Rule number one is always look good. On any given day you can walk into the facility and see people sporting all
types of CrossFit gear. One staple of any CF bada$$ are legit weightlifting shoes. Currently I own a pair of Nike Romaleos and just picked up a pair of Nike Romaleo 2’s (thanks Susan!). They are worn by every member of the chinese olympic team and are the Official shoe of the Beijing Olympics.
These shoes are true to size. I wear 8.5 in just about every shoe and these Nikes are not an exception. They feel
super stable, look good, and make me feel stronger. The main difference between the Romaleo 1’s and 2’s are the weight, about 50 grams, making the Romaleo 2’s a slightly better CrossFit weightlifting shoe. Here are some features special to the shoe: Exclusive Nike contoured TPU heel wedge cups heel and supports foot to provide unmatched lifting stability, integrated lacing and double power straps lock foot firmly in place, durable upper materials and construction, outsole designed to minimize wear in the heel.
If you are on the fence about getting weightlifting shoes I highly recommend the Romaleo 2’s. They are pricey($190) but definitely worth every penny. Also check out weightlifting shoes from Adidas and Dowinn!