Enter the barbell weight into the Calculator. The calculator will evaluate the equivalent Dumbbell Weight.

## Dumbbell Weight Formula

DBW = BBW - BBW *.20

Variables:

- DBW is the Dumbbell Weight (lbs)
- BBW (lbs) is the barbell weight

To calculate Dumbbell Weight, multiply the barbell weight by .20, then then subtract this result from the barbell weight.

## How to Calculate Dumbbell Weight?

The following steps outline how to calculate the Dumbbell Weight.

- First, determine the barbell weight.
- Next, gather the formula from above = DBW = BBW + BBW *.20.
- Finally, calculate the Dumbbell Weight.
- After inserting the variables and calculating the result, check your answer with the calculator above.

**Example Problem : **

Use the following variables as an example problem to test your knowledge.

barbell weight = 125