The deadlift is a weight training exercise in which a loaded barbell or bar is lifted off the ground to the level of the hips, torso perpendicular to the floor, before being placed back on the ground. It is one of the three powerlifting exercises, along with the squat and bench press.These shoes are designed for one certain lift — the Deadlift. Heavy weight lifting, including the deadlift, is a serious task for the body. We can't rely on something unreliable and insecure.