- 01-26-2008, 11:25 PM
I need some names of power lifitng shoes so I can get some. So far I saw this.
Otomix Powerlifting Shoes
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- 01-26-2008, 11:33 PM
Personally, I just wear an old pair of Vans skateboarding shoes.
01-26-2008, 11:45 PM
Well the trainer at my gym has some addias and said its awesome. He squats like 300lbs + lbs and helps him a lot with balance etc .
01-26-2008, 11:57 PM
Might be the adidas shoe I had mentioned. I think it's one of the biggest selling powerlifting shoes out there.
If you're using running shoes or "cross trainers", I'd tell ya to stop. Especially for exercises like squats. These kinds of shoes, by design, force you to put too much weight on the balls of your feet. When you're squatting, you want your weight more evenly distributed.
01-27-2008, 12:15 AM
adidas adistar Weightlifting is what I will get. Now to find it for a good price. I see 200 bucks. Can someone help me find it for about 100. The trainer at my gym got his for 150, several years ago.
01-27-2008, 12:58 AM
I personally just use socks. Easier to feel the floor under me heels so I can drive them deep, and have my bodies natural balance for squats, and deads.
But thats just me.
The Historic PES Legend
01-27-2008, 01:21 AM
I would say out of all the meets I have been to the Converse All Star is by far the most popular shoe. In the IPF, olympic shoes are very popular for the squat, allows to hit legal depth easier, having a heel.
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02-03-2008, 11:29 AM
The best. Well that is really an opinion, they'll help to a certain degree but one pair being better than another. If you squat close stance, or olympic style I would say the Adidas weight lifting shoes. If you squat med-wide stance I would say Safe Squat shoes.
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02-03-2008, 06:28 PM
Boxmeman, which shoes are you getting? I forgot to mention the Metal Squat shoes are said to be very good, and their made for the med-wide stance squatters. But most of the guys from Westside wear chucks, so I think its safe to say, they must be good for the med-wide stance squatters. So the most popular for the wide stance squatters would be chucks, safe squat shoes, and then Metal squat shoes. So the choice is up to you. Hope this helps.
02-03-2008, 06:49 PM
I forgot to mention that the VSathletics shoes have a pretty high heel, which is great for squatting and oly lifts, but some people might not like that for deadlifts.
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03-10-2008, 07:17 PM
The only negative for these is that the soles have very little traction. He would clean and jerk with them and slip alot. We wound up putting almost a sticky substance on the bottom to keep them tacky. -tyler
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03-21-2008, 09:34 AM
I've always heard that a pair of Chuck Taylors are dandy to squat in. My feeling is that $40 buys a lot of protein so I just squat in socks. Amazingly enough my squat jumped after I stopped lifting in running shoes!
03-21-2008, 01:15 PM
black on black converse allstars.
one of the best purchases i have ever made.
they are cheap, easily attainable and make you look like a BAMF.
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03-22-2008, 06:50 PM
Lately I have been using Asics throwing shoes. These are made for field events such as shot-put and discus. The are wide, flat soled and inexpensive. I really like them for squats and deads. Check out the link.
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