Introducing Greg Nuckols. Greg Nuckols is a strength coach, writer and elite drug-free powerlifter. He writes awesome articles, and The Belt Bible is no exception. Greg is owner and founder of Strength & Science. In this excellent article The Belt Bible – Greg Nuckols you can read about the effects, benefits and drawbacks of training with a belt.
What you’re getting yourself into:
~4700 words, 15-18 minute read time
This is almost certainly the most thorough article on the web about the effects, benefits, and drawbacks of training with a belt.
Wearing a belt improves your performance in the gym
These performance increases likely mean increased size and strength in the long run
There are still instances that it’s better to train beltless, but you should probably use a belt for the bulk of your training