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DNA at the Gym

A DNA-guided training program can help athletes meet their potential, Reuters reports.

The DNAFit program examines gene variants associated with response to training and nutrition. Base on that, it then determines whether the user would respond better to high or low intensity resistance training and the user's sensitivity to carbohydrates, alcohol, salt, and saturated fats.

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