Sunday, July 02, 2006

Lactic Acid is your friend

Muscles burn lactic acid as well as carbos from PhysOrg.com
Most athletes see lactic acid as their enemy, and think that training helps them eliminate the metabolic waste product from their muscles so they will function longer and harder. But UC Berkeley physiologist George Brooks has found that training actually teaches your muscle cells how to use lactic acid as a fuel source to get more bang for the buck. [...]

4 comments:

Barbara said...

But you also have my curious about the picture that shows up through my feeder....of a computer monitor???

Barbara said...

Me. Not my. You have *me* curious. I hate when I do things like that....

TX Runner Girl said...

Good info. BTW, sounds like your comeback is going well! Keep it up! BTW, did you get to see Superman last week? Just curious to see if it lived up to the hype. Have a great 4th!

Running Rabbit said...

Nice article, thanks for the link!