Do you lift on bare feet?
- 05-07-2008, 02:56 AM
- 05-07-2008, 03:22 AM
07-01-2008, 03:06 PM
07-04-2008, 03:54 PM
I use Tiger Asics....(Wrestling shoes)....always had good luck with them....but I will be checking out CT's since they have gotten such rave reviews........
07-10-2008, 11:07 PM
07-11-2008, 02:23 AM
07-11-2008, 04:32 AM
Vans Slip-ons! I lift heavy and want a firm foot plant when I'm lifting. Basketball and running shoes are not ideal for doing heavy squats or deads.
07-16-2008, 09:26 PM
i thought i was the only one who religiously lifted in chucks
Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general. -Rippetoe
09-09-2008, 02:31 AM
09-09-2008, 03:30 AM
I would but they have a rule at my gym that you have to wear shoes. What are some good shoes to wear for squatting?? tennis shoes just don't cut it
09-09-2008, 04:33 PM
I get to hot to wear a shirt or shoes or socks.
but if i was at a gym i would def wear shoes. dont know about a shirt though ; ) haha jk.
09-09-2008, 05:22 PM
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09-16-2008, 10:12 PM
Rogue Fitness Do-Wins... Mark Rippetoe advocates the weight lifting shoe, and I thought I'd give it a shot after reading through one of his books. One of the best training equipment purchases I've ever made.
09-16-2008, 10:22 PM
bare feet for squats occasionally...if i do, i'll throw some weights under my heel for a little bit of lift under there.
09-17-2008, 01:25 AM
09-17-2008, 07:50 AM
Ah, the Five Fingers. Although I have yet to try them for myself, they get phenominal reviews. Most say it's as close to getting barefoot as possible while retaining adequate protection. Olympic weight lifting, to rock climbing, to trail running... lots of people speak very highly of them. Good post, I almost forgot about them. Definitly an interesting shoe.
09-17-2008, 06:39 PM
09-17-2008, 09:12 PM
I wanted to get a pair of the new NIKE romaleos, but they are all sold out of most sizes on their site..
I need a new pair of shoes to lift in.
09-17-2008, 09:32 PM
09-17-2008, 11:23 PM
09-18-2008, 12:33 AM
I used to do squats, Deads and calves barefoot. now I used geretic chucks (wal-mart) on deads , and squats(might try it on calves sometime)
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09-18-2008, 12:52 AM
09-18-2008, 01:13 AM
I'm trying to play the one up game, just chatting
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09-18-2008, 01:13 AM
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09-18-2008, 09:53 AM
09-18-2008, 11:44 AM
i wish i could do deadlifts and squats naked. I'll have to invest in a gym in my shed. I'd imagine it would be quite cold though
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09-18-2008, 08:11 PM
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