January 20, 2022 9 min read
Do you have a home gym and need the best bumper plates? Ourhome gym bumper plates are ideal for beginner and experienced power-lifters alike.
Considering bumper plates vs steel plates for power-lifting? Bumper plates are best for this.
Power-focused lifting increases the overall strength and stability of the body. It consists of fast reps, lifting as much weight as possible. This type of training includes CrossFitting and Olympic-style.
Bumper plates are ideal for this because of their dense rubber coating. This ensures that you can safely drop the weights from overhead.
Now, let’s dive into a review of our bumper plates.
The5kg bumper plates are great for a home gym. But if you’re new to this, note that 5kg plates are not meant to be alone on the barbell. They are the best weight plates to add to increase the lift intensity.
Our bumper plates have a steel core with a dense rubber coating. This ensures that it won’t rust easily.
Bumper plates are ideal for Olympic-style and CrossFit training. During these workouts, you will often need to drop the barbell from overhead.
The rubber coating ensures that it will bounce when dropped. This prevents damage to the plates, the ground, and yourself.
Our bumper plates are durable with a 5 to 10-year lifespan. Although it needs proper maintenance as well.
Don’t expose the plates to the elements as this can degrade the rubber. If you’ll be storing them outside, use a UV-blocking tarp.
Be sure to wash the plates regularly. Simple dish soap and water will work. Dry them off with a clean cloth.
The10kg bumper plates are great for increasing body strength and stability. You can add them to other weight levels too.
They are used in CrossFit training because of their dense rubber coating. This allows you to drop them from overhead without much concern.
The rubber coating allows the plates to bounce when dropped. This ensures that neither the plates nor the ground will be damaged. Steel or cast iron plates will likely snap on impact.
The best bumper plates have long lifespans. They could last for up to 10-years with minimal use and proper maintenance.
If you plan on using them daily and intensely, they could last up to 5-years.
To ensure that they stay durable, don’t expose them to the elements. If you need to store them outside, use a UV- blocking tarp. This will protect them from rain and UV radiation.
Wash them with dish soap and water and dry with a clean cloth. You should avoid banging the plates against each other as well.
The15kg bumper plates are ideal for powerlifting workouts. Training like CrossFit and Olympic-style shouldn’t be done with cast iron plates.
With CrossFit training, the focus is on doing as many reps as quickly as you can. This usually leads to pushing yourself past your limits. When this happens, you might be stuck with the barbell above your head.
When this happens, you will need to drop it to the floor to avoid injuring yourself. With bumper plates, you can do this without worrying about damaging the plates or floor.
This is because they have a dense rubber coating that allows the plates to bounce when dropped. This is why these weight plates are so expensive.
Cast iron plates might snap in half when dropped from overhead.
Our plates are high-quality with a 5 to 10-year lifespan.
To ensure their longevity, remember to clean them often. Wash the plates with dish soap and water, and dry with a clean cloth.
Don’t be careless with the plates either. Don’t knock them together or expose them to the elements. Heat and cold will degrade the rubber.
If stored outside, use a UV-blocking tarp.
Like all bumper plates, the20kg bumper plates are ideal for CrossFit training. Workouts like CrossFit and Olympic-style consist of quick lifting movements.
Often during this type of training, you will push yourself to the limits. If you get stuck with the barbell overhead, you want to be able to drop it safely.
If you can’t drop it, you could strain your wrists.
Bumper plates have a dense rubber coating which allows them to bounce when dropped. This will prevent the plates from snapping or damaging the floor.
We construct our bumper plates with high-quality steel coated in dense protective rubber. Proper care will give them a lifespan of 5 to 10 years.
Remember that the plates need proper maintenance. Wash them often with dish soap and water.
Don’t carelessly toss them around or against each other either.
If you’re storing them outside, provide them with adequate protection. The elements can degrade the rubber coating and a UV-blocking tarp will be needed.
