One thing that people fail to realize about Olympic Weightlifting is the importance of the proper equipment. Some people may wonder, “Why do you need special equipment to lift weights?” Well, would you expect an NFL superstar to play without a helmet? How about an MLB slugger to play without a bat? Weightlifting is no different than football, baseball or any other sport in that if you want to be a major player and take your game to the next level, you have to have the right equipment. This article is going to take a look at weightlifting shoes. Firstly, their importance, but also what to look for when purchasing a pair that you will rely so heavily on during your training.
Understanding the need for Quality Weightlifting Shoes
What makes a good weightlifting shoe?
Comfort and Fit
- Does the shoe run narrow or wide
- Does it supports removable soles
- How secure are the laces or straps