Weight Plates Bellefontaine OH

Most of you know that there are two types of weight plates the constantly-touted Olympic plate and the good old standard weight plate. The basic difference is that Olympics the ones typically found in gyms have a 2-inch center hole, while standard plates the ones typically used in home gyms have slightly smaller middle holes at 1-inch.

Sports Authority
(614) 860-1900
5819 Chantry Drive
Columbus, OH
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Sports Authority
(614) 476-0500
3850 Morse Road
Columbus, OH
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Sports Authority
(614) 799-0100
6285 Sawmill Road
Dublin, OH
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Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
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Holiday hours may vary.

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(937) 592-3888
2061 S Main St
Bellefontaine, OH
 

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Weight Plates

Most of you know that there are two types of weight plates the constantly-touted Olympic plate and the good old standard weight plate . The basic difference is that Olympics the ones typically found in gyms have a 2-inch center hole, while standard plates the ones typically used in home gyms have slightly smaller middle holes at 1-inch.

Weight lifting forums and fitness magazines are ever-debating about the pros of purchasing Olympic weights versus standard weights for your home gym. I personally don't want to start WWIII especially with a bunch of power lifters but I purchased standard weights because they were all I could afford and they do the trick. If you weight train simply to strengthen and tone muscles like I do, and even if you want to add mass then standard weight plates are just as good. On the other hand, if you want to train as a professional weight lifter then you'll probably fork out the extra money for Olympic plates regardless. However, before you buy, keep in mind that Olympic and standard plates and bars don't mix, so if you commit to an Olympic bar for your home gym then you're forced to put out the extra cash for complimentary Olympic plates.

If you're a clammy-handed weightlifter like I am, then you'll be impressed with the solid handle and loading you'll get with rubber-encased plates . These also keep your gym floor and weight plates protected from cracking and becoming dented.

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