When I started exercising at home, I initially did a lot of high-intensity cardio and bodyweight moves like push-ups and burpees. Working out like this was great for a while. But my goals shifted, and I wanted to focus on building muscle instead.
I started looking around at home gym setups and began sweating when I realized the price, which often ran up to thousands of dollars. But I felt some relief as I looked into versatile alternatives like the best adjustable dumbbells.
These weights combine several dumbbells into one, so you don't need a whole weights rack at home, and you can change the load mid-workout, making it easy to adjust the weight for different moves.
Although they cost much less than other gym equipment, adjustable dumbbells can still set you back. If you want to invest in some weights without breaking the bank, check out Best Buy's impressive $100 saving on the Bowflex SelectTech 552 adjustable dumbbells.
Best Buy Bowflex SelectTech 552 deal
Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells |
Was $429.99, now $329.99 at Best Buy
For today only, the retailer has discounted these 52.5lb, easy-grip adjustable dumbbells by 23%. You can pick up this high-quality set of weights with a quick-adjust dial, storage tray, and one-year subscription to the JRNY workout app for $100 off right now.
They come with a storage tray, which makes it easy to put them down without making a lot of noise, and a comfortable grip with a soft rubber coating, so you won't need to buy workout gloves to protect your hands while you train.
I switched the gym for home workouts during the pandemic, so weights were in high demand, and I only managed to get a reasonably functional set that I'll need to upgrade as they have a relatively limited weight range.
As we found in our Bowflex SelectTech 552i dumbbells review, you won't have that problem with this set. You can adjust each dumbbell between 5lb/2.3kg and 52.5lb/24kg, making them an excellent option for various exercises.
Whether you're getting into dumbbell workouts for the first time or prefer exercising with a bit of guidance, the Bowflex SelectTech 552 comes with a one-year complimentary subscription to the JRNY workout app (valued at $149), with access to on-demand, trainer-led sessions.
If you're after a bit more choice, there are plenty of other dumbbells on sale right now, from adjustable sets to fixed weight options, helping you invest in muscle-building equipment without breaking the bank.
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James is a London-based journalist and Fitness Editor at Fit&Well. He has over five years experience in fitness tech, including time spent as the Buyer’s Guide Editor and Staff Writer at technology publication MakeUseOf. In 2014 he was diagnosed with a chronic health condition, which spurred his interest in health, fitness, and lifestyle management.
In the years since, he has become a devoted meditator, experimented with workout styles and exercises, and used various gadgets to monitor his health. In recent times, James has been absorbed by the intersection between mental health, fitness, sustainability, and environmentalism. When not concerning himself with health and technology, James can be found excitedly checking out each week’s New Music Friday releases.
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