Power Systems Plates

Back to the Basics – Plates

COACHING POWER TOOLS – Part 2
Last week we showed you how to pick the perfect barbell based on your training needs – this week, we will help you choose the right pairing for your barbell as we examine our complete line of Olympic Plates. Olympic plates are another strength training room essential that look very similar at first glance. However, like barbells, when it comes to weight plates, the difference is in the details.

To help you make the best choice for your training room, here’s a closer look at our complete selection of Olympic plates:

URETHANE PLATE

 

• Urethane design for maximum quality, durability, feel, and functionality
• Unique beveled edge design – easy pick up off floor
Three grip locations for easy load on the bar and functional training off the bar
• Stainless steel center ring makes for easy transition on/off barbell

 

 

 

PRO OLYMPIC PLATE

Pro Olympic Plate
• Traditional Olympic cast iron plate with baked hammertone finish
• Lip edge provides grip location
• Precision cast for accurate weight
• Raised numbers for easy identification

 

 

OLYMPIC GRIP PLATE

Olympic Grip Plate
Cast iron plate
• Black with gray baked hammertone finish for smooth look and feel
• Three grip locations for strength & functional training on and off the barbell

 

 

BUMPER PLATE

 

 

• Black, rubber bumper plate with stainless steel inner ring
• Uniform 17.7” plate diameter
• Available in LBS – 10, 25, 35, 45, 55
• Great for strength training, Olympic weightlifting, or powerlifting

 

 

OLYMPIC BUMPER PLATE

 

 

 

 

Olympic colored, rubber bumper plate with stainless steel inner ring

• Uniform 17.7” plate diameter
• Available in KGS only – 5 (Gray), 10 (Green), 15 (Yellow), 20 (Blue), 25 (Red)
• Great for strength training, Olympic weightlifting, or powerlifting

 

 

DIAMOND PRO BUMPER PLATE

Diamond Pro bumper plate

 

• Black, recycled rubber bumper plate with stainless steel inner ring
• Uniform 17.7” plate diameter
• Available in LBS – 10, 15, 25, 35, 45, 55
• Made in the USA

 

 

 

VTX PREMIUM BUMPER PLATE

Bumper plate

 

  • Solid rubber bumper plate with stainless steel inner ring
  • 1 year limited warranty – made in the USA
  • Available in black or Olympic colors (green, yellow, blue, red)
  • Sold in pairs – Available in LBS – 10, 26, 35, 45

 

 

 

Once you have selected the right Olympic plates for your training needs – make sure you have a pair of Olympic Barbell collars for each bar and plate combo in your gym. Here are a few of our top sellers:

Lock-Jaw Olympic Barbell Collar – pair                         Olympic Spring Collar

Olympic Barbell collar                                Olympic spring collar
Lock-Jaw Pro Olympic Barbell Collar                            Olympic Bulldog Collars

Lock Jaw Pro collar                          Bulldog Olympic collar

Power Systems has the equipment and the resources to outfit your facility with the ideal barbell, plate, and collar combination to fit your training needs.

Elisabeth Fouts

About Elisabeth Fouts

Elisabeth Fouts is Power Systems’ Education and Trade Show Coordinator and a 10 year veteran in the fitness industry. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science, is certified in and actively teaches 4 Les Mills Group Fitness Programs, and serves as a PowerWave Senior Coach. When Elisabeth isn’t teaching group x classes, you can find her training for or participating in an Obstacle Course race or watching Tennessee Volunteers or Dallas Cowboys football… GO VOLS!