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Is Pavel’s Russian Bear Routine The Secret To Muscle Growth? How about no?

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The Russian Bear protocol is a relatively popular hypertrophy routine designed by Pavel Tsatsouline. It requires you to perform only 2 exercises. In the original program, the movements of choice¬†are the deadlift and the overhead press. The first major flaw of this routine is the high deadlift volume. I’ve heard of people doing deadlifts for […]

Deadlift Myths Revealed

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The deadlift has a legendary status due to its effect on the body and central nervous system (CNS). However, there are many misconceptions surrounding the exercise that cause more harm than good. It’s time to bust the myths. Myth 1:¬†The deadlift makes your waist thicker and spoils your physique The idea that deadlifts and squats […]