Within the video below, I demonstrate how to build and use an inexpensive, yet strong belt for weighted dips and pull-ups.
In an entry from 2009, I posted a similar video where an individual had made a belt with pipe insulation. I used a thicker foam for my belt however to ensure comfort when holding heavy loads. It took just a few minutes to make and it has comfortably held over 200 pounds.
Close up images are available below for those interested:
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