25kg bumper plates are great for most workout routines. They are often used for CrossFitting and Olympic-style training.
Bumper plates are ideal for such routines as you can drop them from overhead. The rubber coating causes the plates to bounce when dropped. This will prevent cracking the plates and your floor.
There is a safety consideration as well. If you become overwhelmed, you need to be able to drop the barbell quickly and safely. This prevents strain and injury to your wrists.
With cast iron plates there will always be the concern of damaging the floor or plates.
Our bumper plates have a 5 to 10-year lifespan but proper maintenance is still essential. Keep them out of the elements as this can degrade the rubber. Use a UV-protection tarp if you need to store the plates outdoors.
Wash them with dish soap and water, and dry them thoroughly.
There are 6 plates in the70kg bumper plate set. It’s ideal for CrossFitters, athletes, and Olympic-style lifters. This set is great for beginners since the weight level isn’t too much.
Bumper plates are used for these workouts because they have a dense rubber coating. This causes the plates to bounce when dropped.
If you’re going to be pushing yourself past your limits, you might need to drop the barbell. Bumper plates allow you to do this safely.
All bumper plates are colour-coded to make them easier to separate at a glance. This is especially convenient when you need to move quickly between sets.
This set includes:
Our bumper plates have a long lifespan. With intensive and frequent use, you can expect them to last for 3 to 5 years. With infrequent use, they can last up to 10 years.
It’s important to take proper care of the plates. Don’t toss them carelessly or knock them against each other. When cleaning them, use dish soap and water, and a clean cloth to dry them.
They shouldn’t be left to the elements. If you need to store them outdoors, use a UV-protection tarp.
There are 8 plates in the100kg bumper plate set. This set is ideal for Olympic-style training and CrossFitters. This set is ideal for those with some experience in power-focused training.
Bumper plates are ideal for power-lifting or fast sets. When you push yourself over your limits, you need to feel secure in dropping the barbell. If you’re stuck with it overhead, you could strain your wrists.
With bumper plates, you can drop them without worrying about damaging them or the floor.
This is because bumper plates have a dense rubber coating. When dropped from overhead, the plates will bounce instead of cracking.
All bumper plates are colour-coded according to the weight level. This is convenient for fast, power-focused training too. You need to switch between reps easily, and the colour-coding helps.
This set includes:
Our bumper plates are long-lasting. With intensive use, they will last between 3 to 5 years. With infrequent use, they can last between 5 to 10 years.
You will still need to take proper care of the plates. Wash them with dish soap and water, and use a clean cloth to dry them.
Don’t expose them to the elements either, or the rubber will degrade. Use a UV-protection tarp if stored outdoors.
There are 10 plates in the150kg bumper plate set. This set is ideal for more experienced power-lifters.
Bumper plates are ideal for power-focused training like CrossFit. With this type of training, you will push past your limits. There might be times when you need to drop the barbell from overhead. This is to avoid injuring yourself.
But bumper plates ensure that you won’t damage the floor or the plates either.
Bumper plates are colour-coded by weight to make this type of training easier. Switching between sets will need to be quick and the colour code helps.
This set includes:
Our bumper plates are high-quality with a steel core and dense rubber coating.
Remember to care for them properly. Wash the plates with dish soap and water and use a clean cloth to dry them.
Sun and rain can degrade the rubber. Keep them out of the elements or use a UV-protection tarp outdoors.
They have a 5 to 10-year lifespan if used infrequently. Frequent use will shorten this to 3 to 5-years.
Bumper plates are ideal for power-focused training. The type where you try to lift as much weight as fast as possible. This is because they have a rubber coating and you can drop them safely from overhead.
And since bumper plates are colour-coded, you can switch sets with ease. Buying an entire bumper plate set is ideal if you’re starting from scratch.
If you want to know more about bumper plates, see our article onwhat bumper plates are. This will give you a more in-depth look at these weight plates.
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