Run 50% Faster With Catapult Exoskeleton Running Shoe Device

David Braun and his team and conceptually solved how to finally enable a high technology version of spring enhanced running where we could go 70% faster than Usain Bolt. They will have a prototype version in one year which with material limitations could finally enable faster running than our best sprinters. The prototypes should appear …

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Special Conditions for Sub-Two Hour Marathon

Eliud Kipchoge is the first and only man to break the 2-hour barrier in the marathon with a time of 1:59:40. He set the marathon world record of 2:01:39 on 16 September 2018, at the 2018 Berlin Marathon. His run broke the previous world record by 1 minute and 18 seconds. It was the greatest …

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George St Pierre talks about performance enhancing drugs

In an interview with Joe Rogan, UFC champion George St Pierre (GSP) talks about performance-enhancing drugs. * the new drugs can not just make you stronger but can enhance your reaction time and confidence * In the future, GSP expects gene doping and other enhancements to wreck combat sports and other sports A fictional example …

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Performance enhancement to Phelps and Armstrong levels

Could we genetically our ability to withstand lactate or boost our efficiency at removing lactate from the cell and processing it. There are couple of high-performance phenotypes related to lactate. It is rumored that Lance Armstrong could withstand lactate measured at 24. Many people would be unable to stand with lactate measured at 16. It …

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Genetic enhancement will be many times more powerful than steroids

Clinical trials of CRISPR gene editing, when they start this year (2017), will edit existing cells in adults using an injection of a viral vector. It seems likely that CRISPR, or some improved version of it, will be established to be both safe and effective in the near future. Professor Stephen Hsu provides an analysis …

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Common strength ‘genes’ identified for first time

Researchers used data on hand grip strength from more than 140,000 participants in the UK Biobank study, combined with 50,000 additional individuals from the UK, Netherlands, Denmark and Australia, to identify sixteen common genetic variants that are associated with muscle strength. A UK study from 2010 using the phenotype approach to defining frailty found a …

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Special Ops interested in Drugs and more for Supersoldiers and strength enhancing exoskeleton armor

US Special Ops is looking to put Captain America Supersoldiers into HALO exoskeleton Armor. Amendment 15 of their BAA for Advancement of Technologies for Use by Special Operations Forces talks about wanting to enhance soldier performance with drugs and more. Innovative solutions that will optimize human performance, reduce recovery time, and increase peak performance sustainability, …

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DARPA not working on safe spaces but safe operation of robotics in space

Recent technological advances have made the longstanding dream of on-orbit robotic servicing of satellites a near-term possibility. The potential advantages of that unprecedented capability are enormous. Instead of designing their satellites to accommodate the harsh reality that, once launched, their investments could never be repaired or upgraded, satellite owners could use robotic vehicles to physically …

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