Are you adding equipment to your home gym? Our barrel plate sets are the ideal choice whether you are building muscle mass, strengthening your core or losing weight. 


Barbells are a popular piece of exercise equipment. They can be used for anything from weight training, bodybuilding, powerlifting or weightlifting. The long bar can be anywhere from 4ft to 8ft long. Barbells that are longer than this are used by powerlifters. To use a barbell for exercise, barbell plates must be added to each side. You can choose how many plates to add to each side based on the level of weight you are able to lift. A full weight plate set will provide you with a variety of different weight sizes. This allows you to control exactly how much weight you are lifting. You should start with a small weight, building up gradually as your strength and muscle mass improves.

The weight plates on either side of the barbell must be laid out equally and be a matching weight. This ensures that the barbell is balanced when lifting. Collars are used to ensure the weight plates do not slip or slide while lifting which can cause an uneven force.

When adding barbell plates, users must keep in mind that the barbell weighs 15kg to begin with.

Weight Training Exercises


There are various benefits of using barbell plates as part of an exercise routine. Barbell plates can be used for a variety of exercises whether you are working out in the gym or at home. This includes:

  • Bicep curls
  • Bench press
  • Overhead press
  • Deadlift
  • Squats

Barbell plates can also be of different colours to match the weight, similar to kettlebells for sale. This makes it easy to quickly put together the ideal load size on each side of the barbell. Some barbell plates are also designed to be easier to grip and load quickly onto a barbell.

They are also slim enough so that you can load a high amount of weight onto each side, allowing you to push yourself to new limits. You can lift more using a barbell than you would be purchasing dumbbells for sale, though both are a great choice of equipment for your home gym.

Barbell plates can also be used without a barbell. For instance, you can hold a plate firmly to your chest while completing sit up exercises to make this routine more challenging.

Man resting on a bench in gym


While barbell plates can be used to build muscle mass, they are also a common choice for weight loss strategies. Weightlifting burns a lot of calories during and after workouts while also preserving muscle mass. This will ensure that your metabolism does not slow down which will make it more difficult to lose weight over time. Weightlifting using barbell plates can also help increase your metabolism.

Barbell plates allow you to lift heavier weights with lower levels of sets. This type of routine has been shown to help people achieve their weight loss goals. Ultimately, you will always increase the number of calories you burn each day using this type of equipment in the gym or at home.

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