The other day, during a run that just felt longer and harder than usual, I cursed my body under my breath. “What’s wrong with you? You’ve got two copies of the ACE endurance allele!” ACE is a gene that’s linked to physical performance, and I knew which variation I had (allele is a science term for different forms of the same gene) because my ...
Ever wonder how marathon runners can carry their bodies for 26 non-stop miles and finish smiling—but you can barely push yourself through one? You might be lacking the ACE I allele or the aerobic and endurance allele. What the what? Allow us to explain.
FitnessGenes Launches DNA-Based Fitness and Nutrition Platform. The first of its kind to offer customized, online fitness programs and nutritional guides based on your genetics.
In our fitness obsessed world, you don’t need to be a professional athlete to want to latch on to any opportunity to — safely and effectively — optimize your athletic performance. Now a DNA testing company, FitnessGenes, is leading one of the ways to do just that.
4 Ways Your DNA Profile Could Catapult You Past a Workout Plateau - How Your DNA Can Speed Up Your Fitness Results
Man Carries Injured Hiker More Than 2 Miles to Safety - A couple on a New Year's Day hike in Malibu, California, came across a man with an injured leg and ended up helping him get more than two miles to safety.
Hero fitness trainer carries California hiker with broken ankle more than TWO MILES on his back to safety. Dan Reardon was hiking in Escondido Falls in Malibu, California when he ran across a man who had broken his ankle and shattered his fibula.
Scientist disinvited from speaking at conference because of her pregnancy. Researchers expressed outrage on social media, and conference organizer, the European Commission, apologized.
Moms Rally Around Pregnant Scientist After She's Uninvited From Conference - After a female scientist's invitation to speak at a conference was allegedly revoked due to her pregnancy, a group of women rallied around her with a social media campaign.
Pregnant British scientist is banned from speaking at a conference in Brussels because it would be a 'risk for her health' (even though she was travelling by train)
Scientist's Invitation to Speak at a Conference Rescinded Because of Her Pregnancy - British geneticist Samantha Decombel, Ph.D., was honored and excited to speak at November's European Commission conference in Brussels – but the Oxford-based scientist never got the chance.
Pregnant scientist booted from conference lineup - You're uninvited because you're pregnant. That's the message that one entrepreneur recently received.
3 DNA Factors That May Be Sabotaging Your Fitness Goals. Dr Dan Reardon writes exclusively for livestrong.com, and identifies 3 key factors that everyone should know about their own DNA.
Featured on BeFit's YouTube channel, FitnessGenes partner Ashley Kaltwasser takes you through a high volume, total-body workout. Together with FitnessGenes, Ashley has just launched the Ashley Kaltwasser Genetic Workout System. Learn more by clicking the image above.
FitnessGenes CEO Dr Dan Reardon joins 'America's Dream Medical Team' to discuss DNA testing, and whether your genes could be making you fat.
What are the health trends to watch out for in 2016? Trillist Health forecasts what will prove popular in the fitness industry this year, and includes the FitnessGenes DNA Analysis as a way to train smarter.
Can your DNA make you fat? A group of UK Doctors seem to think so. On February 1, U.K. doctor Dan Reardon was a guest on the talk show The Doctors in which he claims to have uncovered the secret to helping the obese discover the source of their excess weight.
FitnessGenes CEO Dr Dan Reardon discusses how your genes can influence your optimal macronutrient intake, and help uncover the right weight loss diet for you.
YouTube Fitness Star’s Muscle-Building Plan Personalized to Your DNA
In an effort to tone up and whip my body into shape, I looked into FitnessGenes, a DNA based workout and diet plan that guarantees real results. The problem is I love food (here, I find out why), workouts don't seem to have a serious effect on me and I have a full-time job. This is what happened when I tried the program.
For years, pro athletes have had an advantage most amateurs could only dream of: highly personalized diet plans and training regimens based on blood work, genetic analysis, and other high-tech diagnostics. What would it be like if the rest of us had easy access to the same kind of data?
"It's really easy to say, 'My genes make it harder for me to lose weight,' when there's certainly nothing visible to the eye to strictly prove or disprove this statement. Until now..."
5-minute muscle building workout for any gene type. No matter your genetics, this quick routine will add slabs of lean muscle.
How your genes could impact your fitness and health goals. Start living up to your athletic potential by tweaking your training and nutrition to turn your genetic weaknesses into strengths.
I changed up my fitness routine and got great results. But did a genetic test actually help me get healthier—and could it help you?
These “do anywhere” workouts are a crucial part of my training regimen, and they are always genetically customized to ensure I get the most out of every minute. Fit this workout into your busy schedule and get stronger and leaner on the go!
FitnessGenes – Fitness Genetic Testing Full Review & My Results!
Fitness personality and blogger Shay Kostabi reviews her FitnessGenes results and recommendations. But what small change is already making a world of difference in how she feels and performs throughout the day?
Forget Diet and Exercise — Do You Have the Fit Gene? The next big thing in sweat tech isn't a wrist gadget. It's in your body.
On Trial - Fitness DNA Testing With FitnessGenes. Fitness enthusiast Georgina Spenceley reviews her FitnessGenes results for her Fitcetera blog - a discovers why she is well suited to her early morning CrossFit classes!
Women's Health assistant fitness editor Marissa Gainsburg takes the FitnessGenes test, and learns how her DNA can help her achieve her running goals. (Print only).
Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.
For coffee drinkers, the buzz may be in your genes. Anahad O'Connor unlocks his FitnessGenes results, to help him understand how his CYP1A variation is effecting her daily caffeine boost.
Some people consider coffee the devil’s brew, while others can’t live a day without it. Now, scientific studies on the effects of caffeine on the body help us make sense of why.
The way we react to coffee is all in our genes.
