2POOD belts size tend to run bigger than other belts, always go one size smaller. Example: if your size from other belts is M then go for S size in 2POOD belts. Check the size chart.
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Why wear 2Pood belt
✔️ Support your core as you lift heavy
✔️ Transition easily between movements
✔️ Stay confidently locked in with our WODClamp™
A weightlifting belt is worn around the waist to provide support and stability to the lower back and core during heavy lifts. It reminds you to brace and engage your core, and it's an essential piece of training equipment for any athlete hoping to improve their strength.
✔️ Support your core and protect your back on squats, deadlifts, snatches, and cleans
✔️ Stay comfortable and never pinch as you go for your next PR
✔️ Stay easily locked in as you transition between lifts & movements
🚫 Fix poor form
🚫 Replace a weak core
🚫 Only work if you're a professional or elite level athlete
When and how to use a belt
You should use a weightlifitng belt on lifts that engage your core such as squats, deadlifts, clean and jerks, and snatches.
2. 80% RULE
We recommend using a weightlifting belt when you are lifting heavy.Heavy is relative, and we usually define this as 80% of your max lift in any of the above core lifts.
3. REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS UNDER LOAD
Even if you're lifting less than 80% of your one-rep max, belts are often worn when doing high number of repetitive movements under load.
A weightlifting belt should be worn securely above your hips and below your ribs, centered around your belly button for maximum engagement.
SECURITY: Every belt is equipped with our WODClamp - a quick-adjust, steel buckle and hook-and-loop fastening system that provides added security and increases the longevity of the velcro.
FLEXIBILITY: Our durable velcro and supportive WODClamp allow you the flexibility to lift heavy and easily transition between workouts.
SUPPORT: The 2POOD weightlifting belt is used by heavy lifting Olympic & Functional Fitness athletes for squats, deadlifts, hang cleans, and whatever your lifting needs are.
PROVEN: The 4” Straight Weightlifting Belt is USAW & IWF compliant
The straight weightlifting belt is worn by pros and Olympic lifters like: