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Does Weight Training Burn Fat?
Does Weight Training Burn Fat?

Weight training is often misunderstood as a workout solely for building muscle and achieving a bulky physique. However, weight training offers numerous benefits that extend beyond muscle growth, making it an effective and versatile approach to shedding excess...

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2022 Olympic Plate Buying Guide - All you need to know about Olympic Plates!
2022 Olympic Plate Buying Guide - All you need to know about Olympic Plates!

In today's blog we are going to run through our range of Olympic weight plates to help you pick the right weight plate for you. With a huge range of Olympic weight plates on the market, knowing which type to suit you best is extremely important, and will also sa...

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Oympic Barbell Comparison - Find the right bar for you
Oympic Barbell Comparison - Find the right bar for you

Hey guys, Peter Day here at CORTEX. Today we are going to have a look at our Olympic barbell range and help break down the components to help set you up with the right barbell for your weightlifting journey. Barbells are a great way to elevate your strength rout...

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What is an Olympic Weight Plate?
What is an Olympic Weight Plate?

When it comes to weight lifting, there’s probably no other plate that will set you up better than a good Olympic set. While there are many variations, the two main categories of weight plate are Olympic and standard. As suggested by the name, Olympic plates are ...

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Standard vs Olympic Weight Plates: What is the Difference?
Standard vs Olympic Weight Plates: What is the Difference?

If you’re new to the world of weight plates and barbells, you might have heard the terms ‘Olympic’ and ‘standard’ when referring to certain equipment. These are the two main categories of weight plate, and have important technical differences that make them suit...

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Olympic Weight Plate Buying Guide
Olympic Weight Plate Buying Guide

So, you’re ready to step up your weightlifting game with a pair of Olympic weight plates? Olympic plates offer many advantages over standard weight plates, such as greater durability, higher quality materials and the ability to perform more advanced powerlifting...

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