Mind & Body

to beLT or not to beLT

Apr 26 | 2014

THAT is the question. This is a common question posed to me. So is a weight belt necessary especially in the context of heavy weight loads? I started training in the early eighties, around age 12. I donned my Everlast weightlifting belt, almost as if it was some sort of rite, prior to tackling my first set of exercise. We all did, having been told that exercise potentially placed one’s low back in...