This is for the competitive power and olympic lifters. These shoes offer the stiffness and heel height that are good for absolutely nothing besides when you are doing heavy lifts. If you are a casual gym goer these are most definitely unnecessary especially at the $200 price point. However, if you are trying to increase your lifts, these are a game changer.
Shoe: Altra Solstice XT Category- Cross Trainers Weight-8.4oz Heal to Toe Drop: 0mm Stack Height: 23 mm Cost- $110 Pros: Comfortable for all day wear Upper gives support for lateral movements Enough support to perform agility drills Wide toe box that allows foot to splay and increase base of support at the foot Alot ofContinue reading “Shoe Review: Altra Solstice XT”
Shoe: Nike Metcon 5 Category- Cross Trainers Weight-10oz Heal to Toe Drop: 6mm Cost- $130 Pros: Great for heavy lifts Heel Inserts to increase the offset… Great for people who lack proper ankle dorsiflexion to allow them to get into deep squats Many designs/colors Wider fit than many other trainers Very comfortable and breathable Cons:Continue reading “Shoe Review: Nike Metcon 5 Review”