Holiday Gift Guide For Your Favorite Fitness Lover
I can’t believe the holidays have creeped up on us already (especially with all the summer weather we’ve had in November). Here are some of my favorite products gifts to give and receive as a fitness lover.
Workout Clothes & Shoes
- Muscle Tanks
In college, I was notorious for cutting all the sleeves off of my tees and turning them into muscle tanks. Now, I leave it to the professionals. These muscle tanks for guys and these ones for women are great for staying cool and showing off those gains.
- Dad Hats
There’s just something about wearing a dad hat while training that makes you feel like a total bad*ss. My favorite are these cheeky ones from BulkGear.
- Gym Sneakers
The right shoes can make all the difference in the gym, and many people hold onto their shoes way longer than they should. I’m a big fan of Reebok Nanos for cross training and Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars for heavy weightlifting.
Home Gym Equipment
- Medicine Balls
So underrated, but such a great piece of equipment for HIIT workouts, abs, and lower body workouts. I always recommend these affordable ones from Amazon to my clients
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s the importance of having a couple pairs of dumbbells on hand. While there has been a huge shortage of dumbbells for the past several months, I’ve had good luck with these dumbbells from Rogue.
- Resistance Bands
A set of loop resistance bands that won’t slip are the perfect stocking stuffer! I love this set from Amazon and recommend it to all my clients.
- Protein Bars
I love finding chocolate in my stocking, and it’s even better when it has protein and fiber in it! My personal favorites are PROBAR Coffee Crunch and Clif Builders Chocolate Mint.
- Gifted Membership or Sessions to their Gym/Personal Trainer
Most gyms and trainers will allow you to either purchase a gift card for their gym or pay for future months/sessions upfront. Note: this should only be gifted if your fitness lover is already a member of that gym or a client of that trainer. Otherwise things could be a little awkward.
- Reusable Water Bottle
Nalgene water bottles are always my go-to for reusable water bottles. They come in a variety of colors and are BPA free. I personally like this narrow mouth bottle and this lock top bottle.
- Foam Roller
It’s like a deep tissue massage on a stick. This one from Amazon is great for at-home or on-the-go.
- Yoga Pad
Nothing is worse than doing yoga or planks on a hardwood floor. This yoga pad from Amazon can help support elbows and knees from grinding into the floor.
- Wireless Headphones
There’s nothing worse than having your phone fall out of your pocket and your wired headphones rip out of your ears when you’re in the middle of lifting. These Apple AirPods are just what your fitness lover needs to keep lifting with minimal interruption.
Originally published at https://www.hustlenmuscles.com on November 12, 2020.