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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 37 and have a holiday event i want to wear a
Updated 10/22/2014 6:14:02 PM

I am 37 and have a holiday event i want to wear a new dress for. i only need to lose about 20lbs for. i am very excited...  Read more

I am new to SP. I am going on a holiday tomorrow.
Updated 10/22/2014 12:30:12 PM

I am new to SP. I am going on a holiday tomorrow. I need help to stay on track and not binge eat....  Read more

How am I supposed to know how many calories I burn
Updated 10/22/2014 11:18:54 AM

How am I supposed to know how many calories I burn doing my exercise DVDs?...  Read more

Bye bye 200 (199lbs this am) I hope we never meet
Updated 10/22/2014 2:16:55 PM

Bye bye 200 (199lbs this am) I hope we never meet again!! I'd say it was nice knowing you but I'd be lying!! Now to stick with it this coming weekend and keep losing!...  Read more

I am an 18 yr old college freshman who was recentl
Updated 10/22/2014 1:32:24 PM

I am an 18 yr old college freshman who was recently diagnosed with PCOS. (5'4" 155lb - my endocrinologist recommended getting down to 120lb) Bc of the PCOS & IR, my BMR is low, but I worry about not eating enough. Recommendations for finding balance?...  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