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Ask The Trainer #127 – Are Belts Bad?

Ask The Trainer #127 - Are Belts Bad?

QUESTION: I’ve heard from several experienced bodybuilders that you shouldn’t wear a weightlifting belt because it will actually weaken your lower back muscles. I tend to wear a belt whenever I lift heavy because I’m afraid of injuring my lower back. I’ve had several lower back injuries in the past and each time it was […]