What kind of shoes for deadlifting?

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  1. deadbolt

    deadbolt New Member

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    is it best to wear a flat bottomed shoe? i wear running shoes to the gym but recently wore a flat bottomed shoe for squating which was much more comfortable than running shoes.

    whats best for deadlifts?

    im leaving in like 10 minutes
     
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    flat bottom or no shoes.
     
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    tennis shoes are pretty flat bottomed
     
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    steel toe hiking boots with spikes
     
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    open toed sandals
     
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    the lower the sole the lower you are to teh ground so teh easier it is.
     
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    i just started wearing my old wrestling shoes, they've been much better than anything else i've tried so far.
     
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    bare foot.
     
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    I have never tried that, but now that you mentioned it, I will do it tomorrow :eek3:

    Usually I wear my chucks though.
     
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    I like to wear my leopord skin ugs.
     
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    A lot of people wear chuck taylor converses.
     
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    I wear my K Swisses.
     
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    chucks. the only footwear for the gym.
     
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    they suck for running though
     
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    I just DL in my socks
     
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    i wore chucks when i deadlifted
     
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    PurEvl going out gassed and not half assed...

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    jesus...you guys need suits, shoes, shirts etc to lift. Must take forever
     
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    Louie has special shoes where the toe is elevated so all his weight stays on his heels
     
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    just get some $40 wrestling shoes and done deal.


    i wear k-swiss classics that i just had when i was in hs. the sole is about inch thick but oh well
     
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    :ugh:what
     
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    he's talking about powerlifters
     
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    bodybuilding training is so fucking boring, i've been doing it for a month, i'm about to switch back though
     
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