Weight belts...belted!

August 1998
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Aug98, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p28
Discusses the function of weightlifting belts. Its role in strengthening muscles and reducing risk of injury; Information on a study presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Individuals who can benefit from wearing weightlifting belts.


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