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Promoted 08-08-2015 by castlebeckett at 05:39 PM View Original Post
Eastbay.com has Nike Men's Romaleos II Power Lifting Shoes (Various Colors) for $149.99 - $22.50 w/ promo code EMEB4WC5 = $127.49. Shipping is free. Thanks expansionist

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Our research indicates that Nike Men's Romaleos II Power Lifting Shoes are $63 lower (33% savings) than the next best available price from a reputable merchant with prices starting from $190. >castlebeckett

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Edited August 9, 2015 at 07:55 AM by expansionist
http://www.eastbay.com/product/model:196942/
UPDATE: 20% off with LKS15836 ($119.99 + tax + FS)

15% off with EMEB4WC5

Compare to Adidas Adipower at same net price from recent FP deal: http://slickdeals.net/f/8024879-men-s-adidas-adipower-weightlifting-shoe-127-50-tax-free-shipping-eastbay-com

This is the best-ever price for new Romaleos and $5-10 away from the best price for the Adipowers.
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Been waiting on these, thanks OP!
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Same here! Great sale prices on Romaleos and Adipowers - the red Adidas are $99 before coupon!

Now my 5.5 year old VS Athletics can finally retire. :p
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Me (and my poverty squats and my wide ass feet) have been waiting for this deal, too! Thanks OP; got a pair.
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Same here! Great sale prices on Romaleos and Adipowers - the red Adidas are $99 before coupon!

Now my 5.5 year old VS Athletics can finally retire. :p
Lol you got me excited when I saw reds for $99 its only size 16. I already own a pair of romaleos great shoes might have to get another pair at this price or the adipower.
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Thanks!
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Great! These are rarely discounted. I purchased these a few months ago for ~185 after tax...

i live in cali and these come out to about 138 after tax.

I recommend buying 1/2 size bigger than you normally wear otherwise they might be too snug.

Thank again op. repped.
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In for a pair.

I've been stuck at about 225 on my squats. I was wearing tennis shoes. Hopefully these will help me leap my plateau.
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In for a pair.

I've been stuck at about 225 on my squats. I was wearing tennis shoes. Hopefully these will help me leap my plateau.
Keep at it, next thing you know you be doing 3 plates
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I've been told that the soles of the shoes should be as flat as possible, especially for squats and deadlifts. These shoes are elevated at the heels. Is there a reason why?
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I've been told that the soles of the shoes should be as flat as possible, especially for squats and deadlifts. These shoes are elevated at the heels. Is there a reason why?
You probably don't want to wear these for deadlifts (flat is usually better there).

Depending on your biomechanics and hip flexibility, additional heel height can help you with deep squats especially with a narrow stance and high bar.

Olympic weightlifting shoes also provide some support for heavy cleans, snatches, presses, and other exotic movements. They are also built to be extremely durable and sturdy to the point that they are uncomfortable and unsuitable for use outside of the gym.

Minimal/no heel height works well for low-bar/wide-stance squats if those are comfortable for you.
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Last edited by expansionist August 8, 2015 at 03:56 PM
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Quote from cakalusa View Post :
I've been told that the soles of the shoes should be as flat as possible, especially for squats and deadlifts. These shoes are elevated at the heels. Is there a reason why?

DELETED. I was wrong, these are for squats.
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Last edited by ak1802 August 8, 2015 at 06:16 PM
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had the adidas but I got the Reebok power lift 2.0 which is the flatter one...takes a while to get used to it but I have been doing really good after some mobility work I squat 3 plates narrow/low bar squat raw and pull almost 4 plates no belt.

only thing I can say is that addressing motor inefficiency with mechanical corrections isn't the best idea as personally I have been down that path to get the deeper squat. although mobility work takes a while before the workout, it feels great!

coming from injuries using the mechanical advantages provided by the increased heel height and belt I'd have to say that the progress isn't that great but it's well worth the time investment as most of my pain in the joints is gone
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Great! These are rarely discounted. I purchased these a few months ago for ~185 after tax...

i live in cali and these come out to about 138 after tax.

I recommend buying 1/2 size bigger than you normally wear otherwise they might be too snug.

Thank again op. repped.
I actually recommend sizing 1/2 down. You want these snug. It's not good if the heel of your foot is slipping out the shoe.

That being said, I own a pair and these are the BEST weight lifting shoe available.
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