CAP Barbell Set of 2 Hex Rubber Dumbbell with Metal Handles Review
Although I was introduced to adjustable dumbbells a while ago, I still cannot abandon the pleasure of working out with fixed and solid dumbbells. The grip, I believe, affects several aspects of your workout, so ensuring that you have a thick barbell and sturdy design is of utmost importance.
The built of the CAP barbell set with hex rubber dumbbells with metal handles ensures proper weight distribution, and there is hardly a replacement for this iconic model. You’ll find it in many commercial gyms, which is a testament enough of its durability, ergonomic design, and stamp of approval from the weightlifting community. So let’s get to my review…
The CAP Barbell set of Dumbbells has a tight and solid structure, which prevents detachment and ensures secure and safe use. Made of solid cast iron, rubber-coated weights and a chrome-plated handle, the set is super reliable. The materials alone vouch for its outstanding durability and resistance.
The long-lasting finish will keep the weights free of rust even after years of use without the need for a special maintenance routine. I’ve had one of these for a few years now, and they’ve been through a lot. Sweat, outdoor use, as well as both cold and super-hot temperatures, nothing seems to affect the durability of this product. They are built to last and withstand any workout environment – indoors or outdoors.
The flat hexagonal surfaces prevent rolling of the weights and unwanted accidents that usually occur when dumbbells are not designed to be static. The metal contoured handle ensures a tight and strong grip, which I especially appreciate, that prevents slipping and helps reduce forearm and hand fatigue, thus maximizing your comfort and results.
Choose your weight
The CAP Barbell set of 2 hex rubber dumbbells with metal handles comes in pairs of different weights in 5 and 10 pound increments. You can choose between the following available weights: 5lb, 8lb, 10lb, 15lb, 20lb, 25lb, 30lb, 35lb, 40lb and 50lb depending on your strength and fitness goals. Opt for smaller sizes if you are a beginner or you just want to achieve a toned lean body. If you want to build muscle, and can more easily endure the load, go for the bigger-size dumbbells.
Note that as you buy a single pair you are also building your collection. These are super durable weights and the uniform design is excellent when you start to grow the collection one pair at a time.
Range of exercises
Dumbbells are any gym’s essential equipment. The CAP Barbell sets are your basic tools for a wide range of exercises and different workout goals. But this, of course is a given with most dumbbell models on the market.
What I especially appreciate about this model is its design and built. It works for every dumbbell exercise ever invented, which is hard to say about other models on the market. Choose your weight according to your fitness level and the results you want to achieve. Target your biceps and triceps, back and shoulders; use them for weight-loaded squats and lunges for nice sculpted legs and buttocks; or, grab a CAP dumbbell for scaling up your ab exercises – there is no muscle group that you cannot engage with a single dumbbell or a pair of two.
Tip: For lean and defined muscles, use smaller size dumbbells and increase the number of repetitions. For building muscle mass, do fewer repetitions with heavier weights.