Adidas End of Season Sale Going on Right Now

It's that time and retailers are clearing shelves and warehouses to make room for new models and inventory. Adidas is having an awesome End of Season Sale going on on right now that features over 1,700 items on sale for up to half off their normal price. The sale will run until all items are sold out so you will want to act fast to get items in your size!

New Inov-8 Weightlifting Shoe Coming July 2013

One of the original choices amongst CrossFit athletes, Inov-8 is taking a stab at the Oly shoe market with the new FastLift 335/315. It is being touted as one of the lightest lifting shoes ever released with a design that combines a lightweight trainer with a molded, TPU heel. We take a quick look at the design and some of the features this model is reported to have.

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.

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.

New Site Features: Shoe Width and Weight!

In an effort to provide answers for two of THE MOST asked questions I see on this site and boards across the net, I've added two new specifications under the "Shoe Features" section of each review. As the title exclaims, these will be Shoe Weight and Shoe Width - Now the next time you see someone ask "How much does the [insert shoe model here] weigh?" you can refer them to the review page.

Nike Romaleo 2 Shoe Release Date Announced

Launching nearly simultaneously with the Adidas AdiPower Weightlifting Shoe, the Nike Romaleo 2 shoe already has a few noticeable advantages over its competition - namely color options! What changes have Nike reps stated will be made to the new Nike2 shoe and will there be enough stock to go around on the 15th of January when these official launch?

Will Rogue Fitness Stop Selling Do-Wins in 2012?

Rogue Fitness has always been a cornerstone of Crossfit equipment, not the least of which has been their popular weightlifting shoe. But with the advent of the Reebok Crossfit shoes, Rogue's own decision to carry other brands, and the mounting complaints about Do-Win quality - Will Rogue Stop Retailing the Do-Win Badged Shoes?

Will Major Brands Kill Small Weightlifting Shoe Companies in 2012?

With 2012 just around the corner, we're about to see the launch of at least 3 new models of weightlifting shoes from major manufacturers including Reebok, Nike and Adidas. Will smaller brands be able to survive in such a competitive market, or will they become obsolete?