The ultimate guide to our fitness footwear
We spend hours trying to find the right pair of shorts for the squat rack, so why don’t we give the same attention to our footwear? To help you discover which of our Ryderwear shoes is best for your training style, we’ve curated a comprehensive guide with all of the information you need about our lifting shoes.
Whether you’re part of the anti-cardio gang and just want to hit heavy squats on the daily, or you’re a fan of sweat-drenched HIIT workouts and circuit training, we’ve got a collection of premium-quality training shoes engineered to level up your workouts.
Each of our training shoes is constructed with ultra-durable fabrics and groundbreaking designs that maximise your power and stability, helping you push past plateaus and rewrite your PRs.
A modern update on the bodybuilder’s shoe of choice, the D-Mak Velocity features premium materials designed to outlast a lifetime of lifting.
Training Style: You’re a modern lifter searching for the latest innovations in training tech, but you like to keep your workouts basic, focusing on the compound movements and tried & tested machines like the leg press.
Defining Features: Quality suede leather, padded interior for peak comfort, flat rubber sole for that barefoot feel
Our original D-Mak, redesigned and remastered for the new generation of bodybuilders.
Training Style: Classic, old-school bodybuilding. Think muscle beach and Generation Iron.
Defining Features: The D-Mak II offers a flat rubber sole created to grip gym floors for maximum power, while giving you that barefoot feel.
D-MAK CARBON FIBRE
Created for a louder leg day. This D-Mak features attention-grabbing carbon fibre detailed vinyl panels, with unparalleled support and durability.
Training Style: Compound movements like squats and deadlifts, for both pure strength and hypertrophy
Defining Features: The D-Mak Carbon Fibre offers a flat rubber sole created to grip gym floors for maximum power, while giving you that barefoot feel.
Designed for next level support. The D-Mak Rapid continues the evolution of our iconic lifting shoe, with the multiple materials and textures bringing a new style to the squat rack.
Training Style: Like most of our D-Mak shoes, Rapid was created for compound lifts like squats and deadlifts, with the mid top profile keeping you stable while you strive for greatness.
Defining Features: Padded interior for additional support and stability, thin flat rubber sole that grips to gym floors.
KAI GREENE SIGNATURE D-MAK
This epic collaboration between Ryderwear and a legend of lifting is your chance to own a piece of bodybuilding history.
Training Style: Pure hypertrophy, just like Kai Greene. This means leg presses, calf raises, hamstring curls.
Defining Features: The Kai Greene debossed signature, as well as the ‘Thoughts Become Things’ message featured on the inner sole. Each pair of this exclusive, once-in-a-generation release comes packaged in a limited edition keepsake shoe box.
This sleek update on the D-MAK features added heel support and premium textures handpicked to outlast a lifetime of lifts.
Training Style: No nonsense. You’re in the gym to lay waste to the weights, not waste time - you need a shoe that maximises your performance with minimum fuss.
Defining Features: Added heel support, thin flatter rubber sole for a barefoot feel, maximum grip and stability, high top design for ankle support.
WOMEN’S FLYLYTE TRAINER
Make lyte work of your next lift with our latest innovation in women’s training footwear.
Training Style: You like HIIT sessions just as much as you like heavy lifting, and you need a versatile shoe that has you covered for all types of movement.
Defining Features: Knit body for ultimate flexibility, ultra-lightweight, cushioned sole, sock upper for a second-skin fit.
Created for women who lift, every element of this gym shoe is engineered to help you lift heavier, feel stronger & turn yesterday's PB into today’s warmup.
Training Style: You believe strong is sexy. You train to emphasise your curves and spend just as much time in the squat rack as the stair climber.
Defining Features: Thin, flat sole for a barefoot feel, lightweight, plush padded ankle support, high top profile.
D-MAK ROGUE CAMO
Join the serious lifters club in the latest evolution of our signature hardcore training shoe. With an urban, gritty aesthetic, the D-Mak Rogue Camo is created for maximum power and minimum fuss, helping you blend out in the squat rack.
Training Style: The compound king. This shoe was designed for serious strength training, like heavy, bar-bending squats and deadlifts.
Defining Features: The D-Mak Rogue offers a flat rubber sole created to grip gym floors for maximum power, while giving you that barefoot feel.
Move lyte, train heavy in this ultra-lightweight, ultra-versatile trainer.
Training Style: Dynamic, high intensity exercises like HIIT, CrossFit, TRX and Plyometrics.
Defining Features: The knit main body offers total flexibility of movement. The sock feature upper gives you a supportive, second skin fit.
This reinvigorated and remixed version of the original D-Mak is clean, simple and keeps the focus on your workout.
Training Style: You like to hit leg day effectively and efficiently, focusing on the essential movements. No wasted reps.
Defining Features: The D-Mak Block features a durable leather and premium canvas fabric, with the signature flat rubber sole for maximum power and drive.
With a game-changing ultra high top, the Supatop Duty provides next-level ankle support so you can annihilate leg day.
Training Style: Two in one: these stylish kicks take you from the squat rack to the streets with ease. No spare pair of shoes necessary.
Defining Features: The ultra high-top and two buckle straps ensure ankle rolls are a thing of the past
FLYLYTE LIFTING SHOE
Destroy leg day like Kai Greene in these feather-light bodybuilding shoes.
Training Style: These kicks are created for dynamic, high-impact leg day staples like lunges and split squats, with the thicker sole offering more cushioning and protection
Defining Features: The buckle strap offers optimum stability and support. The badass inner sole illustration inspires you to crush your PB’s and dominate leg day.
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