Reebok CrossFit Lifter Plus 2.0 Review

Introduction

The Reebok CrossFit Lifter plus 2.0 succeeds Reebok’s original CrossFit lifter Plus. This Reebok shoe is actually more of a weightlifting shoe than a CrossFit-specific shoe. The shoe was released in 2014, and is available in 7 different color combinations.

Use

This shoe is designed to be used in CrossFit and Olympic Weightlifting. One of the most obvious differences to the Lifter 2.0, is the second second metatarsal strap for extra stability. The overall build is also less flexible. Because of this, this shoe is best used in WOD’s with a lot of weightlifting exercises, or for Olympic weightlifting. It’s also great for other strength training exercises like squats, bench presses, overhead presses, etc.

Specs

Shoe design / construction

The largest part of the body of the Lifter 2.0 Plus is made from synthetic mesh. The toebox is made from synthetic leather. This shoe uses U-form technology. With U-form technology, you heat up the shoe in the oven, and wear it right after. This makes the shoe mold to the shape of your foot, and allows for a better and more comfortable fit.

Like with most weighlifting shoes, the sole is flat and provides good grip to the floor.

Heel

The heel is made from hardened TPU, which is very stiff and incompressible. The heel drop is 0,75″, or 1.9 cm in height. Because of the hardened TPU heel, this shoe is less suited to dynamic exercises, like boxjumps.

Metatarsal strap

De CrossFit Lifter Plus 2.0  uses a two metatarsal straps for improved stability. This straps are made out of synthetic leather, and are heavy-duty, so you can tighten it without worrying about stretching it out or breaking.

Color and design

The shoe is available in over 7 different colors. To see all of them, click here.

Sizing/Fit

This shoe fit true to size, and is normal in width. To get the best fit, make sure to first check Reebok’s sizing table.

Conclusion

These shoes are your best option for CrossFit WOD’s with a lot of weightlifting exercises. They’re also a very good option for just Olympic Weightlifting. However, both the Adidas Adipower and Nike Romaleos 2 have better stability, and are therfore better for Olympic weightlifting than the Reebok CrossFit Plus 2.0.

Where to buy?

The best deals on this shoe can be found on Amazon or Ebay. Click the buttons below to check the current prices.

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Any questions or comments?

Do you have any questions or comments about the Reebok Crossfit Lifter Plus 2.0? Please post a comment below!

Specs

  • Released in: 2014
  • Color options: 7 color options
  • Effective heel height: 0,75″ / 1.9 cm
  • Heel material: hardened TPU
  • Best suited for: CrossFit, Olympic weightlifting
  • Fit (overall): True size
  • Fit (width): normal width

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2 thoughts on “Reebok CrossFit Lifter Plus 2.0 Review

  1. Marco

    I bought myself a new pare and was just wondering how does it work when puting to shoe into the oven and for how long at wat temperature

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