Dumbbells Danvers MA

Read this article on dumbbells and learn more about weight training equipment. The dumbbell is basically just a shorter version of the barbell (from 8-inches to 14-inches long). What's so great about them is that you can do pretty much all the same exercises with them that you can with barbells and more.

Sports Authority
(978) 774-9400
Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way
Danvers, MA
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Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 233-8885
343 Broadway
Saugus, MA
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10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(781) 395-0100
640 Fellsway
Medford, MA
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9:30AM - 9:30PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(617) 441-0050
170 Alewife Brook Parkway
Cambridge, MA
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10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
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Modell's Sporting Goods
(508) 583-2959
Westgate Mall Plaza - Route 24 &Route 27
Brockton, MA
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Modell's Sporting Goods
(978) 922-7774
North Beverly Plaza
Beverly, MA
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Sports Authority
(781) 935-5388
296 Mishawum Road
Woburn, MA
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Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
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Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA
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Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Modell's Sporting Goods
(413) 747-3811
393 Memorial Avenue - Century Shopping Center
West Springfield, MA
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10:00AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:00PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Sports Authority
(617) 629-0102
133 Middlesex Avenue
Somerville, MA
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dumbbells

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Dumbbells

The dumbbell is basically just a shorter version of the barbell (from 8-inches to 14-inches long). What's so great about them is that you can do pretty much all the same exercises with them that you can with barbells and more.

I'm a big fan of free weight workouts (as I've mentioned throughout this site in my hopes to get you to enjoy the benefits of working with them), and free weight workouts with dumbbells offer several advantages over barbells:

  • First, they strengthen both sides of your body equally, forcing you to perfect your form even on the weaker side of your body.
  • They also enable you to perform exercises like front raises and flies that you can't do with barbells.
  • Another plus to dumbbell workouts is that when I sprained my right arm, I could still work the left side of my body. As my right side healed, I was able to gradually add to the weight load on my right dumbbell to encourage the re-strengthening of that arm, while still keeping my normal weight on my arm.
  • Dumbbells are extremely versatile. Most have weights permanently fixed on each end. Pro-style dumbbells are considered the best of the best when it comes to fixed bells, although with adjustable dumbbells you're able to attach and remove weight from the ends using weight collars the same as barbells.
  • Many dumbbells also have rubber-coating over them to prevent hand strain.

    My weight training program which I do every other day (except on Sunday) includes a variety of dumb...

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