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“I started this blog back in 2009 with the thought that my clients could learn about Fitness, Health, and Nutrition principals. I started out creating videos and posting them here for people to see how to do the exercises correctly and with good form. Almost a decade later, the mission has not changed.” – Mike Cola
Fitness Contrarian is all about mastering the ageless workout and diet. The goal of this blog is to teach you how to build muscle in your 30’s, 40’s, 50’s and 60’s while staying lean and not over training.
The Latest from Our Blog
How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (Complete Guide to Lowering Blood Pressure Without Medication) If you are concerned about your blood pressure and want to avoid taking medicine or if medicine alone is not helping to keep your blood pressure under control,...read more
How to Lubricate The Wrist Joint With Easy Movements.
In this video, Mike Cola explains and demonstrates a basic but very effective movement program for the wrist. If your wrist, ever gets tight and or tired then try this program.read more
To fully develop the biceps you have to train them at all different angles. In this Youtube biceps training video, Mike Cola explains and demonstrates in detail how to attack the arms with three different exercises. Each movement will put the greatest amount of...read more
How to Properly Train All Three Heads Of The Triceps In this video, I explains and demonstrate a scientific approach to picking the right exercises to fully develop the triceps using the cable machine. Understanding how all three heads work (long, medial and lateral...read more
I want to provide everyone with a summary of my 10 fitness principles. If you follow these health and fitness concepts you’ll be on your way to living a more active healthy lifestyle. When reading these principles, it is more important to understand the overall philosophy of them as opposed to following them to the letter. You can read the full article about each principle by(….)read more
If you want strong, round delts that stand out, then you want to do these shoulder exercises. In this Youtube video Mike Cola explains the ultimate shoulder workout routine. You will learn how to fully develop your shoulders so they look good at every angle (front,...read more
Mike Cola explains a great chest workout with mobility movement. This chest training routine that will safely & effectively develop your chest using easy to follow techniques If you're 40 years of age or older, this chest training routine is perfect for you...read more
Best Back Workout For Definition. Training your back with Pre-exhaust Technique will develop your back quickly and safely. In this video Mike Cola explains three exercises that will make your back strong using easy to follow advanced techniques. If you're 40 years of...read more
Diets that work for one person may not work for another. You really have to know yourself and choose the diet that fits your lifestyle and personality. Most popular diets do work if you stick to them but if you pick the wrong one they will never work. Just because your friend lost a lot of weight on a particular diet doesn’t mean it’s the right diet for you. I know how frustrating this can be.
I’ve been helping people lose weight for over 25 years as a personal trainer so I know that not every diet works for everyone. I do have my favorite diet for weight loss which is a low-carb approach with eating tons of vegetables and lean proteins. I know that this diet; however, is not for everyone(…)read more
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