confused on shoes?
- 01-10-2009, 02:25 PM
confused on shoes?
i dont know what kind of shoes to wear or to buy for the gym. i do normal training squat bench dead aux. also oly lifts alot. but now im starting to train for strongman comp. i usually use nike shox, but for legs and oly i use new balance shoes so would lifting shoes be good for strongman training or should i get some like work boots for that?
- 01-10-2009, 02:49 PM
- 01-10-2009, 03:09 PM
thanks yeah i was reading that eariler thats what got me thinking. but would chucks be good for the strongman training? i was thinking chucks. id have to order online for a 15 and they look really narrow
01-10-2009, 04:28 PM
01-10-2009, 04:30 PM
01-10-2009, 05:37 PM
01-10-2009, 05:38 PM
**** shoes, waste of money, I lift barefoot.
01-10-2009, 06:12 PM
01-10-2009, 07:53 PM
I've been lifting for over a year with a pair of KSwiss similar to these: http://www.kswiss.com/item/50.45/021..._Platinum.html
When I squat I notice my knees wabble - not very stable.
I also have a pair of Adidas wrestling shoes similar to these: http://www.shopadidas.com/product/in...12807&colorId=
Mine don't have the velcro strap. I'm going to give these a try next time I squat and see if I get better results.
01-12-2009, 02:45 PM
Nike's FREE model, closest thing to barefoot you will get.
01-12-2009, 03:02 PM
01-12-2009, 03:06 PM
Olympic weightlifting shoes work wonders. I have a pair of last years Addidas Adistar.. love em
01-18-2009, 09:08 AM
Everyone, thanks for the info on shoes!
I took my pair of wrestling shoes to the gym yesterday since it was leg day. The flatter soles made a huge difference, in fact I was able to add an extra 40 lbs to my squat without having my knees wiggle all over the place.
Thank you again.
01-18-2009, 10:09 AM
01-22-2009, 11:25 AM
I don't have to worry about what shoes I wear in the gym, so I just wear these every day, heh.
01-22-2009, 11:28 AM
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