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What Is Lactic Acid Resources

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Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Wake Up to the Importance of Exercise

You stayed up late last night to finish a project, woke up groggy only to realize that you’d slept through the alarm clock, skipped breakfast, then almost fell asleep in the middle of an important morning meeting. It’s now mid-afternoon a...  Read more

G'morning! I am new here, and would love motivated
Updated 7/22/2015 12:38:54 PM

G'morning! I am new here, and would love motivated people who are very motivational and out going! I am a great motivatonal person too!!! Time to get this day started!!!!! RAWWWR 🐯...  Read more

55 year old man I have about 275 lbs to lose. I am
Updated 7/22/2015 7:25:48 PM

55 year old man I have about 275 lbs to lose. I am going to set my first goal at 10% of weight I want to lose. I am looking for buddies (friends) male or female that can give me extra motivation, and encouragement. I am going with portion control ....  Read more

I have a family of 6 and I am the only heavy perso
Updated 7/21/2015 7:39:46 PM

I have a family of 6 and I am the only heavy person. I cook separate meals for myself. As a cook I usually taste before serving but I don't know how to track tastes so I'm kinda blind serving my family. Any other home cooks? How should I test/track?...  Read more

I have no discipline. I am tired and a whole lot
Updated 7/21/2015 9:45:57 PM

I have no discipline. I am tired and a whole lot of lazy! I Haven't been doing much exercise aside from walking. My scale is just taunting me! I'm up by 3 one day then magically down by 4 another. I know what I need to do but.......  Read more

It really depends on where I am - if I'm at a regu
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It really depends on where I am - if I'm at a regular chain that i just consider to be 'okay', then i'll have the lightest food I can find on their menu. If I'm at a nicer restaurant, I'll order what I want, since it's more of a special meal....  Read more

Today's Pain Patch article

Today's article on the front page is about pain patches for relief of muscle pain. I have found a great method to relieve or stop sore muscles before it happens. It's called contrast therapy.You get in the shower, put the water on as cold as you can...  Read more

Lactic Acid after exercise? Drink V8 fusion right after.

I drink a V8 Fusion right after I workout. When I forget to bring it with me to the gym, I always have sore muscles from the lactic acid. When I drink the Fusion, no sore muscles....  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more

Keep That Youthful Glow during Menopause and Beyond

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio...  Read more

Respect the lactic acid

For a few months now I've been walking over a mile day, skating 2-3 times a week, and swimming for an hour every other Thursday - all without any problems. Two sets of lunges on Sunday night and my legs are on fire for 3 days!...  Read more

Intervals Train your Muscles to Use Lactic Acid as Fuel

Gabe Mirkin, M.D. You exercise so intensely that your muscles burn and you gasp for breath. Then you slow down for a minute or two, catch your breath, and then go very fast again. This training technique has been used in all enduran...  Read more