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30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization

By Dennis B. Weis Smash through training barriers and make “phenomenal progress” with the amazing 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization. One... 


rsz_mad_scientist&h=50&w=50&zc=1 Daily Specialization Training: Transform Your Weakest Muscle Groups Into Your STRONGEST Muscle Groups!

“Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest muscle groups into... 


Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones

Here is an exclusive video, bio and article from Sean Jones.  Get to know him better and learn how his leg training routine can help you develop... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


 

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Athlete Interviews

Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview By Anthony Alayon 1) Anthony Alayon: How is the Arnold different from the Olympia? Ben Tatar: The Arnold has... 


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... 


Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz

Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz. Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar. Brianna Munoz has fulfilled her dream as... 


Interview With Bengals Cheerleader Alyson Jordan Interview With Bengals Cheerleader Alyson Jordan

by Ben Tatar of CriticalBench.com Alyson Jordan has been cheer leading for the Cincinnati Bengals. She is also a 3rd grade teacher and she was... 


 

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Bench Press

10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press 10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press

10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press (Iron Man Magazine special feature February 2013.) By Ben Tatar During the past 15 years, I have interviewed... 


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... 


Maryana Naumova Interview Maryana Naumova Interview

Maryana Naumova Interview Interviewed By Ben Tatar Maryana Naumova has done something that no other girl has done. At the age of 13, Maryana... 


Critical Bench Interview – Doug “Smash” Yurovich Critical Bench Interview – Doug “Smash” Yurovich

As told to criticalbench.com by Ben Tatar. Critical Bench: Tell us about yourself. Doug “Smash” Yurovich: I am a retired Marine Colonel,... 


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... 


 

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Bodybuilding and Muscle Building

30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization

By Dennis B. Weis Smash through training barriers and make “phenomenal progress” with the amazing 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization. One... 


rsz_mad_scientist&h=50&w=50&zc=1 Daily Specialization Training: Transform Your Weakest Muscle Groups Into Your STRONGEST Muscle Groups!

“Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest muscle groups into... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview By Anthony Alayon 1) Anthony Alayon: How is the Arnold different from the Olympia? Ben Tatar: The Arnold has... 


Time-Saving CALORIE BLASTING Muscle Building Tips Time-Saving CALORIE BLASTING Muscle Building Tips

  By Chris Wilson In today’s world, “time” has become a very valuable thing.  It’s the ONE thing that money just cannot buy. ... 


 

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Fat Loss

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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


 

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Fat Loss Reviews

Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


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... 


Fat Loss Forever (FLF) Review Fat Loss Forever (FLF) Review

John Romaniello & Mike Westerdal For most guys, shedding unwanted body fat is a persistently difficult task. And while there is no shortage... 


 

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Fitness Experts

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview By Anthony Alayon 1) Anthony Alayon: How is the Arnold different from the Olympia? Ben Tatar: The Arnold has... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz

Interview with New England Patriots Cheerleader Brianna Munoz. Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar. Brianna Munoz has fulfilled her dream as... 


 

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Free Reports

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?... 


Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure

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... 


Win a FREE Copy Of Bench Press Explosion! Win a FREE Copy Of Bench Press Explosion!

Lets keep this simple. If you’d like to win one of ten free copies I’m giving out of my new Bench Press Explosion eBook that contains... 


Maximum Muscle Size in Mininum Time Maximum Muscle Size in Mininum Time

Free Insiders Report:  Maximum Muscle Size in Minimum Time by Mike Westerdal of CriticalBench.com 4 Critical Muscle Building Confessions From... 


5 Keys To Explosive Power & Speed 5 Keys To Explosive Power & Speed

A local friend of mine named Chris Barnard put together a really cool free report for you called, “5 Principles To Increasing Explosive... 


 

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Health and Fitness

Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones

Here is an exclusive video, bio and article from Sean Jones.  Get to know him better and learn how his leg training routine can help you develop... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


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,... 


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... 


 

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Hormones

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... 


Training Techniques To Combat Stubborn Fat Training Techniques To Combat Stubborn Fat

Summary by Mike Westerdal Unfortunately, shedding unwanted fat is a lot more complicated than just cutting back on calories and adding in... 


Side Effects of Elevated Estrogen for Men Side Effects of Elevated Estrogen for Men

By Mike Westerdal Testosterone is the male sex hormone that makes a man ‘a man.’ Testosterone is dominant in men. It drives the development... 


Why Heavy Lifting Releases More Growth Hormone Why Heavy Lifting Releases More Growth Hormone

by Mike Westerdal Over the last ten years or so, there has been a marked increase in discussions about how Growth Hormone (GH) impacts muscle... 


