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How To Perfect Your Compound Exercise Routine How To Perfect Your Compound Exercise Routine

Compound movements are a great way to target multiple body parts with just one movement.  In this instructional video, Core's fitness expert PJ, will walk through three compound movements to get your started on your fitness journey!

How Strong Glutes Prevent Injury to Your Knees and Back How Strong Glutes Prevent Injury to Your Knees and Back

Strengthening your glutes will stabilize the spine, prevent rotation of the pelvis, and help you avoid tight tendons. Building your muscles can also help protect your knees and back.

How to Nail Your New Year's Resolutions 5 Tips from Core's Fitness Coach How to Nail Your New Year's Resolutions 5 Tips from Core's Fitness Coach

Are you ready to create your fitness goals?  Watch Core's fitness coach, PJ, as she walks through the 5 tips that will get you started and keep you moving into 2022!

Five Ways to Stay Fit During the Holiday Rush Five Ways to Stay Fit During the Holiday Rush

Staying fit while feeling festive is one way to relieve holiday stress while doing something good for yourself. Here are five ways to help you get some workouts in while you’re juggling your holiday plans and activities. 

How Do I Start Strength Training at Home? How Do I Start Strength Training at Home?

If you’re new to strength training, or to working out at home, don’t be intimidated. It’s simple to get started! We’ve put together an easy to follow guide with workouts great for any experience level to get started and feeling more confident and healthy in your body.

Are 30 Minutes of Strength Training Enough? Are 30 Minutes of Strength Training Enough?

Strength training is an essential part of a healthy life. By having your muscles work against weight resistance, you improve your strength and overall health, allowing you to look good and feel your best. And the best part is, you can get these benefits in just 30 minutes a session, a few times a week.

Are Home Workouts as Effective As A Gym? Are Home Workouts as Effective As A Gym?

It’s no surprise that many people would prefer to workout at home. But the question remains: can a home workout be as effective as a gym? The answer is, yes, it can be!

Build Your Chest With Our Dumbbell-Only Chest Workout Build Your Chest With Our Dumbbell-Only Chest Workout

Working out at home is a good way to get in shape and maintain overall fitness and toning. But what if you don’t have the budget or space at home for the larger machines that are available?

Glute and Butt Workouts At Home To Drive Sports Performance Glute and Butt Workouts At Home To Drive Sports Performance

Whether you’re a professional athlete, weekend warrior, or getting off the couch for the first time in a while, building your gluteal muscles can help significantly improve your sports performance.

What are the Five Basic Strength Training Exercises? What are the Five Basic Strength Training Exercises?

 Weighted resistance movements are most effective when you are looking to gain muscle strength and reduce body fat without spending hours working out. In fact, a short 30-minute workout with weight can yield great results.

At-Home Exercises to Build Your Glutes At-Home Exercises to Build Your Glutes

Your glutes aren’t just there to make your jeans look good or provide a cushion when you sit. They literally do a lot of heavy lifting for you. This muscle group is what lets you stand up, walk, run, and climb stairs, among other things. 

Arm Workouts & Toning Exercises For Women Arm Workouts & Toning Exercises For Women

For many women, the arms, specifically the triceps, are one of those spots where they want to put a little extra attention.  Read on to learn 5 arm tonight exercises to get your arms in great shape.

Are Adjustable Dumbbells Worth it? Are Adjustable Dumbbells Worth it?

Adjustable dumbbells are essential for home gyms, but are they worth the cost compared to a traditional set of dumbbells? We answer that question here.

What are the Best Adjustable Dumbbells to Buy? What are the Best Adjustable Dumbbells to Buy?

Are adjustable dumbbells worth it? Explore the best adjustable dumbbells to buy and how they benefit your health.  

The Best 15-Minute Circuit Workout For Summer The Best 15-Minute Circuit Workout For Summer

Summer is here and if you are thinking about getting in shape but not sure where to start, we have a great 15 - minute full-body workout that you can do from home or the gym. Combining both circuit and cardio, will be the right mix to get your summer body ready.

Healthy Food Choices For The Summer Healthy Food Choices For The Summer

Summer is officially here and with the warm weather comes get-togethers with family and friends.  This usually means lots of food and drinks are consumed but don't worry, if you are watching your waistline you can still indulge, just do it the healthy way.  Here we have a few great tips to help you have a happy and healthy summer feast.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Active Dad Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Active Dad

Fathers Day is right around the corner and picking the perfect gift hasn't been easier. Whether your dad is a beginner or workout expert, we have some perfect options to complement any fitness level.

The Adjustable Dumbbell Showdown The Adjustable Dumbbell Showdown

Traditionally, changing the weight on a dumbbell involved picking up a separate dumbbell of a different weight. Today, adjustable dumbbells are taking over home gyms for their convenience, ruggedness, and attractive design.

But which one wins the Adjustable Dumbbell Showdown? Let’s look at 5 key areas. 

