The best weights to buy for weight training

Having decided whether to go for dumbbells or kettlebells, here are some of the best products to buy. [If you don’t know which type of weight to get, read this article first, then return here to decide on which weights to get.

Recommended Fixed Dumbbells

An elegant colour-coded set of neoprene coated hand dumbbell weights.

The weights range from 0.5Kg to 5Kg and are sold in pairs (though only up to 4kg x 2 seems to be available).

Recommended Standard Adjustable Weights

  • Available as pairs in 1.25 KG, 2.5 KG, 5 KG, 7.5 KG, 10 KG and 12.5 KG
  • Available as single dumbbells in 15 KG, 17.5 KG, 20 KG, 22.5 KG and 25 KG
  • Rubber Coated ‘anti roll’ ends for durability and protection
  • Contoured ergonomic chromed and kurled grip


If you can’t decide between a barbell and dumbbells, with the AH300 you have both functions in one. You can easily turn the two dumbbells into a barbell with just a few movements and not only have a lot  of training options, but also save space.

  • 2 in 1: The AH300 dumbbell combines two functions in one product
  • Anti-slip handles provide optimum support. The weight plates can be securely fastened to the dumbbells with star locks & the removable silicone cover protects dumbbell + bottom.
  • High-quality 2.5 kg and 1.25 kg iron weight plates. 
  • Dimensions: length 35 cm,
  • disc holder: each 10.5 cm,
  • diameter: 30 mm (standard norm)
  • grip surface: each 12 cm. 
  • Choose between a 20 kg
    • 2x 10kg set = 4 x 2.5 kg, 4 x 1.25 kg
    • 2 x dumbbell bars
    • 8 x silicone case
    • 4 x star locks
    • 1 x Connecting tube 
  • and a 30 kg set.
    • 2x 15kg set = 8 x 2.5 kg, 4 x 1.25 kg
    • 2 x dumbbell bars
    • 12 x silicone case
    • 4 x star locks
    • 1 x Connecting tube

Barbell and locking collars only – no weights included

  • Heavy duty steel 
  • Length: 120cm
  • Diameter: 3 cm
  • Weight capacity: 120 kg.
  • Star-shaped collars, with Rubber o-rings provide secure lock of weight plates.
  • Slip-resistant, textured surface handlebar 
  • Length: 119.8cm / 47.2in 
  • Made of high quality iron & plastic – sturdy and durable
  • The detachable W-shaped bar for a comfortable and steady hold –  prevent our hands from skidding effectively.
  • Plates: 4pcs x 2.5 Kg; & 2pcs x 5 Kg 
  • Adlustable weight from 5Kg (11 lb) to 20Kg (44 lb)
  • 5 Kg Plate Size: 26 x 5.5cm / 10.2 x 2.2’’( Dia.x Thickness) 
  • G.W.: 25.8 Kg/ 56.9 Lb 

Standard Kettlebells

  • Wide and smooth slightly textured handle to provide a comfortable & secure grip for high reps – makes chalk unnecessary
  • Protective vinyl shell to prevent wear and tear
  • Wide range of sizes to choose from
  • Flat bottom for stability:
    • Enable upright storage
    • ideal for renegade rows, handstands, mounted pistol squats & other exercises requiring a kettlebell with a flat bottom

The York Fitness kettlebells are an attractive colour-coded, vinyl coated set ranging from 2Kg to 20Kg.

They have an ergonomically designed comfort handle, anti-slip base and each one comes with a workout chart.

**These kettlebells do not appear to be currently available on Amazon**

Adjustable Kettlebells

  • This grip can hold most standard dumbbells and instantly turn it into a kettlebell.
  • Premium workout accessory that quickly becomes one of the go-to pieces of gear in your gym bag.
  • Wide Application: The grip is suitable for gym bag, weightlifting, bodybuilding, weight-loss.

  • The kettle bell is a plastic ball with comfortable, non-slip handle grips on both sides.
  • The weight is varied by the amount of water inserted
  • Size:  23.4cm / 9 in. 15in. The weight can be adjusted. According to the water injection volume adjustment, you can get your sports needs and save the environment.
  • 4. Made of PVC material, it will not rust for long-term use and ensure safety in use. Various colours.
  • The kettle bell can be filled with water at any time
  • Easy to carry when it is empty.

This new soft kettlebell can be adapted to your personal requirements with 3 removable weight pads. With a variable weight from 1 to 10 kg, you can perform all exercises with the right intensity for you with just this Kettlebell

  • Soft, flexible and individually adjustable KettleBell
  • Can be individually adjusted from 1 kg to 10 kg by 3 removable weight pads
  • High quality construction 
  • Comfortably reinforced grip – No rattling
  • Soft body, therefore leaves no marks on the floor
  • Space-saving

The StrengthTool is a Plate Loaded Kettlebell also known as a Hungarian Core Blaster.

A StrengthTool gives you the option to increase weight progressively without having to buy another kettlebell each time you progress.

  • Full Kettlebell set in one – just add plates (Plates not included.)
  • Add Olympic 2″ plates over 135kg total weight
  • High Grade Solid Stainless Steel lasts a lifetime
  • Smooth Finish 35mm Thick Handle optimised for two handed swings
  • Quick and easy weight changes

Be sure to match the type of plate to the variant of StrengthTool – Olympic 2″ plates or Standard 1″ plates.