As many of you know the Internet, the gym, and the media is full deceptive and confusing advertising when it comes to muscle building, fat loss and fitness workouts.
Here at CriticalBench.com either myself or someone from our team has personally reviewed the fitness workouts listed on this page. Some have been given favorable reviews while others have not.
Before buying any of the workouts you see advertised on the Internet today take a few minutes to find it on this page and read our professional critique of the workouts and what you can expect to receive with your purchase.
Looking out for your best interest!
Mike & The CriticalBench.com Team
Written By: Brian Klepacki, MS, CSCS, CISSN We have all heard this word before; testosterone. Depends on the type of person you are but many different images might come to mind when that word is mentioned. Maybe it’s a ridiculously massive man (or woman)... read more
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
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
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
Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor, and Founder of Kill Mode® Training Company. Working out of his facility in Tampa, Dan is a highly sought after... read more
Click Here to Learn More About Deceleration Training Injuries are the bane of every athlete’s existence. Even the most seemingly minor injuries can bring a carefully crafted weight training schedule to a screeching halt. This happens because the... read more
Meet Chad Chad Waterbury is a neurophysiologist and fitness author whose unique training methods have been embraced by a wide range of athletes, bodybuilders, figure models, and fitness enthusiasts of all ages and from all walks of life. Previously, Chad... read more
by Mike Westerdal The word ‘balance’ generally refers to an even distribution of weight or a state of equilibrium. Balance is something that most of us strive to achieve every day of our lives, in just about every aspect of our lives—especially... read more
Reviewed by Mike Westerdal Preparation for a physique competition or a fitness photo session takes a special degree of commitment and effort that goes above and beyond the ordinary. Whether you’re up on a stage or in front of a lens your body needs... read more
In all my years hanging around gyms around the world, I don’t think I have ever encountered a lifter who has not experienced a back injury at some point in his life. Fortunately, most back injuries amount to no more than a few days of stiff muscles... read more
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
Andy Bolton is an English powerlifting and strongman legend. He was the first guy to deadlift one thousand pounds in a powerlifting competition. Andy won his first competition at the age of 21 and just kept going from there, never looking back. He is... read more
Total Xplosive Training is a training technique developed Chris Barnard, a strength and conditioning coach out of Florida. He is pursuing his Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Miami. He also heads up Strength... read more
If you walk into many of the modern fancy gyms—even the ones with free weights—you’ll likely notice that benches, equipment and machines to train the chest outnumber equipment to train the back by at least four-to-one. Part of the reason for... read more