Originally Posted by Greg Everett
I prefer to see a belt used only on cleans, jerks and squats, usually 85-90% and above, unless doing higher volume work at somewhat lower weight, in which case the lower back can use some help.
Is using a belt not advisable for the snatch?
I was thinking about using a belt for heavy [Ha! If you can consider what I lift heavy] singles and doubles. I'm still a n00b-ish lifter and I don't plan to compete. I just like to pick things up and put them down.