With gyms closed and most of us having to resort to makeshift workout rooms at home for the for the foreseeable future, we might as well make the most of it.
Many of us are transforming our living rooms, bedroom, garages and gardens into suitable spaces to keep fit and safe during the pandemic, whilst gyms have been closed.
If you’re pushed for space at home, you really don’t need fancy equipment or high tech gadgets to achieve your goals either. A staple piece of gym gear is the classic dumbbells and they can be used for a wide variety of full body workouts.
At a glance, top options come from Aldi’s new range and the Opti Dumbbell Tree Set from Agos. Below we’ve rounded up some of the best dumbbell sets worth adding to your home gym that are available to buy online now.
Best dumbbell sets for home use
Hand weights are a good way to comfortably build up the strength in your hands, especially after injury or long term being idle.
This ergonomic design from USA PRO is soft and comfortable for ease of use, choose between one hand dumbbell weighing between 1kg and 2.5kgs. Get two for £8 at the moment when you order online.
Price: £3.99, House of Fraser – buy here now
If you’re serious about your home fitness journey, this dumbbell tree set from Opti is a superb starter kit and for less than £20, you can’t really go wrong.
Along with the handy tree that keeps the weights secure and in place, you’ll also get three pairs of dumbbells weighing 1.1kg, 2.3kg and 4.5kg respectively in the set.
Use the weights to train various areas of the body, move at your own pace and monitor the progress of your strength.
Price: £19.99, Argos – buy here now
A cute and functional dumbbell tree, complete with three sets of weights to achieve your fitness goals.
Included in the set are 2 x 1.5KG, 2 x 3KG and 2 x 5KG Body Sculpture Dumbbells.
Price: £ 39.99, Studio – buy here now
Looking for a safe option to weight training at home? These adjustable dumbbell weights work by filling them with water to reach the ideal weight, simply let the water out when you’re finished.
They’re made from top quality ABS material, making them softer, more durable and helps to eliminate odours.
Inject the right amount of water into the bag and adjust to 15KG-20KG depending on your preference.
Price: £41.99, Amazon – buy here now
Now its not exactly your conventional dumbbell, but it can achieve similar results as well as tackling other problem areas of your concern.
This exercise set comes with one abdominal roller and an extra thick knee pad for optimal comfort during workouts. Train your back, shoulders, arms and abs – all with one simple set.
Price: £12.99, A mazon – buy here now
This bar and dumbbell set enables you to train various parts of the body, that include the upper and lower body depending on your regime.
Improve your strength, stamina and conditioning thanks to adjustable weight increments. A spin-lock system makes changing the weights simple and seamless. Weights included in the set are:
- 6 x 0.5kg
- 6 x 1.25kg
- 4 x 2.5kg
- 4 x 5kg
Use as little or as many weights as you need to tweak your workout and best fit your goals.
Price: £79.99, A rgos – buy here now
The nifty design from Everlast makes weight training simple and adjustable at your finger tips.
The clever gadget uses a special locking system within the storage base, select the weight you’d like to work out and the device essentially picks up the correct amount you need.
It’s designed to give you intense workouts as the weight goes up to 25kg. It’s pretty clever and well worth a buy if you’re wanting to improve you’re upper body.
P rice: £175, Sports Direct – buy here now
DTX’s Hex weights are made with rubber weight ends, which helps to protect your floor (and toes) during and after use.
The hexagonal shape also stops them from rolling around the house when they’re stationary. The set includes a pair of 3kg weights.
Price: £19.99, Amazon – buy here now
For a really versatile workout with the KettlebellConnect. Thanks to wireless connectivity, it will connect straight to your smart device via an app that will allow you to track progress of your overall workouts, as well as overall fitness.
Unlike traditional sets, this smart design allows you to adjust the weight with just the touch of a button, saving you precious floor space. Weight range from 5.5kg to 19kg and up to nine different users can train and track their individual progress.
Price: £ 229.99, Argos – buy here now
If you’re searching for others ways to keep fit at home, check out the best home fitness equipment to invest in.