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  1. #1
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    Dec 2007

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    Rippetoe, what is your general opinion on weightlifting belts. Particularly, should they be used with your SS program? I have not been using belts out of concern that they might weaken my core stabilizers and either slow my gains or make me more prone to injury.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    North Texas


    This is covered in my book. Use a belt when you need to, not when you don't. You determine your need, based on injury status, strength level, and training goals.


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