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Powerlifting Shoe Weight Lifting Squat Shoes Deadlift Boots
Professional Grade Powerlifting Boots and Shoes
for squats and deadlift.  Feel the support

Price:
$11.95

LiftingLarge Knee-High Performance Deadlift Socks

IPF Approved
Built in arch support
 High quality materials to ensure smooth bar travel over the shins during deadlifting.
 
Black only available
 
Sizing
XS - Men's Shoe 5-7 / 23-24.5 cm, Women's 3-5
Small - Men's Shoe 7-9 / 24.5-26 cm, Women's 5-7
Medium - Men's Shoe 9-11 / 26-28 cm, Women's 7-9
Large - Men's Shoe 11-13 / 28-30 cm
XL - Men' Shoe 13-15 / 30-32 cm
2011 Pendlay WL Series and Classics
Price:
$119.95
2011 Pendlay WL - Gray
2011 Pendlay Weightlifting (Wide-Line Stitch) Shoes
Choose your size from 3.5 to 15

The new Pendlay Olympic Weightlifting Shoes have the same great fit as the much improved 2010 style. The most dramatic changes are in the style of the shoe. The 2011 Pendlay's feature a Wide-Line Stitch with matching color accents throughout the shoe. The leather has black characteristics with deep navy undertones, and the mesh fabric and heel are black. We kept the heel at 3/4 inch in height, the preferred height in Olympic Lifting. The heel is still solid cork but now is encased in black leather. The bottom of the shoe has changed color to black but the material is the same with the dependable grip to the floor as in all Pendlay WL shoes. Based on customer experience we recommend a half size down from your regular gym shoe size.
Price:
$119.95
2011 Pendlay WL - Yellow
2011 Pendlay Weightlifting (Wide-Line Stitch) Shoes
Choose your size from 3.5 to 15
The new Pendlay Olympic Weightlifting Shoes have the same great fit as the much improved 2010 style. The most dramatic changes are in the style of the shoe. The 2011 Pendlay's feature a Wide-Line Stitch with matching color accents throughout the shoe. The leather has black characteristics with deep navy undertones, and the mesh fabric and heel are black. We kept the heel at 3/4 inch in height, the preferred height in Olympic Lifting. The heel is still solid cork but now is encased in black leather. The bottom of the shoe has changed color to black but the material is the same with the dependable grip to the floor as in all Pendlay WL shoes. Based on customer experience we recommend a half size down from your regular gym shoe size.
Price:
$119.95
2011 Pendlay Women's WL Shoe - Purple
2011 Pendlay Weightlifting (Wide-Line Stitch) Shoes
Shoe sizes from 35 to 12

The new Pendlay Olympic Weightlifting Shoes have the same great fit as the much improved 2010 style. The most dramatic changes are in the style of the shoe. The 2011 Pendlay's feature a Wide-Line Stitch with matching color accents throughout the shoe. The leather has black characteristics with deep navy undertones, and the mesh fabric and heel are black. We kept the heel at 3/4 inch in height, the preferred height in Olympic Lifting. The heel is still solid cork but now is encased in black leather. The bottom of the shoe has changed color to black but the material is the same with the dependable grip to the floor as in all Pendlay WL shoes. Based on customer experience we recommend a half size down from your regular gym shoe size.
Price:
$104.95
2011 Pendlay Women's Classics - Pink & Gray
The Pendlay Women's Weightlifting Shoe was introduced e
Shoe sizes from 5 through 12
arly 2010 and was an instant hit. We are keeping this style in stock throughout 2011 without any changes. Heel height is 3/4 inch. Based on customer experience with this style we recommend the same size shoe as your regular gym shoe size.
Price:
$74.95

The #SO 25 Powerlifting Weight Lifting Wrestling Shoe
The Light and Durable
Split suede upper with breathable mesh  
New lacing system for easy on-off  
Elasticized lace cover -- eliminates need for extra lace cover 
Split sole design with flex break at the metatarsals for flexibility  
Youth sizes: 12, 13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.
(Click on the title for larger photo and to purchase)

Price:
$74.95

G5 SO-40 Weight lifting Powerlifting Wrestling Shoe
A great shoe for adult and youth. Terrific looks with a great fit and feel.
Split sole design  
Wider shoe lasts for a wrestler's foot  
Specially designed lace cover  
LaceLok System (newly designed by Matman): Tongue channel
hides the shoe laces; Ankle band cover gives additional lace
cover protection and ankle support.  
Includes ankle support  
leather and mesh combination fabrics  
Newly designed flexible sole  
Youth sizes: 12, 13, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.  
Adult sizes: 8, 8 1/2, 9, 9 1/2, 10, 10 1/2, 11, 11 1/2, 12, 13.
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Price:
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The POWER SHOE is a REAL SQUAT / BOOT shoe for Powerlifting Weight Lifting

2 wide velcro straps for great support
Available in half sizes for a perfect fit
Elevated heel
Solid flat sole
Made for Powerlifters by a World Class Powerlifter (RDC himself)
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Price:
$69.95
The POWER DEADLIFT SHOE for Powerlifting and weight lifting

The POWER DEADLIFT SHOE
Great ankle support for sumo deadlifters
Available in half sizes for a perfect fit
Lowest sole available in a true shoe
Stocked mostly in black.  Others available at times. 
We ship what we have in stock.  If you have a color preference
you should phone your order in or type that color choice in the
comments section when you place your order and we will contact you.
(click on the title for sizing and to purchase)

