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I’m usually requested about coaching footwear. For instance, is it price investing in weightlifting footwear with an elevated heel for squats? Must you deadlift in these footwear, or is it higher to drag barefoot? What about minimalist, “barefoot-style” footwear? And to be trustworthy, health footwear isn’t one thing I’ve spent quite a lot of time trying into, so I wished to ask an professional within the subject onto the podcast to debate the subject. That’s why Jake Boly is becoming a member of me for an interview on this episode, to not solely clarify the variations between health footwear, why they matter, and what to search for in a pair fitness center footwear primarily based in your coaching, however to additionally give particular mannequin suggestions.

In case you’re not acquainted with Jake, he’s the founding father of That Match Pal, a web site devoted to testing and reviewing the most effective coaching footwear and attire, and creating content material to assist folks make knowledgeable shopping for selections. A variety of evaluation content material out there’s nothing greater than undercover advertising and paid promoting, however Jake truly runs the gear by the ringer and places it to the check in real-life each inside and outdoors the fitness center, so he may give a real, helpful evaluation of its efficiency.

On this interview, Jake and I discuss . . .

  • What to search for in a coaching shoe
  • The several types of footwear, together with completely different supplies and development and the way they impression efficiency and sturdiness
  • Who ought to use weightlifting footwear
  • What heel drop is, why it issues, and the way it impacts your squats and deadlifts
  • Barefoot coaching and “barefoot” type footwear
  • Particular suggestions of fashions to take a look at
  • Indicators you won’t have the correct pair of footwear
  • And extra . . .

So if you wish to study what to search for in a pair of footwear for the fitness center or different kinds of coaching, hearken to this interview!


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6:54 – What ought to we be in search of in coaching footwear?

12:55 – Have you ever reviewed any footwear which might be the most effective for sure coaching workout routines?

22:41 – Do we’d like correct weight lifting footwear? Does it actually make a distinction?

28:46 – Are there every other advantages to carrying weightlifting footwear?

39:36 – What are your ideas on weightlifting with no footwear?

45:43 – Is there any fact to the advertising of trainers?

48:03 – What are frequent indicators that your trainers aren’t best for you?

49:53 – Are shin splints attributable to shoe kind?

1:02:50 – Is there anything you wish to add?

1:04:35 – The place can folks discover you?

1:05:27 – Are there any footwear or corporations which might be horrible?

1:07:54 – Are there any well-liked footwear that you simply don’t suggest?

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Jake’s web site: thatfitfriend.com

Jake’s Youtube channel: https://youtube.com/jakebolytraining/

Jake’s Instagram: https://instagram.com/jake_boly/

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