I bumped my squat up to 260 as a working set. I could do 3-4 easy with a belt but with out I dont feel as sturdy whatsoever.
My question is, if I ever go heavy with squats should I always use a belt? I plan on competing so using a belt would be important. But what I am worried is that I may depend on the belt to squat heavy. Should I use the belt more often and also do some lower back work?
EDIT: I just wanted to say that I have never gone this heavy for more than one rep