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      08-09-2012 03:07 AM #1
      I'm planning to move, and with the move comes working out in a gym and wearing shoes. At home I either do squats, deadlifts, etc barefoot or in slides....so I don't need or want heel lift or support. Would these work? I like them because they have no midsole cushioning to wear out.

      http://www.altrazerodrop.com/webapp/...2_69006_176925

      These are appealing too, although I'm not crazy about needing to wear toe socks, and I do prefer wearing socks so they don't get too grungy.

      http://www.fila.com/men/shoes/skele-...efault,pd.html

      Are there any other shoes worth looking at in the $50 price range?
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      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

    2. 08-09-2012 06:12 AM #2
      I love the new balance minimus trail for liftin purposes.. But incant find it under 80$ sometimes cheaper on eBay though .... Socks are not ed recommended but I hate the grungy ness too so what I figured out was.....

      Chick-socks... Goto like tjmaxx or marshalls and grab you a pack of womens athletic socks... There like 1/3 the thickness of most men socks and won't ruin the minimalistic feel you want for squat / deads ...etc
      I dont want my J-Lines anymore...

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      08-09-2012 08:40 AM #3
      Wear socks and just take off your shoes to squat and DL .

    4. 08-09-2012 08:45 AM #4
      This thread should just be called "shoes" since none of the shoes discussed are for lifting.

      If you don't think you need a solid heel for support ask Chilledman about how strong he was with a small piece of paper under his heel.
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      08-09-2012 09:26 AM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by spoolin215 View Post
      This thread should just be called "shoes" since none of the shoes discussed are for lifting.

      If you don't think you need a solid heel for support ask Chilledman about how strong he was with a small piece of paper under his heel.


      ( I am going to start deadlifting on my toes to show you ! )

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      08-09-2012 12:23 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Chilledman View Post
      Wear socks and just take off your shoes to squat and DL .
      This is what I do.

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      08-12-2012 06:47 PM #7
      Chick socks and chuck taylors on leg days - commercial gyms frown on going barefoot and I won't be caught dead in vibrams

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      08-17-2012 03:19 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by Chilledman View Post
      Wear socks and just take off your shoes to squat and DL .


      I do this for squats, DL, bent over and t-bar rows...

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      08-17-2012 04:37 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by ..Derek.. View Post
      Chick socks and chuck taylors on leg days - commercial gyms frown on going barefoot and I won't be caught dead in vibrams
      I forgot about those. I think they have a little heel lift, but it's a good cheap option.
      Quote Originally Posted by apizzaparty View Post
      never thought once to use my lefty for the brake. sorry in my opinion it is dumb.

    10. 08-21-2012 08:58 PM #10
      Adidas Powerlift Trainer for oly lifts / squats, chucks for deadlift, nike free runs for everything else.

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      08-28-2012 10:02 AM #11
      Chucks are $50. I went w/ the Wal-Mart knock-offs for $12. They even ran big and I fit my clods into a 12.
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    12. 09-02-2012 05:38 PM #12
      when i competed i used otomix. best shoes for training. 100 bucks a pair. look and feel great. like training barefoot.

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      09-03-2012 10:50 PM #13
      wrestling shoes!!! they grip anything great and its almost like youre barefoot

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