David Epstein

David Epstein is a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. He is the author of The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance.

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Aug. 5 2013 7:30 AMHard Work Isn't Always EnoughWant to improve your aerobic capacity? Better hope you have the right genes.
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