Review: JOVNO Adjustable Dumbbells (55lbs)
I’ve been using adjustable dumbbells in my well-equipped home gym for the better part of 17 years. They can replace a whole rack of dumbbells in the space a single dumbbell takes up. Back when I got my first pair, adjustable dumbbells were more of a rectangular shape, rather than a more traditional, rounded dumbbell shape. These days, adjustable dumbbells like the JOVNO look more like traditional dumbbells than ever before, which has some real advantages.
The first advantage is that these have no interior cage, so your hand grabs the dumbbell bar like any other traditional dumbbell. The rounded shape also provides more stability for the selected weight plates. Finally, instead of removing and placing a selector pin or turning a weight selector on each end of the dumbbell, with the JOVNO’s you simply twist the handle to select the desired weight. It works and feels great and is an amazing design overall.
With a simple twist, you can choose between 11LB/5KG, 22LB/10KG, 33LB/15KG, 44LB/20KG, and 55LB/25KG. While a choice of five different weights is not as flexible as other adjustable dumbbells, it’s still a great range. Even better, it has an asymmetrical design that lets you place the dumbbell back in any direction and it will still lock in place and let you select another weight.
If you’re looking for a good adjustable dumbbell, this is a great choice if the weight range meets your needs. It’s high quality and looks and feels like a fixed dumbbell without any of the limitations.