Empowering Human Performance | Athletigen Blog

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.

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

Lacey Henderson: What Makes Me Hungry for More

Posted by admin on Fri, Oct 07, 2016

From originally missing out on making the US Paralympic team, to meeting President Barack Obama, 2016 has been a wild ride for Team Athletigen’s Lacey Jai Henderson.

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Topics: athletigen, genetics, Olympian, olympics, paralympian, paralympics, sports genetics, altis, Editorial, track and field

An Athletigen Analysis: Is Paleo For You?

Posted by Casey Jones on Wed, Sep 07, 2016

The assertion that our bodies are better suited and more in tune to the foods eaten by our ancestors popularized the Paleo Diet* & movement, and was outlined explicitly in Loren Cordain’s 2002 book, The Paleo Diet (1).

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Topics: athletigen, diet, genetics, paleo, sports genetics, Editorial

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

The Genetics of the Cinderella Icelandic Soccer Team

Posted by Casey Jones on Fri, Jul 01, 2016

In a soccer match against Estonia in 1996, Eiður Smári Guðjohnsen stepped on the field as a substitute for his father Arnór. This marked the first time that a father and son played in the same international match.

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Topics: ancestry, EURO 2016, football, genetics, norway, Editorial, iceland, ireland, scotland, soccer

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