Fitness Christmas Gift Ideas
With the sparkly lights already switched on and Starbucks’ red cups making their return, the countdown to Christmas has officially begun.
But, despite all the mince pies and merriment, for many, the season also signals the start of something much more sinister.
Yep, you’ve guessed it, it’s present buying time and that means stressful decision-making, crippling ubt and panic buying.
But, while finding the perfect gift requires some forward-planning, it shouldn’t take all the fun out of the festivities.
To help eliminate the anxiety, and make you the most popular person on Christmas morning in the eyes of the fitness lovers in your life, we’ve rounded up the best gifts to boost any workout.
The basis of a good workout starts with a good night's sleep, and the Withings Aura promotes just that.
Designed to monitor and increase the amount of rest the user gets throughout the night, the sleek device is the ultimate sleep enhancer.
Playing calming music and emitting a soft light, the gadget soothes the user off to sleep, before waking them up during the optimum stage of their sleep cycle.
For those who struggle to jump out of bed in the morning and head to a workout, the Aura could be just the kickstart they need.
Apple Watch Series 3 Nike+
The latest version of the Apple Watch is a great option for fitness fanatics or beginners.
With an extended battery life, enhanced GPS abilities and water-resistance, the Nike+ edition of the watch also an improved sports band, instant access to the Nike+ running app and cool branding.
Full of features that help the wearer to stay active, motivated and connected, for an accessory with benefits that go way beyond the gym, the Apple Watch is a no-brainer.
VITL Supplement Packs
Designed to provide a comprehensive range of nutrients to help the body function at its best, these convenient boxes of multivitamins can be delivered straight to the recipient's door each month.
Featuring a 28-day supply in easy to use, tearable daily strips, the carefully curated vitamins help to boost energy, immunity and general wellbeing.
A simple add-on for any fitness regime, for the time poor or simply confused, these genius packs will help to take the stress out of supplements for good.
For those who are fed up of lugging around multiple bags on gym day, the GymTote is a game-changer.
Solving an array of problems from leaking meal prep to poor outfit coordination, the stylish selection of leather handbags feature separate, breathable compartments for gym kit, an upright water bottle holder, and headphone eyelets.
Now stocking a man’s holdall, available in milled black with gunmetal hardware, this is the perfect solution for the office-to-gym goer.
Beats Powerbeats3 Wireless headphones
Boasting an immersive listening experience to help push the wearer through the toughest of workouts, the Beats Powerbeats headphones hook around the ear to stream powerful, dynamic sound for up to 12 hours.
Lightweight, comfortable and hands-free, the headphones can be paired with compatible devices up to a distance of 400 feet away.
Available in black, white, yellow, blue, and red, the smart headphones also enable the user to take phone and control music when paired with an iPhone.
For a no strings attached experience, this is the best option.
The Gym Kit Collection for Him – Elemis
This results-driven range from Elemis helps to keep muscles supple, dynamic and detoxed.
Featuring products for the face and body, the targeted collection of products is a great way to help the gym-goer in your life transition from the gym to the office, to home.
Including a deep cleanse facial wash to get rid of sweat and bacteria, an aching muscle to help sore muscles recover, and a refreshing gel to revive and – for the perfect antidote to a long run or heavy weights session, Elemis has got things covered.
Technogym Wellness Bag
If you really want to impress, then Technogym’s Wellness Bag is a win.
A portable kit full of accessories including resistance bands, handles ankle straps. This high-tech travel gym will help to improve strength and flexibility while on-the-go.
lightweight and easily stored in an overnight bag, it also features a convenient mat with printed exercises on. Just roll it out on the floor and get going.
This is one gift that will definitely leave you feeling smug about your present buying abilities.
Trainers might seem like the obvious choice, but that doesn’t mean they have to be boring and impersonal – Nike’s NIKEiD service lets you design custom shoes to suit every personality.
Available for men and women, just pop onto the website and choose from a range of different options including the style, innovation. From water-repellent finishes for the outdoor to sock-like engineered mesh for breathable comfort inside the gym – you can even laser-etch a personal message onto if you really want to stand out.
Reebok Resistance Tubes
For the solo gym addict, resistance tubes can help to give them the extra boost they need to propel their workout even further.
Reebok’s Pro Resistance tubes help with coordination and balance while several different muscle groups, and can be used to add an extra dimension to exercises the user is already comfortable with.
Featuring three resistance levels for upper and lower body exercises and a portable design for easy transportation, these clever tubes are suitable for all fitness levels, and any stocking that needs to be filled.