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Rogue Thompson Fatbells

Thompson Fatbell - 9LB
$27.00
Thompson Fatbell - 13LB
$35.00
Thompson Fatbell - 18LB
$39.00
Thompson Fatbell - 26LB
$50.00
Thompson Fatbell - 35LB
$66.00
Thompson Fatbell - 44LB
$80.00
Thompson Fatbell - 53LB
$93.00
Thompson Fatbell - 62LB
$105.00
Thompson Fatbell - 70LB
$119.00
Thompson Fatbell - 80LB
$130.00
Thompson Fatbell - 88LB
$144.00
Thompson Fatbell - 97LB
$155.00
Thompson Fatbell - 106LB
$166.00
Thompson Fatbell - 124LB
$188.00
Thompson Fatbell - 150LB
$215.00

Gear Specs

Brand Rogue Fitness
Made In USA No
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
Made In USA No
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 131.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are fantastic! I'm very glad I went with the fatbells over traditional dumbbells. The weight distribution makes sure I'm working all my muscles evenly and I can feel the difference.
Date published: 2021-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding. These fatbells are a great compliment to my home barbell gym. Great for carries, unilateral work and assistance/accessories too. I have a set of #53s as well. Great manufacturing and solid for the grip. Love em!
Date published: 2021-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well built Quality is there and help me as I hoped. Will buy others as needed.
Date published: 2021-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing utility I bought 2 53lb fatbells a month ago and can’t find one issue with them. The weight disturbing takes so much stress off your shoulders and back. I hope they make more soon. I’ll purchase them ASAP.
Date published: 2021-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Never using DB again Wow I can’t believe how versatile these fat bells are!The second you start using these in any work out, you can feel just how natural lifting and repetitions are. I wish I found these earlier. Never going to use DB ever again. Must purchase item!
Date published: 2021-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing addition to any home gym. I have dumbbells and kettlebells. The fatbell is a hybrid which leans towards dumbbells in terms of function and feel. Does it cancel out dumbbells? Not for me, I enjoy variety in my workouts. The weight distribution is key and another distinct feature which makes these well worth the price.
Date published: 2021-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from dumbell replacement I love these things. bought a couple sets when they were in stock without previously using them and glad i did, I like these better than dumbbells and will continue to stock up on them to get a complete set eventually. My only criticisms not making these five stars are 1. price...not sure if these cost more to make but they are more than dumbbells and kettlebells. 2. Availability...these sell out quick so are relatively popular, please make more! 3. Weight increments...they come in kettlebell weight increments which is no big deal, but would love to see an option for standard 5lb increments like with dumbbells. Having these options would. cater to people that want both kettlebell and dumbbell replacements. Bottom line, these are great tools and worth the money, feels way more natural and easy on the wrists than dumbbells.
Date published: 2021-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from something new i have been waiting months for these to get stocked and grabbed some 26 and 35s, i am 59 just getting back into shape, also starting kettlebells, these are definetly easy to work with and easier on the wrists, they do feel heaver than the standard dumber, most likely because the wrist is not as involved, personally they dont replace a kettlebell, they are 2 separate tools, but i am glad i got them, they feel great
Date published: 2021-02-14
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