INCREASED PERFORMANCE

INCREASED PERFORMANCE

IMPROVE RECOVERY TIME

IMPROVE RECOVERY TIME

LEARN YOUR VO2 MAX

LEARN YOUR VO2 MAX

YOUR GENE CONFIGURATION GIVES YOU CERTAIN ABILITIES THAT CAN BE VERY IMPORTANT IN THE SPORT IN WHICH YOU PREFER. THIS IS DUE TO THE WAY YOUR BODY REACTS TO CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS, SUCH AS THE TYPE OF MUSCLE FIBERS THAT PREDOMINATES IN YOUR MUSCLES, RESILIENCE OF MUSCLES DURING AN EXHAUSTIVE WORKOUT, RECOVERY RATES. IN ADDITION TO YOUR OXYGENATION CAPACITY OF YOUR BODY, TO NAME A FEW.

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHY DOES MY PERFORMANCE IN SPORTS ACTIVITIES DIFFER FROM MY FRIENDS?

No two people respond the same identical way, even in sports, because of their genes. A person who is genetically gifted will be able to benefit more quickly by certain activities or in certain drills. This is largely driven by your genes.

HOW DO I KNOW WHICH SPORTS ARE BEST SUITED FOR ME?

By analyzing the composition of your genes you will know what your innate abilities are. Therefore, empowering you with your DNA. Thereafter, you can select a certain position on the sports team you wish to pursue. I.E. a forward on a soccer team. Your DNA knowledge will help you develop to your full potential in the right sport and/or position.

HOW DOES VO2 MAX AFFECT ME DURING SPORTS?

Having a high VO2 max lets you exercise longer. Your VO2 max score measures how effectively your body uses oxygen during exercise.

WHY DON’T I HAVE THE SAME TRAINING RESULTS AS MY FAMILY MEMBERS?

Everyone, including those that are immediate family (siblings, cousins, etc.) is different from each other. One can share some inherited traits; however we are not 100% identical. Scientists have found that identical drills may not reflect the same results to athletes with different DNA. Therefore, different participants can performs the same exercises for the same amount of time and achieve totally different results.

AM I BETTER SUITED FOR POWER OR ENDURANCE EXERCISES?

Your speed is determined in part by the proportion of slow fibers and fast-twitch muscle fibers in your body. This is determined by your genes. Fast twitch muscles will give you more speed, while slow-twitch muscles provide more resistance. You will be DNA Empowered™ to determine whether you are better suited for power or endurance exercise.

CAN YOU HAVE PREDISPOSITION TO SPORTS INJURIES?

Certain studies have been conducted to learn if you have genetic mutations for an increased chance of an injury such as a rupturing a tendon or ligament.

CAN I LEARN IF I HAVE GOOD RECOVERY RATES WITH MY DNA?

Yes, in a variant of a particular gene, your post exercise recovery profile will determine whether you need a short, medium or long time to recover between exercises.

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW IF I AM INJURY PRONE?

Elite athletes worldwide are affected significantly by the loss of training time and actual playing time due to injuries. Participation in physical activity has proven very beneficial for health, however ; participation in both recreational and competitive sports could increase the risk of injuries in both soft tissue and bone. When you are DNA Empowered™, you should stretch and warm-up differently as to make every attempt to stay healthy. You should focus on injury prevention training.

CAN I DO SOMETHING TO CHANGE MY DNA IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPORT IN WHICH MY GENOME DOES NOT AGREE WITH?

DNA cannot be changed. However, the information you need is contained in your DNA in order that you may acquire special skills to excel at a preferred sports position. Alternatively you can choose a sport you enjoy and for which your body if it is designed. This will give you added satisfaction to develop in this sport without injuring your body or trying to participate in something that is not your strength.

IF THE INFORMATION IN MY GENES IS FOR A SPORT IN PARTICULAR, CAN I START TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS SPORT AND WILL I MAKE AN EXCELLENT ATHLETE IN THE SAME?

Genetics is a predisposing factor to something, in this case to better perform in a sport, one must enjoy the proper surroundings, consume adequate nutrients, and develop the proper skill sets to name the least.

IF MY PREDISPOSITION IS FOR AN ENDURANCE SPORT, I CAN START AT ANY AGE SPORT TO PARTICIPATE?

Yes, in theory, you could begin at any age. However the younger you start at this sport, the better you will perform. This is due to one’s ability to strengthen and improve your abilities over a greater time.

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