CNBC: A performance-enhancing pill based on the gut bacteria of elite athletes is in the works

New research out Monday has identified a special type of gut bacteria found in elite athletes that may play a role in boosting their performance during rigorous exercise — and it could lead to a probiotic-like supplement that “regular joes” could use to enhance their performance in a few years. 

“The future of fitness is here and it’s something that we’re rapidly developing,” Jonathan Scheiman, former Harvard postdoctoral fellow and CEO and co-founder of FitBiomics, tells CNBC Make It.“We want to translate this into consumer products to promote health and wellness [to the masses].” …READ MORE