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Why Does It Burn When Working Out – Lactic Acid Explained by Adria A. Posted Mon 12 Mar 2012 12:00am A common question that I’m asked is “why is it burning?” When you weight train and do strenuous exercise, your muscles start to burn as a sign of fatigue. The burn comes from the accumulation of lactic acid.      Lactic acid forms when pyruvate, your body’s main energy source, is broken down in the absence of enough oxygen ( ... Read on »
Lactic Acid Build Up & Muscle Tension Relief Remedy by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 11:47pm Epsom salts is my most favorite household remedy. If you are an athlete or just enjoy massage and the benefits of breaking up lactic acid in the muscles- you can get a quick, easy and cheap "massage" through the use of epsom salts in your bath. Epsom salts are mineral rich and treat both the skin and muscles. The best way to get res ... Read on »
Lactic Acid Does Not Cause Soreness by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Sep 2009 10:03pm Have you heard the running truism that lactic acid builds up in your muscles and causes soreness? Well, it turns out, that is just a myth. Lactic acid actually is the fuel that your muscles use to keep going. This article in the New York Times explains the storied history of Lactic Acid and how scientists [...] Read on »
drama, lactic acid, and 'cross by Namrita Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 30 Jul 2009 12:00am drama, lactic acid, and 'cross I'm still here. I have gotten away from the blogging a little bit in favor for twitter , facebook, and..oh yeah, TRAINING. Next up for me is the Ore 2 Shore 48 mile race in the upper peninsula of Michigan. It's really really far from Georgia, but ... Read on »
Reader Laura Asks about Poly-L-Lactic Acid by Dr. John D. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Sep 2009 12:00am Reader Question: Daily Mail New cosmetic injection of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA), a synthetic substance that triggers cells called fibroblasts in the skin to secrete collagen. Have you ever heard of poly-L-lactic acid (PLLA) and do you use it in your practice? Poly-L-lactic acid (marketed in the US as Sculptra) is a so ... Read on »
Lactic Acid Build Up & Muscle Tension Relief Remedy by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:00am Epsom salts is my most favorite household remedy. If you are an athlete or just enjoy massage and the benefits of breaking up lactic acid in the muscles- you can get a quick, easy and cheap "massage" through the use of epsom salts in your bath. Epsom salts are mineral rich and treat both the skin and muscles. The best way to get results ... Read on »
drama, lactic acid, and 'cross by Namrita Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 10:35am I'm still here. I have gotten away from the blogging a little bit in favor for twitter, facebook, and..oh yeah, TRAINING. Next up for me is the Ore 2 Shore 48 mile race in the upper peninsula of Michigan. It's really really far from Georgia, but I've never been up that far and Michigan is my home state. I only know one thing about this ... Read on »
How To Test Your Lactic Acid Levels Without A Fancy Lab by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Feb 2013 1:40pm Editor's Note: Ben Greenfield recently attended the Team Timex Training Camp and had his Lactic Acid Threshold tested. But that doesn't mean you can't test your own threshold as well. In this story Ben show's you his test and explains you how you can test yourself without a lab. Lactic Acid Threshold (LT) is the highest highest in ... Read on »
How lactic acid regulates insulin/glucagon secretion: hypoxia, obesity, and diabetes by mayklub Posted Mon 04 May 2009 12:43am How lactic acid regulates insulin/glucagon secretion and How hypoxia causes elevated blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes mellitus  ZHU CHENG_TAI  Abstract Transmembrane movement of lactate has two pathways, simple diffusion and H + -lactate facilitated diffusion through monocarbohydrate transporter(MCT), both electrogenic but in opposi ... Read on »
How lactic acid regulates insulin/glucagon secretion: hypoxia, obesity and diabetes by mayklub Posted Mon 04 May 2009 12:45am How lactic acid regulates insulin/glucagon secretion and How hypoxia causes elevated blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes mellitus  ZHU CHENG_TAI  Abstract Transmembrane movement of lactate has two pathways, simple diffusion and H + -lactate facilitated diffusion through monocarbohydrate transporter(MCT), both electrogenic but in opposi ... Read on »