Bumper plates in their natural habitat - spread all over the floor of the gym
Garage Gym

Your Garage Gym Needs Bumper Plates

Starting a home gym or garage gym? Bumper plates will be your best bet. Sure, iron plates are cheaper (and dirtier and uglier) – but in this article we’ll explain why bumper plates are the better choice. This article is sort of tongue-in-cheek. But there’s some truth to it as well. Bumper Plates Are Bigger Bumper plates are bigger (for the smaller sizes – like the 10kg, 15kg sizes). Everybody wants to lift the big weight plates, not the little ones. What’s more impressive? Hoisting two tiny 10kg iron plates or two MASSIVE 10kg bumper plates? Bumper plates let you do that – without overloading the bar for the exercise at hand. Think this is a joke? It’s not. Don’t you workout to feel better? The mental confidence boost of heavy lifting is one of the perks of fitness. So, go ahead and slap those 10Kg plates on – and feel good about yourself. But, perhaps more importantly they put […]