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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 have Mr. Forest Vance (former Pro Football Player) here w/ me today to answer some questions about his Body Weight Strong 2.0 system. With... read more

How to do More Push Ups – Instantly! How to do More Push Ups – Instantly!

How to Do More Push Ups – Instantly! by Forest Vance, author, Body Weight Strong 2.0 Today I’m going to share a little-known method you can use to do more push ups, INSTANTLY. Last year after a charity event at my training center, we went... read more

Can Eating so-called “Healthy Foods” Actually Hurt Me? Can Eating so-called “Healthy Foods” Actually Hurt Me?

    by Chris Wilson Fat-free and Natural foods are healthy for you, right? Doesn’t it make sense to eat foods with little or no fat to keep from gaining unwanted blubber around your middle? And if it says “natural” on the label it must... read more

Interview With Powerlifting Champion Clay Brandenburg Interview With Powerlifting Champion Clay Brandenburg

By Ben Tatar Big Clay is one of the biggest iron monsters whom the powerlifting world has ever seen. He was one of the first men in the planet to bench press 800lbs. Big Clay would later go on to bench press 932lbs. Let’s learn about this living... read more

The Reason Most People FAIL at Eating Right The Reason Most People FAIL at Eating Right

By Chris Wilson Here we are only days into a brand new year offering hope and change. Unfortunately, for most people who recently sold themselves on doing a “180” in their life, come February, it’s back to reality. Why are Americans so willing... read more

4 Weeks to Crunchless Abs 4 Weeks to Crunchless Abs

The key or should I say “keys” to a ripped 6 pack that impresses the onlookers at the beach are NOT what you think. It’s not the 100 sit ups every day that get you there nor is it the sets of 50 crunches. I’m fairly confident that by now most... read more

How Much Protein is Really Needed? How Much Protein is Really Needed?

How Much Protein is Really Needed? by Sol Orwell of Examine.com We have to take a step back and ask ourselves – what do we mean by need? Are we talking about the amount you need so you don’t die? Or are we talking about the optimal level for... read more

Challenge Fat Loss Workout Sample From Shawna Kaminski Challenge Fat Loss Workout Sample From Shawna Kaminski

Hey, I’m Shawna K, author of ChallengeFatLoss.com. I get asked all the time if I compete or if I just finished a contest of some sort. I tell them, ‘Yes, I compete, I just finished my last contest in 1990’. It’s fun to see their jaws drop. I don’t... read more

Stop Eating These 10 Foods For Fast Joint Relief Stop Eating These 10 Foods For Fast Joint Relief

By Mike Westerdal, CPT Inflammation is swelling that occurs as the body’s self-protection mechanism tries to remove harmful stimuli such as damaged cells or irritants. The body’s approximately 230 joints are particularly susceptible toinflammation. And... read more

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 for turning out some of North America’s most successful and widely-recognized strength and training coaches. Craig Ballantyne,... read more

How to Shed Maximum Fat in Minimum Time for A Chiseled Chest How to Shed Maximum Fat in Minimum Time for A Chiseled Chest

  By Ben Teal, Certified Metabolic Trainer Creator of the Metabolic Mayhem System It was a strange day. It was fall, and the air was a bit chilly outside. I’d been in Ric Flair’s Gold’s Gym (now a ZX Fitness) here in Charlotte... read more

The 7 Habits of Effective Weight Loss The 7 Habits of Effective Weight Loss

Have you ever looked at an overweight person, maybe even yourself, and thought, “That person just needs discipline.  If only they’d expend a little effort and self control they wouldn’t be fat anymore.”? But why not?  We all know what it takes... read more

Intermittent Fasting and Growth Hormone Intermittent Fasting and Growth Hormone

A Fat Loss 1-2 Punch that TRIPLES Fat Loss Guest Post By John Romaniello creator of Fat Loss Forever Yesterday, I told you about Intermittent Fasting, which is quickly becoming one of the hottest and most successful nutritional practices around. Today,... read more

How To Burn Fat Around The Clock 24-7 How To Burn Fat Around The Clock 24-7

Download the exclusive “audio interrogation” with Joel Marion and Craig Ballantyne and special guests John Romaniello by right clicking the link below and selecting “Save Target As”. You may also left click the link to stream... read more

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