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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

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 & Becky Holman on the Old School New Body Program. You can listen to the mp3 below. Feel free to save it to your computer or... 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

25th Arnold Anniversary Interview with Ben Tatar 25th Arnold Anniversary Interview with Ben Tatar

25th Arnold Anniversary Interview with Ben Tatar By Mike Westerdal CB: How did this Arnold compare to others? BT: Wow, they are all so different. Every year the people change, so Arnold events are never alike. Every year the Arnold creates new surprises... read more

Big Man Teiko Reindorf Interview Big Man Teiko Reindorf Interview

Interview with Big Man Teiko Reindorf As told to CriticalBench.com by Ben Tatar CRITICAL BENCH: Teiko, tell us about yourself. My name is Teiko Reindorf aka TKO , aka the Enforcer, aka the Chocolate Thunder. I am a personal trainer/ ex- bouncer based... read more

Meghan Schwartz ABFF Women’s Bikini Pro Interview Meghan Schwartz ABFF Women’s Bikini Pro Interview

Meghan Schwartz ABFF Women’s Bikini Pro Interviewed by Ben Tatar. CRITICAL BENCH: Meghan, tell us about yourself. I’m 24, live in Florida, have a dog, and a boyfriend who is unbelievably supportive of my bikini career. My background is in... 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

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