DumbbellsDumbbells are a versatile and essential piece of equipment for any home or commercial gym. They are available in a variety of styles and weights, making them suitable for people of all fitness levels and abilities. In Ireland, we have a wide selection of dumbbells for sale, including hex dumbbells, round dumbbells, adjustable dumbbells, dumbbell sets, neoprene dumbbells and dumbbell handles.
Hex Dumbbells are a popular choice for home and commercial gyms alike. They are made with a hexagonal shape, which prevents them from rolling when they are not in use. Hex dumbbells are available in a range of weights, from 1kg to 70kg, making them suitable for both beginners and experienced lifters.
Round Dumbbells are another popular option, and they are known for their smooth finish, which makes them easy to grip. They are also available in a variety of weights, from 5kg to 70kg, and are suitable for a wide range of exercises, such as bicep curls, tricep extensions, and shoulder presses.
Adjustable Dumbbells are a convenient and space-saving option for those who want to save on space, and also for those who want to have a variety of weight options. They allow you to adjust the weight of the dumbbell by adding or removing weight plates. These types of dumbbells are also available in a variety of weights, and are suitable for a wide range of exercises.
Dumbbell Bundles are a great option for those who want to purchase multiple dumbbells at once. They usually come with a stand, which makes it easy to keep the dumbbells organized and accessible. Dumbbell sets are available in a variety of weights, and are suitable for a wide range of exercises.
Neoprene Dumbbells are a great option for those who want to train in comfort. They are coated in neoprene, which makes them easy to grip and also provides a comfortable feel. They are also available in a variety of weights, and are suitable for a wide range of exercises.
Dumbbell handles are a great option for those who want to add some variety to their workouts. They are suitable for use with weight plates and are available in a variety of sizes and weights. They are also suitable for a wide range of exercises, such as bicep curls, tricep extensions, and shoulder presses.
Why train with Dumbbells?
High quality dumbbells can be used for a wide variety of exercises and training can be made easier or tougher depending on the weight and number of reps that you do.
Dumbbells requires greater balance and control during exercises compared to barbells or machines – allowing for optimization of kinaesthetic performance.
What are the main benefits of this type of training?
Dumbbell exercises can create both inter & intramuscular coordination, which leads to higher levels of muscle activation, and due to their relatively small size that enables them to be held in both hands, dumbbells can be used to make a wide range of movement patterns, perfect for building up movement-specific strength.
- Ensure a higher level of ergonomics in the exercises, enabling a large number of individual exercises;
- Allow to progressively increase the weight in the loads;
- Offer superior exercise intensity as it’s possible to concentrate effort on each muscle.
- Ensure a better balance between different parts of the body, improving the integrity of the ligaments, tendons and joints;
- Favour fat loss and weight maintenance;
- Can be complemented with other weightlifting accessories like weight benches;
- Are adaptable to the requirements of the user and are easy to carry and store.
What to look for when buying Dumbbells?
Dumbbells are a relatively simple bodybuilding accessory, but you should take certain aspects into account when purchasing them like:Type of Dumbbell
There are 2 types of Dumbbells - adjustable and fixed. With fixed dumbbells the weight is already established and cannot be changed, while adjustable dumbbells provide a variety of weights so that intensity can vary during the exercise.Shape
The shape of the Dumbbell can be hexagonal, square, triangular or round.Weight
Weight is a determining factor when deciding to get a Dumbbell. Depending on the brand and type, weights can vary between 0.5 and 50 kg.Material
Dumbbells can be made of a variety of materials, which can be a determining factor of the price of the accessory. The grip is made of steel while the coating can be vinyl, foam, rubber, chromed steel, or urethane.
As well as being an excellent fitness tool, Dumbbells are tough, durable and safe (with proper technique!)