IGF1 and Muscular Development IGF1 and Muscular Development

By Mike Westerdal author of Lean Hybrid Muscle RELOADED When growth hormone travels from the pituitary gland to the liver it stimulates the... 


 

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Injury Reviews

ACL Tear Prevention Program Review ACL Tear Prevention Program Review

Click Here to Learn More About Deceleration Training Injuries are the bane of every athlete’s existence. Even the most seemingly minor... 


Muscle Imbalances Revealed Review Muscle Imbalances Revealed Review

by Mike Westerdal The word ‘balance’ generally refers to an even distribution of weight or a state of equilibrium. Balance is something... 


Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure

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... 


 

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Interviews

Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


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... 


Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview

Ben Tatar 2014 Arnold Interview By Anthony Alayon 1) Anthony Alayon: How is the Arnold different from the Olympia? Ben Tatar: The Arnold has... 


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... 


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... 


 

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Life

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... 


Victor Richards Interview Victor Richards Interview

Interview with Vic Richards By Critical Bench Reporter Ben Tatar Today Ben Tatar goes one on one with one of the biggest, smartest and most honest... 


Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


Muscle Gain Is 80% Behavior Muscle Gain Is 80% Behavior

by Mike Westerdal You can do anything that anyone else has done. You can have anything that anyone else has. You can be anything that some else... 


2012 Arnold Sports Festival Trip 2012 Arnold Sports Festival Trip

Ben Tatar represented Critical Bench.com at the 2012 Arnold Sports Festival.   Below I ask him a few questions about the trip and share some... 


 

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Muscle Building

30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization

By Dennis B. Weis Smash through training barriers and make “phenomenal progress” with the amazing 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization. One... 


rsz_mad_scientist&h=50&w=50&zc=1 Daily Specialization Training: Transform Your Weakest Muscle Groups Into Your STRONGEST Muscle Groups!

“Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest muscle groups into... 


Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones

Here is an exclusive video, bio and article from Sean Jones.  Get to know him better and learn how his leg training routine can help you develop... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


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... 


 

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Muscle Building Reviews

Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


Review of Waterbury’s High Frequency Training Review of Waterbury’s High Frequency Training

Meet Chad Chad Waterbury is a neurophysiologist and fitness author whose unique training methods have been embraced by a wide range of athletes,... 


 

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Nutrition

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,... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


 

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Powerlifter Interviews

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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


 

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Powerlifting

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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


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... 


 

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Recovery

Preworkout Tip for Aching Shoulders Preworkout Tip for Aching Shoulders

I know this one tip I got from Injury Specialist Rick Kaselj, MS is going to help your shoulder feel better in just minutes. It is called vertical... 


Muscle Imbalances Revealed – Assessment & Exercise Muscle Imbalances Revealed – Assessment & Exercise

A few people asked if they could get a look into Assessment & Exercise, here are 6 clips from A&E, enjoy. Before I get to the clips... 


Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure Review of the 7-Day Back Pain Cure

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... 


Joint Pain & Inflammation Relief Joint Pain & Inflammation Relief

Lifting weights is one of the most beneficial things you can do to improve the health and longevity of your body. Besides increasing muscle... 


A Guide To Foam Rolling A Guide To Foam Rolling

Guest post by Joe Hashey, CSCS creator of Powerful Recovery Methods Foam rolling relies on a technique known as Self-myofascial release (SMR).... 


 

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Reviews

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... 


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... 


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... 


Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


ACL Tear Prevention Program Review ACL Tear Prevention Program Review

Click Here to Learn More About Deceleration Training Injuries are the bane of every athlete’s existence. Even the most seemingly minor... 


 

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Specialization Training Reviews

Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas

Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas As told to CriticalBench.com by Steve Konopka I’m... 


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... 


Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


7 Steps to a Bullet-Proof Mindset for Strength Training 7 Steps to a Bullet-Proof Mindset for Strength Training

Guest post by Andy Bolton of Deadlift Dynamite 1. Realize that strength training is a violent pursuit You may have never thought about strength... 


 

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Sports Training & Performance

Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


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... 


10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press 10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press

10 Keys to a World Record Bench Press (Iron Man Magazine special feature February 2013.) By Ben Tatar During the past 15 years, I have interviewed... 


Mind Over Madness: Train for Strength Not Stupidity Mind Over Madness: Train for Strength Not Stupidity

  Mind Over Madness: Train for Strength Not Stupidity Jason Klein, MS, PES, NS Former Fitness Instructor, United States Navy Author, Lean... 


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... 


 

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Sports Training Reviews

Muscle Imbalances Revealed Review Muscle Imbalances Revealed Review

by Mike Westerdal The word ‘balance’ generally refers to an even distribution of weight or a state of equilibrium. Balance is something... 


