VO2 Max and Performance

VO2 Max and Performance

Exercise can be classified as either strength-focused or endurance-focused with interval training occupying the middle ground. When we hear “VO2max”, it’s most often in conjunction with endurance training. There may be a genetic predisposition to VO2max giving the...
FTO: The Obesity Gene

FTO: The Obesity Gene

What is the link between obesity and genetics? In 2007, the FTO gene was discovered to be related to obesity susceptibility and is the most important genetic contributor to obesity. The FTO gene is highly expressed in the hypothalamus, a region in the brain involved...