Originally Posted by dealt_with
It's actually 100% true. They are fine and lots of my rugby players lift with the nike free runs but they are not ideal, you will be able to lift more with a more stable shoe or barefoot. What's with the aversion to lifting shoes? If you're serious about lifting they're a good investment, no different than buying a pair of running shoes.
I wouldn't buy running shoes if they weren't really needed. With lifting shoes I just think why bother? I can lift barefoot in my gym if I want to. I did look into lifting shoes a bit back they all seemed pretty expensive and I don't see them at all as a must.