when to wear a belt

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  1. disblohs

    disblohs I can't shake this little feeling I'll never get a

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    do i need to wear a belt for squats and deadlifts?
     
  2. FredBull

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    naw its enough if you were one while youre driving
























    :embd::o **rimshot**
     
  3. ralyks

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    No.
     
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    i dont.
     
  5. ATL

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    I wear one when I go heavy
     
  6. GTLifter

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    Anybody know the proper time to use a belt? I assume if you use it for every lift you will end up not developing your core as much, is this correct?
     
  7. Grouch

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    I only wear one for meets.
     
  8. Drewski

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    gotta keep that back form when doing those super crushes :mamoru:
     
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    size18boarder rhetorical OT Supporter

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    i dont wear one ever...maybe thats why my squat and dl dont reach 700 yet
     
  10. D-GUy

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    I wear them when I go for max attempts.
     
  11. Drewski

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    don't own one cause I dont' lift anywhere enough weight to warrant it
     
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    Atenza6i New Member

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    maxes only, or my last set or so.
     
  13. D-GUy

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    your gym doens't have one? All of the YMCA's I've been to at least have 1 belt.
     
  14. Perkwunos

    Perkwunos Dog Bones OT Supporter

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    I have gotten into the habbit of wearing a belt alot, I think it is important in teachign a person to flex there abs, and stay tight...
     
  15. Coconut Endo

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    Only for very heavy weight. I never wear one.
     
  16. Drewski

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    there's a bunch of people who wear a belt at my gym, but I don't cause the weights I can lift don't warrant it
     
  17. velamint

    velamint Yesterday I woke up sucking a lemon

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    only if your pants are falling down
     
  18. Chalkitup

    Chalkitup New Member

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    I've only just started doing squats and dls so I've been using it while I get my form right :o
     
  19. Grouch

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    im actually going to sell my belt if anyone wants it.
     
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    Only girls and Mexicans wear belts
     
  21. Jeg1983

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    What an excellent first post
     
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    link to pic?
     
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