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    What's your belt preference?


    I personally use a 4" belt all the way around. I feel that it compresses and stabilizes my core more efficiently than a 2.5" front would.

    What do you guys use and why?

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    Since a belt is meant to give you support around the midsection, a 4" belt all the way around is best. The support of a belt isn't meant to come from the back, but from bracing the abs against the front of the belt. Thus it doesn't make much sense to have a belt that is thinner in the front.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SRS2000 View Post
    Since a belt is meant to give you support around the midsection, a 4" belt all the way around is best. The support of a belt isn't meant to come from the back, but from bracing the abs against the front of the belt. Thus it doesn't make much sense to have a belt that is thinner in the front.
    I agree, but they have a 6" version as well. I've never personally used the 6", but I've used the belts with the 2.5" front and yes, it didn't give me the support I needed. That's when I switched to the 4
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    Im actually in the market for a belt. Recently starting using a friends, but dont know what would be best for me. Bump for some more info.
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    Ya Im actually looking to get one after using a friends for a while. Thinking APT or Inzer personally depends on what they have. I will def be getting a double pronged one though.
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    Yea I think Ill go try some out before I actually get one.Thanks for the helps bros.
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    I have the foreign-made 4" suede belt 13mm thickness. Double prong. I love it.

    Edit: they're on ebay from "masterfitness"
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeekPoop View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by urbanski View Post
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    I'll have to check that inzer out.. I'm currently rockin a 4" toro single prong, and it's nice and sturdy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tomahawk88 View Post
    Ya Im actually looking to get one after using a friends for a while. Thinking APT or Inzer personally depends on what they have. I will def be getting a double pronged one though.
    I wouldn't recommend a double pronged belt to anyone. It's a gigantic pain to get on and off when you really tighten it down. I've known guys who honestly thought they would have to cut their double prong belt after they tightened it down and couldn't get it off. I'm talking 10-20 minutes of pulling just to try and get the thing unbuckled. The way most decent belts are made a single prong belt will perform just as well and it will be much much much easier to tighten and to unbuckle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SRS2000 View Post
    I wouldn't recommend a double pronged belt to anyone. It's a gigantic pain to get on and off when you really tighten it down. I've known guys who honestly thought they would have to cut their double prong belt after they tightened it down and couldn't get it off. I'm talking 10-20 minutes of pulling just to try and get the thing unbuckled. The way most decent belts are made a single prong belt will perform just as well and it will be much much much easier to tighten and to unbuckle.
    I think its mainly because it is what Im used to. Im a big creature of habit.
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