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Weight Lifting Belts

The weight lifting belts was first introduced in Olympic power lifting. Weight lifting belts has two main uses in power lifting. The first purpose, it diminish the lower back stress while lifting in an upright position and also prevent back hypertension during lifting the weight above head. Belts also help to diminish low back stress by compressing the content of the abdominal cavity. Belts are used to reduce intra abdominal pressure as it gives pressure in front of the bones of the lower back. Weight lifting belts […]

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Power Lifting and Comparisons

Do you know that power lifting is a sport that came from bodybuilding and one of the many goals are about the same? You can defiantly benefit from the practices of power lifting and what is involved in bodybuilding. The main thing that separates the two is competition. When you are power lifting, your goal is to move as much weight as you can and in body building your goal is to be as big and as defined as you can. Power lifting competitions have three parts […]

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