I just picked a pair up, should I wear them when dead lifting to?
Try them out and see if you like it. I haven't when I tried them. They are nice to wear benching though.
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I've never worn them for deadlifting. It wouldn't hurt to try. Let us know how you like it!
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I wouldn't squat without them. I use them for hacks, leg press, and squats. I feel like I'm glued to the ground and I can achieve a much better up right position at the bottom of the squat.
I always squat and deadlift barefoot. Is there much difference between barefoot and a specialty shoe??
I got some Do-Wins a while back and love squatting with them. I like deadlifting with them but don't feel like it is the same advantage, I do just as well with some chucks.
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Big ragu, there is a huge difference squatting barefoot and squatting with oly shoes.
Nsculuke, the oly shoes would put the weight more forward since the heel is raised, you want to pull in a flat soled shoe.
Best shoes to pull in- driving shoes, no question. (As in racing shoes) Grippy as hell flat soled bottom, sturdy leather top, and nearly zero sole thickness.
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Why not barefoot? or the above post if you need some grip or train in a fancy shmancy gym
personal preference, but I don't like deadlifting in mine.
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Is there a good all around shoe? Something to squat, dead, and press in?
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