Posts Tagged

lactic acid

Certified Personal TrainerFitnessSports Performance

Despite research dating back over 30 years, several misconceptions surrounding lactic acid (lactate) still exist amongst fitness practitioners and the general public (1). Common misconceptions include that it was considered a primary cause of fatigue during exercise as well as the cause of delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS) sometimes experienced

Read More
NewsletterNutritionSports Performance

In the field of sports nutrition, supplement companies proudly promote their products, claiming that they have the “magic bullet” for weight loss, weight gain and/or performance enhancement. Many of these products are costly, combined with a number of artificial chemicals or are lacking in evidence. Some can even have adverse

Read More
NewsletterSports Performance

High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is all the rage in the fitness world. No doubt you’ve seen various benefits touted just about everywhere, but what is the actual science behind this training design?  Would a high-volume interval training (HVIT) approach better meet training goals, or perhaps a combination approach of variable-intensity

Read More