Standard Weight Collars Hays KS

Every gym I've ever ventured into has a list of rules. One that I guarantee will be forever at the top of almost every gym's list is this one: Weight collars must be used to secure all weight plates.

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6959 E. 21st Street North
Wichita, KS
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(316) 722-8300
New Market Square, 2441 N. Maize Road, Suite 901
Wichita, KS
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Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
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Holiday hours may vary.

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(785) 625-4674
718 Main St Ste 201
Hays, KS
 
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(785) 625-7388
1003 Main St
Hays, KS
 
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(913) 599-5627
Oak Park, 12014 W. 95th Street
Lenexa, KS
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Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
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Holiday hours may vary.

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Hays, KS
 
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Standard Weight Collars

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Standard Weight Collars

Every gym I've ever ventured into has a list of rules. One that I guarantee will be forever at the top of almost every gym's list is this one: Weight collars must be used to secure all weight plates.

You see, weight collars, or weight clamps as they're sometimes called, are responsible for holding the weight plates on your dumbbells, Olympic and standard bars. Obviously a good set of collars is important if you expect the weight plates stay in place. You can probably imagine the kind of injuries and destruction a loose 45-pound weight plate could cause to your body, your floor and your other gym equipment if you don't take the time to lock it on your bar.

Weight collars are just as important in your home gym as they are at commercial gyms, but first, you're going to have to pick what kind of weight-holding gizmo you want. Most standard weight collars just screw on similar to a big nut and washer. However, the better quality ones offer a self-locking mechanism that's held in place by springs that lock the plates tightly in place and only release them when you do it manually. These are called spring collars and you can find more information about them in this section as well.

Weight collars are available in heavy-duty steel and aluminum designs for about $30 to $50 dollars a pair, on average. If you're purchasing collars online just be aware that some of the clamp or screw-on collars are Olympic bars and standard bars specific.

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