As the name of the product implies, the Gold’s Gym Switch Plate 100 are made by Gold´s Gym, a chain of commercial gyms that is present in many countries around the world and that also sells exercise equipment.
This pair of adjustable dumbbells will allow you to realize a good number of exercises in the comfort of your home without the need to acquire a complete set of individual dumbbells. This way you also save space and your home will look more organized. They are also ideal for those who have small apartments.
This is as very convenient way to realize a complete workout without having to pay expensive gyms, spend time and money in transportation to the gym. Combine this adjustable dumbbells with adjustable workout and you will have everything you need to make a great workout.
The Gold´s Gym Switch Plate 100 adjustable dumbbells are probably not the ones with the best quality that exist, but they have a good design and good quality price ratio. You get a good product for the price you pay.
As a bonus, this product comes with a stand for the dumbbells which allows you to change the weights in a much more convenient and faster way than if you had to do it on the floor. Nonetheless, you probably should check reviews of other adjustable dumbbells before you decide to buy this set.
Weight range & increments
With this adjustable dumbbells you will be able to select a weight between 10 to 50 lb, and you can increment 5 lbs at a time for each dumbbell (10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 lb). Here you will only have to move the sliding plate selector to the proper position to change the weight.
Unless you are a very strong individual, the total weight of this set is enough for most people. It allows you to train with a total of 100 lb.
Ease of change
It is quite easy to change the weights with this set. You will only need to adjust the Knot to change and select the desired weight of the dumbbells with which to perform the exercises. Lift the yellow plastic to unlock and move it to the desired weight
This change mechanism also allows you to intentionally make one side of the dumbbells more heavy then the other.
The handle is chrome plated and was made to last. It has with rubber in the middle of the handle and it is ergonomic and feels good to use. The rubber allows you to get a stronger grip and increases the confort.
The customers opinions regarding this product are widely divergente. Some customers are very fond of this product and had no problem with it while others say it is of very poor quality and claimed to have had various problems with this adjustable dumbbells.
One of them said the weight adjustment pin often gets stuck, and being made of plastic, the pin can also become damaged after some time.
Another customer said the dumbbell handle broke after about 18 months. it is also possible that sometimes the weights plates stick together. If that happens, it can easily be fixed applying some lubrication material on the sides of the chrome weight plates.
Other than that, the reviews are good in general and most customers had no problems with this product.