Lactic Acid Myths & Cycling Training Tips | Bicycling Magazine

FACT: It’s a source of energy.

Lactic acid, or lactate, is a chemical that your body produces 24/7, even while you’re doing nothing, says L. Bruce Gladden, PhD, professor of kinesiology at Auburn University. Its purpose? To feed your muscles so you can move.

FICTION: You can blame it for the burn.

Lactic acid is not what makes your legs threaten mutiny when you’re climbing or going hard…

Read the full article here>> Lactic Acid Myths & Cycling Training Tips | Bicycling Magazine.

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