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10 “Little Known” Ingredients That Fight Muscle Pain & Soreness 10 “Little Known” Ingredients That Fight Muscle Pain & Soreness

Written by: Mike Westerdal Muscular pain (myalgia) and stiffness are a part of life, particularly among those who play sports, lift weights, participate in strength training of any kind, have physically demanding jobs or lead active lifestyles. Muscular... 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

Interview with 2013 Super Bowl Champion Brendon Ayanbadejo Interview with 2013 Super Bowl Champion Brendon Ayanbadejo

Interviewed by:  Ben Tatar (Iron Man Magazine featured. ) Brendon Ayanbadejo has just achieved every NFL great’s dream; he has won the Super Bowl with the 2013 Baltimore Ravens. Not only has Brendon won the Super Bowl, but he has been one of the best... 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

Get Enough Sleep Or Else… Get Enough Sleep Or Else…

  by Sol Orwell of Examine.com Getting enough sleep is absolutely vital to maintaining a high quality of life. Unfortunately, it takes time and commitment. If you don’t respect sleep, not only will you find yourself struggling in your daily life,... read more

Growing DANGERS of Pain Killers Growing DANGERS of Pain Killers

Written by: Mike Westerdal Nearly everyone who has lifted weights with any intensity has experienced exercise-induced muscle soreness and pain. The Three Types of Pain Related to Weigh Lifting or Strenuous Exercise Include: 1) pain experienced during... read more

The Big Cholesterol Myth Finally Exposed The Big Cholesterol Myth Finally Exposed

Written by: Mike Westerdal You rarely hear or read anything good about cholesterol. For more than two decades now it has been blamed for causing heart disease, heart attacks, diabetes, obesity and more. Most people associate trans fats and saturated... read more

Scott Herman Interview Scott Herman Interview

  Click Here to Get a FREE Month to Scott’s Membership Site Click Here to Like Scott’s Facebook Fan Page Click Here to Subscribe to Scott’s Youtube Channel AA = Anthony Alayon; SH = Scott Herman AA: What’s going on, Team Critical... read more

My “Kettlebell” Rude Awakening My “Kettlebell” Rude Awakening

by Coach Chris Wilson of Team Critical Bench The weekend before my big debut with Team Critical Bench started with a 3 Day Workshop in Tallahassee Florida and about 30 hours of kettlebell exercise.A few months prior to this amazing weekend the Founder... read more

Muscle Saving, Waist REDUCING Holiday Tips Muscle Saving, Waist REDUCING Holiday Tips

By Chris Wilson   The Health and Fitness community really benefits during this special time of year.  It is this particular 2 month stretch where normally healthy people end up making very unhealthy decisions.  And you know what….good for them! I’m... read more

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 Miyaki and Coach Chris Wilson.  Inside the interview, Nate goes against most of the popular literature in magazines and books to... 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

Interview with Olympia Ultimate Athlete Superstar Michael Waters Interview with Olympia Ultimate Athlete Superstar Michael Waters

Interview with Olympia Ultimate Athlete Superstar Michael Waters Interview by CB Reporter Ben Tatar 1) CRITICAL BENCH: Michael, tell Critical Bench readers about yourself.. My story is pretty simple. I fell in love with football at an early age and played... read more

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