Olympic Weight Plates



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What are Olympic Weight Plates?

Olympic Weight Plates are specialized discs used in weightlifting and strength training. They differ from standard plates due to their larger hole diameter, typically 2 inches (50.8mm), making them a perfect fit for Olympic-sized barbells.

Crafted for precision, they're designed to fit snugly on Olympic barbells, ensuring safer and more efficient workouts. Olympic plates, including Olympic bumper plates and Olympic rubber-coated options, are renowned for their durability and consistency. They are a top choice among professional athletes and fitness enthusiasts for weight training.

At Dynamo Fitness Equipment, we boast a mixture of cast iron and rubber Weight Plates to meet your specific fitness requirements, including high-quality weight plate sets ranging from 1.25 kg to 25 kg, and even 20kg, 5kg, 10kg, and 2.5kg change plates.

Our selection includes different colours for easy identification and organization on your weight plate rack. Weight Plates are another extremely flexible piece of equipment, and our selection reveals a commitment to quality at competitive prices, offering both weight plates and bumper plates for a comprehensive strength training routine.

Benefits of Using Olympic Weight Plate

  • Enhanced Stability: The larger hole diameter, precisely the 50mm Olympic standard, ensures a snug fit on Olympic barbells, reducing wobble and offering a more balanced lifting experience.
  • Versatility: Suitable for various exercises, from squats and deadlifts to bench presses and dumbbell workouts, allowing for a comprehensive strength training routine. Standard weight plates can also be incorporated for varied weight options.
  • Durability: Often made from high-quality materials like cast iron or coated with rubber, Olympic plates, including Olympic bumper plates, are built to resist wear and tear, making them a lasting investment for any gym.
  • Consistent Weight Accuracy: Olympic plates are manufactured with precision, ensuring that their weight is accurate and consistent, which is essential for tracking progress and maintaining proper form in weight lifting.
  • Safety: Their design minimizes the risk of the plate sliding off the barbell during heavy lifts, promoting a safe workout environment.

What are the Different Types of Olympic Weight Plates?

When it comes to strength training, Olympic weight plates are among the top choices for professionals and enthusiasts alike. However, not all Olympic plates are the same. These types of rubber bumper plates and standard weight plates come in a variety, each designed to meet specific needs and preferences.

Standard Iron Plates

  • Material: Made purely of cast iron.
  • Design: They have a raw, rugged appearance, sometimes painted or coated to prevent rust. These standard weight plates are a testament to the timeless design and functionality preferred in traditional strength training environments.
  • Best For: Those who prefer a classic gym feel and aren't concerned about potential floor damage. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced lifter, these affordable Olympic plates are a solid choice for building a foundation in weightlifting.

Rubber Coated Plates

  • Material: Cast iron core with a thick rubber coating, also known as Olympic rubber plates.
  • Design: The rubberized exterior protects floors from drops, reduces noise, and minimizes wear over time. These plates are better for home gyms or facilities where noise and floor protection is a concern.
  • Best For: Home gyms or facilities where noise and floor protection is a concern. The Olympic sized dimensions ensure compatibility with Olympic bars, making these plates a versatile addition to any lifting routine.

Bumper Plates

  • Material: Solid rubber or a rubber composite.
  • Design: Uniform in diameter regardless of weight, allowing for consistent height, especially important in Olympic lifting. These bumper plates are available in various weights, ensuring lifters can progressively safely increase their load.
  • Best For: Olympic weightlifting, CrossFit, and any setting where the plates may be dropped from a height. Plates are a type of equipment designed to withstand the rigors of dynamic lifts and drops, making them an essential component of any severe lifting program.

Grip Plates

  • Material: Can be made of cast iron or have a rubber coating.

  • Design: Integrated hand grips or holes, making them easier to carry, load, and unload from barbells or storage. This feature adds a practical element to the type of weight plates, enhancing their utility.

  • Best For: Those who want a combination of utility and traditional weight feel. Weight plates come with the added convenience of grip options, facilitating easier handling and transitions between exercises.

Additionally, for those focusing on technique and form, technique plates are also essential. They allow lifters to practice with lighter loads while maintaining the form and feel of heavier lifts.

Shop Olympic Weight Plates and Olympic Barbell - Dynamo Fitness Equipment

Explore our carefully curated collection of bumper plates and Olympic weight plates, designed with a standard centre hole diameter to accommodate your barbell collar needs. Our range of weight plates includes a variety of weights, featuring a durable steel core for heavier plates and heavier weights, ideal for both home and commercial gym settings.

These standard plates seamlessly integrate with adjustable equipment, making them a top choice for high-end gym spaces. And for those with specific training preferences, we've got a dedicated lineup of technique, competition, and fractional plates, offering a comprehensive range to take your training to the next level.

Please browse our online store now and find the perfect gym equipment for your fitness journey, including a wide selection of strength training exercise equipment. Or experience our products firsthand by visiting our stores in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth, where you can explore our variety of weights designed for all levels of fitness enthusiasts.

Have questions? We're just a call away. Contact us today and let's get you lifting with the best! Our expert team is ready to assist you in selecting the right equipment to elevate your training, ensuring you have the heavier weights and robust gear needed for your strength training exercises.