Weight Plates Hays KS

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
(316) 652-0020
6959 E. 21st Street North
Wichita, KS
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(913) 599-5627
Oak Park, 12014 W. 95th Street
Lenexa, KS
Services
Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Stromgren Supports Inc
(785) 625-4674
718 Main St Ste 201
Hays, KS
 
T R's Sportswear
(785) 625-7388
1003 Main St
Hays, KS
 
Bowlus Sporting Goods Inc
(620) 231-2290
1015 N Broadway St
Pittsburg, KS
 
Sports Authority
(316) 722-8300
New Market Square, 2441 N. Maize Road, Suite 901
Wichita, KS
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Coyote Jakes
(785) 650-0760
1305 Elm St
Hays, KS
 
Gone Logo Screen Printing
(785) 625-3070
2070 E 8th St
Hays, KS
 
Dale's Fish N Fun
(785) 475-2201
502 E Frontier Pkwy
Oberlin, KS
 
Simmons Gun Specialties Inc
(913) 592-3939
20241 W 207th St
Spring Hill, KS
 

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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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