What do the Best Workout Gloves 2014 and the Best Weight Lifting Shoes 2014 have in common? They're both Leather! That might seem like a no brainer, but when it comes to workout gloves you get what you pair for and most of 'em are made from cheap "leather like" materials or even worse... rubber or fabric! Weight Lifting isn't an expensive sport or hobby. Aside from your gym membership costs there's not a lot of extra fitness accessories that you'd need. Those things you do need like workout gloves or lifting straps aren't that expensive. When you think about it the most costly weight lifting equipment you're going to probably ever have to buy is a pair of shoes!