On the 8th day of Rulon Rules, Coach Jen gave to me:
Get in a Flat Rubber Sole to lift!
Sounds funny, right? You want the flattest shoe that you can imagine when you are lifting weights. I have seen some athletes wear no shoes at all. A flat rubber sole is the key to weight lifting, and this is where Chuck Converse come in. The flat sole allows the athlete to apply more force in the heel. I have seen some runners come into the gym with their Hoka One One on, and start lifting weights. I make them take off their running shoes. The gray ones are my staple in the gym:
Remember, the holidays are coming :) Hint, Hint: Amazon!