Perpetuating Myths of Olympic Size Proportions

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  • Mike Young
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    Mike Young on #14749

    The August 4th Olympic Issue of Time magazine was a special issue focusing on the Olympics. It was the one with LeBron James on the cover (with duplicate covers for Liu Xiang and Dara Torres). The cover article gave brief rundowns of athletes that you should follow during the Olympics. I read through all of them. Half the names were familiar. One thing stood out though, and it’s also come up in t

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    BLogaN on #71364

    I guess if the media can’t make Michael Phelps into an immortal with a secret weapon, then they don’t really have a story to tell?

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    rvtrack on #71365

    Mike could you direct us to the research that was done on this? Thanks

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    mortac8 on #71367

    Lactate is tacklin’ fuel (and a marker for acidosis)

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    Mike Young on #71370

    Mike could you direct us to the research that was done on this? Thanks

    Here’s a good layman’s article and here’s some research on the subject – Hashimoto T, Brooks GA. (2008). Mitochondrial lactate oxidation complex and an adaptive role for lactate production. Med Sci Sports Exerc.;40(3):486-94 and a nice recent review article: Gladden LB. (2008). Current trends in lactate metabolism: introduction. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2008 Mar;40(3):475-6.

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    rvtrack on #71381

    Thanks for the research articles

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