Originally Posted by Michael Houghton
They are depressed when there is just metcon and no heavy lifting to be done.
They have their head in the right place.
Once you get folks at the gym lifting, you can do a group order for shoes and get a good price. VS Athletics is good about offering discounts (I have their shoes).
Oly shoes are the right tool for the job. You wouldn't wear Chucks to play football, and you shouldn't wear them on the platform. At some point, a crossfitter will tell you that you aren't functional and that you should do Oly barefoot or some stupid crap. At that point, try to wrap an Eleiko around his neck. It's good work for you, it helps him in the long run, and you'll get to see if those bars really snap back into a straight position.