Who are Troy Barbell & Fitness?
Troy Dumbbells are a product of Troy Barbell & Fitness, commonly referred to as just Troy, is a fitness equipment manufacturing company that was established in 1988. They have their headquarters in Houston Texas that includes a large warehouse of 164,500 square feet.
Troy’s product design initiative has allowed them to become one of the finest fitness equipment manufacturers and suppliers in North America with 37 registered US patents and a product lineup offering over 1500 options.
Their broad range of products are designed for multiple applications, including retail, light commercial, and full commercial.
Their mission statement is:
“To market free weights and fitness equipment designed in the United States while providing unequivocal excellence in quality, service, and customer satisfaction.”
Troy Dumbbell Options
Troy manufactures and supplies an extensive range of dumbbells that range in application use suitability and price ranges.
Troy also breaks down their products into three groups, each group has its own brand:
At the lower end of the price scale is their retail products group, intended for the general consumer market such as basement and garage gyms users, marketed under the USA brand; The USA line provides best-in-class free weights and accessories for the fitness enthusiast seeking to bring the quality of the gym into the home at affordable prices.
The light commercial product range falls under the VTX brand, which is focused towards personal trainers, hotels, apartments, corporate wellness centers, as well as upscale home gyms built with commercial grade materials in mind.
The Troy brand is reserved for the commercial market; its product range delivers superior quality, durability, and value that will satisfy the most demanding commercial clients, and even home users who want premium products. Engineered to offer unmatched aesthetics and durability, Troy is the premium institutional and commercial grade free-weight product line.
USA Dumbbells (brand)
The USA banded dumbbells in Troy’s offering include solid cast iron hex dumbbells which are manufactured from ASTM-grade 20 cast iron which has excellent properties that are well suited for dumbbell production. The USA hex cast iron dumbbells are coated with a durable resin-based paint and baked for one hour to assure a finish that is chip, abrasion and corrosion-resistant.
These cast iron hex dumbbells are a great entry level product that offer both value for money and something that will last a long time in your home gym. Available in sizes from 3 lb to 100 lb, you are sure to find the right combination of weights for your workout.
Another USA branded dumbbell is the rubber hex. The versatile USA rubber encased hex (6-sided) dumbbells are designed for home gym use, but can be used in a variety of settings. Solid, anti-roll heads are securely affixed to all steel, chrome, contoured handles via a friction weld. Their durable rubber surface dramatically reduces noise, while helping to protect floors and equipment. Available in sizes from 3 lb to 100 lb, you are sure to find the right combination of weights for your workout.
VTX Dumbbells (brand)
The VTX brand is aimed at the light commercial sector, such as personal trainers, hotels, apartments, corporate wellness centers, as well as upscale home gyms. The VTX lineup is more extensive than the USA branded options: let’s have a look at what Troy has to offer under their VTX brand:
Eight sided rubber encased dumbbells
Eight Sided Urethane Encased Dumbbells
Round Urethane Dumbbells
Vinyl and Neoprene Dumbbells
The neoprene dumbbells have a unique hex head design which helps prevent rolling and makes for an easily stackable collection. Neoprene coverings are comfortable to use and should not rust, crack or fade under normal usage. These are excellent for commercial or home settings, available in black only, and each size is marked with poundage.
Troy Dumbbells (brand)
Troy’s premium commercial dumbbells are reserved for the Troy branding. These commercial oriented dumbbells have been designed and manufactured to the highest levels in the industry, and provide superior durability, reliability and a product that you can count on for years or decades to come.
Let’s have a look at the different styles of Troy dumbbells:
Troy 12-Sided Rubber Encased Dumbbells
Troy Urethane 12-Sided Dumbbells
The sizes available in the 12 sided urethane commercial dumbbell range are 5 lbs to 150 lbs in 5 lbs increments, however, Troy have included an additional, intermittent weight range from 7.5 lbs through to 52.5 lbs, giving you an incredible total of 40 weight options to select from.
TROY Pro Style Dumbbells Dumbbells
The handles on these dumbbells have a diameter of 32mm which are contoured with a deep set knurling for functional performance. The steel, chrome end caps include the TROY name and numbers tags for easy identification. Available in 2.5 lb. increments starting at 5 lbs. up to 52.5 lbs. and in 5 lb. increments up to 150 lbs.
ConclusionTroy Barbell & Fitness have been a premium fitness equipment manufacturer in North America for the past 34 years. Troy leads the industry in product design, superior materials, and unmatched quality. Their broad range of dumbbells are designed for multiple applications, including retail, light commercial, and full commercial. Gym Gear Direct are proud to be one of Troy’s top tier online retail partners. For more information on the Troy dumbbells we sell, please visit our Troy dumbbell collection here.