Leather Weightlifting Belt

   

Leather Weightlifting Belt

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By: Fringe Sport


Product ID: 5278

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Proper Waist Management with Fringe Sport Leather Weightlifting Belt

With the Fringe Sport leather weightlifting belt, say goodbye to your waist of space. We'll always be around you to give you a spot on your lifts. 

Our untreated, unstitched belt will have you feeling like the freshly crowned king of the garage gym world. 

And you know what that means...

You'll be lifting yourself beyond the ordinary in no time.

The status quo, the herd, the rat race, the faceless mob, whatever you want to call it, you've got no time to be stuck there.

Better to distinguish yourself on the fringe. 

Now is the perfect time to get waisted.

Industrial Waist

If you're buying a Fringe Sport leather weightlifting belt, we're going to go out on a limb and guess that you've bought from us before. 

If this is the case, then you well know how rugged and durable our products are. 

Expect no less with our weightlifting belt, which feels like an industrial waist. 

Speaking of industrial, our belt is 100% made in America and comes with a lifetime warranty.

Here's why our belt turns your garage gym into a muscle factory:

  • Superb 100% genuine sole leather quality
  • Durable and strong enough to last a lifetime
  • Single prong buckle easier to put on and take off than double prong belts
  • Supple enough to wear immediately with no breaking in needed
  • Just right stiffness like a perfectly starched collar on a dress shirt
  • Great for bench pressing, functional fitness, and general weightlifting
  • Untreated leather conforms and contours to your waist with use like the cummerbund of your dreams
  • Untreated leather means no dye marks left on clothes or body
  • Thick enough to use on every lift, but thin enough to not hit your ribs
  • Won't dry out
  • Veins in leather allow natural creasing points
  • Patina improves with wear
  • Slight variation in color due to all-natural 100% genuine sole leather means every belt is unique
  • Belts that start out great turn awesome with age
  • Ideal support for lifters with hernias, abdominal strains and/or back issues

Just Say No to Hazardous Waist

Why use a leather weightlifting belt? There are 3 main benefits:

  1. Belts enhance biomechanics by decreasing spinal extension, spinal flexion and lateral flexion.
  2. Stabilize and reduce spinal pressure.
  3. Belts improve performance, adding 5-15% more weight at the same sets and repetitions.

Most of the time, your torso, or what we fit freaks call our "core", acts like a soft and flexible sponge. This flexibility allows us to bend in any direction with ease.

This spongy pliability hurts us in the strength department. When we've got hundreds of pounds on our back for a squat, we don't want a torso like a #1 foam finger of some beer-swilling super fan. 

Instead, we need a hard and rigid torso like the main mast of the Queen Anne's Revenge.

How do we get this oaken torso? 

We brace our core. 

Our body does this naturally without thought when we lift or push something heavy. Think about the last time you pushed a car out of the mud. What did your body feel like?

You probably took a giant inhale, and held it while tightening up your core. 

Someone yells "Hold tight" or "Hold on!" What does your body do? Tightens and braces.

What you're doing is the Valsalva maneuver. This is what you do when you brace yourself for super heavy lifts, by taking in a big, deep belly breath and holding it.

This method of breathing assists in creating intra-abdominal pressure to buffer and support your spine.  

This is how a weightlifting belt grants you powers. With a lifting belt, you do the Valsalva maneuver or deep belly breath into the belt, which pushes back against your abs, in turn bracing your spine and improving your load-bearing capacity.

When you put your belt on, wear it tighter than you think it needs to be. A lot of greenhorns don't pull it tight enough. Be sure to err on the side of too tight. Take a normal breath in and then pull the belt as tight as possible. Make it as tight as possible without interfering with your breathing.

Product Details and Specifications

  • Contents: 1 - Fringe Sport branded Leather Weightlifting Belt
  • Styles: Comes in Stitched or Non-Stitched (see images above)
  • Dimensions: 4" wide belt; tapers to 2.5" in the front
  • Belt Thickness: 6.5mm thick
  • Weight:  2 pounds
  • Single prong buckle
  • Best Use: General weightlifting.
  • Material: 100% genuine sole leather with nickel plated rivets and buckle
  • Size Options: XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL (see sizing guide below)
  • Origin: Made in the U.S.A.
  • Warranty: Lifetime

Weightlifting Belt Size Guide

How to measure: Using a measuring tape held snug, measure around where the belt will be worn. NOT pants waist size. Measure just above the navel and below the rib cage. Measure over your clothes, as you will wear the belt over your clothes.

man waist measurement

  1. Use a seamstress or pliable tape measure.
  2. Measure around the waist, around 4 inches above where your pants are. *Do NOT pull your gut in! Relax and measure, then pull the measuring tape tight. Use this measurement to choose your correct belt size.
  3. Use that measurement and refer to the size guide for the belt you are interested in ordering.
    • X-Small - 22"-31"
    • Small - 27"- 36"
    • Medium - 31"-40"
    • Large - 35"-44"
    • X-Large - 39"-48"
    • XX-Large - 43"-52"

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