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Metal Squat Shoes, Worth It?

Are they worth the price ?

If you are an elite squatter and feel that they are the only thing that is holding your performance back then yes.

Take a look at the world’s elite lifters. What do they use?

Most use Chuck Taylors.

If you’ve been training in the same shoes for a long time, the change will throw you off.

To each their own. In the end, it comes down to preference.

Jeff Lewis squats in Nikes.

I’m not sure about metal shoes, but I’m picking up a pair of the Adidas ones I found for a huge discount mostly for the sake of keeping my ankles flat and injury prevention. They’re just so much more stable.