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Spud Straps, Valeo Belt?

I’m thinking about getting some wrist straps from Spud Straps. I’m also considering getting one of the powerlifting belts from Valeo. I have a gut and I might be mistaken, but it seems thinner than a typical Inzer leather belt and might help me get into position better at the bottom of a deadlift.

Can any of you vouch for the quality of these products?

i have the spud straps - soft and strong

Spud products are great. I would pass on the valeo belt. Way too soft for powerlifting. You want a thick and wide leather belt to push out against, otherwise there’s no real point to it. you may as well lift raw.