Price:
$109.95
The OTOMIX DEADLIFT SHOE for Powerlifting Weight Lifting

The OTOMIX DEADLIFT SHOE
Great ankle support for sumo deadlifters
Available in half sizes for a perfect fit
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Price:
$109.95
The OTOMIX "The Ultimate Trainer" Powerlifting Weight Lifting Shoes

Great for ALL Purpose Training
Available in half sizes for a great fit
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Price:
$15.95
The POWER DEADLIFT SLIPPER for Powerlifting and Weight Lifting

The POWER DEADLIFT SLIPPER
Great for conventional style deadlifters
Available in full sizes only 3 - 18 (No sizes)
This is as low to the ground as you can get
Many color choices
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Weightlifting Powerlifting Deadlift Shoes Boots 101

Written by Lon Kilgore, Ph.D.

 

Ever thought about the shoes that you wear to the gym? Of course you have. You've actually spent some time thinking about which shoes to wear, and you probably have a pair designated as your 'gym shoes'. How did those shoes earn that illustrious title and serve such a noble purpose? Suitability for the task? Performance enhancement? Safety? Not usually. Comfort and looks seem to be the main criteria associated with gym shoe choice. This is a problem if your training includes any free weights at all. Most of us would never consider wearing a pair of Bruno Magli's to play racquetball. They are built to look good, not to perform well on the court. While this may be obvious to some, many of us will make an equally poor footwear decision and wear running shoes to the gym to lift weights.

Proper footwear in the gym is important, especially if you are lifting free weights. When we lift weights we want two things to happen: (1) all the force our body produces under the bar should contribute to moving the weight and (2) the weight needs to be controlled in a safe manner. If we lift in a running shoe, it's akin to trying to lift while standing on a giant marshmallow. The soles of the running shoes, the marshmallow, will absorb and dissipate a large amount of the force generated against the floor that should be directed towards moving the weight. A gel or air cell shoe is a great thing for reducing the impact shock that causes the repetitive use injuries associated with running. But in the weight room, shoes should provide for the efficient transmission of power between the bar and the ground. You can't lift as much weight in the wrong shoes.

The second issue is control of the weight - and your body - while standing on an unstable surface. A compressible medium placed between the feet and the ground will behave inconsistently enough during each rep to alter the pattern of force transmission every time. This means that the subtle points of consistent good technique on any standing exercise are impossible to control. And there is an increased chance for a balance or stability loss-induced injury while lifting heavy weights, since perfect balance cannot be assured on an imperfect surface.

Weightlifters and powerlifters have known this for more than 50 years, although the shoe choices available for their purposes were formerly quite limited. Until the 1970's, combat boots, Chuck Taylor's, and even patent leather oxfords (see old photos of Paul Anderson) were the shoes used for lifting weights. To be stable and perform optimally, a weightlifting shoe needs to be snug fitting, provide exceptional support, and have a noncompressible wedge sole with neoprene or crepe for traction against the floor. Most will lace all the way down to the toe for adjustment to individual foot width, and will have an adjustable strap across the metatarsal area for added lateral stability. When Adidas from Germany and Kahru of Finland became available on a limited basis in the US, weightlifters finally had the opportunity to use equipment specifically designed for their activity. High topped and not especially stylish, these shoes had minimal appeal to the fashion conscious, but lifters loved them because they worked.

But there was a scheduling problem: the gym and fitness club industry had just been revolutionized by the simultaneously-evolving exercise machine industry. Having removed the factors of balance, coordination, and technique from the equation, exercise machines temporarily sidelined the development of weight training shoes. Over the past two decades, free weights and the benefits of their use have crept back into gyms and fitness clubs everywhere. The need for weightlifting shoes re-emerged without a supply beyond the stalwart Adidas corporation's Power Perfect, Equipment, and Adistar models. Other major shoe brands like Nike, Puma, and Reebok began to experiment with weightlifting shoes. A number of foreign brands such as Do Win (China), and Power Firm (Canada), as well as the American company Safe-USA have also competed for a share of the growing US market. All these companies offer shoes that are designed for competitive weightlifting or powerlifting, but that are good for all basic lifts, especially the squat, given their exemplary support and incompressible heel design. A variety of powerlifting shoes with essentially flat soles and no heel lift, much like track flats or wrestling shoes, are also available from powerlifting equipment houses like Inzer (USA), and also work for basic exercise purposes. These shoes are less suited for squatting, since they require that you have better than average flexibility to squat in them, but they are excellent for floor work and standing exercises.

Another pair of shoes to buy? Is it really worth it? Yes. Effective training yields superior results. Safe training yields fewer training injuries. The logic is inescapable. For as little as $40 for a pair of old-school Chuck Taylor's or as much as $170 for the state of the art Adidas shoe, you can have the right shoe for the right job. The right shoe is important for performance and safety, and for as little as half the cost of a premium running shoe, you can look and lift like a pro.

Solid sole design and micro-adjustable arch support make today's economy lifting shoe perform on par with more expensive, stylish, and sought after premier shoes but the old standbys still work.

Top Left - Adidas Adistar

Top Right - Inzer Pillar

Center Left - Werksan lifting shoe

Center Right -. VS Athletics lifting shoe

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