Solid rubber with steel insert. Choice of weight level. Designed for low bounce and high durability. Fits standard 2" Olympic bars. Slide on and off smoothly. Gentle on floors than other materials. Aren't noisy like metal plates. Good for a variety of exercise styles.
May arrive with a strong rubbery odor, but this fades over time.
Pair of two bumper plates. Made from virgin and recycled rubber. Steel insert allows secure fit and prevents damage to bar. Fits standard 2" Olympic bars. Cast iron core provides balanced weight. Durable and odorless. Reduces noise in weight room. Great bounce.
May arrive with a slightly greasy coating, but this wipes off easily. Can be damaged if you do snatches.
Durable thick rubber plate with internal steel ring. Fits bars of 2" or less. Heavy-duty internal ring maintains shape. Stand up to the elements if used outside. Good quality for the price.
Not intended to withstand being dropped or thrown on the floor. Very flexible when they're the only plates on the bar.
Made from recycled crumb rubber. A step up in durability from other bumper plates. Extensively tested for drop durability. 2" stainless steel insert in middle. Thick. Amazing for concrete floors. Don't bounce high when dropped from waist level. Choice of weight level. Quit on the floor.
Crumb rubber weights are more prone to chipping than standard bumpers.
Designed for low bounce and high durability. 100% rubber. Fits 2" Olympic bars. Good value. Durable. Easy on and off. Minimal bounce and roll.
Offered in both single and paired shipments, so read carefully when selecting.
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Olympic bumper plates help protect the area around your weightlifting station. Made of extremely durable rubber, these items look like metal weightlifting plates, but they’re not. With an Olympic bumper plate, you can safely drop a loaded weightlifting bar – the rubber in the bumper plate will strike the ground first, preventing damage from heavy bars. Olympic bumper plates can fit on Olympic-sized weightlifting bars, and though they’re made of rubber, you’ll find them in many different weights. As you shop, bear in mind that some Olympic bumper plates have a steel interior that has been coated with rubber or urethane. These products don’t provide quite the same level of protection as all-rubber bumper plates, but they’re safer and quieter than cast iron plates.
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