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Your essential weight lifting equipment is the weights (dumbbells and barbells), but there are a number of low-cost accessories that can make your workouts more comfortable and effective. Weight benches are highly recommended. Then you can get weight lifting gloves to protect your hands, straps to aid your grip, or a lifting belt to protect your back. You also need a mat for stretching after your workout.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|