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Weightlifting belt materials.

Weightlifting belt materials.

What materials are weightlifting belts made of?


Leather Belts

This is the most traditional material used for weightlifting belts. It's highly durable and offers excellent support and rigidity, making it a popular choice for heavy lifts and powerlifting. Leather belts often come with a buckle and prong system for closure.

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Nylon Belts

Nylon belts are typically softer and more flexible than their leather counterparts. They're lightweight and often come with a Velcro closure, making them easily adjustable. Nylon belts are generally less expensive than leather belts but may not provide the same level of support for very heavy lifts.

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Suede Belts

Suede belts are often a type of leather belt where the leather has a napped finish. These belts combine the durability and support of leather with a bit more comfort and grip due to the textured finish of suede. They have the rigidity of leather and the softness of nylon.

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