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Staying Anabolic Staying Anabolic

  By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Q: I am a natural drug free bodybuilder and it seems to me that I hit sticking points in my training a heck of a lot quicker that some of my buddies who are on the “juice”. No matter how hard I try, progress almost seems like an impossibility some times.  Maybe I am just not tough enough or not training... [Read more]

3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results 3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results

  3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results by Robby Blanchard, MBA, BS, CPT Functional Movement, Constantly Varied and High Intensity…The 3 secrets to fat loss and results. It always seems like there is controversy surrounding CrossFit. Many people believe it is extremely dangerous and the risks outweigh the benefits. Then there are others (like myself)... [Read more]

3 MYTHS in the World of Weight Lifting 3 MYTHS in the World of Weight Lifting

     (originally answered by author/writer Dennis B. Weis and edited by Strength Coach Chris Wilson)  BENCH POWER = PUNCHING POWER? Q: I have a bodybuilder friend that wants to get into Mixed Martial Arts Competitions. He’s 6’1″ And about 230-240lbs. He’s a pretty strong dude and thinks that he should be able to... [Read more]

Super Circuit Leg Workout – Advanced Training (NOT RECOMMENDED for Beginners) Super Circuit Leg Workout – Advanced Training (NOT RECOMMENDED for Beginners)

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Here is a Super Circuit Leg Workout that a six-time Mrs. Olympia revealed to the viewers on her ESPN Body Shaping TV show, many years ago. Any guesses? Her name is Cory Everson and she had some of the best legs you ever saw. Anyway, I know what you’re thinking so let me explain. Normally I wouldn’t dig out something... [Read more]

Calves, Calories & 3 Tips to be ALPHA Calves, Calories & 3 Tips to be ALPHA

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Below you will find three Q&As shedding some light on effective calf training, calorie consumption for hardgainers and 3 quick tips helping guys to reach the Alpha Zone. 25-15-10 Calf Blast Q) People laugh whenever I roll up my pant legs. Ah, let me explain. Like everybody else in bodybuilding, I have been neglecting... [Read more]

Mind Power Doctrine: How Mentally Prepared are YOU for your Workout? Mind Power Doctrine: How Mentally Prepared are YOU for your Workout?

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach   Does this scenario sound familiar to you? “Man I’ve been doing really heavy bench presses lately… like 300 pounds. I walked into the gym on Monday and did it, no sweat.  Then on Friday, my next bench day, lo and behold I didn’t get the 300 pounds that I easily got on Monday. I guess I was still tired... [Read more]

Slam Training: Total Body MASS Building Workout under 30 Minutes Slam Training: Total Body MASS Building Workout under 30 Minutes

  By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Life today is hectic. I’m sure you would agree. If we could squeeze a few more hours into our day, we would and still feel like we didn’t get everything accomplished. To make things even more challenging on top of our job(s) and family, we also need time to move and sweat. Lifting weights and exercise... [Read more]

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Staying Anabolic Staying Anabolic

  By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Q: I am a natural drug free bodybuilder and it seems to me that I hit sticking... 


3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results 3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results

  3 Secrets to Fat Loss Results by Robby Blanchard, MBA, BS, CPT Functional Movement, Constantly Varied and High Intensity…The... 


3 MYTHS in the World of Weight Lifting 3 MYTHS in the World of Weight Lifting

     (originally answered by author/writer Dennis B. Weis and edited by Strength Coach Chris Wilson)  BENCH POWER... 


Super Circuit Leg Workout – Advanced Training (NOT RECOMMENDED for Beginners) Super Circuit Leg Workout – Advanced Training (NOT RECOMMENDED for Beginners)

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Here is a Super Circuit Leg Workout that a six-time Mrs. Olympia revealed to the viewers... 


Calves, Calories & 3 Tips to be ALPHA Calves, Calories & 3 Tips to be ALPHA

By Chris Wilson, Head Strength Coach Below you will find three Q&As shedding some light on effective calf training, calorie... 


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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,... 


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Interviews

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... 


Anthony Catanzaro Interview Anthony Catanzaro Interview

  Interview with Natural Bodybuilding Champion and Actor, the Superman of Fitness, Anthony Catanzaro By Ben Tatar 1) Anthony... 


Steve Cook Interview with Critical Bench’s Ben Tatar Steve Cook Interview with Critical Bench’s Ben Tatar

Interview with Steve Cook. Interviewed by Ben Tatar Steve Cook has become one of the most popular world champion fitness... 


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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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