An innovative fitness blog helping people over 40 years of age to look & feel their best!
“I started this blog back in 2009 with the thought that what is popular and trendy in health and fitness is not always correct. In fact, a good percentage of the time individuals are just following the crowd and getting frustrated by not getting the results they want. “ – Mike Cola
The goal of this blog is to figure out what are the most advanced innovative ways to: improve your health, build a strong flexible body and maintain an optimal weight. Mike utilizes his 30 years of fitness training experience along with analyzing the latest research, to sift through the noise and find out what really works.
We will be uploading videos, writing articles and podcasting on a weekly basis. Make sure you Subscribe to Fitness Contrarian so you don’t miss anything. If you are new to this blog, start by reading Mike’s Ten Fitness Principals
The Latest from Our Blog
Most common and popular breakfast foods are not good for you. In particular, cold cereal with skim milk is not a good choice to start the day. I know it is frustrating when you’ve given up the bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches or corn muffins for cold cereal and still...
Safe Stretching Tips
What is the best way to stretch.....I this live video Mike Cola explains passive vs active stretching (live stretching video). Static stretching can make you weaker. Research has shown that holding a muscle in the lengthen position for 30 seconds can make the muscle...
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