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Lactic Acid- The Facts about “THE BURN”

Lactic Acid- The Facts about “THE BURN”

We have all heard people say “go for the burn” or “if it isn’t burning it’s not working”. “Feeling the burn” is definately something to strive for, but understanding how it helps our fitness level might make it easier to get us through that uncomfortable feeling during our next workout. Perhaps this knowledge might have … Continue reading

Workout hard…. Rest hard

When it comes to fitness we focus so much of our time on planning our workouts and meals and reaching our goals that we must remember that rest is part of training. Letting your body and muscles rest is just as important as your workouts and what you eat. Here’s why:  See the results your … Continue reading

Tracking your resting heart rate

Ever thought about tracking your resting heart rate? RHR is a great way to track how your fitness level is improving. An average heart rate for a healthy person can range from 60-100 beats/min. An athlete can have a heart rate in the 40’s. In fact, Miguel Indurain, a cyclist, had a RHR of 28! … Continue reading