The Edge

Athletes will stop at nothing to gain a competitive edge. For some, they use diet and training methods to beat the competition. Others use supplements, both legal and illegal, to enhance their already superhuman speed, strength, and endurance. But new technologies on the horizon are changing the way athletes train and prepare for competition. And if these technologies work, they could change your life as well.

Can athletes’ desire for gaining a competitive edge push the future of medicine further for everyone? Learn about these technologies and the athletes putting them to the test in our latest series, The Edge.

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