The Pocket Dumbbell

Created by Bear & Hammers Ltd

You don't need a gym or a lot of space to get in a solid workout. All you need are the right tools.

Latest Updates from Our Project:

How are we dealing with china's power crisis
about 15 hours ago – Tue, Oct 19, 2021 at 12:48:22 AM

Since the outbreak of covid-19, the global manufacturing industry has been semi-paralyzed, and production capacity has been greatly reduced. Due to uncertainties in the supply chain, there has been increased demand, leading to a surge in production orders and a huge strain on electrical power.

At present, most of our factories were notified that China's government will implement large-scale industrial power rationing from now on.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/sep/29/china-hit-by-power-cuts-and-factory-closures-as-energy-crisis-bites

https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3151710/chinas-power-crisis-why-it-happening-how-bad-it-and-what-if


Some of our factories can only work two days a week to conserve power. Our tooling is done and production on the Pocket Dumbbell is going well. Our delivery timeline has been extended  and we don't have a clear picture of when all the items will be shipped from china, but please be assured you will receive your Pocket Dumbbell. We will send another update next week when we know more!

The approved pre-production samples.

Step by Step Update
about 1 month ago – Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 08:35:46 PM

The Pocket Dumbbell

A pair of light & compact resistance band grips.

Made from: Fibre reinforced engineering polymers.

Current Progress: The tooling has been signed off and we are about to start production. This is running on schedule.


The Bear Metal

A pair of premium weighted resistance band grips.

Made from: Polished Stainless Steel.

Current Progress:   We had some tooling issues with the metal design, and have had to make tool modifications + re-sample, which will result in a delay. 

The new samples with the polished finish look really great, and we are waiting to receive them in hand to sign off for mass production. 


Strength Tracker Bands

# A1: Resistance bands 15-35 LBS

# A2: Resistance bands 25-65 LBS

# A3: Resistance bands 35-85 LBS

# A4: Resistance bands 50-125 LBS


Current Progress: The bands are in production,  we are in the process of signing off the print.


Storage bag

We have designed the bag and found a factory to make them. The bag will be available to purchase on Backerkit when we launch our survey. 

Pocket Dumbbell/ Bear Metal Tooling Update
3 months ago – Wed, Aug 04, 2021 at 10:36:29 AM

This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read.

Thank you so much!
4 months ago – Fri, Jul 02, 2021 at 10:52:14 PM

Hi Everyone,

Yesterday was an overwhelming day! We can't express how amazing it is to know that over 500  backers from all around the world came together to bring our dream to life!

We want to thank you all for backing our project and we will work hard to bring this product to you on time. We will keep you updated on our progress.

We have opened our Backerkit pre-order store and you will be sent a survey in the coming weeks to confirm your order and postal address and add extra items if you wish. We hope to finalise the carry case and get it on Backerkit as an add-on as requested by many of our backers in the original survey.

The Strength Tracker Bands are a GO!!! All bands now upgraded.
4 months ago – Mon, Jun 21, 2021 at 11:26:42 PM

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all well! We have finalised our new Strength Tracker Bands and are able to upgrade all previous orders to these bands for no additional cost. The bands are Layered Construction.  If you look closely at the picture on the left you will see the layers. The continuous layering process substantially increases the strength, elasticity, and durability of the band. We have received positive feedback both on and off Kickstarter on the design and function of the bands and many requests for these to be released as a stretch goal; however, we are releasing them now as we think they are a good thing and want them to be shared with our backers now rather than just after the campaign has ended. 

If anyone did not order bands, but would now like to add these bands to their current order; they are available as an add on for the same price as previously advertised.