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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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LIV2RIDE 1/30/2013 11:05AM

    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.

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