We all have that one friend who loves to hit the squat rack or run a ‘casual’ marathon after work on a Tuesday, but what can you get them as a gift that will really put a smile on their face?
Here are 34 awesome gift ideas for fitness addicts.
This easy to follow guide is for anyone who needs to incorporate yoga into their daily lives, one minute at a time. Simple instruction, pictures of real people, and lots of ideas make this book the one to get.
Just out a few weeks ago-Yoga Wisdom-Reflections of a Practicing YogiSex. Stress. Job loss. Aging. Funny, thoughtful, essays on life seen through the eyes of a yogi. Yoga is more than looking good in leggings!
Contributor: Anita Perry from YogaAnita
Dr. Elena Zinkov is a leading voice in the field of naturopathic medicine, and she just released a new book, Crave Reset, that explores cravings, habit formation, and how our decisions about what we eat impact brain health, gut health and emotional well-being.
Contributor: Angelle Barbazon from JKS Communications
Ice Shaker is kitchen grade stainless steel insulated shaker bottle that will hold ice for over 30 hours and does not absorb odor. It is ideal for anyone that loves to go to the gym and mix supplements and nutrition shakes. Ice Shaker was featured on ABC's Shark Tank and received offers from all 5 'Sharks'.
Contributor: Chris Gronkowski from Ice Shaker
Union Street Gym Backpack is a stylish and functional solution for getting your gear to the gym and back. Super smooth StretchShell Neoprene® fabric on the front feels premium and provides weather and stain resistance while 840D Nylon maximizes the overall durability of the bag.
With a metal hook at the top, and an extra-long, top to bottom zipper, the bag hangs in your locker making it easy to access your stuff - without digging. A zippered side pocket keeps keys, wallet and other small items easy to reach. Side straps are included to carry a yoga mat (mat not included).
Sleek and sophisticated, the Union Street Gym Bag features the sturdy hardware, beautiful fabric and precision stitching that Acme Made is famous for.
Contributor: Megan Benedict from Acme Made
The Jabra’s Elite Sport headphones are the perfect gift for any fitness freak! The Elite Sport is the most technically advanced true wireless sports earbuds available today. The fully sweatproof and waterproof earbuds are the ultimate training aid that delivers freedom of movement on any terrain.
When paired with the Jabra Sport Life app, the earbuds deliver a highly comprehensive range of audio training tools, including an in-ear heart rate monitor, in-ear intelligent coaching, VO2 Max fitness testing, automatic repetition counting, a race-time predictor and a recovery advisor.
Plexus Wheel will help extend the range of motion and unlock new poses and will help stretch and increase blood flow to specific parts of the spine. Great for classes or in-home use.
The wheel is designed for office workers who grind 40 hours a week while sitting in a chair, parents who wrestle their high energy kids, manual workers, yoga addicts, gym rats - anyone with back/neck/hip pain can benefit.
Contributor: Plexus Wheel by Chirp
H2rOse is a rose water and saffron infused beverage designed for health-conscious people on the go, that want their beverage not only to be healthy but to also fit their lifestyle.
H2rOse offers health benefits like improving your skin appearance, decreases occasional temporary stress, anxiety, it will enhance your mood, relieves irritable stomachs and it has strong natural antioxidant.
Contributor: Melody from H2rOse
The Best Planner Ever would make a good gift for fitness freaks because it includes a Daily Health & Exercise Tracker. Writing down your goals is scientifically proven to program it into your subconscious better than typing into electronic devices. Plus, any professional or busy person can easily incorporate their fitness goals right into their daily planning - making it a priority.
The planner also includes a daily intention (perfect for getting into that fitness mindset) and self-care to stay strong to reach those goals.
Contributor: Jennifer Dawn from JenniferDawnCoaching
Every fitness junkie needs to have a fitness tracker like this Fitbit Charge 2. This tracker displays real-time fitness stats including your heart rate, cardio fitness level, and GPS location. To cool down after a workout session, fitness enthusiasts can utilize this Fitbit’s guided breathing sessions.
Contributor: Holly Zink from Rocket Deals
Someone who loves to workout needs the right pair of sneakers. The Asics GEL-Kayano 24 sneaker comes with many features to support any fitness level. This includes a gel cushioning system for shock absorption, mesh material to form to the foot, and I.G.S. technology to help with the foot’s natural gait. This sneaker provides comfort, stability, and decreases the risk of injury.
Contributor: Holly Zink from Rocket Deals
These 5 star headphones are the perfect gift for any fitness freak who is tired of dealing with annoying wires or wireless headphones that die too fast. They last 9 hours and are waterproof and have over-the-ear clips so that you do not have to worry about them falling out!
Contributor: Bryan Pattman from What The College
YoToGo is a Patented insulated cooler for individual Greek yogurt cups. The unique zippered design keeps your yogurt or other snacks (fruit, hummus cups, hard-boiled eggs, applesauce, salad dressings etc) cool and spill-proof.
