ACTN3: Your ‘muscle type’ gene

When you look at a marathon runner next to a powerlifter, you can’t help but think that there must be a fundamental genetic difference between them. You could be right! At the most elite level, there sometimes is a genetic difference in the type…

Sore muscles after workouts? Could be AMPD1 deficiency. (Patrons only)

Do you end up getting sore after every work out at the gym? It could be that a deficiency caused by the AMPD1 genetic variant is adding to your soreness. (Or it could be that you are working out too hard :-) Adenosine Monophosphate…