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Welcome to WLShoes.com, the ONLY website and online community dedicated solely to weight training footwear. It may seem crazy, but the type of shoes you chose for your training can have a drastic impact on your form, safety and overall ability to perform your lifts. Wearing the proper shoes for your style of lifting and training will increase the overall efficiency of your training. Not surprisingly, there are numerous options that vary in more than just name and styling. From traditional Oly style shoes with 3/4 inch heels, to hybrids and custom heel heights - this site is here to help you select the correct lifting shoe for you.

Looking for a specific weight lifting shoe review? Well you're in the right place. We have user submitted and experts reviews, video comparisons and detailed write-ups on all the newest models as well as the latest industry news and deals on shoes. Our reviews are organized under the categories of CrossFit, Olympic Lifting Shoes, Power Lifting Shoes, Bodybuilding and Minimalist. We strive to write thorough and unbiased reviews on everything from Oly shoes to trainers and we encourage all of our readers to leave their own experiences and thoughts as well. Together we hope to build the internet's largest and most useful database on all fitness training shoes available on the market.


Latest Weight Lifting Shoe and Trainer ReviewsSee All »

Risto Rio

The Risto Rio Olympic Lifting Shoe, released in 2014, is the Company's 4th model and the best looking one to date....

Topo Athletic RX

Topo has burst onto the zero-drop scene with an interesting split-toe design intended for use in functional fitness applications. We put...

Reebok CrossFit Nano Speed

The Nano Speed has been developed by Reebok to round out their CrossFit product line and provide an alternative style of...

Reebok Nano 3.0

Continually working towards crafting the perfect CrossFit trainer, Reebok has launched the Nano 3.0 which boasts a tougher design but at...

Risto Olimpico

The newest Oly design by Risto Sports combines all the features we loved from previous models with an updated style. The...

Nike Romaleos 2

An update to the original Nike Oly shoe, this version has a few refinements in its design to increase its functionality...

New Balance Minimus 20v2

Building on previous designs this shoe features upgraded Vibram sole construction and a lighter overall feel than its predecessor. A great...

Reebok CrossFit Nano 2

Reebok has managed to pack a lot of features into a single shoe in order to meet the demands of the...

New Balance MX20 Minimus 20v1

A cross trainer with a lightweight and simplistic design, the MX20 has exploded onto the CrossFit scene as a "must-have" shoe...

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Where to Buy Weightlifting Shoes in the UK?

Despite the fact that Olympic weightlifting is a much more popular sport in European countries, apparently it is difficult to find online retailers that offer lifting shoes to Europeans. While some American companies do offer international shipping, the shipping cost plus VAT is usually not worth the effort. So why is it so hard to find a quality, low cost shoe overseas? Especially when some American shoe brands are utilizing factories in Armenia and other relatively close countries.

Reebok Discount Code – 15% Off Your Purchase

The team over at ShopReebok.com has provided us with an exclusive coupon code for our readers. From now until October 31st, 2012 you can take 15% off your entire Reebok purchase. View the full article for sale details.

The Evolution of Athletic Shoes (Graphic)

Athletic footwear has come a long way in the last 100 years.Technology and medical science have come together to give us a greater understanding of the human body and how to design shoes that function properly for all feet. Advancements in shoe design and material have been ongoing since the first pair of animal hide moccasins were created. We found a really cool infographic that follows the history of sports footwear over the centuries.

Risto Converts Oly Shoes and Trainers to US Sizing

In an effort to make it easier for customers to choose the correct shoe size, Risto Sports has converted all of their shoes to US standard sizing. This does away with the old sizing chart that required you to measure your foot and follow instructions for selecting a size. The problem with this system was many people fell between two measurements and weren't sure which size to order, leading many to guess and select the wrong size.

25% Off Apparel with Reebok Promo Code

Reebok just provide us a promo code to share with all of our visitors! Now not only can you get free shipping on your shop.reebok.com orders, but you can save $25 on the cost of most apparel items. Some restrictions apply, see full post for details.

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