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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 2022

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 »

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 in 2022

Weightlifting socks are always a must for any heavy lifting session. Here are my weightlifting sock recommendations to check out in no particular order: Under Armour weightlifting socks Let’s start with the Under Armour socks. They are taller than average compression socks made of a great mix that is 83% Polyester. I was surprised when… 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?

Pros of squatting barefoot: None, really. Squatting barefoot is not only unsanitary, it’s not effective. Read on to find out why you’re better off with a pair of shoes.   Cons: Lack of stability/support Gym policy violation No one wants to smell your feet (seriously) When you have a lot of weight on the bar,… 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 »