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Rogue Thompson Fatbells

Thompson Fatbell - 9LB
$25.00
Thompson Fatbell - 13LB
$33.00
Thompson Fatbell - 18LB
$37.00
Thompson Fatbell - 26LB
$46.50
Thompson Fatbell - 35LB
$62.00
Thompson Fatbell - 44LB
$75.00
Thompson Fatbell - 53LB
$87.50
Thompson Fatbell - 62LB
$98.00
Thompson Fatbell - 70LB
$112.00
Thompson Fatbell - 80LB
$122.00
Thompson Fatbell - 88LB
$135.00
Thompson Fatbell - 97LB
$145.00
Thompson Fatbell - 106LB
$155.00
Thompson Fatbell - 124LB
$175.00
Thompson Fatbell - 150LB
$200.00

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Color Black
Product Weight Varies
Other Product Specs Color-coded stripe for quick recognition

Original drawings from 2006 by Donnie Thompson.

Rogue Thompson Fatbells

The Rogue Thompson Fatbell was co-developed with powerlifting legend Donnie Thompson as a revolutionary new take on the traditional kettlebell. With this design, we’ve made the simple but significant change of re-positioning the handle inside of the bell—set dead center and straight across like a dumbbell handle within an open-ended, cast-iron sphere. The result, as Donnie explains it himself, is a “perfect geometric shape for maximizing optimal performance,” as your hand and the bell essentially act as one. The center mass design allows athletes to improve the efficiency and balance of every swing/press while also reducing common kettlebell safety risks.

With your hand inside the sphere, “every single infinitesimal point on the surface of that sphere is equal distance to the center of your hand.” This dynamic reduces the shearing force on joints and adds more load distribution on muscle and connective tissue.

Rogue Thompson Fatbells are available in many different weight increments and include Rogue’s signature black powder coat finish. The 9LB, 13LB, and 18LB Fatbell feature an additional, second opening on the underside of the sphere for athletes with smaller hands.

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Color Black
Product Weight Varies
Other Product Specs Color-coded stripe for quick recognition

What Sets the Rogue Thompson Fatbell Apart:

  • 1A Donnie Thompson Innovation

    For Donnie Thompson, decades of experience as both a champion powerlifter and world renowned trainer went into conceptualizing this new breed of kettlebell. Since his first sketch of a spheroid bell with an internal handle back in 2006, the blueprint was refined and perfected into its current dynamic form. If it meets Donnie’s standards, it’s up to just about anybody’s.

  • 2A “Perfect Geometric Shape”

    The center mass design of the Fatbell allows athletes to improve the efficiency and balance of every swing/press while also reducing common kettlebell safety risks. As Donnie Thompson puts it, this is the “perfect geometric shape for maximizing optimal performance,” as your hand and the bell essentially act as one. “Every single infinitesimal point on the surface of that sphere is equal distance to the center of your hand.” This dynamic reduces the shearing force on joints and adds more load distribution on muscle and connective tissue.

  • 3Quality Construction

    Thompson Fatbells feature a solid, cast-iron construction with a black powdercoat finish and a grip-friendly ergo handle. The exterior design includes both Rogue and Thompson branding, as well as a color-coded stripe around the opening for quick recognition. All bells 26LB and up have a flat machined base, while the 9LB, 13LB, and 18LB bells are opened-ended on both the top and bottom, providing an alternative option for athletes with smaller hands.

  • 4Wide Range of Sizes

    Whether you want to order a couple sets of Fatbells for your home gym or equip a larger facility with a full arsenal, there is no shortage of options [see the size chart below or within the order menu]. Bear in mind that along with the diameter of the bell itself, the diameter of the internal Ergo Handle also changes depending on the weight of the Fatbell:
    9LB - 18LB Bells = 32MM diameter handle
    26LB - 88LB Bells = 37MM diameter handle
    97+LB Bells = 40MM diameter handle

  • 5Variety of Applications

    As a hybrid of sorts between a traditional kettlebell and dumbbell, there are countless ways to utilize Thompson Fatbells and incorporate them into your routine; from presses, swings, and lunges to snatches, cleans, rows, and more.

  • 6Reliable Rogue Shipping

    Orders placed by 3PM ship the same business day when your Fatbells are in stock. The Rogue Shipping System allows you to track your order from the time you place it to the time it hits your door. Order today, track today.

Additional Specifications:

  • Based on an original design by Donnie Thompson
  • Interior Handle and Center Mass reduce shearing force, add more load distribution on muscle & connective tissue
  • Solid Cast Iron construction
  • 9LB - 18LB Bells: 32MM diameter Ergo Handle
  • 26LB - 88LB Bells: 37MM diameter Ergo Handle
  • 97+LB Bells: 40MM diameter Ergo Handle
  • Flat machined base (open-ended on 18LB bell)
  • Black Powder Coat Finish
  • Rogue and Thompson branding w/ color-coded stripe for quick recognition
  • Applications: Presses, Swings, Lunges, Snatches, Cleans, Rows, and more

Bell Weight / Diameter

  • 9LB - 161MM
  • 13LB - 172MM
  • 18LB - 185MM
  • 26LB - 194MM
  • 35LB - 204MM
  • 44LB - 214MM
  • 53LB - 221MM
  • 62LB - 230MM
  • 70LB - 236MM
  • 80LB - 244MM
  • 88LB - 244MM
  • 97LB - 256MM
  • 106LB - 262MM
  • 124LB - 273MM
  • 150LB - 286MM
Rogue Thompson Fatbells is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 84.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rogue Sturdy and Super Functional This is an awesome piece of equipment. Replaces kettlebells and dumbbells. The weight actually feels heavier than either and much more user friendly. Having clients learn to snatch a Kettlebell is always problematic but these are much easier and achieve the same result in the end, more power and explosiveness. In addition these things are great for endurance style circuits going from swings, to presses, to rows and lunges without ever changing equipment. Great ergonomics and flexible positioning make them a great addition to the gym. Once you get used to them the ideas start flowing. We will be buying more!
Date published: 2018-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great piece of equipment I purchased there fatbells a month ago and I love them! Better support on the wrists and the weight feels very different since it is hitting all planes of the bottle. Want more! Plus they are gorgeous! My clients love them.
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fatbells Great addition to the home gym look forward to adding many more
Date published: 2018-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly innovative! LOVE these fat bells! My brother is a personal trainer and recommended that I give these a try … I will definitely be getting more of these!
Date published: 2018-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best of both worlds half dumbbell half kettlebell...…...the best of both worlds easy grip & very solid highly recommend
Date published: 2018-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This is the best. I just got my 53lb Fatbell in today. Even pulling it out of the box I could feel the difference. This is going to be a game changer in my workouts. I will edit this review after I have spent some time using these things, but man oh man, even just pulling it out of the box felt amazing in my hands.
Date published: 2018-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Direct connection to the weight. These are the best. I use them in my kettlebells and dumbbell workouts with great results. These are the future of workout equipment.
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 35 and 44lb Fatbells I got a pair of 35 and 44 lb Fatbells and I can honestly say I like them better than I thought I would. They are very durable and versatile. These things are great for accessory work to supplement my big 3 lifts. Would highly recommend!
Date published: 2018-08-22
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