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Fitness Tip#303 - January 30, 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Ditch the Belt

Limit the amount of time you wear a weightlifting belt in the gym. It should be reserved only for maximal or near maximal efforts. Using a belt too frequently can inhibit your ability to brace and stabilize your core muscles on your own.

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  • v LIV2RIDE
    Back in the day (and I won't date myself) that was the first thing you put on in the gym. I think that is why there was a lot of low back injuries back then.
    1305 days ago
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