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weight belt

When people ask me what I think of wearing belts, I feel the need to explain some of the fundamental concepts behind them.
Assistance is cheating. There. I said it. But cheating is not always a bad thing. The utility and benefit of “cheating” is directly related to your goals and the context.
We're going to look at how to make the best of a simple but effective training aid - the weightlifting belt. Here's how to use it. Are you using yours properly?
Not sure why or when to wear a weightlifting belt? See other people use them, but feel like you don't know what the deal is or how to shop for one? Coach Nick gives us the 411 on weightlifting belts.