The personalized genetic insights you’ll discover will help you focus your training efforts and nutrition on the areas that will have the greatest impact on your fitness and health. Each trait will include actionable items specific to you and your sport. These insights can be applied to your training to enhance your performance, help you optimize nutrition, and reduce your risk of injury.
by Carmichael Training Systems
EnduranceDNA provides specific genetic insights and actionable recommendations for cyclists, triathletes, runners, and omnisport endurance athletes that will help you train more effectively, improve nutrition, and prevent injury.
- Helix DNA kit$80.00Required one time only so Helix can collect a saliva sample from you and sequence your DNA.
Professional Coach Consultation
With your purchase of EnduranceDNA, you will receive a 30-minute consultation with a professional CTS Coach. Our team of coaches has the experience and knowledge to interpret your DNA results and help you understand how they affect you as an endurance athlete. They will also provide guidance and make personalized recommendations for your training and nutrition that will help you reach your athletic goals.
You will receive sport-specific insights and personalized recommendations for more than 20 different traits related to performance, injury risk, and nutrition.
You likely already know whether you enjoy endurance sports and if you work hard and smart, you can always continue to improve. You also probably realize some people are more ‘gifted’ than others. Find out if you have certain genetic variants that are similar to other elite endurance athletes.
Stress fractures can take up to eight weeks to recover from and cause serious disruptions to training. Find out if you have an increased risk of stress fractures and take preventive measure to safeguard yourself from injury.
How much sodium you lose is dependent on lots of factors, but for some individuals, low sodium levels can be due to DNA. Discover if you are more likely to have low sodium levels and use this information to optimize your hydration strategy.
It turns out that the metabolism of caffeine is controlled by your genes, and different versions of the gene have different abilities when it comes to metabolizing the molecule. Learn how your body is likely to be affected by caffeine intake.
How it works
Get access to the best and latest in DNA discovery. It takes just 3 simple steps.
Order and we’ll send a DNA kit to your home
Order EnduranceDNA and Helix sends you a DNA collection kit, which includes everything you need to get sequenced.
Provide a saliva sample and get sequenced
Register your DNA kit, provide a small saliva sample, and drop it in the mail using the provided pre-paid shipping box you get in your kit.
Receive your EnduranceDNA results
After Helix sequences your DNA from your saliva, you’ll get an email from CTS to view your results when they’re ready.
About Carmichael Training Systems
A pioneering company in the endurance coaching industry, CTS has improved the performance of more than 17,000 athletes over the past 16 years. Founded by renowned coach and author Chris Carmichael and home to more than 40 full-time, professional coaches, CTS provides personal coaching, training camps, and Endurance Bucket List experiences to athletes of all ability levels.
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Why do I need the Helix DNA kit?
Products on Helix use the DNA information found in your saliva to give you insights into what makes you, you. The Helix DNA kit has everything you need to provide a saliva sample and send it to our lab so we can sequence your DNA.
Once you’re sequenced, you can gain insights from any product on Helix for years to come—all without having to provide another saliva sample ever again.