How do you guys feel about olympic shoes?

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  1. deadbolt

    deadbolt New Member

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    i dont back squat. only front squats and other squat variations. im using chucks right now which are fine. how do you feel about olympic lifting shoes for front squats and OH squats? what would you suggest?
     
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    vs athletic sell a very cheap and decent weightlifting shoe. I highly recommend a pair.
     
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    tried squatting barefeet?
     
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    ive never liked back squats, cant really explain it. i put all my attention on front squatting, OH squats, hack
     
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    cant squat barefoot in commercial gym
     
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    learn to backsquat.
     
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    will you teach me?
     
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    olympic shoes are much higher than I thought they are... they are like 2" platform shoes made of solid wood bottom or whatever :dunno:

    TZ loves em he said

    they might make your ass look better? :dunno:
     
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    Wear shoes but at the rack take em off. I do it @ Bally's, so far no one has said anything..
     
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    TZ has some dope ones.
     
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    2 inch heal....not likely

    1inch is really large.
     
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    good for ass to grass squats
     
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    do you own a pair?

    im looking at the vs. athletic ones, but im unsure about them
     
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