Counterfeiters profit by creating and selling deceptive branded products, often to unsuspecting consumers. While the companies that sell well-known branded products are the obvious and direct victims of counterfeiting, this illicit activity also poses a real threat to the livelihoods and lives of workers and consumers and is directly supporting criminals.
With authentic Bowflex Dumbell sets, just the turn of a dial will automatically change your resistance from 5 lbs (2.27 kg) all the way up to 52.5 lbs (23.8 kg) of weight. No more picking up 30 different dumbbells to give you the results you want!
However, counterfeit versions of the popular Bowflex Dumbell sets from China distributors are appearing in the US from Internet sellers and eBay.
Counterfeiters are very good at creating visually deceptive counterfeit products and packaging to fool unsuspecting buyers and will often use the manufacturer's photos in their listing, but send you a fake.
Authentic Bowflex 552 product with correct Bowflex logo and warning decal visible at the left.
Seized counterfeit Bowflex is difficult to distinguish from the authentic item on first glance. (photo US Customs)
Counterfeit Bowflex import has serious quality defects.
To endure you receive authentic Bowflex products and a Bowflex warranty, always buy from authorized retailers.
China counterfeiters are marketing Bowflex 552 weight sets for as little as $120 complete with authentic looking packaging and user literature.
Poor quality Bowflex graphics and a blistered decal are a giveaway on this counterfeit Bowflex set.
Buy authentic products from authorized retailers.