Lift heavy with the right footwear – that means oly lifters or cross trainers. Here’s the new Lifting Shoes from TYR. You can get these from Rogue Fitness
TYR has been a top name in specialized athletic apparel for almost 40 years. It is named after TYR, the Norse god of courage and sacrifice, denoting that the brand is built on commitment and discipline. TYR has now produced a line of superior weightlifting and cross-training shoes quickly adopted by many of the leading strength athletes in the country.
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The L-1 Lifter highlights a patent-pending anatomical toe box and a wide flat sole for excellent stability even to the most strenuous regimens. The unique, extra wide toe box stimulates a more natural, non-constrained fit for comfortable and effective lifting.
TYR-1 Lifter also has adjustable double straps at midfoot. It has adjustable double straps at midfoot and back heel support. The shoe has a 21mm heel-to-toe drop that allows for a more upright torso during lifts and can help enhance squat depth. It comes in camo/black and white/gum colorways.
TYR CXT-1 Trainer
The CXT-1 Trainer is designed for brutal training regimens and competitions, integrating a patent-pending stability platform with a responsive NRG foam midsole, flexible forefoot, and breathable mesh upper. This lifting shoe also includes a smooth and durable heel tab for perfect glide during handstand push-ups.
It also has an extended toe guard for greater durability and traction and a wrap-around side gripper around the heel for more stability. This shoe has a 9mm heel-to-toe drop and comes in black/gum and black/camo colorways.
Lifting Shoes from TYR – In Summary
That’s our close-up look at Lifting Shoes from TYR.
Both TYR-1 Lifter and TYR CXT-1 Trainer have impressive stability with no-frills aesthetics. The TYR-1 Lifter has a wide toe box that delivers generous room for natural toe splaying during stationary lifts, while the TYR CXT-1 Trainer has the Surge NRG foam midsole for superior responsiveness for plyometrics and other dynamic movements.
Looking for more options? Check out these other great products:
Adidas makes a great budget option – check out the Adidas Powerlift 5 Weightlifting Shoes.
Nike’s Romaleos are very expensive – but the Nike Savaleos Weightlifting Shoe is nearly as good – for a LOT less.
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