I am tending to get a good bit of soreness after my chest work out days through the pecs, and out to teh shoulder. Not sure if its lactic acid, which may be causing it. Does anyone know how I can reduce the lactic acid in my muscles, during or post work out?
03-13-2007, 09:38 AM #1
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03-13-2007, 09:57 AM #5
Thanks All Pro, is that the answer? Sounds good to me! Had the workout last night, got up a little sore this morning, and by late afternoon, quite abit more sore.
Dont mind if its the small amount of tearing of the muscle from the workout, that I can kind of live with, but will have to warm down a bit more. But if its lactic acid, then will give the 10 reps a quick blast and see what happens!
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I don't believe lactic acid is the primary reason for DOMS.
I'm in a pump/burn phase now, and use high reps and very high volume. I get plenty of lactic acid during my workout, but don't suffer DOMS. I also use high frequency which I believe helps in this case.
Anyway, I agree with All Pro in doing a recovery workout the day after. I use much higher reps (50-100) than he suggests, but I'm sure his way is better if you're already sore.
(DOMS is part of the reason I don't do 1 time a week frequency anymore.)
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