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Dan Schwab Benches 405 Pounds Using Critical Bench 2.0 Dan Schwab Benches 405 Pounds Using Critical Bench 2.0

Testimonial From Dan Schwab   I just completed the Critical Bench Program 2.0. In the 11 week program, I put 40 pounds on my bench press to reach my goal of over 400 pounds. At 5 feet 7 inches and 198 pounds, I was able to get a 405 pound bench press. I also set a personal record by pressing 315 pounds for 10 reps. I am 45 years old and compete... [Read more]

Awakening Your ‘MAN-Making’ Hormones: Essential Building Blocks of Muscle & Strength Awakening Your ‘MAN-Making’ Hormones: Essential Building Blocks of Muscle & Strength

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth Anabolic Hormones like Testosterone, Growth Hormone, IGF-1, Insulin and Cortisol are the keys to unlocking your body’s muscle growth.  All of these have crucial roles on how your muscles respond to your training.  Without these key ingredients, our time in the gym would be 100% worthless! So you’re... [Read more]

Strength IS the Foundation for Muscle MASS Strength IS the Foundation for Muscle MASS

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth Growing up I always wanted to be BIGGER like my older brothers.  I mean, they were monsters compared to my little 9 year old butt.  They had a 5 year head start on muscle building and puberty helped too! Like most juveniles, I began lifting with those old school rusty free weights in our garage. ... [Read more]

Functional Training RUINED My Size & Strength Functional Training RUINED My Size & Strength

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth I was under the illusion that I was still strong. I had fallen victim to the training I was implementing for a majority of my dedicated clients.  Focusing my time and energy on balance, conditioning and core strength led me down a path to weakness. I’m not saying that having a strong, flat six pack... [Read more]

Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 2) Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 2)

Choosing to be great is just that, a choice.  That means that we are in control of our lives which seems evident but is certainly worth some thought. You see, some choices we make in life are harder than others because the consequences of our actions can determine the direction of our lives and the lives of others in our world.  And that becomes a... [Read more]

Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 1) Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 1)

Stop hitting the RESET button each year and start living each year WITHOUT a plan B. When 01/01 arrives, many of us are optimistic. We are on point and ready. For the first time in a long time we feel motivated and focused on ourselves. We feel an extra boost of endorphins and dopamine (the feel good hormones). We are finally READY TO TAKE ACTION but... [Read more]

50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar 50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar

50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar Interview By Chris Wilson Coach Chris: Hi Ben “Tatar-Monster” and thanks again for your amazing pictures and unequaled enthusiasm for the Mr. Olympia.  This year was the 50th Anniversary of the Big O, what made it bigger and better than in years past? Ben Tatar:... [Read more]

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Articles

Awakening Your ‘MAN-Making’ Hormones: Essential Building Blocks of Muscle & Strength Awakening Your ‘MAN-Making’ Hormones: Essential Building Blocks of Muscle & Strength

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth Anabolic Hormones like Testosterone, Growth Hormone, IGF-1, Insulin and... 


Strength IS the Foundation for Muscle MASS Strength IS the Foundation for Muscle MASS

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth Growing up I always wanted to be BIGGER like my older brothers.  I mean,... 


Functional Training RUINED My Size & Strength Functional Training RUINED My Size & Strength

By Chris Wilson, CPT author Anabolic AfterGrowth I was under the illusion that I was still strong. I had fallen victim to... 


Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 2) Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 2)

Choosing to be great is just that, a choice.  That means that we are in control of our lives which seems evident but is... 


Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 1) Execute Your Game Plan NOW (part 1)

Stop hitting the RESET button each year and start living each year WITHOUT a plan B. When 01/01 arrives, many of us are optimistic.... 


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Reviews

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,... 


ACL Tear Prevention Program Review ACL Tear Prevention Program Review

Click Here to Learn More About Deceleration Training Injuries are the bane of every athlete’s existence. Even the... 


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Interviews

50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar 50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar

50th Mr. Olympia Anniversary Interview: Behind the Scenes w/ Ben Tatar Interview By Chris Wilson Coach Chris: Hi Ben “Tatar-Monster”... 


Old School Muscle Building Interview with Eddie Robinson Old School Muscle Building Interview with Eddie Robinson

Interview with Eddie Robinson By Ben Tatar Eddie Robinson has been on top of the bodybuilding world, powerlifting world and... 


Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence... 


Can You Build Muscle & Strength With No Equipment? Can You Build Muscle & Strength With No Equipment?

An interview with Forest Vance… Hello Critical Bench Nation! Head Strength Coach Chris here and I’m excited to... 


Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview By Anthony Alayon 1) Anthony Alayon: How is the Arnold different from the Olympia? Ben Tatar:... 


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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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