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Today was Monday run day. I started week 10 of the 5km running program created by PoCo Running Group’s founder Bob Comartin. He’s not just a great person who likes to run, he’s a kinesiologist who has worked with top Canadian athletes (Olympians!) and knows a LOT about strengthening and conditioning. 96 more words

Andrew Simpson, MBE

Andrew Simpson (December 17, 1976 – May 9, 2013)

Andrew James Simpson, MBE, nicknamed Bart, was an English sailor. He won a bronze medal at the 2007 SAF Sailing World Championships. 106 more words


New Olympians single 'Brunch Cannon' out today

It’s been a while since Olympians graced your ears with any new music (since last April in fact), which is why we’re pleased to announce that their new single ‘Brunch Cannon’ is out today as a… 321 more words

New Releases

Using genetics to find future Olympians - Was this inevitable?

We have long known that people would start to become curious about the potential to use genetics testing to identify genetically gifted youngsters, who could be nurtured as potential Olympians. 673 more words


Natural Athletic Ability of African-Americans

Why do African-Americans have the potential to be such great athletes?

Here at MuscleGenes, it’s the detail of theories that interests us, and we believe this is a phenomenal example of philosophy, hypothesis and science. 795 more words


Interested in the potential for SUPER HUMANS? Meet Liam Hoekstra!

This is Liam Hoekstra who at 3-years-old is pictured throwing around 5Ib dumbbells. In 2009, he was thought to be the worlds strongest toddler, but he’s no ordinary child! 760 more words


The mysteries of lactose tolerance, the favourable mutation!

Every man and his dog believes they are lactose intolerant, but let’s get to the science! Lactose is sugar found in milk and dairy produce, and is normally broken down by an enzyme called lactase. 231 more words