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Best Olympic Lifting Shoes

Here are some of the best olympic weightlifting shoes out there Olympic lifting shoes really aren’t that different from a regular gym shoe. It’s mainly the heel height that is the real difference. Seems pretty obvious, right? Here are the main things I’m going to be looking at for these shoes to be considered the… Read More »

Best Weightlifting Shoes of 2021

Choosing the best weightlifting shoes comes down to price, features, and performance. A shoe needs to hit that perfect combination of factors that set it above the rest. Of course, personal preference will be important in deciding the best shoe for you. Whether you’re a powerlifter, olympic lifter or just a regular old gym rat: you’ll find… Read More »

The Best Deadlifting Shoes Round Up

The best deadlift shoes will put you as close as possible to the ground with a flat heel. Not that you can’t do them with a raised heel, but it is a little more difficult for sure. I can definitely tell a difference personally when my heels are flat as it makes it much easier… Read More »

Lifting Shoes for Beginners

How to find them It can be hard to tell what the right pair of lifting shoes is for a beginner. Between the actual features and advertising hype, what actually matters? With a little guidance, anyone can find good lifting shoes for their needs in the gym. However, everyone has different needs which can make… Read More »

Why You Aren’t Deadlifting More Weight

So you want the secret to deadlifting more weight? Today I want to share with you the guaranteed way to deadlift more weight in no time flat. Before I go any further, I have to warn you that this is a method that people have neglected to share and have kept secret for many years.… Read More »

Women’s Lifting Shoes

Lifting shoes for women are a little bit harder to find than shoes for men. However, there are definitely some great options out there! The same features that make a good lifting shoe will always apply: Heel height Quality Price Sole designed for the activity (flexible or rigid) It’s really going to depend on your… Read More »

Cheap Weightlifting Shoes

So you are looking for a pair of cheap lifting shoes. Maybe you’re a beginner lifter looking to take your lifts to the next level. Or maybe you just don’t want to spend a lot of money on a pair of shoes for the gym. I can respect that. Either way, there are some good… Read More »

Best Weightlifting Socks

Weightlifting socks are always a must for any heavy lifting session. They help keep your shoe tightly fitted as well as protect your shins from getting scraped while deadlifting! (Bloody shins may look cool on powerlifting competitors, but are not fun to actually have) Not to mention, they can look pretty stylish if done right!… Read More »

Best CrossFit Shoes

There are a lot of great CrossFit shoes out there – A lot of different brands offer their take on a lifting shoe for CrossFit, but what’s the difference between a shoe meant for it or strictly weightlifting? The sole of the shoe makes all the difference! A shoe for weightlifting will have a more… Read More »

Squatting Without Shoes – Worth it?

It might surprise you…  Squatting without shoes is an interesting approach to the squat. It’s been done for decades by various lifters, so is it good? It takes away all the factors of a shoe and directly connects you with the ground. In this article, I will tell you the pros and cons of squatting… Read More »

Deadlift or Squat – Which Should You Do?

Deadlift or Squat Both lifts are crazy challenging, but are they worth doing? I recommend having a pair of weightlifting shoes for these exercises. It is very important to have a stable base for these lifts to avoid taking a visit to Snap City. Tennis shoes do not cut it when you are trying to… Read More »