What are adjustable dumbbells?
Dumbbells are essential exercise equipment. Out of all kinds of exercise equipment, the dumbbells are one of the most commonly found pieces of equipment in home gyms. Adjustable dumbbells are the same size as regular fixed dumbbells. However, the weight can be adjusted. Whether you need 5 lbs or 50 lbs, you can change it with a knob, lever, dial, or pin.
Dumbbells are great for strength training and full body workouts. But a standard set of dumbbells, one for each weight, takes up a lot of space. Static dumbbells are useful in the gym. But if you don't have enough space in your home gym, a set of adjustable dumbbells is a good option.
How do adjustable dumbbells work?
Adjustable dumbbells have a locking mechanism. Weights can be removed last. Unlike fixed sets where the weights are attached to the handle. It's adjustable so you can set your weight from 5 to 50 lbs, making it perfect for those looking to get in shape. It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or advanced.
What are the health implications of using adjustable dumbbells?
Lifting weights with adjustable dumbbells has many benefits for your body. A recent study found that eight weeks of moderate strength training may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in healthy men.
Strength training also helps develop:
- muscle mass
- muscle endurance
Weightlifting helps prevent many diseases. Resistance exercises with adjustable dumbbells can help prevent:
- type 2 diabetes
- cardiovascular disease
- high blood pressure
Why do adjustable dumbbells feel heavy?
There are several reasons why adjustable dumbbells feel heavier than fixed dumbbells.
First of all, your body is likely to notice changes. Because dumbbells are different from traditional dumbbells. Psychologically, you may find it difficult.
Second, many adjustable dumbbells are larger and bulkier than fixed dumbbells. This can make it feel heavy in your hand.
Finally, make sure the weight is evenly distributed on both sides of the handle. If you're not careful, the weight distribution can become imbalanced, putting more weight on each side of the dumbbell.