Get rid of the burn of lactic acid, but it will make you fart!

Check out what I just read that Olympians are doing.

Bicarbonate, or baking soda, meanwhile helps athletes improve their endurance by preventing the build-up of lactic acid in the muscles. Theoretically, bicarbonate buffers the hydrogen ions in lactic acid, slowing down build-up in the muscles and preventing the ‘burn’ many athletes feel during intense exercise. One down side of bicarbonate is that it can cause digestive problems such as flatulence and bloating once it reaches the stomach.

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