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The Best Adjustable Dumbbells on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

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If you’ve come to prefer your home gym to the real thing (but don’t have the space or desire for a full-on squat rack), a set of adjustable dumbbells can help you achieve your fitness goals in just about any size home. And while we’ve written about lots of home-gym equipment before — including the best big-ticket home-gym equipment and the best weight-lifting benches — here, we’ve rounded up the best weight-adjustable dumbbells, as praised by the most enthusiastic reviewers on Amazon.

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Best-rated (and least expensive) adjustable dumbbells

Yes4All Adjustable Dumbbells

At just over $30 per dumbbell, more than 7,500 five-star reviewers love this set for its sturdy design and budget-friendly price point. “This is one of the best-designed weight sets I’ve ever used,” one reviewer writes. “The dumbbell handles are long enough in the center for even the widest hands, and the threaded ends leave plenty of room for more weights if you want to expand beyond this basic set.” One customer who bought these for her husband reports the set is “perfect in every way. The connector screws in tight. The weight seems to be on point. He’s completely happy with this set and would recommend it to anyone looking for an at-home dumbbell set!” In fact, even a self-proclaimed lifter of many years approves, writing, “I love the raw true gym feel of these weights. These weights are perfect for home training and they quickly turned my studio apartment into an effective home gym.”

Best adjustable dumbbells with foam grip

Many of the almost 200 five-star reviewers of this adjustable set particularly appreciate its foam grip, with one praising its “really beautiful design.” They add, “The grip is very cushiony which makes it super comfortable to hold, even for long workouts.” (Plus, the plates themselves are “super easy to get on and off.”) Another reviewer loves using them for at-home workouts, and “they don’t stick or have issues with putting weights on or off. The comfort grip is even better than my neoprene coated weights.” And a third enthusiastic reviewer even calls them a “work of art … beautifully polished, well-crafted, and easy to reconfigure.”

Best individually-sold adjustable dumbbell with metal grip

FLYBIRD Adjustable Dumbbell

You will have to buy two of these to have a complete set, but adjustable dumbbells like this one are much more convenient and don’t require adding or removing weights or weight collars. One reviewer describes this dumbbell as “perfect — it’s compact but feels exactly like the ones at the gym. The metal grip is substantial and has the right amount of thickness.” Another reviewer, who “begrudgingly” purchased theirs, writes, “What a nice surprise it was to see how high-quality they are. They are easy to change, with each turn giving you a nice satisfying ratchet/clicking sound.” Even though you have to buy two, many reviewers still consider the dumbbell to be a good deal. “The cost of this set was about two months of gym payments so I’ve broke even at this point,” writes one. “Even when things are safer I don’t think I’ll return to a gym since I love the convenience of doing it at home now.”

Best individually-sold adjustable dumbbell with rubber grip

Ativafit Adjustable Dumbbell Weights for Home Gym (Single)

Over 1,000 five-star reviewers say that it’s easy to adjust this dumbbell, including one who describes it as “well constructed and easy to adjust” because rather than the user having to slide weights on and off its side, the dumbbell itself will only lift up the amount of weight from its stand that the user sets it to. Another reviewer was initially skeptical of the mechanism but now finds that it’s “much less trouble [than] adjusting weight for different exercises. No matter which position is set, no weight piece could fall off.” Dozens of reviewers also call out the grip, which they say is more comfortable than textured steel. “The metal handle is covered by a textured rubber grip, which is quite effective in preventing slippage and reducing hand fatigue,” one comments, adding that they “don’t have to grip it as tightly” as some of the other dumbbells they’ve used before. And another reviewer, who purchased two, says that the “grippy” handle makes them “perfect” for light lifting. Overall, “I’m amazed by the quality,” they write. “The dumbbells are spectacular and they exceeded my expectations.”

Best adjustable dumbbells with connector

Yes4All Adjustable Dumbbells with Connector

Reviewers love the design of these adjustable dumbbells’ connector piece, which transforms the set into a barbell for various types of weightlifting and has a textured finish for better grip. “The diamond texture on the handle works better than I expected,” writes one happy shopper. “It actually helps improve the grip and isn’t there just for show.” Another reviewer chose this set to replace her husband’s single dumbbell because “the price was good, it came with enough w