10mm or 13mm Belt: Choose the Right Size (+ Examples)

I cover the differences between 10mm vs 13mm belts and the pros and cons of each. I’ll also answer some frequently asked questions regarding different belt sizes and which belt to use. The use of both 10mm or 13mm belts can be beneficial at different levels. The difference in powerlifting...

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What Size Lifting Belt Should I Get: Factors for Consideration

If you’re asking yourself what size lifting belt should I get? Then you need to find out your waist size, the specific reason you need the belt, your torso and trunk dimensions, as all of them play a role in finding the belt for you. A lifting belt comes in...

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Wrist Wraps vs Wrist Straps: Comparison, Pros & Cons

Wrist wraps vs wrist straps is a strange debate within the lifting communities, as both accessories are designed to help with different aspects of your training. In this article, we will discuss when to use wrist wraps and straps, what they do and how both can be useful, depending on...

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How to Use Lifting Straps: A Full Guide

Have you ever screwed up a PR because of the bar rolling out of your hands? Then, you must have thought about buying grip straps. However, some athletes hesitate as they don’t get how to use lifting straps at once. I will make everything clear for you in this article....

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Lifting Grips vs Straps: What Works Best

If you feel the lack of grip strength while approaching heavy weights, you might have thought about buying some tools to help you out. Do you wonder what is better: lifting grips vs straps? I will walk you through everything you need to know to decide and start using these...

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Nylon vs Leather Lifting Belt: Which One Should You Get?

The decision between nylon vs leather lifting belt has always been a point of debate. Choosing between the two bases means you have to understand what your specific needs are to know which one is best to get.  The choice of whether you should get a leather vs nylon lifting...

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Lifting Hooks vs Straps: The Complete Guide

In this article, I will enlighten you regarding the various types of straps, hooks, lifting straps with hooks, and the best hooks for lifting. If you're trying to increase your lifting capacity but failing to do so, it might not be your strength that is hindering you. Oftentimes, weak grip...

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When to Start Using a Lifting Belt?

I cover what a lifting belt does, when to start using a lifting belt and the different types available. I'll also answer some frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding belts in the gym. Once you've built a solid foundation learning the correct technique and how to brace your natural core, start...

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Using Belt for Bench Press: 5 Pros & Cons

Bench press is a complicated exercise that uses your entire body while pressing. In order to do it safely, a weightlifting belt can help the lifter, and even give them a performance boost, but only if the belt is used properly. Otherwise, a belt may be counterproductive to your lifting...

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What Do Wrist Wraps Do?

You need to stay healthy to hit big weights. Keeping your joints healthy prevents losing progress and getting hurt. Today, I want to talk about wrist wraps and the big question: what do wrist wraps do? How can they help your weightlifting? We’ll talk about wrist wraps for weightlifting, CrossFit,...

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How Tight Should a Weightlifting Belt Be: A Detailed Guide

One of the most easily misused lifting gear is the weightlifting belt. It serves as a wall you flex your abs against to generate truncal tension and to support your torso, however, getting the right fit can be tricky. Knowing how tight should a weightlifting belt be is vital to...

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Liquid Chalk vs Regular Chalk: What Is Best for You?

If you struggle to make your grip firm and safe, you definitely know about gym chalk. But are you in two minds about liquid chalk vs regular chalk? In this article, I have prepared a full guide about the main characteristics, pros and cons of using both types of gym...

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How to Use Wrist Wraps Correctly: Everything You Must Know

How to use wrist wraps – a question that, unfortunately, not many weightlifters ask. Instead, they quickly search for a question like “Do wrist wraps help bench more weight?”. And then they are off to the store to buy a pair, which they begin to use randomly, whenever they feel...

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