Whether you’re browsing for a weekend warrior or a fitness fanatic, the perfect present is out there. To make holiday shopping a little bit easier—and leave you more time for being merry—we broke down our gift guide by each type of gymgoer:
These gifts are sure to put a smile on the lucky recipient’s face.
When they put in all that time working up a sweat, they could use a little extra help to power through their workouts.His: He’ll always appreciate the gift that keeps on giving: protein. Gold Standard Whey, $47.99 from December 15-26, 24Store at your 24 Hour Fitness club
For wannabe influencers, every moment is a photo opp. Giving the gift of good skin means no filter is necessary. They can stash these in their gym bags for a post-workout refresher.
His: This set includes all he needs for a magnificent mug: The beloved brand’s Multi-Action Face Wash, Cooling Shave Cream, Future Rescue Repair Serum, and Daily Moisture Defense Lotion SPF 15. Lab Series Expert Skincare Set, $45, labseries.com
Hers: When she stashes the cute toiletry bag in her gym duffel, she’ll have everything she needs to get glam post-workout, including the Clean On Me Creamy Clarifying Shower Gel, The Scrub Of Your Life Smoothing Body Scrub, The Righteous Butter Body Butter, Face Soap And Clarity 3-In-1 Daily Detox Vitamin C Facial Wash, Hand Food Hydrating Hand Cream, and Bright And Beautiful Radiance-Boosting Mask. Soap & Glory Glammed Total, $25, ulta.com
Need a last-minute idea? Grab a social media-worthy tank or tee at special prices. 24Store at your 24 Hour Fitness club
Busy moms and dads need gear that fits their jam-packed lives, and these presents are perfect for on-the-go parents.
His: A gym bag is a no-brainer, and this sleek one has plenty of room to stash all his stuff, so he can go from the office to his favorite class to his kid’s soccer game. There’s even a handy side pocket for dad to stash his sneakers separately. New Era Cap Black Duck Canvas Duffel, $54.99, neweracap.com
Hers: When mom runs to the gym during her lunch break, she needs a quick power meal. This insulated pouch is perfect for carrying snacks. She can carry it as a chic clutch or toss it into her tote. Crafted from premium vegan leather, the interior protects her bites and keeps them cool. Available in six colors, they also make a purse that can hold an entire meal. Modern Picnic The Snacker, $49, modernpicnic.com
Make that hydration to-go: There’s no such thing as too many bottles—make sure there’s one for water and one for the smoothie. Blender Bottle Stainless Matte Bottle $29.99
Aspiring Olympic Athletes
Your favorite gold medalists-in-the-making need workout clothes that move with them and can handle the most demanding sweat sessions. Add these to their fitness wardrobes and remind them to thank you from the podium.
His: This not-so-basic tech tee features moisture wicking to keep him cool during any workout, plus the fit is perfectly relaxed. Lolë Ryder Short Sleeve, $60, lolelife.com
Hers: From spinning to running, she needs a pair of leggings that can handle it all, and these do the trick in style. They feature light compression to offer support sans restriction and airflow via mesh inserts. Athleta Run Free 7/8 Tight, $98, athleta.gap.com
(GX) Studio Stars
They need accessories that can keep up with them at the gym, especially during the most rigorous workouts.
His: When he’s hitting his pace during a run or his favorite class, nothing kills his stride like stopping to tie his shoelaces. That’s where these little guys come in—the lace alternatives are designed to work with any shoe, making his sneakers feel and look better. HICKIES, $18, hickies.com
Hers: Give a gift that gives twice: For every pair of socks you buy from Bombas, they’ll donate one to a homeless person. Made for working out in, these breathable socks feature airflow ventilation, moisture-wicking and strategic zone cushioning. Bombas Women’s Performance Running Ankle Sock, $16, bombas.com
Photo credit: Kira Auf Der Heide, Unsplash; Mark Kuroda, kurodastudios.com (2); Courtesy of Lab Series; Courtesy of Soap & Glory; Mark Kuroda, kurodastudios.com; Courtesy of New Era Cap; Courtesy of Modern Picnic; Mark Kuroda, kurodastudios.com; Courtesy of Lolë; Courtesy of Athleta; Courtesy of HICKIES; Courtesy of bombas; Mark Kuroda, kurodastudios.com