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WEIGHT LIFTING BELTS

Weightlifting belts are an essential piece of equipment for anyone serious about lifting weights. A good quality weightlifting belt can help prevent injury and improve performance by providing support and stability to the core and lower back. At Mani Sports, we offer a wide selection of lifting belts to suit every lifter's needs.

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Leather Ankle Belt

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Weight lifting belts can be a fantastic advantage for both Powerlifting and Hypertrophy training. It is a vital tool for professionals, especially during a period of weight training and muscular growth. 

It is also necessary that the belts need to be of high quality. A strong strap is one of the main qualities one should look for because if the strap is not strong, the belt can break mid-worko. . .

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Weight lifting belts can be a fantastic advantage for both Powerlifting and Hypertrophy training. It is a vital tool for professionals, especially during a period of weight training and muscular growth. 

It is also necessary that the belts need to be of high quality. A strong strap is one of the main qualities one should look for because if the strap is not strong, the belt can break mid-workout, which can ruin the workout, and in extreme cases, the back. Furthermore, leather quality is also very important, much like the strap, if the leather or the fabric is of poor quality, the belt will rip mid-workout. Lastly, good cushioning is also necessary, as if the cushioning is not on point, the belt will continuously rub against the body, and in extreme cases, can give quite a bad rash. 

Here are some key points to know about weightlifting belts:

Provides Support: A weightlifting belt provides support to the lower back and core by increasing intra-abdominal pressure. This pressure helps to stabilize the spine and prevent excessive bending, twisting or hyperextension during heavy lifts.

Improves Performance: A weightlifting belt can help to improve performance by allowing you to lift more weight. By providing support and stability to the core and lower back, you can maintain proper form and lift heavier weights with less risk of injury.

Types of Belts: At Mani Sports, we offer a variety of weightlifting belts, including leather, nylon, and velcro belts. Leather belts are the most durable and offer the most support, while nylon and velcro belts are lightweight and more flexible.

How to Choose the Right Belt: When choosing a weightlifting belt, it is important to consider the type of lifting you will be doing. If you are a powerlifter or weightlifter, a thicker, more supportive leather belt may be best. If you are doing more dynamic lifts, such as CrossFit or Olympic lifting, a thinner, more flexible belt may be more appropriate.


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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Do I really need a lifting belt?

While lifting belts aren't strictly necessary for weightlifting, they can be extremely helpful for providing support and stability during heavy lifts. If you're serious about weightlifting and want to minimize your risk of injury, a lifting belt can be a valuable investment.

How do I choose the right size lifting belt?

 To choose the right size lifting belt, measure your waist at your belly button. This will give you an accurate measurement for the size of belt you need. Make sure to choose a belt that fits snugly but isn't too tight, as you'll need room to breathe and move during your lifts.

How do I wear a lifting belt?

To wear a lifting belt, wrap it around your waist, making sure the buckle is in the front. Tighten the belt to a snug but comfortable fit, then adjust the position as needed to ensure it's covering your lower back and abdominal muscles. When you're ready to lift, take a deep breath and brace your core against the belt.

Should I wear a lifting belt for every lift?

It's not necessary to wear a lifting belt for every lift, but you may find that it helps you perform better during heavy lifts like squats, deadlifts, and overhead presses. You should always use proper lifting form and technique, regardless of whether or not you're wearing a lifting belt.