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What Is Lactic Acid Resources

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Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Wake Up to the Importance of Exercise

You stayed up late last night to finish a project, woke up groggy only to realize that you’d slept through the alarm clock, skipped breakfast, then almost fell asleep in the middle of an important morning meeting. It’s now mid-afternoon a...  Read more

hey guys I am new to this, I need to lower my chol
Updated 7/29/2015 2:54:29 PM

hey guys I am new to this, I need to lower my cholesterol and I would like to lose some more weight. I live in Connecticut. I'm looking for some new friends to support me through this journey....  Read more

Hi everybody, I just started up here, I am trying
Updated 7/29/2015 2:07:55 PM

Hi everybody, I just started up here, I am trying to loose a lot of weight and by doing so nurse my body back to health. I am looking for positive sparkly people to share the ups and downs with. feel free to add me :)...  Read more

I have 130ish to lose and am trying to get motivat
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I have 130ish to lose and am trying to get motivated back on here as well! Add me and we'll beat this together along with everyone else! :D We can do this!...  Read more

I am having a hard week this week. I find myself w
Updated 7/29/2015 11:42:45 AM

I am having a hard week this week. I find myself wanting foods that aren't healthy. I've maintained my exercise but still want things I shouldn't have...passed at myself for being weak...ugh!...  Read more

The on/off switch... sometimes I am RIGHT ON when
Updated 7/30/2015 12:12:37 AM

The on/off switch... sometimes I am RIGHT ON when it comes to my healthy lifestyle journey. I meal plan, grocery shop,and thoroughly enjoy being active. But then I miss grocery shopping one week and I stop everything. I throw the switch. What gives?...  Read more

Today's Pain Patch article

Today's article on the front page is about pain patches for relief of muscle pain. I have found a great method to relieve or stop sore muscles before it happens. It's called contrast therapy.You get in the shower, put the water on as cold as you can...  Read more

Lactic Acid after exercise? Drink V8 fusion right after.

I drink a V8 Fusion right after I workout. When I forget to bring it with me to the gym, I always have sore muscles from the lactic acid. When I drink the Fusion, no sore muscles....  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more

Keep That Youthful Glow during Menopause and Beyond

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio...  Read more

Respect the lactic acid

For a few months now I've been walking over a mile day, skating 2-3 times a week, and swimming for an hour every other Thursday - all without any problems. Two sets of lunges on Sunday night and my legs are on fire for 3 days!...  Read more

Intervals Train your Muscles to Use Lactic Acid as Fuel

Gabe Mirkin, M.D. You exercise so intensely that your muscles burn and you gasp for breath. Then you slow down for a minute or two, catch your breath, and then go very fast again. This training technique has been used in all enduran...  Read more