BarBend Coverage of Core's Adjustable Dumbbells BarBend Coverage of Core's Adjustable Dumbbells

BarBend reviewed Core's Adjustable Dumbbells saying, "With these dumbbells, you can effectively tuck a little gym’s worth of equipment under a bed or at the foot of the closet, and you’ll also save money compared to buying those 10 pairs of weights separately."

Newsweek Newsweek

Newsweek gave Core's Adjustable Dumbbells the "Editor's Choice" award. "If you're looking to save space and money with adjustable dumbbells, these are the ones to grab. They're the simplest, quickest and easiest to use."

Women and Health Women and Health

Woman & Home featured Core Home Fitness as the "best budget adjustable dumbbell" in a roundup of dumbbells for women and highlighted the product's secure grip and solid design: "The rubber handle was comfortable to hold, and we didn't lose our grip, no matter how sweaty we were during workouts. Even during overhead exercises, these weights always felt secure."

SELF SELF

SELF's former Health Director reviewed Core's dumbbells saying, "The Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells have actually made me enjoy my at-home workouts. It's basically like having your own weight room."

Shredded Dad Shredded Dad

Read or watch Shredded Dad's review and in-depth walk-through of the Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells and their features. "These are a great set of dumbbells that are not only going to save you a lot of space, but when you compare it to the price of traditional dumbbell sets, these are going to be more affordable and save you a lot of money."

T3 T3

T3 dubbed the Core Adjustable Dumbbells the "perfect rival" for other competitor brands, praising the product's great value, ease of use, quick assembly, and more. "Perfect for serious but price-conscious lifters who haven't got much space in their home gyms."

13 Stellar Sets of Adjustable Dumbbells for Your Home Gym 13 Stellar Sets of Adjustable Dumbbells for Your Home Gym

Men's Health included Core Home Fitness in a round-up of "13 Stellar Sets of Adjustable Dumbbells for Your Home Gym."

The Best Adjustable Dumbbells of 2021 The Best Adjustable Dumbbells of 2021

Gear Patrol named Core’s Adjustable dumbbells the most user-friendly. “Taking just seconds, it’s about the simplest and smoothest weight adjustment we have seen yet.”

Steve Richards Fitness Steve Richards Fitness

Watch Stevie Richards review Core’s Adjustable Dumbbells. "They have the same kind of look and feel, and of course, the adjustment is the same, as a more expensive option.”

Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbell Set review Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbell Set review

Tom’s Guide gave Core’s Adjustable Dumbbells a 4 out of 5 star rating. “Out of all the adjustable dumbbells I’ve tested to date, the overall size, shape, and feel is most akin to traditional standalone dumbbells.”

The Best Dumbbell Sets For Every Type Of Workout And Home Gym The Best Dumbbell Sets For Every Type Of Workout And Home Gym

BroBible gave Core's dumbbells the nomination of Best Adjustable Set. "They’re easy for adding and subtracting weight and they’ve got a sleek design."

Runner's World Includes Core in Their List of Runner's World Includes Core in Their List of "Best Trainer-Approved Adjustable Dumbbells for Home Workouts"

Runner's World included Core Home Fitness in a round-up of the best, trainer-approved adjustable dumbbells. "Once you choose your weight, you don’t have to worry about the plates moving around as you push or press the dumbbell. And the contoured, textured handle allows you to have a good, tight grip, no matter how sweaty you get."

Consumer Reports Gives Consumer Reports Gives "Best Buy" Designation to Core Adjustable Dumbbells

Consumer Reports says, "The Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbell Set, which earned CR’s Best Buy designation, is automatically balanced and has an easy one-handed adjustment."

Wirecutter: Best Adjustable Dumbbells 2021 Wirecutter: Best Adjustable Dumbbells 2021

The Wirecutter says "Of the 10 sets of adjustable dumbbells we’ve tested over the past three years, the Core Home Fitness model offers the best experience in its price range, making it a great choice for most home gyms."

Men's Health Editors Pick Core the Most User-Friendly Adjustable Dumbbell on the Market Men's Health Editors Pick Core the Most User-Friendly Adjustable Dumbbell on the Market

Men's Health editors make their pick for the Most User-Friendly Adjustable Dumbbell. "These are ideal for drop sets and supersets, with a quick-change dial that lets you go from five pounds to 50 in a snap."

Matt Tolbers of Home Gym Reviews Shares His Take on the Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells Matt Tolbers of Home Gym Reviews Shares His Take on the Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells

Watch Matt Tolbers review our adjustable dumbbells. "This is so quick it's basically like picking up a real dumbbell and the handle has a nice grip consistency to it."  

GQ Magazine Adds Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells to Their GQ Magazine Adds Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells to Their "Best Home Gym Equipment" List

Read why GQ Magazine included the Core Home Fitness Adjustable Dumbbells in their "Best Home Gym Equipment" category. "What gives this set the edge is that, as the weight decreases, the length of the weight gets smaller."