The recent home workout revolution - sparked by the pandemic - has prompted millions of people worldwide to improve their health and fitness by purchasing at-home fitness equipment. Though training at home has its downsides (like the lack of heavy weights, machines, and other fitness equipment), the convenience of breaking a sweat whenever it fits into your schedule is a hard-to-beat benefit — and one of the easiest ways to To achieve this, do this with a pair of dumbbells. Whether you're a seasoned lifter, looking to add some definition to your body, or just want to maintain your gains, a good set of dumbbells is a must-have for any home gym.
But with so many dumbbell options available (rubber, iron, adjustable) it can be difficult to know which dumbbells are right for you. Luckily we've got you covered. Read on for a roundup of the best dumbbells for your home gym.
The best dumbbells for your home gym in 2023
1. Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells
You can adjust these dumbbells to 15 different weights ranging from 5 to 52.5 pounds. They use a dial for quick maneuvering between weights, making them easy to adjust if you need to add or remove weight between sets. The wide weight range makes them suitable for both beginners and experienced lifters. Plus, adjustable dumbbells save space by not cluttering up your workout area.[$429; bowflex.com]
2. CAP Coated Hex Dumbbells
Anyone who's spent time in a gym has probably seen a CAP dumbbell. It's a solid piece of exercise equipment with knurled steel handles and a chrome finish for a non-slip grip. The hexagonal shape means they won't roll on you, and the polypropylene material won't damage your floor when you put them down, making them an excellent option for home gyms.[From $10; capbarbells.com]
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