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By: Paul Johnson
A dumbbell exercise program is effective with the right
equipment These days, more so that in decades gone by,
dumbbells are growing in popularity in fitness centers and
health clubs across the United States.

In addition, they are increasingly being purchased by
people who want to include them in their personal gyms at
home so they can conduct a dumbbell exercise program in the
comfort of their own home when it suits them best.

Rubber encased dumbbells are usually the most popular
choice of dumbbells as they offer a myriad of benefits to
the user.

While they may be made from high quality cast iron material
to give the desired weight effect, they are coated with
rubber for added protection, comfort during the dumbell arm
workouts and style - the rubber is available in different

Not only are rubber encased dumbbells comfortable to use
and safe to use but if you accidentally drop one of them on
the floor they will not damage the floor or other equipment
because of the rubber exterior. Similarly they will also
make a softer thud as opposed to a loud crash with an iron

Iron weights can make a loud continuous clanking sound and
can be distracting if you are counting repetitions where as
rubber dumbbells allow you to use dumbbells in any way and
even drop them on the floor without making much noise.

This is ideal for conducting dumbell arm workouts in the
home. The rubber used on rubber encased dumbbells is
usually of a very high quality, is odorless, does not crack
and is designed to be extremely durable, so the need for
maintenance is almost non existent.

On the other hand, chrome dumbbells will also be a welcome
addition to any personal fitness room. These dumbbells and
the dumbbell weights are usually polished with high grade
chrome to give optimum functionality.

Chrome adjustable dumbbells are usually sold in 5 pound
increments so you can build and decrease your dumbbell
weights as your fitness program changes. These adjustable
dumbbells give you the flexibility to quickly and easily
perform a variety of exercises according to what you are
doing with your strength exercises.

Dumbbells - whether they are rubber encased or chrome
adjustable dumbbells -can be purchased easily and usually
cheaply from stores or catalogs selling exercise equipment

Online prices are generally lower than those of the
traditional stores and the dumbbells can be sent directly
to your home -sometimes even with free shipping and
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Paul Johnson works tech support for New York based Internet
Publishing company, DigiLectual Inc. He uses Dumbell
workouts as part of his overall, balanced fitness workouts.

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