With Christmas fast approaching, time is running out to purchase gifts for your loved ones. Do you have a fitness lover in your life? We’re here to help you out by providing ideas for great workout gifts.
Fitness enthusiasts are always looking for the next challenge and ways to up their exercise game with new equipment, techniques or accessories. At-home workout equipment can be just as effective as a visit to the gym, and much more convenient.
We’ve searched high and low for the latest workout equipment and accessories that we think every exercise lover will appreciate. Check out our list of workout gifts below.
1. Bala Bangles
Wear these 1lb Bala Bangles on your wrists or ankles to ramp up your fitness with minimal effort. By creating a constant but comfortable resistance to your movements, they help make your every move count. If you're running low on time as we always seem to be, simply incorporate them in to your every day activities.
2. Alo Chakra Warrior Mat
Alo's famous mat. The textured grid guides your alignment and the no-slip, dry-wicking properties to help stay grounded in poses. With the perfect amount of cushioning, this yoga mat is chic and durable.
3. Melissa Wood Health Subscription
Speaking of yoga, MWH is the queen of low impact workouts. Using precise low impact movements, this practice helps build your core and strengthens your muscles. Gift your friend a year-long subscription (now discounted!) and get access to an ever-growing library of pilates, yoga and mediation videos.
4. NordicTrack EXP 7i
Wave goodbye to mundane running workouts by upgrading your home gym with the supreme NordicTrack treadmill. The treadmill comes with a huge variety of live and on-demand workouts, and expert personal trainers who have the ability to control your speed and incline remotely. Plus, we're loving this gift for our 12-3-30 workouts (thanks Lauren Giraldo)!
5. Level Ergonomic Balancing Board
Have a friend going back to the office soon? This popular ergonomic balancing board from Fluidstance is a good way to build strength and get in a workout whilst you work. It also claims to boost productivity and alertness... triple win.
6. TRX PRO4 System
A whole gym packed in to a set of straps? That’s right. The PRO4 Suspension Trainer creates every move you’d find in a gym. By utilizing your body weight and adjusting the angle of the straps, you can target and strengthen different muscle groups and level up your fitness and body condition. And since even some Equinox gyms have these straps, we know they're good.
7. Ultra Vesta 5.0
We've all been there. We're motivated to work out and get a breath of fresh air after being tied to our phones and computers all day. You get ready to go and, oh wait, are we supposed to hold our water bottles and phones? This high-tech race vests is designed to carry all of your essentials. Featuring a lightweight, adjustable design, secure phone pocket, and even trekking pole attachments, the Ultra Vesta 5.0 is an essential to enhance the running and hiking experience.
8. Board30 Mini
Pilates from home, anyone? Sometimes the effort of actually getting to the gym can be off-putting, especially in the era of COVID. With the Board30 Mini, you can bring the gym wherever you go, so you never have to look far for a workout opportunity. This piece of kit provides a great full-body workout in the comfort of your own home, and with a library of workout videos, you will never be lost for direction.
9. Tuff Mutt Hands-Free Dog Leash
Walking our furry friends on top of our own fitness regime can be exhausting and time consuming. So, we propose that you combine the two. This hands-free leash makes cardio together easy and comfortable. Plus, it leaves your hands free for your morning coffee.
10. Lululemon's Back to Life Sport Bottle
It's an unfortunate truth that without a cute waterbottle, most of us will skip hydrating altogether. Lululemon's insulated bottle keeps your drinks cooler for longer, and the reliable leaf-proof lid means you will never have to deal with spillage disasters. Choose from an array of colours for your gym bestie.
11. Wolven Summit Crossover Pocket Legging
We're venturing outside our small world of Alo, Lululemon, and Beyond Yoga for sustainably-made leggings. Made from recycled plastic bottles, these leggings not only have low environmental impact, but are also extra comfortable and cute. The crossover waistband design allows you to move seamlessly; whilst the soft material is quick-drying and breathable, perfect for gentle yoga or strenuous cardio. Pair it with the matching top for a cute workout set.
Let us know what you purchase, we’d love to hear from you!
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