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    no shoes when deadlifting?


    i heard its best to deadlift without your shoes on, why is that?

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    Flatter plane to push off of and concentrate on driving through the heels. It's recommended to train with something flat;no bubble back sneakers. I've seen alot of people use Chuck Taylors
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrBigPR View Post
    I've seen alot of people use Chuck Taylors
    word! when ever i know i'm doing squats or deads i allways have my cons on

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    I wear chucks or take the shoes off.

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    if you are deadlifting in competition, you need shoes, or at least deadlift slippers, on. there are NO feds that will allow barefoot deadlifting.

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    I go barefoot now. I was using Chucks but like it without now...better connect with the floor.
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    I go in socks, everyone in the gym looks at me like I'm nuts.
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    I'm at home on my own floor so no socks needed!
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    Train how you compete.... as i have already said, you CANNOT compete BARE FOOT, in ANY Federation. The lowest you can to is deadlift slippers

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    I know some guys that actually put an elevation on the front of their chucks for deadlifting

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcrott1 View Post
    Train how you compete.... as i have already said, you CANNOT compete BARE FOOT, in ANY Federation. The lowest you can to is deadlift slippers
    I don't compete and I've gotten good results from it
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    Quote Originally Posted by rcrott1 View Post
    Train how you compete.... as i have already said, you CANNOT compete BARE FOOT, in ANY Federation. The lowest you can to is deadlift slippers
    I compete in chucks, i go barefoot quite a bit. It reallly makes no difference to me. I find lifting in meets with different equipment and platforms is much more of an issue than wearing shoes or not. I think Frantz makes deadlift slippers that are basically just like a pair of socks anyway if you wanted to spend the money for them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rcrott1 View Post
    Train how you compete.... as i have already said, you CANNOT compete BARE FOOT, in ANY Federation. The lowest you can to is deadlift slippers
    I see your point here RC...I am only in it for pleasure now.
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