Should You Wear a Lumbar Weight Belt When Strength Training?

“…weight belts seem to provide one major benefit (limiting rotation). On the other hand, they provide no protection from another vulnerable movement (flexion), pose an additional threat for the cardiovascular system, and provide a sense of overconfidence that could increase orthopedic or muscular injury risk.”

Read the rest at Sean Preuss’ blog.  He’ll remind you how to lift heavy objects more safely.

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