adjustable dumbbells

02/02/2012 10:08

When you think about buying a set of cheap adjustable dumbbells, there are a handful of on the market to choose from.For this article, we'll use cheap in reference to price only, not quality. So that in mind, let's take a look at a few of the best, cheap dumbbell sets.Jillian Michaels Adjustable Speed Dumbbell SetThe Jillian Michaels dumbbell set is one of the more popular sets for obvious reasons. Aesthetically they're pretty sharp, and they're real simple to use. They adjust by simply pulling up a pin-like mechanism and sliding it to the desired weight on each dumbbell. It's a 12.5 pound set, so it's a perfect starter set for the person who is not used to working out with dumbbells, like a teen or stay at home mom.They also come in a 25 pound version which are sold individually. The Jillian Michaels dumbbells come with a plastic base which makes storage easy as you can simply slide them into the closet or in the corner.25 Pound Adjustable Dumbbell Set by XMark FitnessNext, in this category of cheap adjustable dumbbells, are XMark Fitness dumbbells. While XMark Fitness adjustable dumbbells don't have the name recognition of Jillian Michaeals, or even BowFlex, they're definitely a player in this category.Read more about adjustable dumbbells The weight range on this set is 5 to 25 pounds, and like the other adjustable weight dumbbells, you adjust the weight with a knob by pulling it up, and moving it to weight you'd like to use. In researching this set, safe and sturdy are a couple points that came up a few times. Since they're built solid, you don't have to worry about them falling apart on you, and you don't have to worry about the weights falling off while you're using them.Finally, as with most dumbbells that adjust, they store easily and don't take up much space.40 Pound Dumbbell SetOne final set of cheap adjustable dumbbells would be the Cap Barbell 40-Pound Dumbbell Set. The one caveat with this set is that it's not "adjustable" in terms of a pin type system, or a dial type system. It's a smaller traditional dumbbell set. Since this is more traditional set, the weights are adjusted by unscrewing the nut that keeps the weights on the bar, adding or removing weight, then screwing the nut back on.They're a 40 pound set, so they're an ideal starter set for someone just getting into working out. Reason being is that there is enough weight to build a base as far as getting used to working out, and learning exercises, and since they're pretty inexpensive, they won't set you back much.Ultimately the adjustable dumbbell set you choose will come down to your fitness/strength level and budget.For more info visit adjustable dumbbells          


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