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Awkward, flimsy, useless.
on July 29, 2009
CTA's "Wii-Dum" dumbbells look like a good way to improve your workout.
Don't be fooled.
These are extremely flimsy, poorly made plastic shells. They weigh 1.7 lbs each, which doesn't provide much of a workout if you routinely lift items heavier than your TV's remote control.
The weights are located in the head closest to your body, which makes the dumbbell unbalanced and awkward to hold. The heads are strictly for show, but they're bulky enough to press into your wrist. Gripping the dumbbell is uncomfortable and forces your wrist into an unnatural position.
You cannot use a charger base with the dumbbells, and the gel sleeve must be removed before inserting them into the shells.
This was a great idea poorly executed. Avoid this shoddy and useless product!