Each YoToGo comes complete with an ice pack and spoon and is available in pink, blue and black. BPA free and dishwashing/washing machine safe! Collapsible when done with the food item.
YoToGo fits perfectly in a sports/yoga bag, backpack, lunchbox, briefcase or purse. Eating healthy on-the-go has never been easier!
Contributor: Jennifer Moore from YoToGo
SHASHI’s patented performance mesh grip socks have a fashion-forward focus, are unique and complete any outfit– from the studio (think Barre, Pilates, Spin, Yoga) to the street!
Socks that match passion, performance, and style! Improve the look and feel of your activity with SHASHI.
What makes SHASHI socks special?
- Mesh Upper panels or fully open tops offer a stylish barely there feeling.
- CCOLMAX® moisture-wicking fabric keeps your feet dry and comfortable.
- Left- and right-foot designs provide a more custom fit.
- Full sole, slip-resistant grips for confidence in any situation.
- Packaged in a mesh pouch for convenient storage.
Contributor: Natalie Sudit from SHASHI, LLC
RunLites are a hands-free, wearable safety light. They're perfect for any type of nighttime or low-light activity, from running, cycling, hiking or other everyday activities like walking the dog, gardening, or working in the garage on a project!
The RunLites LEDs provides a 135-degree radial arc of light up to 40 feet ahead to increase the wearer's visibility. The gloves have reflective strips and accents to help the pedestrian be seen.
When the founder of RunLites lost her husband to cancer she began to use running as her outlet. She developed RunLites so that she could run in the early morning or later in the evening—it was her way of lighting her own personal darkness and became a message of true hope and inspiration for her.
Contributor: Mary Tiffin from MangataLites
Trishmoves are the first nutrition bars made *just* for runners. The bars would make a great gift to include in your fitness gift guide -- they'd be an awesome stocking stuffer for a runner!
Trishmoves bars are here to make running nutrition simple and in fact, were created to answer to the age old question every runner has faced at some point: what should I eat before I run?. There are so many bars out there but some are carb heavy, some protein heavy....there wasn't a bar made with functional nutrition just for runners.
Until now! With a 4:1 carb to protein ratio Trishmoves bars have the right combination of fast (and slow!) burning carbs, healthy fats, and just the right amount of protein making them the perfect thing to eat before or after a run.
Contributor: Sarah Merrick from Trishmoves
Soakees Slip-On and Tie Foot Bath Boots are endlessly reusable - simple to use - need only 2-3 cups of water to be effective - fits any size foot from size 13 down to size 4 and immediately give the user the trifecta of foot pain relief, stress relief and the ahhhhh relaxing indulgence of soft sweet smelling feet - all in only 20 minutes - without ever having to pick up or use a heavy tub of water on the floor ever again!
Contributor: Lydia delRossi from Soakees LLC
Pressa Bottle is the only water bottle that allows the user to press and juice real fruit into their water. The product is made from BPA-Free Tritan plastic. This is the highest end plastic available and is very safe. The product itself comes in a glass and plastic bottle.
Contributor: Jesse Hambly from PressaBottle
The Original Worm is perfect for travel, work out enthusiasts, or anyone on their feet all day. Roll away stubborn knots and tension from your neck down to your feet in minutes with The Original Worm.
The Original Worm is a portable body and muscle massage roller with a unique “worm-like” design that can easily mold to any individual’s body contours to provide support and comfort. It combines the benefits of therapy balls and a foam roller to relieve stiffness, pain, and stress in muscles and joints.
The Worm’s unique 4 ball design will melt away your travel woes and leave you energized to enjoy your journey and also to use at your destination.
Contributor: Kris Ferraro Austin from TheOriginalWorm
These adjustable dumbbells are like having an entire gym in your home. Each dumbbell adjusts from 5 to 50 pounds, giving you 15 different weights in one. It’s great for homes with limited space and provides a lot of workout equipment for the size!
Contributor: David Ambrogio from All Inclusive Health
This intense, full body workout system is perfect for the die-hard fitness guru who wants to start a new, challenging routine. The intensity of the workouts will make this program a challenge for even the most advanced workout pros.
Contributor: David Ambrogio from All Inclusive Health
This balance board is great for physical training and physical therapy, and does wonders to help improve their balance and posture. The best part about it is this gift finally makes balance exercises fun, so exerciser lovers will be absolutely thrilled with this gift.
Contributor: David Ambrogio from All Inclusive Health
They are the highest quality and highest performance adult kick scooters ever made. We have 12 different models, for every body and every adventure. We have NFL and Olympic athletes that use them, and they are very popular for cross training for marathons and triathlons.
Contributor: Jordan Crowder from KickBikeUS
This is a perfect gift for anyone looking to get into shape in the comfort of her own home when they can't (or don't want to) make a trip to the gym. Equipped with resistance bands, you can incorporate a challenging arm workout to build lean muscle and burn fat, making this a total body workout comfortably at home.
Use the Flex Bike with the Echelon Fit app for an immersive at-home workout experience where the experienced instructors talk to you and encourage you to keep pushing forward towards your goals.
