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Old 08-02-2010, 10:31 AM   #5
IronManlet
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Originally Posted by Trevor Lane View Post
I only use a belt for deads, and that's because I went without once and really jacked up my back. That's a good question and I think you'll get varied answers ranging from "always use them to be safe" to "if you need the belt to lift it, that's not your max."
Well, I'm kind of leaning towards not using a belt for a while. I would just like some people's opinions on the whole belt thing; what's worked for them, etc.

I haven't found it to effect my max much either way.
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