Science Made Simple

We know that genetics can be confusing and hard to understand. That’s why we strive to make it as simple as possible. We believe in the future of genetics and that the key to an optimized lifestyle lies within our genes. Making this information accessible to everyone is our aspiration.



vo2 max, triathlon

What you need to know about Vo2 Max in triathlon

July 28, 2017
AthGene Ambassador Dario Vasquez (Scientist and Triathlete) will teach you all there is to know about VO2 Max; how you calculate it, how it is...


Upgrade 23andme with AthGene

June 27, 2017
You have your 23andMe results, you’ve received some great information gathered from your genetics about your health and ancestry.

Danes are born to drink beer!

June 13, 2017
Or any alcoholic beverage it would appear. Some would even go so far as to say that it's a natural talent they have... as if their good looks weren't...

dna, triathlon

[Guest Blog] Combining my love of Science and Sports

May 31, 2017
My name is Dario Vazquez, I’m a Spanish scientist living in Denmark since 2013 and currently practicing one of the most physically challenging sports...

sprint gene

Denmark - A country of sprinters?

May 24, 2017
  Scientist have found that it is close to impossible to compete at olympic level in power sports when you are missing one specific gene - ACTN3. And...

How Genes effect your muscle growth potential

May 12, 2017
How quickly can I gain muscle mass?   So, you want to gain muscle but can’t see results, or you’ve hit a plateau? Then it might have something to do...

nutrition, vitamins

Are you getting enough vitamin b12

May 12, 2017
For all the vegetarians or vegans out there, you’re probably wondering if you’re getting enough vitamin B12, since sources of vitamin B12 can only be...

nutrition, iron

Do I need more iron in my diet?

May 12, 2017
Are you experiencing dizziness, extreme fatigue, or increased heart rate, which affect your job performance or work out? Then you might need to pump...

What about Vitamin c deficiency?

May 12, 2017
When it comes to having a cold, vitamin C is the best weapon to both prevent and fight against it. So why is vitamin C so important and can your...