Why Olympic Weightlifting Shoes Matter – Tabata Times

Why Olympic Weightlifting Shoes Matter – Tabata Times

“If you would buy good shoes for running, why wouldn’t you buy the proper shoes for weightlifting? There is no substitute for a weightlifting shoe.”

Article from Tabata Times

Let’s be honest: CrossFit — though it may be bare-bones in terms of the box itself — is not exactly a cheap endeavor. Whether you regularly update your shoe closet or sports bra selection, fill your closet with CrossFit T-shirts, or have taken up shopping at Lululemon, it is not difficult to spend money as a CrossFitter. So… is it worth buying specialty shoes for Olympic weightlifting? Won’t your minimum-drop shoes suffice? Freddy Camacho, CrossFit Games Masters competitor and owner of CrossFit One World, explains why yes, having Oly shoes does matter…

Click the link below to read the entire article and here’s another article on the topic of lifting shoes


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