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….