Wednesday, January 27, 2010


(ED. - This is interesting stuff, especially for those who've been doing that "endurance thing" since the '70s.)

The Lactic Acid Myths

by Matt Fitzgerald

Everything you’ve been taught about lactic acid is wrong.

There are many myths about lactic acid. Perhaps the greatest of all is the notion that there is lactic acid in the human body. There is not. The body actually produces lactate, which is lactic acid minus one proton. READ

From the New York Times:

Lactic Acid Is Not Muscles' Foe, It's Fuel ...Read