Here’s the newest color option of the Nike Romaleos 4 SE from Nike. The Nike Romaleos family is known for two things – strength and stability. These are Olympic weightlifting shoes that are heavier, with a flat sole and midfoot straps for a tight fit. They enable you to push into the floor with less effort, producing more power throughout a lift. Here’s some of the styles we are going to look at: Nike Romaleos 4 – Video Review on our YouTube Channel Why read when you can watch? Check out this video from our YouTube channel: Here’s our earlier hands-on review of the Rom 4: Nike Romaleos 4 SE – Overview The upper of Nike Romaleos 4 SE is made mainly from a woven type of fabric that is solid but flexible. The material is a bit hard and needs a little time to break-in, and when it does, it becomes comfortable. The toebox of the shoe arches nicely for split jerks without curving easily. The Nike Romaleos 4 SE highlights a broad, flat base and a supportive foundation. [Read more …]
For the first time in a long time, Nike has two Oly lifting shoes available. Let’s compare them head to head – because there are some BIG differences between the two. This is Nike Savaleos Versus Nike Romaleos. Nike Romaleos and Nike Savaleos are both designed for Olympic weightlifters. From a quick look, they almost appear identical. But what differs one from the other? Let’s examine closely. Here are some of the styles we are going to look at: Time to compare these shoes side by side. Romaleos Versus Savaleos YouTube Review See these shoes side by side and sole to sole here: What’s the big differences? The Romaleos 4 continues to be rock solid and the most heel raise. In comparison the Savaleos is lighter, has a bit more cushion, less drop – but it’s also quieter, easier to walk in – and cheaper. I’d say go with the Romaleos 4 if you want the ultimate in rock-solid stability – otherwise the Savaleos is an excellent Oly lifter too. Romaleos Versus Savaleos – Overview Both the Romaleos and Savaleos [Read more …]
Here’s the upcoming Nike Savaleos weightlifting shoe. It’s available NOW from Rogue Fitness. Word on the street is that it has less drop as compared to the Nike Romaleos 4 Oly lifter. Check out our full review of the Nike Savaleos weightlifting shoe.