What is: Plates


Plates are round weights that you can load onto machines, or onto each end of a barbell, to increase intensity of an exercise. Literally every gym has plate weights, and they are usually stacked together according to their weight. The smallest plates weigh 2.5 lbs and the biggest weigh 45 lbs.

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Adam is an athlete with a serious passion for fitness and health. He played basketball at University of Delaware and Stetson. His degree is in health science and he's a certified personal trainer who loves helping people reach their goals.