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Old 09-10-2009, 03:20 PM   #19
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Originally Posted by JesseA View Post
I used my belt for squats last night for the first time. I am a believer now. Being able to expand my abs against the belt gave me tons of support. I don't know how to explain it but i was able to stay upright better in my heavy sets. I tend to lean forward after several reps when going heavy. This really helped me focus on controlling the movement better and I could really feel my glutes activating.

So if for anything else, I appreciate the belt to help maintain my form.
Glad to hear the belt worked out. It definitely can help with proper form, especially under heavy loads.
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