Total Xplosive Training (TXT) Review Total Xplosive Training (TXT) Review

Total Xplosive Training is a training technique developed Chris Barnard, a strength and conditioning coach out of Florida. He is pursuing his... 


 

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Strength Training

30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization

By Dennis B. Weis Smash through training barriers and make “phenomenal progress” with the amazing 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization. One... 


rsz_mad_scientist&h=50&w=50&zc=1 Daily Specialization Training: Transform Your Weakest Muscle Groups Into Your STRONGEST Muscle Groups!

“Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest muscle groups into... 


Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones Wheels of Fortune Leg Training by Sean Jones

Here is an exclusive video, bio and article from Sean Jones.  Get to know him better and learn how his leg training routine can help you develop... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence Interview with Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor – Justin Lawrence

Interview with Justin Lawrence (Extreme Weight Loss Program Inventor.) Interviewed by CB Reporter Ben Tatar Justin Lawrence is the inventor... 


 

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Strength Training Reviews

Suspension Revolution Review Suspension Revolution Review

    Dan Long, CPT, CKMT, is a renowned fitness professional who is well-known as a Fat Loss Motivational Advisor, Life Coach and Mentor,... 


Supersize Your Strength Review Supersize Your Strength Review

Andy Bolton is an English powerlifting and strongman legend. He was the first guy to deadlift one thousand pounds in a powerlifting competition.... 


Total Xplosive Training (TXT) Review Total Xplosive Training (TXT) Review

Total Xplosive Training is a training technique developed Chris Barnard, a strength and conditioning coach out of Florida. He is pursuing his... 


Review of Andy Bolton’s Explode Your Squat, Bench & Deadlift Books Review of Andy Bolton’s Explode Your Squat, Bench & Deadlift Books

Ask most anyone that lifts weights what the three most critical lifts are and I can almost guarantee that he will say the bench press, the deadlift... 


 

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Supplements

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... 


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... 


Benefits of Omega 3s & Fish Oils Benefits of Omega 3s & Fish Oils

Over the past 20 years or so fats have gotten a pretty bad rap in the media. Fats have been blamed for the extraordinarily high rates of obesity... 


Increase Your Testosterone Bio-Availability–Naturally Increase Your Testosterone Bio-Availability–Naturally

by Mike Westerdal Testosterone drives muscle growth. It’s no secret that a lot of guys take what they think is a “short-cut” to boosting... 


Replay 90-Minute Coaching Call Replay 90-Minute Coaching Call

Coaching Call with Powerlifter Mike Westerdal, Pro Strongman Elliott Hulse & “The Muscle Cook” Dave Ruel In this 90-Minute... 


 

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Tangents

Training Techniques To Combat Stubborn Fat Training Techniques To Combat Stubborn Fat

Summary by Mike Westerdal Unfortunately, shedding unwanted fat is a lot more complicated than just cutting back on calories and adding in... 


Top 10 Controversial Vince Gironda Beliefs Top 10 Controversial Vince Gironda Beliefs

by Mike Westerdal Vince Gironda is one of bodybuilding’s pioneers. In fact many call him the father of bodybuilding. His roots go all the... 


How Did Jefferson Know? How Did Jefferson Know?

John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement: “This... 


Tax System Explained In Beer Tax System Explained In Beer

Guest post by David R. Kamerschen, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, University of Georgia Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and... 


Replay 90-Minute Coaching Call Replay 90-Minute Coaching Call

Coaching Call with Powerlifter Mike Westerdal, Pro Strongman Elliott Hulse & “The Muscle Cook” Dave Ruel In this 90-Minute... 


 

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Training

30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization

By Dennis B. Weis Smash through training barriers and make “phenomenal progress” with the amazing 30 Day 50 / 50 Counter-Split Specialization. One... 


rsz_mad_scientist&h=50&w=50&zc=1 Daily Specialization Training: Transform Your Weakest Muscle Groups Into Your STRONGEST Muscle Groups!

“Experience the power of extremely targeted, high-frequency training. It literally has the power to turn your weakest muscle groups into... 


[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas

Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas As told to CriticalBench.com by Steve Konopka I’m... 


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... 


 

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Workout Motivation

[For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition [For MEN Only] REAL Answers about Muscle, Strength & Nutrition

What HOLDS men back from getting BIGGER & Stronger? Wow, that’s a LOADED question! Let’s start with FOUR key factors holding men back... 


Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas

Fisheye Wrestling Wins State Championship – Interview with Coach Jeff Fernandas As told to CriticalBench.com by Steve Konopka I’m... 


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