These plates are easy pick up and maneuvering due to their unique designs. The Iron Grip IGX and Urethane Grip Plates offer a dual opposing grip design making them comfortable to lift and carry. The York Quad Grip Plate's distinctive four-slot finger insert is beautifully designed to encourage ease in pick-up while maintaining the dual-sided, deep-dish flange for ease in carrying and loading the plates. The generous grips on Hampton's Olympic Grip Plates make them easy to pick up off the floor or rack, and the recessed design all but eliminates the risk of pinched fingers when stacking. Ivanko E-Z lift plate's extra openings dramatically improve handling off the floor and on and off machines and bars.