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.