Thread: Help with Footwear
10-07-2004, 11:03 AM #1
Help with Footwear
Hey all, can anyone give me any suggestions about footwear for bodybuilding training? I do not have much experience with "performance" footwear so any help would be great. I need a good arch support do to some mild Plantar Fascaitis. Any help would be great...
10-07-2004, 02:24 PM #2
Dr. Shoals in nike running shoes.
10-08-2004, 10:52 AM #3
i just wear a pair or regular trainers except for when in doing legs, then i wear my cat boots.
10-08-2004, 04:16 PM #4
Seriously! Workboots for Leg Day! Maybe I will try that... Can I ask if there is a specfic reason to do this?
10-08-2004, 04:41 PM #5
Well if you use a soft sole shoe like a trainer thats designed to compress to reduce impact while running, you can find that under a heavy weight they lose some stability. I found my form was detiriorating after i began to lift heavy. I got a back injury and when i came back i switched to wearing my cats to see if i could get better stability. I found my form instantly improved as did my stability. Never gonna go back to trainers again!
10-08-2004, 05:54 PM #6
Anyone who wears cat boots to do legs in... is doing them for looks.
I like my pair of Otomix... Comfy and great support.
10-10-2004, 05:32 AM #7
I go barefoot (granted I have Gold's at my house). Squats, leg press, everything. Hey Arnold did it.
10-10-2004, 01:35 PM #8
A lot of people like converse or cheap shoes with a flat rubber sole for doing deadlifts/squats for the reason that Prime said.
10-11-2004, 02:30 AM #9
Im wearing some old Classic reboks just like having full sandles on. (tennis shoes)
I also dont feel the flat foot effect im told i should or any probs in them afterwards. i never get what those shoe salesmen are saying about my feet thou?
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