Lactic Acid

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Does Lactic Acid Training Make You Slower?

Traditionally, the main focus on gauging the quality of a workout is the feeling of burn in your muscles. Want to grow muscle? Better get your pump an...

Does Lactic Acid Really Make You Sore?

We've all experienced it: the ache that "hurts so good" on that last set of Squats or that spreads throughout your muscles on the final sprint to the ...

5 Essential Cross Country Workouts Explained

Don't know what a "fartlek" is? No problem. Here's a rundown of every cross country workout you'll encounter...

Can This Type of Fungus Known as Cordyceps Benefit Athletes?

You're smart enough to know that there is no such thing as a nutritional magic bullet. You're well aware that no single food is going to make or break...

Why You Should Embrace 'The Burn' When Working Out

For a long time lactic acid was bad news. Many people still see it this way, and rightfully so. But since its discovery in the early 19th century, what...