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.
Original post April, 2017. Updated September, 2018.
Caffeine is used by many high-performance athletes to increase focus and energy. Its use has expanded since 2004, when it was removed from the World Anti-Doping Agency prohibited substances list. Whether it’s a strong cup of coffee, or a specialized supplement, caffeine is an important tool in the belt of pro athletes and coaches.
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.