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Old 01-07-2013, 11:31 AM   #6
Milton Brisson
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Re: Weight belts again

"Weightlifting belts reduce muscle activation.
Weightlifting belts also reduce the intensity of muscle activation during a lift. This is part of why you can lift a heavier weight while wearing one. You don't need to work as hard."


no........

Here are a couple of great articles on belts from 70s Big.

http://70sbig.com/blog/2009/12/belt-me-up-scotty/
http://70sbig.com/blog/2012/07/belts-redux/

These are probably not WFS.

I dont know what the consensus is, but I definitely advocate the use of them. I wear it mine every time I squat or dead lift - even in timed WoDs, if we are going over 300# on the squat or DL, I take the time to belt up, its just smart.
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