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10 Super Foods for Athletes 10 Super Foods for Athletes

By Chris Wilson, SSN, RKC I know there is considerable confusion with many young lifters and athletes about their diet. Lots of diverse information to sift through in separating nutrition from nonsense. “Should I eat this or that, someone told me never to eat this and to only eat that every other Tuesday…” Geez, let me make it really easy for... [Read more]

Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone That Can Make Fat Loss Nearly Impossible Your Body’s Hidden Hunger Hormone That Can Make Fat Loss Nearly Impossible

Interview with Leading Fat Loss Specialist Ryan Faehnle, CSCS CW: Well, thank you so much for joining us today. This is Coach Chris Wilson from CriticalBench.com and I am delighted and I’m not joking, I am delighted to have with me on the line today, and Ryan, please if you will, I want to get your last name right. Is it Fanely [phonetic]? RF: Very... [Read more]

Muscle Activation Exercises to WAKE UP Your Muscles Muscle Activation Exercises to WAKE UP Your Muscles

By Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, FMS, CISSN Hey everybody, Coach Brian Klepacki here at CriticalBench.com, certified strength coach and I’m giving you the best activation exercises for the core, the glutes, the chest, the back, the brain, you name it. This is the video for you to watch. So muscle activation and what exactly is it? It’s pretty simple.... [Read more]

Meet Our New Hormonal Fat Loss Advisor Ryan Faehnle Meet Our New Hormonal Fat Loss Advisor Ryan Faehnle

By Mike Westerdal I’m in the business of giving people the tools and motivation to reach their goals and improve their lives. Now that may sound like a very ambitious statement but it’s exactly what gets me fired up every morning to come to work! One of the most fun and exciting areas of my business is our video creation. My publishing company CriticalBench.com... [Read more]

Unlock Your Best Body Unlock Your Best Body

By Coach Ryan Faehne, CSCS, FMS In order to unlock your BEST body, you must first be handed the combination. Much like opening any padlock, if you don’t enter the exact numbers in the correct order, you will never open that lock and you will become instantly frustrated and dejected. Unlocking your ‘ideal physique’ works much the same way. It’s... [Read more]

Muscle Fiber Specific Training Muscle Fiber Specific Training

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach The popular theory of slow & fast twitch muscle fiber training has been around for a very long time… I would have to say from my own training experiences and many other hardcore lifters I have talked to over the years that to achieve maximum muscle strength, size and endurance, a power bodybuilder (you and... [Read more]

Before Arnold Schwarzenegger There Was John Grimek Before Arnold Schwarzenegger There Was John Grimek

Written by Bodybuilding Historian Dennis B Weis, Edited by Chris Wilson By no means is he a household name but let me give you some insight into the legacy of the late John Carroll Grimek. Baseball has had its Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle, basketball it’s Michael Jordan and Lebron James and boxing its Mohammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard. But if you... [Read more]

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Articles

5 Ways to Rapidly Increase Your  Pull-ups & Chin-ups 5 Ways to Rapidly Increase Your Pull-ups & Chin-ups

By John Sifferman, Author of The Pull-up Solution Pull-ups and chin-ups are a couple of the best upper body exercises for... 


The Subconscious Eater (Part 3) Controlling Our Appetite & FAKE Food Ingredients The Subconscious Eater (Part 3) Controlling Our Appetite & FAKE Food Ingredients

By Brian Klepacki, MS, CISSN, CSCS The first area in which we need to look into is exercise. Exercise is widely regarded... 


The Subconscious Eater (Part 2) Our Emotional Connection to Food The Subconscious Eater (Part 2) Our Emotional Connection to Food

By Brian Klepacki, MS, CISSN, CSCS Despite our best intentions, we still make bad choices when it comes to food. One of the... 


The Subconscious Eater (Part 1)  You ARE What You Eat The Subconscious Eater (Part 1) You ARE What You Eat

By Brian Klepacki, MS, CISSN, CSCS Everywhere you look it seems that nearly everyone has some sort of medical condition.... 


Interview with Fitness Superstar Tony Catanzaro as he Battles Parkinson’s Disease Interview with Fitness Superstar Tony Catanzaro as he Battles Parkinson’s Disease

By Critical Bench Reporter Ben Tatar Monster Ben Tatar: Tony, the Superman of Fitness, you recently have had to face... 


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Reviews

A Scientific Breakdown of an Advanced Testosterone Support Formula – TDrive A Scientific Breakdown of an Advanced Testosterone Support Formula – TDrive

Written By: Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, CISSN We have all heard this word before; testosterone. Depends on the type of person... 


Feast Your Fat Away Interview With Nate Miyaki Feast Your Fat Away Interview With Nate Miyaki

Summary of Interview with Nate Miyaki And his new book Feast Your Fat Away Below is a great interview conducted with Nate... 


How To Go Old School to Get That New Body – MP3 Interview & Review How To Go Old School to Get That New Body – MP3 Interview & Review

Coach Chris Wilson of Team Critical Bench interviews John Rowley. John is a fitness celebrity that is partners with Steve... 


Home Workout Revolution Review Home Workout Revolution Review

By Mike Westerdal Whether it’s due to the long cold winters or a generally more active lifestyle, Canada has a penchant... 


Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life... 


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Interviews

2017 Arnold Sports Festival featuring Ben Tatar | Critical Bench 2017 Arnold Sports Festival featuring Ben Tatar | Critical Bench

Interviewed by Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Chris Wilson: How was the 2017 Arnold Sports Festival Amazing and What... 


Interview with Fitness Superstar Tony Catanzaro as he Battles Parkinson’s Disease Interview with Fitness Superstar Tony Catanzaro as he Battles Parkinson’s Disease

By Critical Bench Reporter Ben Tatar Monster Ben Tatar: Tony, the Superman of Fitness, you recently have had to face... 


2016 Arnold Sport’s Festival featuring Ben Tatar | Critical Bench 2016 Arnold Sport’s Festival featuring Ben Tatar | Critical Bench

  By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach  1. Chris Wilson: Ben Tatar AKA, Tatar Monster, you have been to every Arnold... 


2015 Las Vegas Olympia Interview featuring Ben Tatar 2015 Las Vegas Olympia Interview featuring Ben Tatar

2015 Las Vegas Olympia Interview featuring Ben Tatar By Anthony Alayon Anthony Alayon: For those who don’t know you... 


Powerlifting Monster JP Carroll Interview Powerlifting Monster JP Carroll Interview

Interview with Powerlifting Monster JP Carroll Interviewed by Critical Bench Reporter Ben Tatar JP CARROLL is instantly... 


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SUPPLEMENT NEWS

Weight Lifting Supplement Reviews

Don't fall for the supplement scams, hype and false claims. Visit our review section to research ingredients and discover top ranked brands... 


Why Kre-Alkalyn Is Better Than Creatine

There Are More Than 277 Scientific Studies Proving Creatine Monohydrate's Positive Effects On Muscle Growth And Strength... So Why Doesn't It Work For Many People? Read the case against creatine... 


Flood Your Body With Testosterone Naturally

It is a proven fact that testosterone is the most important hormone for serious bodybuilders. No other hormone influences whether all your hard work in the gym results in lean, ripped muscle or flabby failure.... 


What Your Dr. Never Told You About Fish Oil

This brand new report unveils the disturbing secrets behind quite possibly the MOST often doctor recommended nutritional supplement!


New Anabolic Compound

Revolutionary new muscle building supplement is so effective you can get a free 30-day supply just to prove it works.

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