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Review of Andy Bolton’s Explode Your Squat, Bench & Deadlift Books Review of Andy Bolton’s Explode Your Squat, Bench & Deadlift Books

Ask most anyone that lifts weights what the three most critical lifts are and I can almost guarantee that he will say the bench press, the deadlift and the squat. Of the three, the squat is arguably the most important compound exercise you can perform... read more

3 Big Lifts – 3 Huge Mistakes 3 Big Lifts – 3 Huge Mistakes

Guest Post by Andy Bolton Creator of Explode Your Powerlifts When people ask me how I train they very often don’t believe me. I have lost track of the number of times in my lifting career that people have said – NO WAY Andy, you must train... read more

How To Get Seriously Strong How To Get Seriously Strong

Guest Post by 1000 Pound Deadlifter Andy Bolton Whatever your goal – whether you want to get stronger for the sake of being strong, stronger to increase your muscular size and build a harder, denser physique or stronger to improve athletic performance… The... read more

Your Back…Neglect It and DIE Your Back…Neglect It and DIE

Learn How to Train it RIGHT for Maximum Mass, Power and Strength Guest Article By Nick Nilsson I’ll start off by getting this right out in the open…if you don’t train your back and train it hard, you’re an idiot. And I’ll tell you why… You... read more

Bench Press Workout Tips Interview Bench Press Workout Tips Interview

Sean Nalewanyj Interviews Mike “Westy” Westerdal 1) Hey Mike, welcome to this Muscle Gain Truth Inner Circle interview. How are things? Doing great Sean, excited to talk shop with you. 2) You’re the creator of the well known “Critical... read more

Critical Bench presents October Training Sessions at the Monster Garage Gym Critical Bench presents October Training Sessions at the Monster Garage Gym

A variety of powerlifting training methods are featured in this video being seen FIRST, at Critical Bench. Included in the video is training footage of Washington Redskins, Defensive End, Phillip Daniels co-owner of the Monster Garage Gym. Some training... read more

3 Keys to Long-Term Bench Press Success 3 Keys to Long-Term Bench Press Success

Guest post by Mike Robertson There are times when bench press training can feel like an exercise in futility. I’m definitely not the best bench presser to ever walk the face of the Earth. While my squat and deadlift were always quick to go up, I always... read more

Pullovers – A Forgotten Exercise For Chest Mass Pullovers – A Forgotten Exercise For Chest Mass

guest post by Lee Hayward Competitive Bodybuilder and Powerlifter The pullover is an exercise you seldom see done in the gym anymore. Yet back in the “Pumping Iron” days of bodybuilding it was a staple in almost everyone’s routine. In... read more

Critical Bench Program 2.0 & Blast Your Bench Combo Pack Critical Bench Program 2.0 & Blast Your Bench Combo Pack

I have teamed up with my good friend Lee Hayward to celebrate the fact that we have both been in business now for 10 YEARS helping guys pack on muscle mass and strength time and time again. Truth be told, I like Lee because he walks the walk. He doesn’t... read more

How To Push Up Your Bench Press How To Push Up Your Bench Press

Guest article by certified strength coach Lee Hayward One of the most neglected types of training for the average gym goer is explosive strength. Almost everyone is taught to lift weights with a “slow and controlled movement”. However, in... read more

Rest-Pause Training Rest-Pause Training

Variety is the spice of life–it’s also what gets our muscles growing again when we hit a plateau. Muscle growth is a reaction of the stress of weightlifting. Muscles grow during the recovery phase in an effort to be “prepared”... read more

My Bench Meet – FL State Meet 2-27-10 My Bench Meet – FL State Meet 2-27-10

Whelp I benched at the APF Fl State Met in Orlando Saturday Feb. 27th, 2010. I cut weight to weigh in at 241 pounds. The day of the meet I was back up to around 248 pounds. My opener was 600 pounds and felt pretty good. 2nd attempt was 630 pounds.  I... read more

Up Your Bench Up Your Bench

I used to be a private personal trainer. It was great working one on one with clients and watching them get stronger and increase their bench. Than I started selling my workouts online and realized that I could help a lot more people via the Internet... read more

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