15 Holiday Gifts For Your Fitness-Obsessed Friends

15 Holiday Gifts For Your Fitness-Obsessed Friends

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Unsure what to get your healthiest friend for the holidays? You know, the one who’s doing squats at parties while everyone else is stuffing their faces with cookies shaped like snowmen?

Holiday gift shopping can be stressful, but luckily for you, we’ve done the leg work on finding the best holiday gifts for your fitness-obsessed friends. This way, you don’t have to break a sweat! Well, until your next workout with them, that is.

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15 of the Best Health and Fitness Gifts to Give This Holiday Season

1. Yoga Set

Fitness Gifts - Yoga

Surprise the yogis in your life with a whole new assortment of yoga goodies. This set comes with a durable, extra thick, non-slip yoga mat, two towels, two blocks, and a strap. Better yet? You can choose from eight different colors!

Get it on Amazon.


2. