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  1. gsxtasyd

    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    Ok and am moving from a wide stance squatter to a little wider than shoulder lift, more Olympic style.

    I am debating primarily with Metal Shoes and the adidas adistar http://www.shoebacca.com/adidas/adistar-weight-041982.html...

    anyone have any experience or comments, these are the shoes I hear recommended most often.
     
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    ceaze would tell you to squat shoeless and work on your ankle mobility.
     
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    the metal shoes are not what you want at all if you plan to squat oly style.
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    really i thought they were, they for wide stance squatting? I'll give Jim a call at elite manana.
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    what about those VS's?
     
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    My VS are great :dunno:
     
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    they they is for wide stance PL squatting
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    No I was saying to you I thought they were for olympic, and then asked if they were for wide stance....:rofl:
     
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    VS. theyre inexpensive and good. iirc the adidas are narrow
     
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    love my vs
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    i got chucks already. they are flat soled and I like but they are more for wide stance.
     
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    Very good shoe. Cheaper than the DWs. I love mine
     
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    gsxtasyd Lift Big........Eat Big........Sleep Big........GE

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    reread your post and then read mine right after. it makes sense.

    :)
     
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    i squat/dl in these:
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    hey can you guys recommend me some shoes like that for women? (sorry to hijack)

    i'm just using regular sneakers now and the heels are so high that it throws off my balance sometimes. but it's hard to find plain flat shoes in womens sizes like that, they all have either added height or are super stylin' or something. i'd like just some plain soft shoes with very little sole :dunno:
     
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    anything but converses :o they are uncomfortable unless you're standing in the grass
     
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    [​IMG]Something like this? Adidas Samba indoor soccer shoe. It is flat soled. I believe it is uni-sex.
     
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    I wear mine all the time :dunno:. Anyway I think some people also use adidas sambas.

    edit:b10
     
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    ooh sambas, good idea. wish i had my old pair from the days of indoor soccer :coold:
     
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    how much are you squatting to need shoes?
     
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