The benefits of lifting weights are well known by now so we won’t delve into it that much, but we will stress out the importance of using quality gear. Lifting weights does indeed benefit blood flow, increase bone strength, and improves your balance, but only if you use quality equipment. We are, of course, talking about dumbbells. Proper dumbbells will allow you to get the most out of your workout sessions, without stressing your muscles too much.
Take adjustable dumbbells for instance, they are designed to give you the freedom to choose the appropriate amount of weight before each workout, providing you with a very economical solution to keeping differently sized dumbbells around. This being said, let’s find out what are the ten best adjustable dumbbells on the market right now.
10ProForm 25-lb. Adjustable Dumbbell Set
This dumbbell set includes two 12.5 lbs weights that can support four plates on each side. These four plates are 2.5 lbs each, allowing you to quickly change the overall weight of the dumbbell whenever you see fit. At the same time, these dumbbells are a lot easier to store thanks to their compact size, a compact size that also makes them easier to carry around. It should also be said that they come with a very useful stand that makes storing them very easy.
9Bowflex SelectTech 1090 Adjustable Dumbbell
This pair of adjustable dumbbells does the work of multiple dumbbells using a lot less space at the same time. Each weight adjusts from 10 lbs to 90 lbs in 5-lbs increments with the twist of a conveniently placed dial. Suitable for both basic tonic and strength exercises, these dumbbells are also a lot easier to handle thanks to their interesting design. Furthermore, they benefit from durable moldings that surround the metal plates to create a smooth, quiet liftoff.
8Adjustable Cast Iron Dumbbells with Solid Dumbbell Handles
Designed in a traditional fashion, these particular dumbbells are very unlike rigid dumbbells in the sense that they are surprisingly maneuverable. It is a 50-pound set that includes two textured solid chrome handles, four collars of 8 lbs each, four 3 lbs plates, and four 7.5 lbs plates. For a more secure fit to the handles, its collars are threaded while the weight plates holes will fit standard 1″ diameter bars, which is exactly how thick the dumbbell handles are.
7Adjustable Dumbbells Chrome Plated Metal
Made from high quality chromed cast iron, these strong yet maneuverable adjustable dumbbells are bound to provide you with everything you expect from a set of dumbbells and then some. They can be set up in increments of 2.5 lbs up to a total of 200 lbs. At the same time, these dumbbells are very easy to set up, requiring no further tools whatsoever. They are also quite versatile by design, allowing you to use them for a variety of exercises.
6Weider Speed Weight Adjustable Dumbbells
This set of adjustable dumbbells comes with a convenient storage tray with color codes that represent each individual round plate of 2.5 lbs each. This allows you to quickly determine the amount of weight you require, enabling you to quickly set up the dumbbells according to your training session. We should also point out that as far as dumbbells go, these particular ones are surprisingly compact in size, making it easier for you to transport them and store them away.
5Bayou Fitness Adjustable Dumbbell
This single dumbbell uses a fully adjustable system with a storage tray, a system that allows you to raise its weight from 10 to 50 lbs. Thanks to a heavy-duty chrome plated steel construction, this dumbbell will last you for a very long time, regardless of how much abuse you subject it to. Thanks to its adjustable nature, it does eliminate the need for multiple dumbbells to some extent while its compact design makes it easier to store.
4Power Block GF-SPDBLK24 Adjustable SpeedBlock Dumbbell
This is a highly versatile adjustable dumbbell set adjusts from 3 to 24 lbs in 3 lbs increments by suing a selector pin that allows you to change weights easily. A lot more compact and balanced than traditional dumbbells, these dumbbells use paddle handles for better wrist protection, a maximum of 24 lbs per hand, and an overall sturdy construction for good measure. Furthermore, they are designed to be easily stored thanks to a unique, ergonomic design.
3Bowflex SelectTech 1090 Adjustable Dumbbell
This futuristic looking dumbbell from Bowflex is one that does the work of multiple dumbbells at the same time. It can be setup to weight between 10 lbs and 90 lbs in 5 lbs increments using a conveniently placed dial. Suitable for basic tonic and strength exercises, this dumbbell features a durable molding that surrounds the metal plates for a smoother, more quiet liftoff, but also to protect the dumbbell at all times.
2Universal PowerPak Adjustable Dumbbells
With the PowerPak Adjustable Dumbbells, you get a taste of what high-end gym equipment looks and feels like. Each of these two dumbbells can adjust from 4 to 45 lbs in 5 lbs increments, allowing you to quickly switch between exercises with minimal effort. At the same time, the Universal Power Pak replaces 9 sets or 18 individual dumbbells and does so while taking up a minimal amount of space. We should also point out that it comes with an ergonomically designed dumbbell stand to make it easier for you to store the dumbbells away.
1Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells
Bowflex’s SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells are by far the best adjustable dumbbells money can buy at this point in time. Each of the two dumbbells adjusts from 5 to 52.5 lbs via 2.5 lbs increments up to 25 lbs, after which the plates get a lot heavier. By using a unique dial system, these dumbbells combine 15 sets of weights into just one, eliminating the need for multiple dumbbells taking up unnecessary space. Overall, these dumbbells are easy to grip, easy to store, and very easy to adjust according to your particular needs, which is maybe why they’re so popular to begin with.