CrossFit Discussion Board  

Go Back   CrossFit Discussion Board > CrossFit Forum > Exercises
CrossFit Home Forum Site Rules CrossFit FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Exercises Movements, technique & proper execution

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-13-2013, 10:11 AM   #1
Jason Cohen
Member Jason Cohen is offline
 
Jason Cohen's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Chappaqua  NY
Posts: 18
Question on Bumper Plates

I looking to get a pair of bumper plates for my garage. I was thinking about getting a pair of 25lbs plates. Would it cause any problem to put heavier weight on the outside of the plates?
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2013, 07:36 PM   #2
David Tully
Member David Tully is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: DeLand  FL
Posts: 6
Re: Question on Bumper Plates

Have you decided on which bumpers you are going to order? I have hi-temps and HG bumpers from Rogue. Both are quality and you can add change plates to the outside as long as the change plates diameter aren't bigger than the diameter of the bumper. In regards to bounce the hi-temps are much bouncier compared to the HGs. Hope this helps.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2013, 07:39 AM   #3
Dave Hancock
Member Dave Hancock is offline
 
Profile:
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Yukon  OK
Posts: 337
Re: Question on Bumper Plates

If you are going to be dropping the bar, you definitely don't want lots of metal plates. You'll damage your bar and floor.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2013, 07:11 PM   #4
Blair Robert Lowe
Member Blair Robert Lowe is offline
 
Blair Robert Lowe's Avatar
 
Profile:
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Sacramento  CA
Posts: 7,948
Re: Question on Bumper Plates

Adding iron plates to my High Temps from FringeSport was fine when dropping snatches today. 35's or 25's and change plates.

Don't seem to bounce as much as I've seen on videos but this was only from chest height rather than overhead.

I can report back tomorrow.

Bare in mind, it'll be different from a short guy like me dropping versus someone nearly 6'. That's roughly a foot and half with skeletal height and arm reach.
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question on Bumper Plates and Steel Plates Barry Acreman Starting 7 04-08-2013 06:45 AM
Body Solid Bumper Plates question Ryan Fraley Equipment 17 10-24-2011 03:39 PM
bumper plates + iron plates??? Frank Tardi Equipment 4 10-27-2009 03:32 PM
question about bumper plates Brandon Heitkamp Equipment 12 06-08-2009 05:14 AM
Question about different bumper plates Bill Russell Equipment 3 12-27-2006 10:36 AM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 05:32 PM.


CrossFit is a registered trademark of CrossFit Inc.