|11-18-2013, 03:55 AM||#1|
Join Date: Oct 2013
How to know if its a good bumper plate....
Hello Guys i have received my barbell on friday and i am ready to buy plates which is really confusing on what to buy? can someone help me with it and what should i look for in plates? all i would be doing is bench press, squat and deadlifts. here are some links of plates that looks good to me some cheap some expensive.
http://www.flamanfitness.com/strengt...te-weight.html this one is 17$ for 10lbs website is not updated 1.70lbs
so which out of these i should buy? i will be getting them tuesday. so please leave your comments and suggestion on what should i do? Thanks
|11-18-2013, 12:06 PM||#2|
Moderation is for cowards
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: N Ga Mountains
Training Exp: Started 5/2/11
Training Type: Powerlifting
Fav Exercise: Bench
Fav Supp: Johnny Walker
Can I ask why bumper plates? The rubber coated are going to be much more expensive than regular olympic iron. Try junkyards and craigslist.
|11-18-2013, 12:07 PM||#3|
Bearded Beast of Duloc
Join Date: Jul 2009
Training Exp: 20+ years
Training Type: Powerbuilding
Fav Exercise: Deadlift
Fav Supp: Butter
You don't really need bumper plates unless you are doing Olympic lifting. They are too expensive.
Buy cheap Olympic plates. Weight is pretty much weight.
Just understand that some plates may have a slightly smaller diameter, so you will want to measure them to make sure they are close before deadlifting.
|11-18-2013, 02:08 PM||#4|
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Ft. Hood, Tx
Training Exp: On and off for 17 years.
Training Type: ARGH!!!
Fav Exercise: Bosu kickback pistols
Fav Supp: Crack on a trisket
If money is the issue, then I agree with everyone else, get normal iron plates. Even new ones will run much cheaper than bumper plates.
Current PRs at 242, raw w/ wraps- 525, 355, 605, 1485
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