So far they have been awesome! It's my first lifting shoe so I can't really compare to others. My foot feels secure and doesn't move much when lifting! Also, I like the way they look! very cool!
Very comfortable, looks great as well. So much grip that's it's impossible to slide, and the ROM that it brought to my ankles made squats a better overall experience.
Sadly I’m a little disappointed in these shoes. The heel cup where your heel sits in the shoe is a little shallow compared to the P3. When I first put them on, trying to do a split **** I get like my heel on my rear foot was going to come out of the shoe. They also run a little smaller than the P3.
The P3+ represents the next evolution in our classic P3 weightlifting shoe. Featuring a 1 inch solid wood heel, each pair is individually handcrafted, giving every single shoe its own distinctive qualities. The P3+ features a brand new reinforced toe cap and stitching at the bottom to help resist everyday wear & tear. The P3+ also has our classic sturdy velcro strap, trapezoidal heel for increased surface area support and soft suede that conforms to your feet. A uniquely original shoe that pays homage to the classic weightlifting shoes of times past but updates the design with some quality of life choices.
Heel and Sole Construction: 1) The revolutionary tapered wood-heel provides a solid foundation and a stable position. 2) Our high density wood heel enables maximum force throughout the lift* 3) The wood-heel is carved, shaped and stained by hand. The stain is black. 4) Effective heel-height is 1" (2.54 centimeters).
Upper Construction: 1) The upper is made with suede-leather. 2) Breathable toe box allows for more comfort. 3) Thick hook-and-loop strap using Velcro USA for better pull and stronger hold. 4) Mesh tongue and forming insole create a very comfortable fit.
Answer: Having a slightly higher effective heel height the average (appx. .75"), lifters could see the benefits of a more comfortable lift, better positioning and proper alignment. If you have mobility issues in your ankles, hips or shoulders, a higher heel height could help provide a better bar path and catch position.
Answer: Heel construction tests have been performed to see how much force is applied (or lost) though the lift. After testing UVA, TMU and wood, wood outperformed TMU by a margin of 12 percentage points (.65 vs .77). A score of 1 indicates zero-loss of force through absorption of the material. TMU is a synthetic plastic that you will find on major mass-produced brands. From these density tests, wood allows the maximum force out ofthe materials currently available to produce heels on weightlifting shoes.
Our shoes fit true to size and we recommend ordering your regular shoe size. Please note: our Women lifters are true women's sizes. Thus, they are slightly more narrow than our men lifters. This is to create the same snug fit for women as we do for men.
However, if you are a female with size E width or wider, we would suggest ordering a Men's size instead. This would be 1.5 sizes below your female size. For example, if you normally wear a Women's 8.5, we would suggest ordering a Men's size 7. FOR MORE SIZING INFORMATION - please view our Size Chart.
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Revolutionary tapered heel for a more stable position and solid foundation.
The upper is made with high quality suede-leather that enables a durable, yet comfortable fit.
High density, classic wood heel for maximum force throughout the heel.
Thick hook-and-loop strap using Velcro USA for better pull and stronger hold.
Breathable toe box to keep your feet cool.
Vibram rubber soles enhance your grip on the platform.