Different variants of the CKM gene, influencing natural creatine kinase levels, are found more commonly in endurance or strength athletes.


Global population distribution:

Source: 1000 Genome Project. Global averages for both sexes

CKM: CC

13%

CKM: TC

42%

CKM: TT

45%

More about CKM

Creatine kinase, encoded by the CKM gene, is an enzyme which influences the energy systems used in your cells.

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