Blog & News
Welcome to the GYMNATION blog, where you'll discover the latest views and news on health & fitness, nutrition and weight loss, as well as little known tips and secrets that will help fast track you on your way to achieving all your goals.
They are the two most popular core training moves, but do they produce the same results? We put the crunch and the plank to the test.
It takes 9 months for you to grow a tiny human being within your abdominal walls, changing every inch of your body in the process. This blog post looks at how to reverse the dramatic physiological and hormonal changes.
In this blog, Terry Jacobs, one of GYMNATION’s high performance Personal Trainers, provides an insight into his unique style of training which he terms High Intensity Functional Training (“HIFT”), developed throughout a long career as a South African international and Super 15 rugby player.
There is a huge misconception held among many women that weightlifting will turn women ‘hench’. This is not the case, and it is this myth which often prevents women getting the results they want as they live in fear of the free weights area. So let's look at 8 reason why women SHOULD lift weights.
When it comes to carbohydrates, people often have a complete misperception on what they are, why they are important, and whether or not they should avoid eating them. We take a closer look at the most popular myths about carbohydrates.
If you are a fitness enthusiast who just started training, you’ll notice mass gains rather quickly. But gains can slow down over time, so it’s important to know just how much healthy mass you can expect to gain, and how to achieve the best results.
We all know that stretching is important, especially for athletes and people who regularly do fitness training. We take a closer look at the benefits of stretching, and whether it’s necessary to stretch before and after each workout session.
When it comes to living a healthy lifestyle, it's no secret that following a healthy diet can have a great impact on your health and wellness. We take a look at 10 of the best diet snacks to boost your overall health.
There are many ways to lose weight and one of the more popular ways is to use intermittent fasting. But what is it, and is it effective? We take a closer look.
Exercising when pregnant is not only possible, but it can be fun and effective too. Here are five great tips for pregnancy exercises
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