Sports Med Insights: Does Lactic Acid Cause Muscle Soreness?

  • August 2007
  • Posted By WebExercises
There is belief among athletes and active people that lactic acid is responsible for delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS), or the general muscle soreness experienced 1 to 2 days following intense exercise.    However, this is not the case. Lactic acid is produced in our body as we break down glucose or glycogen (what our muscles