Does York still make weights?

Our weight training and fitness equipment collections are packed with fantastic products to get your heart pumping, body sweating and muscles working. In addition to weight training and fitness equipment, we also offer an extensive selection of boxing equipment.

Is York Barbell a good brand?

York makes great products at great prices and they have been doing it for a long time. If your looking at this product you should know about York’s illustrious and proud history in weightlifting from olympic, powerlifting, to body building.

Why are lifting plates so expensive?

Because of overreaching patterns on obvious ideas that make competition impossible so they jack up the prices. If you’re talking about weights, it’s just a lot of material is needed to make something heavy, still, it’s more expensive than normal, because of the next part.

What are YORK weight plates made of?

Only quality materials are used in the making of York plates including iron, rubber and even urethane. With the incredible durability of these plates, you’ll wear out long before they do! York continues to offer cutting edge design as well as trusted tried-and-true products to its customers.

Are York plates made in USA?

YORK has been the industry leader in weight bar development and manufacturing for the past 85 years. YORK weight bars are engineered to perform at the highest level and are crafted with steel from the USA.

Where are YORK weights made?

York Barbell Olympic lifting platforms are proudly manufactured in York, Pennsylvania and provide the foundation for their Strength Training Series of weightlifting equipment.

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Why are weights so expensive 2021?

The main reason behind increased costs is shipping. Shipping costs relate to weight. The heavier a package is, the more expensive it will be to ship. That’s because heavier items require more fuel.

How much do barbells weigh?

There are different kinds of barbells. Below are the most common ones you will find in almost every gym. The men’s so-called Olympic Weightlifting Bar, used in standard men’s weightlifting competitions, weighs 20kg, or 45lb. While the women’s version weighs 15kg or 33lb.

Why choose York weight plates?

York also offers complete weight plate set packages, which even include one of their world class bars and a pair of collars to get you started with everything you need right out of the gate. York prides itself in anticipating the needs of its customers and with so many different plate styles and sets; you can rest assured that York has you covered!

How much does an Olympic weight plate cost?

Olympic Weight Plates. 1 2″ Cast Iron Olympic Weight Plate Set (300lb set) MSRP: $ 539.98. $ 469.99. Select options. 2 2″ Cast Iron Olympic Weight Plates. 3 2″ Deep Dish Olympic Weight Plates. 4 2″ G-2 Cast Iron Olympic Weight Plate. 5 2″ G-2 Rubber Olympic Weight Plate.

Why choose York Barbell plates?

Form, function and attractiveness can all be found in York Barbell plates. From the basic cast iron plates of old to the space age design of the bumper grip plates, all of York’s offerings are designed with the end user in mind- creating convenient, safe and sturdy plates that are made to last.

What are the different types of weight plates?

All weight plates here have iron or steel cores, including rubber coated plates and easy-grip plates. See our Bumper Plates for solid rubber plates meant for dropping when doing olympic lifts / Crossfit®. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, see our handy article comparing several different plates.