How to Build the Ultimate Home Gym

For a lot of people, myself included, the hardest part about working out isn’t the actual physical exercise — it’s simply getting to the gym in the first place.Once I’m at the gym, in my workout clothes, getting in a good sweat becomes second nature to me. It’s easy. I know which exercises I want […]

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Should You Be on the Paleo Diet?

Unless you’ve been living in a bubble these past few years, you’re surely familiar with the Paleo Diet. It has taken the diet community by storm. What exactly is the Paleo Diet?Basically, it’s supposed to mimic the way we used to eat — and by “we” I mean our ancestors, from way back when — […]

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5 Reasons Why Most Diets Fail

If you are reading this, you are either going on a diet, just got off a failed diet, or thinking about a new diet to try. Let’s face it-the concept of failure is not exactly a strange concept when diets are concerned. Indeed, it comes with the territory.Most people who get on a diet don’t […]

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The Missing Ingredient in Most Diet Plans

Did you know that the global diet industry is a multi-billion dollar industry? At numerous points from Manhattan to Manila and from Toronto to Timbuktu, diet products, whether in the form of pills, capsules, powders, dietary shakes, or books, are bought, sold, and championed.After all this annual activity, are people any slimmer? Sadly, no. In […]

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The Real Reason Why Low Carb Diets Work

It’s been over a decade since the wildly popular Atkins entered the American popular imagination. Back in 2000 to 2005, it seemed like everyone and his dog was on a low-carb diet. All sorts of otherwise sugar- or starch-intensive snacks and meals were rolled out in low-carb versions. TV talk shows frequently mentioned low-carb diet success […]

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Fat: Not the Dietary Evil You Thought It Was

Starting in the early 70s, there was a tidal wave of bad news hitting the popular media regarding the evils of fat. Study after study suggested that there was a link between high fat diets and diabetes, heart disease, and some other health problems. It seemed that subsequent studies just reinforced the earlier studies that […]

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How to Eat Like a Horse and Still Stay Trim

Ever notice that some people manage to eat a ton of food but still manage to look trim, slim, and oh-so-sexy? Ever notice that some people seem to be snacking all the time but they still have very narrow waistlines and toned physiques? Have you ever wondered how some people eat and eat without blowing […]

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Girls, Don’t Be Afraid to Weight Train

Are you one of those women out there who thinks that you’ll get “too bulky” if you workout with weights? Don’t be.There are many reasons that women should lift weights — chief among them, in my opinion, is that you’ll get an awesome body. Who doesn’t want that?Yep, weight training (even for women) does a […]

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Is the Atkins Diet Right for You?

When I tell people I’m a big fan of the Atkins Diet, I usually get one of two reactions – 1) people still do that diet?; or 2) isn’t that actually really unhealthy for you?Fat gets a bad rap in the health and nutrition world, no doubt about that. And eating fat is a central […]

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Always Have a Routine

We love talking health and fitness here at Jane’s Best Fitness, so we thought we’d kick off our first ever “blog post” here discussing one of our favorite topics: keeping up a routine.Now, many people hear the word “routine” and have a very natural negative reaction to it – these people love to live by […]

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