Deccan Chronicle – New Delhi: Keeping in sync with skipper Virat Kohli’s uncompromising training regimen, the Indian cricketers are now undergoing DNA test that reveals the genetic fitness blueprint of an individual, raising the bar to a level hitherto  unseen.

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  • New Delhi: Keeping in sync with skipper Virat Kohli’s uncompromising training regimen, the Indian cricketers are now undergoing DNA test that reveals the genetic fitness blueprint of an individual, raising the bar to a level hitherto  unseen.
  • Earlier, the Indian cricket team used to undergo Skinfold Test for body fat measure percentage and then switched to DEXA test.
  • “Skinfold test was used primarily for a long time but it was found out that results related to body fat percentage were not accurate enough.
  • Then there was a switch to DEXA test for calculation of body fat percentage.
  • “The DNA test is being done so that the body’s needs are known to maintain a particular fat percentage,” the official, who is aware about the module, further added.


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