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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You can’t control your weight with long hard aerobic sessions forever; it’s an uphill battle that most people lose. You have to lift weights to lose weight. The popular way to lose weight is with long and sometimes very hard (like spinning) aerobic sessions that...read more
Laird Hamilton in the picture to the left is the worlds greatest big wave surfer. I'm sure Laird warms-up before getting into the water. Check out my video about warming up before...read more
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