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XMark XM-3305 Adjustable Dumbbells Review

​XMark’s XM-3305 model makes a bold attempt to refine and solidify an already tried design, in hopes of delivering a reliable and efficient pair of adjustable dumbbells.

Without too much redesigning, this brand achieved a sleek and modern design that turned out very compact and efficient for its intended purpose.

XMark Pair of 25 lb. Adjustable Dumbbells XM-3305
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Slightly bulky, these dumbbells are fairly simple in their design and perfectly cater to both beginners and experienced lifters.

But overall, the XM-3305 is a great rendition of a reliable design – these adjustable dumbbells can confidently stay shoulder to shoulder with some of the best that the market has to offer.

Let’s get down to the nuts and bolts of the XMark’s XM-3305 review and see if it is worth the money.


The design of the XM-3305 revolves around the easy and streamlined mechanism of pre selecting your desired weight. This design is slightly different to some of the dial adjustment we saw when we previously reviewed the top adjustable dumbbells on the market.

 Each dumbbell comes equipped with 4 separate chrome plates – each one weighing 2.5 pounds. The handles themselves are 5 pounds each, so this gives you quite a bit of options for various exercises.

Once your dumbbell is in its supplied plastic cradle, you simply pull up the large plastic pin and slide it towards the desired position. All you have to do then is to lift up the dumbbell and workout. Depending on the weight, a certain number of plates will remain in the cradle.

XMark Pair of 25 lb. Adjustable Dumbbells XM-3305
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These dumbbells are perfect for a variety of exercises that each require a different weight. For example you can do lunges which require a lower weight, or chest flys with a full 25 pound weight.

 This design is perfect as it easily replaces several different pairs of traditional dumbbells, saving a lot of precious space. But it’s also very easy to use and will be perfect for beginners, or anyone looking to save on money. And this you will certainly do.

The adjustability is also perfect for supersets – simply lower them into the cradle, drop or add one weight plate, and finish your superset. 


Adjustability

​Changing the weight selection is as simple as can be. A large plastic pin helps you select the plates and go on with your workout.

This makes a world of difference when compared to the traditional “adjustable” dumbbells that have the old screw on mechanism.

XMark Pair of 25 lb. Adjustable Dumbbells XM-3305
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Compared to that, the XM-3305 is an easy system that takes just a few moments to set up. This is important as it saves on time. For those of you working tight schedules and having busy lives, these adjustable dumbbells can prove quite a nifty addition. With these, you can find time to throw in a quick workout routine at any part of the day.

Pros

  • Simple design is one of the big advantages of the XM-3305. Compared to some ridiculously over complicated and too bulky adjustable dumbbells on the market, this pair is perfectly design as to be straightforward for anyone to use. As an added bonus, the design is also sleek and modern, making them fit perfectly in your apartment or house gym.

  • The XM-3305 utilizes a design that is similar to the design of the Bayou Fitness dumbbells. But with those few crucial advantages, we have found that XMark’s design is much more stable and compact, and thus the chrome plates are gripped securely and no rattling, movement, or noise is present. The design also features a sleek, textured grip which fits perfectly snugly in your hand.

​Cons

  • Sadly, these adjustable dumbbells come with one gripe that is easy to notice – the overall use of plastic. Even more so than the Bayou dumbbells, the XM-3305 utilizes a plenty of plastic finishing and parts. These could be vulnerable parts after a while of rugged use, especially the plastic cradles used to house the dumbbells themselves. Either way, it is worth to exercise a bit of care when the dumbbells are in use.

  • The size, although not too large, could certainly be a bit smaller. When compared to a standard one piece dumbbell, we can see that these adjustable ones are really bulky which sometimes results in an awkward exercise when movements are considered.

Summary

In summary, the XMark’s flagship model XM-3305 is a fantastic addition to the market of adjustable dumbbells for the money. It proved to be an excellent choice for beginners in the bodybuilding world, but also serve as a viable option for experienced users. Perfect for home use, these dumbbells will save your time, money and efforts, which makes them more than efficient. ​

​​Our favorite adjustable dumbbells we have reviewed is the Bowflex Select Tech 552, but not everyone's budget can stretch and this is where xmark XM-3305 is a good alternative.

Simply designed and simple to use, these dumbbells are as straightforward as can be. Slide, select, life and grow – nothing was ever simpler. And the best thing of all, the XM-3305 comes with a reasonable price tag, perfectly designed for everyone’s budget.