Why Does Lactic Acid Build Up in Muscles? And Why Does It Cause Soreness?

Stephen M. Roth, a professor in the department of kinesiology at the University of Maryland, explains As our bodies perform strenuous exercise, we begin to breathe faster as we attempt to shuttle more oxygen to our working muscles. The body prefers to generate most of its energy using aerobic methods, meaning with oxygen. Some circumstances,… Keep Reading

What Do You Track? Key Metrics To Monitor And Improve Performance

“If you’re not testing, you’re guessing” is a revolving yet relevant saying within the world of sport. This isn’t to say that basing training on feel is over, far from it. Perception and ‘sensory data’ of how your body is responding is the most critical and influential piece of the athletic-puzzle. However, in the midst… Keep Reading

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