Christmas shopping season will be here so fast it will make your eyesball turn around in your head (okay maybe not that fast).

What this means to you is that there is no better time than Christmas to pick up an adjustable dumbbell set for yourself, your boyfriend, your girlfriend, your wife, or your husband. After all new years resolution season is right around the corner, and you can use “Christmas” to justify the expense. And what the heck, the fat lost and the muscle built as a result of the purchase, is all bonus. It's a win-win!

So what's the hottest dumbbell set for Christmas in 2011?

When it comes adding muscle to your frame, losing belly fat, and trimming your triceps, it's the BowFlex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbell Set.

Getting results with this set:

For starters, this dumbbell set will work for you whether you're buying it for someone new to weight training, or if you're buying for an experienced lifter, as it's weight range is from 5 pounds to 52 pounds. So you're covered when it comes to having enough weight to get started.

This set also works well for a wide variety of workout programs whether it's fat burning, or building muscle, or simply toning up.

If you want to lose the most fat, fast with the BowFlex 552 adjustable dumbbell set, focus on working the large muscles of the body like your legs, your chest, and your back.

By doing this you'll maximize the amount of calories you burn, and the amount of muscle you build. Very simply, larger muscles burn more calories. In addition, since muscle is a metabolically active tissue, the more muscle you build, the more calories your body will burn. In conjunction to modifications to your diet, you can turn your body into a raging calorie burning furnace.


You can do a ton of exercises with the BowFlex 552 dumbbells. Here's a look at just a few: of the exercises you can do with this set:

Chest Presses – Chest

Dumbbell Rows – Back

Lateral Raises – Shoulders

Tricep Extensions – Triceps

Tricep Kickbacks – Triceps

Bicep Curls – Biceps

Lunges – Walking, Stationary, or Reverse

Sumo Squats – Holding dumbbell between legs

Calf Raises – Standing on step holding dumbbell

Finally, the money you'd spend on individual dumbbells versus buying an adjustable dumbbell set is ridiculous.

Individual dumbbells are priced per pound, so it stands to reason that one does not need a degree in rocket science, to see that if you bought individual dumbbell sets from 5 pounds to 52 pounds it would exceed what you'd spend on one set of Bowflex SelectTech adjustable dumbbells. Not to mention the spaced saved versus buying all those individual dumbbells.