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Best Dead Shoe


#1

I know already look for a shoe with little to no sole i dont wanna wear dead slippers though...Looking for a shoe MADE for deads...Preferabbly cheap and nice looking.(ps those toe shoes are really gay,sorry toe shoe lovers lol)
Was thinking of adidas wrestling shoes but anyone know of a Powerlifting company that sells shoes for deads again not dead slippers?


#2

I’ve heard good reviews of the SABO deadlift shoes, I’ve never used them personally but I do have their squat shoes and they are of good quality. Might be worth looking into


#3

chuck taylors, wrestling shoes, sabo powerlifting shoe, mark bells powerlift shoe.


#4

Wrestling shoes. I use them for all my workouts and love em.


#5

thanks for all replies ill check some out the sabo pl dead shoes sound interesting as well as m.bell chucks are popular i just dont like em lol wrestling shoes are cool but Usually exp tho im sure i could find some online cheap


#6

yep am using mark bell reeboks -really great and built to last


#7

I’ve had a cheap pair of asics (just looked it up they’re matflex 4’s) for over a year and love sumo deadlifting in them. If I’m not mistaken wrestling season ended recently so you may be able to find a pair on clearance at a sporting goods store.


#8

My favorite are leather Chuck Taylor’s.


#9

I’ve had my wrestling shoes since 2001, and they aren’t expensive.


#10

I prefer my chucks, particularly for conventional deadlifting. Do you pull conventional or sumo? I like a tighter fit/more support when I am sumo.


#11

Very happy with my Adidas Box Hogs for sumo deadlifting. Little to no sole, very light, but still some decent lateral support.