Category Archives: Weightlifting Shoes

VS Athletics Weightlifting Shoe 2 Review

The VS Athletics Weightlifting Shoe 2 – the most deserved shoe sequel of all time? TLDR? A huge upgrade to an already solid weightlifting shoe. Recently the VS Athletics Weightlifting Shoe 2 was released and I gotta say…wow. I haven’t seen much about them online and they definitely deserve some buzz on this one. The scoop… Read More »

Adidas Powerlift 3 Review

The Adidas Powerlift 3 is the latest weightlifting shoe in the Powerlift line. For those of you not familiar, this is Adidas’ mid-range shoe that performs excellently. Even when compared to the higher end shoes, they hold their own. I need to preface this review by saying this: My first lifting shoe was the Original… Read More »

Adidas Leistung Review

The most unconventional weightlifting shoe out there The Adidas Leistung seems to divide people into two groups immediately upon seeing it. Those who think it looks cool, and those who think it’s as ugly as they come. Personally, I had mixed feelings at first but I actually really like the look of it now. One… 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 »

Adidas Powerlift 2.0 Review

TLDR? This shoe was awesome for its time – check out the Powerlift 3.0 now I’ll state my bias here: I am an Adidas fan. I have never had a bad experience with their shoes and the Adidas Powerlift 2.0 is no exception. These are some of the best looking, standard weightlifting shoes around. The construction… Read More »

VS Athletics Weightlifting Shoe Review

  UPDATE: This shoe is no longer available on Amazon – I highly recommend you read my review of the VS Athletics Weightlifting Shoe 2. It keeps what the original does right and looks a hell of a lot better. The VS Athletics weightlifting shoe is designed for specifically for olympic lifts and might look… Read More »

Adidas Drehkraft Review

The Adidas Drehkraft is a completely different beast from most weightlifting shoes that I’ve seen. Ever Instead of laces or a strap, It uses a unique”boa” lacing system to secure your feet in place. I’ve seen this in a few other shoes, but this was my first time seeing it. You could say that made… Read More »

Inov 8 FastLift 335 Review

TLDR? Great weightlifting shoe – Expensive though The Inov-8 FastLift 335  is the British company’s entry into the weightlifting shoe market. I have not heard much about this company prior to checking out the shoe so it was very interesting to research. It seems to fit the bill for most people who have ordered it with… Read More »

Pendlay Do Win Review

TLDR? Solid shoe for dedicated weightlifting. The Pendlay Do Win is one of the most standout lifting shoes on the market. The Do-win is built for weightlifting performance, and great for any kind of lifting from squats to olympic lifts. Pendlay is an established weightlifting company that also manufactures weights and other lifting equipment, giving them… Read More »

Otomix Weightlifting Shoe Review

The Otomix weightlifting shoes are one of the more interesting shoes that I have ever reviewed. They are made of leather, which is uncommon for lifting shoes and I like that a lot. Leather really steps up the quality of a gym shoe to the next level. They’re also promoted for MMA, but I’m not… Read More »

Reebok Crossfit Lite Review

The Reebok Crossfit Lite are weight lifting shoes geared towards normal lifting and CrossFit lifters alike. The first thing I noticed about them was their striking resemblance to Chuck Taylor’s. But how do they hold up against those, and are they good shoes for squatting? Where a flat sole shoe really excels is the deadlift.… Read More »