I've been using this pair of dumbells for over 2 months now, and I have to say that I have been very satisfied so far.
I needed something that would give me more variety--my gym has a great weight machine but I was rapidly getting used to it. I needed dumbells I could use with little time adjusting the weight so I could concentrate with my workout pace.
This filled those needs. Adjustable dumbells that go from 5 to 52.5 lbs (each, as a pair 10-105 lbs.). It is easy to adjust the weight and unlike the previous model, the pin is made of metal and it holds the weights in place more securely. It comes with easy to read instructions and even an exercise video to help you along.
I did not buy the stand since it is a hard one to assemble. I just placed it on a secure metal table so I don't have to pick them up from the floor.
The only downside I would imagine is that if you like dropping weights during a workout, this may not hold up to that kind of punishment. I don't drop weights so it works for me.
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If you want to get a good strength workout at home, but don't have much space, the Bowflex 552 SelectTech Dumbbells are an ideal solution. Newly designed, the innovative pair of 552 SelectTech Dumbbells combines 15 sets of weights into one using a unique dial system. It's one of the most space-efficient and flexible strength-training options available with its unique and effective design. With just the turn of a dial, you can automatically change your resistance on each dumbbell from 5 pounds all the way up to 52.5 pounds of weight. It adjusts in 2.5-pound increments (up to 25 pounds), enabling you to gradually increase your strength without bulking up.
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Change the dumbbell's weight with just the turn of a dial.
The SelectTech 552 dumbbells adjust from 5 pounds all the way up to 52.5 pounds of weight.
Weight Range: 5 to 52.5 lbs (2.27 to 23.8 kg) for each dumbbell