Why a little bit of belly fat might actually be a good thing.
FitnessGenes was featured in ELLE's November issue in "Test Tubes, Baby!"--- part of a 3-part feature about today's 'Measured Life' discussing new precision medical technology, wearables, fitness trackers, and other diagnostics empowering us with information about our own bodies. FitnessGenes is highlighted on the second and third pages. Thanks to our friends at ELLE for the coverage and great article!
Tatiana Kuzmowycz is ClassPass's Sr. Copywriter. An avid runner, Tatiana likes to challenge herself in class and outdoors, with everything from HIIT classes to hiking. You can find her on the streets of Brooklyn with her dog Duck. In her latest blog, she road tests FitnessGenes recommendations as she begins training for an upcoming marathon.
We are honored to be named as, "One of 3 companies spearheading precision health innovation" in the latest issue of Luxury magazine. Check out this great article on pp 157-158
Shane Starling, Senior Editor of leading B2B media powerhouse Nutraingredients profiles FitnessGenes ahead of the ‘Innovation and Opportunity in Sports Nutrition' Conference in Frankfurt, where our Chief Scientific Officer, Dr Samantha Decombel will be presenting "Tailor made – do elite athletes require bespoke nutrition solutions? What can the rest learn? What is on the cutting edge of sports nutrition?" on 28 November
Originally featured in Elle (November 2016). April Long trials a number of saliva, blood and bacterial tests - including FitnessGenes - for her 'ultimate guide to DIY DNA testing kits' article. You can read what she learned about herself, and the industry in general, right here.
FitnessGenes co-founder and CEO Dr Dan Reardon recently sat down with Live The Process to discuss his approach to fitness and business. Hear how he stays healthy and balanced, and what happiness looks like to him.
"I find any sort of information based on your genetic makeup fascinating, so when I came across FitnessGenes, I had to try it out".
Ever looking for a performance edge, more athletes are turning to DNA and blood tests to gain insight into their genes and optimize their game-day performance.
"Central obesity increases your risk of diabetes and insulin resistance, heart disease, and endocrine disorders," Dr. Dan Reardon stresses, adding that it's also linked to breast and ovarian cancers.
The company mentioned in the article, FitnessGenes.com was the first website I visited to learn more about the actual product. I read the information on their website and testimonials and decided this was something I wanted to do to learn more about how I can improve my workout and diet based on my DNA.
Fitness has entered the era of lightning-fast scientific discovery via genetics. The U.K.-based company, FitnessGenes, takes the search for optimal fitness results into the lab, analyzing your individual nutritional needs by way of a saliva sample.
In light of recent FitnessGenes research, Jeff Haden focuses on the 'obesity risk' FTO gene to explain why 'generic advice yields generic results'. Read how your FTO result influences how you should structure your nutrition.
FitnessGenes CEO Dr Dan Reardon joins Ron Mckeefery for Chalktalk, as they discuss why coaches should be concerned with genetics, and how DNA testing can play a key role athlete development.
Are you genetically predisposed to develop a thigh gap? Wired from birth to be a sprinter? InStyles's Amy Synnott puts her DNA to the test with a DIY saliva kit.
Are you genetically predisposed to be Skinny? Read InStyle's Amy Synnott full review of her FitnessGenes test on Yahoo Beauty.
Fitness enthusiast and founder of 'Feel This' Kara Griffin takes the FitnessGenes DNA analysis test, and reveals her personal results in her latest blog post.
Dr Dan Reardon joins Tony Greco and Steve Warne as they talk talk weight loss, new years resolutions and proper dieting in the latest episode of 'Greco Lean and Fit'.
Beverly Hills-based FitnessGenes is bringing its DNA-driven personalised nutrition concept to sportspeople at all levels. Is the sports world ready for personalised nutrition?
FitnessGenes DNA analysis kit featured in Metro's 'Tech Yourself Fit' article.
FitnessGenes DNA analysis kit included in The Gay UK's Christmas gift guide.
FitnessGenes DNA analysis kit included in DW Fitness' list of game-changing tech to look our for in 2017.
Your 2017. Quinoa and coconut water are so last year. We discover the biggest wellbeing trends for the next 12 months...
If you've ever wondered why you can happily jog around the park but get out of breath when you sprint for a bus, perhaps the answer lies in your genes.
Top 10 health trends for 2017. Here's the heads-up so you can start a brand new year as a brand new you!
5 Female-Friendly Biohacking Tools To Make You More Healthy, Successful & Productive.
It’s in the genes: This company uses DNA to craft your ultimate fitness plan.
Can a DNA test improve your fitness? Triathlete and fitness blogger Lucy Edwards shares her FitnessGenes results, and reveals how her personalised recommendations have helped her lose 4.5lbs in just two weeks.
Is coffee actually good for you?
As a clinical doctor, Dr. Daniel Reardon was inspired to help people live healthier lives. Now as Founder of Fitness Genes, he's customizing the way people approach fitness and health based on their genes.
A wave of startups promises to optimize diet and fitness through gene-tailored regimens. Does it matter if they don’t really work?
Thrive Global compile their list of the 'Top 25 Wellness Brands to Watch in 2017', with FitnessGenes coming in at #1.
5 ways to feel fitter and more vibrant than ever by hacking your daily habits - and your genes (print only).
"FitnessGenes looks like a very useful system, especially if you like to take a structured approach to training" 4* rating
On the latest BizWireTV, catch the latest products and services jumping off of the Launch Pad (featuring FitnessGenes).
Are DNA-Based Hyper-Personalized Meal Plans Right For You?
From do-it-yourself DNA testing to biometric body scans, forensic fitness is the future, says Kate Wills.
I tried a diet & fitness plan based on my DNA & couldn't believe the results! I was surprised because nothing ever worked for me until I found FitnessGenes.