Deadlift slippers have been around for years but never really changed, but why do we use them? Deadlift slippers are used all over Europe, from France to Italy and in the UK. The reason I prefer a slipper to other “shoes” is they ensure you get as close to the floor as possible. Powerlifting is all about margins and if you can get the support from a shoe that also doesn’t raise you off the floor then this is a no brainer! A7 deadlift slippers for example have a 3mm sole meaning getting close to the floor is ticked off the list. The other dimension of a good deadlift shoe is stability.
A belt is a big decision. It is not something we buy often so make sure the powerlifting you get is the best powerlifting belt for you. It’s a minefield out there so this article will take you through your options and what might be the best choice for you when it comes to picking a powerlifting belt.
Lets face it powerlifters are hard to buy for. It might seem like all we do is eat, go to the gym and then find out where our next meal is coming from (yes I put eating in there twice for a good reason). Find out the best gifts for powerlifters that they probably never knew they needed.
A brief explanation of what the heck is "Bar Grip" and how it can help you increase your 1 Rep Max in squat, bench and more! The Bar Grip helps you stick to slippery commercial gym benches and also helps keep the bar on your back when squatting. No sliding, no chalk, no mess.