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

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

Posted by Sean McCullum on Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Alexi Pianosi is the S&C coach for the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL. He is also the owner and operator of Advanced sports performance. Pianosi has been integrating his athlete's (including Nico Hischier) DNA information when developing training programs. Here's what he has to say about it. 

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Topics: Alexi Pianosi, Atheltigen, DNA, how to, Nico, Nico Hischier, QMJHL, Alexi, Editorial, Halifax Mooseheads

DNA could explain why you have difficulty falling asleep

Posted by Sean McCullum on Thu, Apr 20, 2017

 

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

Understanding your genetics to help reduce injury risk

Posted by Sean McCullum on Mon, Jan 23, 2017

An individual’s DNA plays a role in everything from their eye colour to how their body processes vitamins. Over the past couple of years, some genetic markers have been identified and linked to susceptibilities to various injury. As athletes put their bodies on the line each time they step onto the track, court or field, access to this genetic information is an asset for both athletes and coaches during training and competition.

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Topics: athletigen, disc degeneration, DNA, do, Genes, genome, Iris, ligament, performance, tendon, What is, Editorial, enhance, Genomics, human performance, injury, sports, What does

A Brief History of Genetics

Posted by Casey Jones on Thu, Jul 07, 2016

If you’re reading this, you’ve won the genetic lottery. Your genetic material has survived 3.8 billion years of adaptational pressures to get where it is in your cells today.

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Topics: crick, DNA, genetics, nucleotides, Editorial, history, mendel, watson

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