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    Shoes for leg day

    I have been using general training shoes from Dicks for lifting for ever. Is there a better shoe to wear for leg day specifically if doing squats?

    I have a few friends that go barefoot but i never fell comfortable when trying it. Thanks


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    I like a powerlifting or olympic lifting shoe. I have the adidas but there are many out there that have the solid sole and a bit of a heel wedge. I wear it all the time but it's really for squats and deadlifts.

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    I love wearing Otomix during legs. Really comfortable and feels like your barefoot


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    Chucks or High top Reeboks with a hard flat bottom

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    I squat better in shoes that are made for squatting. Right now I use and like Do-Win Classic lifter. It has a stacked (0.75 inch) heel and two cross straps for stability. These would not be great for deadlifting -- I use deadlifting slippers with straps for those.

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    Get the nike metcons.. you probably have to order them I could not find them in a normal shoe store like finish line or foot locker. but they have a very stable base and come with heal inserts if you want to use them. I would not run in them though they are to clunky. I used to just lift in running shoes and these made a huge difference in stability.

    https://www.nike.com/t/metcon-6-trai...qKX/CK9388-002
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    Quote Originally Posted by Skinnyguy180 View Post
    Get the nike metcons.. you probably have to order them I could not find them in a normal shoe store like finish line or foot locker. but they have a very stable base and come with heal inserts if you want to use them. I would not run in them though they are to clunky. I used to just lift in running shoes and these made a huge difference in stability.

    https://www.nike.com/t/metcon-6-trai...qKX/CK9388-002
    I have the Nike Metcon Sport. Not super expensive or heavy, but still a decent lifting shoe. Pretty comfortable too.

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    Thanks guys, much appreciated.


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    I have always used hi top Chucks. Not much cushion and the bottoms are really flat.

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    Either converse or nobull. I like both a lot


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    I use some Asics wrestling shoes i got off Amazon for like $35


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nasty-Bam View Post
    I use some Asics wrestling shoes i got off Amazon for like $35


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    This dudes got monster quads! Wear the same shoes as him lol
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    I have to second the hi top chucks. simple and relatively cheap.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A.font401 View Post
    This dudes got monster quads! Wear the same shoes as him lol
    Thanks brotha!


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    Shoes for leg day

    I almost went with the Asics wrestling shoes hoping just putting them would make my quads grow like Nasty-Bam. But came across a Converse outlet store this weekend in Boston and grabbed some chucks.

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