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    Quote Originally Posted by sfbluestar View Post
    I think I found at least one reason I always tire out during dives -- weight belt.

    My weight belt is not balanced right plus too loose so it slips down to my butt; I constantly had to kick just to maintain body orientation. During yesterday's dive I pulled the belt up with my hand and kept it at my waist, whoa! felt and instant relief on my legs.
    Are you using a nylon belt? If so use a rubber belt. As the wetsuit constricts the nylon will not rubber belt will constrict some. It will keep the belt tighter to your waist instead of around your knees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfbluestar View Post
    I think I found at least one reason I always tire out during dives -- weight belt.

    My weight belt is not balanced right plus too loose so it slips down to my butt; I constantly had to kick just to maintain body orientation. During yesterday's dive I pulled the belt up with my hand and kept it at my waist, whoa! felt and instant relief on my legs.
    You are over weighted and incorrectly trimmed. N

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