How SportLegs primes muscles for more performance with less pain

When we begin to move, what powers our muscles until our lungs can catch up? Modern radioactive isotope tracers let scientists actually watch muscles borrow and trade lactate fuel to power muscles before the aerobic system catches up. Physiologists now recognize this “lactate shuttle” powers our Anaerobic energy system, which supplies most of our muscle energy during exercise. SportLegs uses natural-source lactate to prime this system to work its best.

“My University of Washington Sports Physiology professors say the idea behind SportLegs is ingenious, and we can’t understand why someone didn’t try this sooner.” -2004 email from triathlete Cameron Chesnut, Post Falls, Idaho

Research since the 1970s has refined our knowledge of how this miraculous energy system works: Muscles make lactate, exchange it, and use it for energy. The system works best when muscles make only as much lactate as they can use. Unfortunately, muscles instinctively make too much at the start of exercise, likely an evolutionary adaptation that helped our ancestors dodge sudden threats. Excess lactate degrades into lactic acid, source of the painful muscle “burn” and soreness that worsens with age. Muscles stop making excess lactate only after lactate concentration rises in the bloodstream. SportLegs replicates the same rise in blood lactate, only earlier. Taking SportLegs a half-hour before exercise raises blood lactate early, signaling muscles in time to prevent making excess lactate in the first place. SportLegs primes your Anaerobic energy system to perform more efficiently, delivering more endurance with less lactic acid.

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SportLegs bottles will be available in early March.

We apologize for running out. International customers have discovered SportLegs, and they bought all we had for ski season. In the meantime, 5-capsule single-dose packets are available on this site for $2.49 each.

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