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For centuries, health clubs vanished after the early Greeks. Medieval and Renaissance lifestyle was physically arduous and normal folks got all the workout they wanted carrying out tasks and working on their property.
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Using a weight lifting belt
We recently worked with a gymnast who was trying to get over some pain in their knee. During their session, they performed a few sets of heavy squats so we could take a look at their technique. We noticed that they put on a powerlifting belt to perform their squats.
As she completed her set I asked her Has anyone instructed you how you can use a weightlifting belt ” She responded with "You just wear it really tight, right?".
A powerlifting belt is one the most popular things people use to assist in their training. Walk around any health club on the planet and you’re going to see a number of folks wearing one. What I’ve come to find is that belts are being used by a substantial bulk of trainers and sportsmen in the wrong way.
Sportsmen who often wear a belt will mention that its helps them keep their back safe and lift with better technique. I’ve spoke with many who use it for their whole work out and swear by the weightlifting belt. While it will be only used by others efforts.
I’ve spoke with some sportspeople, nevertheless, who never wear a belt. They generally assert that back durability and their core strength and balance is good enough to lift without one.
So who's correct? When performing squats does a belt actually provide that much added help? And in that case, does it need to be used only or on a regular basis with maximum efforts?
The answer is yes. It does so by helping your core muscles. If you remember back to our lecture post on right breathing mechanisms during the squat, you'd recall that creating bracing and equilibrium in your lower back is about breathing.
We should take a huge breath and brace our torso muscles so that us doesn't bend in two when we get under a heavy barbell. You are going to feel your belly rise and fall if you breathe right during a heavy squat. Not your torso.
There are also different types of belts too which are useful for different tasks. One of these less known but supremely advantageous type of belt is the dip belt. This website goes into much detail about these types of belts.