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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

I am looking for a buddy to help me get back on tr
Updated 6/29/2015 1:01:18 PM

I am looking for a buddy to help me get back on track. I hit a major weight milestone then fell off the wagon. In fact, I think the wagon has run over me a few times. I need someone to help me stay accountable and get to goal. HELP!...  Read more

This morning as I am sweating my butt off in a tae
Updated 6/29/2015 1:42:47 PM

This morning as I am sweating my butt off in a taebo class, I find myself furious with my general practioner. I keep thinking about all of the times I told her I thought my sugar was a problem and she pricked my finger and said it was fine. Just eat...  Read more

My scale is getting put into the closet. I am tir
Updated 6/29/2015 1:13:10 PM

My scale is getting put into the closet. I am tired of a number dictating my mood and self worth. I am exploring a different approach. I can't believe it's taken me so long to get it....  Read more

I am deserate for my spark to return...
Updated 7/1/2015 12:26:36 AM

I am writing here, just to get some things off my chest. I am also hoping that I can connect to someone that can identify with me, in my current struggle. I am a 33 year old woman and I am around 5'9". I have a very large frame and I weigh in at a wh...  Read more

I am out of the twenties this morning 219.X Just
Updated 6/29/2015 4:00:50 PM

I am out of the twenties this morning 219.X Just hope it's stays like this or less till my acual wiegh in day...  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