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It’s Not Lactic Acid

It’s not the lactic acid that forces you and your muscles to slow down or stop, it’s a build up of hydrogen ions (H+) making the muscle cells more acidic. In a process called Anaerobic Glycolysis carbohydrates are broken down to provide energy creating Pyruvate and Hydrogen ions (H+).

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A Story About Living In The Moment

Peter and the Golden Thread – A Story About Living in the Moment This is the story of Peter and the Golden Thread. Peter was a young boy who could never live in the moment. When he was in school, he dreamed of being outside playing. When he was outside playing, he dreamed of his summer vacation.…

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Want Results? Get a Coach

Do you have a coach? Are you wasting money at the “gym” busting your ass and missing out on the results you desire? I recently caught up with one of our Accelerate clients Katie for a chat to see how the program was working for her and what changes she had noticed in the last…

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The Magic of Exercise

It’s not every day you have someone contact you to put on weight but it does happen. You see putting on weight on a scientific level is no different in principle to someone trying to lose weight, it’s all about the calories in and out. The weird thing with most ectomorphs (skinny people) is what…

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Amazing Lisa J

What does it feel like struggling with unwanted weight and feeling like you have lost control over your health.  Your weight means you have constant joint pain  which you treat daily with pain killers. On top of this you have the pressures of family, work commitments and running your own business. It’s a struggle keeping…

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ANZAC Day and Systems

Marching at the Nambucca Heads ANZAC day celebrations this week got me thinking. For me it had been 30 years since I had to march for a living and for some of the other ex-serviceman and women in our flight it would have been over 50 years yet when the command “by the right, quick…

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What’s Karate got to do with Nutrition Coaching?

How does being a 2nd degree black belt in Karate and Kyusho Jitsu help me as a nutrition coach? Those of you that know me know I used to do karate and run a karate club and what has this got to do with coaching weight loss you may ask. To get a Goshin Ryu Karate…

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Transformations are like space travel

Why is transforming yourself like a flying a space rocket? After the big decision to launch that initial push at liftoff requires a massive effort, the most amount of energy over the whole flight into space. Every engine on that rocket is going at 100% to break free from the gravity that holds the rocket…

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What Are Your Limiting Beliefs?

What could ‘future you’ be capable of?  By Emma Knights Do you have potential in you, that you have not yet realised? My word you do. Sit down quietly and ponder this question. Chances are, deep down you know you are capable of so much more but are crippled with worry, fear and self doubt. This is…

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How the hell did that happen?

I bet not many of you remember me looking like this?  In fact, even I got a shock when I stumbled across these photos.  It’s very easy to forget how far you’ve come if you don’t take the time to look back once in a while. In a conversation with one of our members recently…

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