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Old 04-20-2009, 05:29 AM   #1
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Question Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

Already did a search, didn't really find what I was looking for, I'll keep looking through the threads but.....

I'm in the market for some Olympic Lifting Shoes.

What is your favorite Oly shoe and why(if you have a reason why)?

I was looking into some Do-Wins. Thats why my Oly coach uses and the prices don't seem to be outrageous.
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Old 04-20-2009, 05:53 AM   #2
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

Adidas Ironworks are imo the best. Do-wins are good too and a hell of a lot cheaper
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:15 AM   #3
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

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Adidas Ironworks are imo the best. Do-wins are good too and a hell of a lot cheaper
Thanks for the reply. I'll check out the Ironworks.

I should also say that I've pretty much just started working with my Oly coach, so shoes for competition and what not isn't necessary.

I was looking at these:

http://www.roguefitness.com/store/rogue_dowins.php (WFS)
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Old 04-20-2009, 06:43 AM   #4
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

I got a pair of these a few months ago http://www.vsathletics.com/product.p...ed7436cc6208c4 WFS

These were my first pair of lifting shoes so I don't have anything to compare them against, but I like them so far and they're significantly better than my Chucks for doing squats and Oly stuff. Great customer service too--I sent in a few questions and got quick email replies from the president of the company (Sean Waxman, who posts on here from time to time). They're still listed at their sale price which makes them one of the cheaper lifting shoes you'll find, and you can't beat the blue patent leather. Sizing runs the same as Chucks and dress shoes, FYI, so you may have to go 1/2 size smaller than you wear in running shoes.
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Old 04-20-2009, 07:24 AM   #5
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

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I got a pair of these a few months ago http://www.vsathletics.com/product.p...ed7436cc6208c4 WFS

These were my first pair of lifting shoes so I don't have anything to compare them against, but I like them so far and they're significantly better than my Chucks for doing squats and Oly stuff. Great customer service too--I sent in a few questions and got quick email replies from the president of the company (Sean Waxman, who posts on here from time to time). They're still listed at their sale price which makes them one of the cheaper lifting shoes you'll find, and you can't beat the blue patent leather. Sizing runs the same as Chucks and dress shoes, FYI, so you may have to go 1/2 size smaller than you wear in running shoes.
Thanks for the info. Thats definately a nice looking shoe and at a great price! Seems like I'm going to have a lot more trouble deciding what shoes to pick now.
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Old 04-20-2009, 09:25 AM   #6
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

I have a pair of these http://www.vsathletics.com/product.p...5834f47bd1dc66 (wfs)

I really like how they fit, and the price was pretty reasonable. They also aren't as...blue...as the other VS shoes =)
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:29 PM   #7
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

i've never owned anything else, but I like my Do Wins.

PS: Any shoe is better than none.
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Old 04-20-2009, 12:53 PM   #8
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

Love the Do-Wins, very comfortable.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:10 PM   #9
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

PS: Any shoe is better than none.[/quote]

Agree 100%. I have the Rogue DoWins and love them. They are also my first though, used VFFs before that. Makes a world of difference.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:11 PM   #10
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Re: Your Favorite Oly Shoes?

The greatest oly shoes are attached to you.

Go barefoot...break PR's.

If you must, grab some Vibram Fivefingers.
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