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    Proud Father Maki Riddington's Avatar
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    Originally posted by DelphiDoc
    I meant to ask this earlier. Can't believe nobody else did by now. Maki, why do you think these articles are bollox? One of the PT's at work was familiar with this concept and was anti- weight belts.
    *** He is a self proclaimed guru who presents little or nil evidence that has substantial backing that references his statements.

    That PT is probally a follower as he is known to have a lot of groupies.
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    i would use a belt for lower ( 5 or less) rep sets because presumably your nearest your 1 rep max. I would think this is the most dangerous or risky lift because of the weight involved and all the stress all over the body.-also most likely to have a breakdown of form.
    I do not use a belt though as I squat and dead in the higher rep range-less weight would imply a less risky movement

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