Thread: Wearing a Belt
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Old 02-11-2013, 11:58 AM   #8
David Pak
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Originally Posted by Greg Everett View Post
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.
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