Contributor: Jasmine from EchelonFit
The next generation foam roller, VIBE's vibrating roller is perfect for the person in your life who loves to run - down a busy city sidewalk, on a meandering mountain trail, or along the break of the ocean - wherever their strides may take them the VIBE roller can be there as their ultimate recovery tool.
With 3 vibrational settings that offer muscle recovery messages, the VIBE roller was engineered to expand upon the benefits of self-myofascial release. By harnessing the added benefits of vibration, which offer faster rehydration, added pliability, and speedier recovery, the VIBE roller has become the preferred tool for runners suffering from pain.
The VIBE roller's unique peanut shape is ergonomically designed to make it easier to massage all areas of the body. It is small and compact to easily fit in a gym bag, backpack, car or be stored at home, and with a 3-hour battery life, the roller is reliable and ready whenever, wherever.
VIBE's holiday package includes exercise bands and a series of 10 videos that can be used in tandem with the roller to treat and prevent the most common running injuries leading the recipient into a running world of less pain and expanded mobility, stability, and strength.
Contributor: Mallory from VibeRollers
Packed with over 30 grams of protein per day, greens, and antioxidant-rich Superfoods, the Protein Cleanse will help you cleanse while keeping up with your workout routine. With 3 raw cold-pressed juices and 3 plant-based protein shakes each day, your body gets what it needs to burn fat, eliminate bloating, brighten your skin and give you more energy.
Contributor: Erica Cogland from Anonymous
Cool down and freshen up wherever you are. Made to use anywhere, (and perfect as post-yoga cool down) these wipes are made with natural Tea Tree Oil, Cooling Peppermint and Ginseng. Free from paraben and alcohol, they are also 100% biodegradable and hypoallergenic.
Contributor: Erica Cogland from ESYM
The all-natural personal care line for athletes that is the perfect gift solution for fit-friends! iON Performance Care has a line of bath soaks composed of a proprietary blend of natural herbs, salts and essential oils, each with a dynamic purpose.
Recharge + Recover primes the body for intense performance and recovery for the next event. Detox + Cold is a decongesting soak that aids in recovery when performing while ‘under the weather’. Foot Therapy soothes fatigued, weary feet for runners.
iON is the complete package of recovery for your active/fit friends that are sure to thank you later!
Contributor: Anthony Davis from iON Performance Care
StrongBoard Balance® isn’t just a balance trainer. Featuring Multi Spring Technology™ (MST) StrongBoard is the most innovative stability trainer in the world. This one-of-a-kind, premiere balance board is perfect for everyone, from the novice to the professional athlete.
Our patented MST™ works with your body to deliver the perfect amount of stimulation to keep your core musculature and stabilizing muscles engaged and contracted, while training your central nervous system, expediting calorie burn, improving posture, proprioception and reaction time.
StrongBoard Balance® is a functional fitness tool which allows users to train using their own body weight, with modalities, alone, with a personal trainer, or in group exercise. From yoga to kickboxing, athletic conditioning to gaming, StrongBoard plays well with others. Simply standing on StrongBoard Balance provides a complete core workout, and the progressions are endless.
Contributor: Ash Jocz from StrongBoard Balance
The Plexus Wheel is designed to fit perfectly between your shoulder blades, and the 12 diameter allows you to have a wide-angled stretch that opens your back and helps correct poor posture. More importantly, the Plexus Wheel is lined with a Comfortable thick 6mm sweat resistant padding so your back feels nothing but relief as you roll out. Lightweight, portable and easy to clean.
Contributor: Ellen Jowers from Jane
This unique, 360-degree rotating balance board is so much fun, the kids will jump off the couch to use it. You’ll love it to strengthen your core, build coordination, de-stress and get you ready for the slopes or waves! Time for the family to put the phones down, step away from the computer and have some fun.
Unlike most balance boards that simply move back and forth, Whirly Board moves in all directions. That means it’s more effective and more challenging than other balance boards, but that is what makes it more fun. It helps build a strong core, develop better balance and agility and improve board control. Plus, you can get all these benefits from the comfort of your own living room or office.
With Whirly Board you can shine in the surf and on the mountain while your kids learn a lifelong appreciation for fitness. It may feel like child’s play, but this effective fitness tool will help the whole family up its game!
Here’s more on what makes Whirly Board so awesome:
- Multifunctional – The Whirly Board is a great gift for the fitness junky, board sports enthusiast, standing desk health nut, and active kid who needs to burn energy!
- Top-Rated – Whirly Board was picked as one of the top balance boards by Best Products three years in a row.
- Bonus Points – You can pivot on three balance points on the board, not just one like other boards. This makes for lots of fun possibilities and you’ll never get bored!
- Improves Skills – Helps build balance, core strength, agility, spatial awareness, stability and other skills necessary for any sport
- Made to Last – Crafted with durable materials and indestructible 1-piece construction. Comes with a lifetime warranty!
Contributor: Joanna Mortensen from Whirly Board
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