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Richard Hawthorne On Belted Versus Beltless Training

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I think this is a unique opinion on the topic of belt usage for powerlifting, so it’s worth sharing. I’d also recommend watching the other videos on Richard Hawthorne’s YouTube channel.

If you have your doubts about taking advice for him, look him up on YouTube. He is insanely strong, especially for his size.

Good Reads for the Week

Here are some articles that might interest you.

300-Pound Complexes for Max Strength by Wil Fleming

High-Pull for the Power Look by Christian Thibaudeau (This one actually convinced me to try the Snatch Grip Hang High Pull. A fun movement for sure.)

Best Lifting Shoes for Performance by Jordan Syatt

To Compete or Not to Compete, That is the Question by Eric Maroscher

You’ll Never Squat Again: Why Physical Therapists and Doctors Should Learn Some Biomechanics by Bret Contreras

Do You Really Need a Lifting Belt by Mike Robertson (with other coaches)