Looking for a killer workout but don't have all the full gym set up? Or want to keep it simple but still get the maximum gains? Urethane Hand Grip Weight Plates are probably the most underrated piece of equipment that can offer a huge variety of moves and help build muscle & full-body strength.
Weight plates are super versatile and can be used on their own or loaded onto barbells & plate loaded machines.
Working out with weight plates can increase grip strength, improve overall balance, and even help activate your arms & shoulders when holding weight plates on overhead movements.
So, what are Urethane Hand Grip Weight Plates?
Urethane Hand Grip Weight Plates with 12-side , so essentially making it 2 handles to hold the weight by.
This grip friendly plate makes it easier to hold & by adding rotations of the plate for targeted movements, makes the exercises more effective. Urethane Hand Grip Weight Plates are great to use on their own, loaded onto Olympic barbells, or even on commercial plate loaded machines. The options are endless with these flexible and often overlooked pieces of equipment.
COREDELUXE Urethane Hand Grip Weight Plates 12 side are made with Urethane plates that come with a smooth matte black finish & are built to last. Durable rubber coating makes them safer to handle, also preventing rust and corrosion and prolongs the life of your weight plates. With a coloured inner triangle that compiles with IWF & large weight indicators for ease of recognition, these are a must for any home or commercial gym.
Now that you know what they are, why not test run them with this killer workout?
Here are our top 8 movements you can do with 12-side hand grip weight plates.
Beginner or pro, these movements can be scaled to suit your fitness needs with a wide variety of weights. 5kg plate or 25kg- the choice is yours.
Aim to complete 3 sets, 15-20 reps of each:
Lie on the floor with your knees bent, feet on the floor, and plate pressed toward the ceiling to start (A). Lockout arms, retract shoulder blades and engage the core to perform a sit-up, pressing the plate forward and out at the top of the movement (B). Reverse movement & go back into starting position. 1 rep complete.
2.Bent over row
Start by bending over with the hip hinge, while holding the plate on either side with both hands, arms are fully extended, and elbows are tucked into your sides. Activate shoulders and pull plate to the torso, keeping abs tight, until plate touches your stomach. Reverse the movement to complete 1 rep.
Hold your plate with both hands overhead, arms fully locked out. Step right leg forward and drop your knee to the floor at a 90-degree angle. Activate glutes and press through the right heel to get back to a standing position. Repeat on the left side to complete 1 rep.
4.Front shoulder raise
Hold the weight plate with both hands with feet hip-width apart. Holding plate, raise plate overhead until your biceps are in line with your ears, keeping soft but straight elbows and arms. Return to starting position, to complete 1 rep.
Standing with your feet hip-width apart, keeping your core tight, hold the 12 side hand grip plate with both hands & extend your arms overhead. Bend your elbows and move the plate around your head in a circular motion, doing a full movement back to the starting position. Alternate direction making this 1 rep completed.
6.Ground to overhead
Start by picking up the weight plate on the ground in front of you. Pick up the weight while bending knees in a squat position and move the plate to above the head keeping plate close to the body before extending arms overhead. Then place the weight back down on the floor in front of you. This is 1 Rep.
Start in a squat position, hold the weight plate in front of you and make sure your back is straight. Move into a standing position and raise the plate overhead. Make sure you bring the plate as close to the body while moving it over your head while keeping your core tight.
Holding your weight plate, sit on the floor with your hips and knees bent 90 degrees. Hold the weight straight out in front of you and keep your back straight, with your core tight. Move the weight plate to one side of the body, twisting to touch the ground, moving back to the other side. This is 1 Rep.