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Interview with Powerlifting Champion Meghan Pellatt Interview with Powerlifting Champion Meghan Pellatt

  Interview with powerlifting Team USA member Meghan Pellatt By CB reporter Ben Tatar. Critical Bench: Today Critical Bench is here with Meghan Pellatt who has succeeded in powerlifting. She will be a member of Team USA in June as she competes in... 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

Tiny Meeker Interview – 1st Man to Bench Press Over 1,100 LBS Tiny Meeker Interview – 1st Man to Bench Press Over 1,100 LBS

  Interview with World Record Holder Tiny Meeker (First man to bench press over 1,100lbs.) Interviewed by CB reporter Ben Tatar Tiny Meeker is the first and only man to bench press 1,100lbs. Tiny benched an astounding 11,02lbs and he gave 1,135lbs... read more

Interview with American Deadlift Record Holder, Dave Sheperd Interview with American Deadlift Record Holder, Dave Sheperd

As told to CriticalBench.com by Ben Tatar CRITICAL BENCH: Today CB is here with American Deadlift Record Holder, Dave Sheperd. Dave, can you tell Critical Bench readers about yourself? I was introduced to this while on vacation 6 years ago in FL when... read more

Interview with Bench Press Superstar Will Barotti Interview with Bench Press Superstar Will Barotti

as told to CriticalBench.com by Ben Tatar  CB: Will, welcome to Critical Bench. Tell Critical Bench readers about yourself.  I am a very happy and easy going person.  My number one priority in this life will always be my loving family. Family is what... read more

Ryan Lapadat Interview Ryan Lapadat Interview

Interviewed by Ben Tatar CB: Ryan, tell Critical Bench readers a little about yourself. RL:  I am Ryan “6 Pack” Lapadat, 33 years old, from Toronto, Ontario. I have been weight lifting since I was 13, and plan on doing it until the day I... read more

Jeremy Hoornstra Interview Jeremy Hoornstra Interview

As told to Critical Bench by Ben Tatar Jeremy Hoornstra is one of the most dominant bench pressers of all time. One could say that Jeremy Hoornstra is to bench pressing as Usain Bolt is to sprinting. Back in 1977 Mike MacDonald set a World Record in the... read more

Bench Press Monster Jake Prazak – The Interview Bench Press Monster Jake Prazak – The Interview

as told to CriticalBench.com by Ben Tatar Jake Prazak has bench pressed 909 at 220lbs and 920 at 242lbs. These are both world records. Let’s meet bench press world record holder Jake Prazak! CB:      Jake, tell us about yourself. JP:     ... read more