I’ve put together a short list of the BEST articles on shopping for dumbbells.
Hey, there isn’t much to dumbbells, which is why the list is so short. But these few will teach you nearly everything you need to know.
If I find more (or if you would be so kind as to share a link to any really good article you find in the comments below) I’ll add more as time goes on!
- The Best Adjustable Dumbbells
- The Best Types of Dumbbells: A Buying Guide
- Dumbbell Rack Comparison
- Bodybuilding Wiki: Dumbbells
- Dumbbells: The Definitive Guide
- Types of Dumbbells
And now for some videos…
Olympic dumbbells review. This is one cheap way to replace a whole set of fixed weight dumbbells. But the handles are really long, so you may or may not like them.
Bowflex SelectTech dumbbells review, comparing two different models. Bowflex originally just made the iconic Bowflex weight machine, but they have expanded to making dumbbells, benches, and other equipment. Their dumbbells are one of the most popular on the market and can be found at Dick’s Sporting Goods and other stores.
PowerBlock dumbbells review. These are one of the most popular adjustable dumbbells today, as an alternative to the SelectTech above.
Just for fun, the World’s Biggest Dumbbell:
The third type of adjustable dumbbell is the Ironmaster Quick-Lock. They are considered the most durable but don’t have as wide of a market reach. Here’s a video comparing them and the PowerBlock: