How to Beat the Burn: Use Lactic Acid to Your Advantage

You’re climbing that hill at max effort, and pushing and pushing and pushing, and then it hits: the burn. Lactic acid is building up in your muscles and, increasingly, you’re no longer able to sustain the same intensity of exertion.

Cycling Plus magazine spoke to James Hewitt, a sports scientist and performance cycling coach, about how you can use lactic acid to your advantage. Here’s how to push that boundary and more with some expert advice to help you improve…

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