For many of us, the closest we’ll come to Olympic glory is watching the games on TV. No matter how hard we work, nor how intensely we train, we’ll never quite reach that level of athletic perfection.
Sound like you? Well here’s some good news - it’s not entirely your fault. Over 1 billion (yes, 1,000,000,000) of us were born at a disadvantage when it comes to speed and power. To understand why this is, we must examine the ACTN3 gene.