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.
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A few weeks ago I came across a web site that I really like. It’s called Mark’s Daily Apple. I wrote an article about Primal Fitness a few weeks ago and Mark’s site is loaded with great information on living the primal lifestyle. He just wrote a book called Primal...read more
My don't Get Fat Fast contest will be ending on April 1, 2010. Please send me your list of the top ten foods you would eat if you had to gain weight fast and you could win a digital camera. If you have any friends who want to lose weight let them know about the...read more
When I was in my teens, over 30 years ago, I spent a lot of time reading bodybuilding books and magazines looking for information on how to build a muscular body. The top bodybuilders of the time were Arnold Schwarzenegger, Frank Zane and Franco Colombo, just to name a few. I will never forget reading in Franco Colombo’s book when he said “sugar kills (…)read more
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