Best Adjustable Dumbbells

If going to a gym is not practical for you then the best thing you can do to put some muscle on in the comfort of your own home is to purchase your self an adjustable dumbbell set. Further more one of the more effective techniques for gaining muscle in a short space of time is to do super sets and drop sets. That is why it is crucial to have quick changing dumbbell sets,not only does this save you time in between sets, (reducing rest time giving you a more intense workout in a shorter period of time) but it also saves on space!

Here Is A List Of The Most Popular Quick Change Dumbbell Sets

PowerBlock Elite 5-90 Lb

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Key Points

#Adjusts from 5 pounds all the way to 90 pounds

#Sturdy construction

#Comes with stand

#Longest warranty

Pros

This may not be the fanciest looking or the quickest changing dumbbells but it has minimal moving  parts and is designed to last. These dumbbells are designed for someone who is serious about gaining muscle, with the wide weight range and durability it is designed to be used every day. Comes with the longest warranty out of all adjustable dumbbells. The neoprene handle feels quite snug. These dumbbells come with a stand.

Cons

The method for changing weight is not difficult or time consuming but it is just not as good as other adjustable dumbbells, you have to remove a pin and reinsert rather then twisting a handle or knob. Some people don’t like how you have to put your hand into block to grab it, however some people do like that… Click here to get it on amazon.

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Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells

 

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Key Points

#Adjusts from 5 to 52.5 pounds intsantly

#Adjusts in 2.5 pound increments up to the first 25 pounds

#Each dumbbell can change from 15 different weight ranges

#Saves space

#Two year warranty

Pros

These are the most popular quick change dumbbells, as you can see from the image you simply turn the dial located on the side and voila the weight has been changed. It made from high quality materials that is backed by a two year warranty.

It comes with a guide demonstrating all sorts of different workouts for you to do, ideal for beginners. Advanced users will also love these dumbbells.

The ergonomic handle ensures that it will not slips out of your hand and the plastic is excellent to store them when not in use.

The plastic coating protects them form corrosion and gives them a sleek look and feel.

Cons

They are sturdy however they are not designed to be dropped. If you are going until failure then you will need to save enough energy to be able to place them on the ground and not drop them, or you can have a spotter assist you.

The price jumps quite significantly for the heavier weights.  To purchase on amazon click through here.

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StairMaster Pair of TwistLock Adjustable Dumbbells (100-Pounds)

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Key Points

#Unique system that allows for extra quick weight change

#Adjusts from 5 – 50 pounds

#Not bulky – gets smaller when you get less weight

#Nice rubber grip

#Solid feel, they do not rattle

Pros

These dumbbells came close to be being first place, whats so great about these dumbbells is that they have the quickest changing mechanism compared to every other quick change adjustable dumbbell on the market. You simply just twist the handle to the desired weight and it’s done your hand never leaves the handle. Do not worry about weights changing whilst you are training as well because they are designed to only be able to change weight whilst in the cradle. Another bonus is that They get smaller the lighter the you adjust the weight – see picture adjusted to lightest possible weight.

Cons

I would have ranked these in first place but I didn’t because they have a hefty price tag in comparison to other adjustable dumbbells, I guess you are paying for the convenience of having a sophisticated quick change mechanism. The warranty is only 2 years, other manufacturers offer lifetime warranty’s.  Click here to order on amazon.

Bayou Fitness Adjustable Dumbbell

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Key Points

#Heavy duty, mainly steel construction

#Easy weight adjustment

#Affordable Price

#10 – 50 pounds adjustments

Pros

Solid mainly metal construction means they are built to last for an affordable price in comparison to other dumbbells. Some people prefer a metal grip, so they will feel right at home with these dumbbells.Less adjustments means less moving parts however that is also a flaw. Ranked pretty well with actual personal trainers.

Cons

They come with fewer increments, they can adjust in increments of 5 pounds but that will make for an uneven dumbbell, or if you want to keep it even then the increments are in 10 pounds. You can order now by clicking here.

Ironmaster 75 lb Quick-Lock Adjustable Dumbbell System with Stand

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Key Points

#Quick-Lock design allows for adjusts from 5-75 lbs.

#Adjusts in increments of 2 1/2 lbs.

#Sturdy construction

#Comes with stand

#Limited lifetime warranty

Pros

These are like regular dumbbells only the adjust much quicker and are more compact. Solid steel construction means they are made to last. Square shape means they will not roll around. Comes with stand/shelves and workout poster. Very tight locking system means they can be used for explosive lifts. You can purchase add on kits separately.

Cons

They are not really a quick change system like the other dumbbells mentioned in this post, what I mean by that is you have to remove the end then remove weight/ add weights to make adjustments. Buy on amazon by clicking this link.

 

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