6.16.15 Box Brief

5 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Weightlifting Belt

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Ask half a dozen seasoned lifters about what belt they wear and why, and you will probably get back just as many different answers.

Five tips for making the most of your belt:

1. How to use your belt effectively:

Let’s clear up a misconception here….

2. When to wear your belt:

When the going gets tough, the tough wear a belt….

3. How tight to wear your belt:

As we have discussed, a good lifting belt is designed to increase intra-abdominal pressure and stabilize your whole midsection…..

4. Where to wear your belt:

The basic answer to this is, where it does not impede your lift….

5. What to wear your belt for:

 In terms of movements, we are talking the big compound lifts (squats, deadlifts, and presses), and also the Olympic lifts along with strongman exercises….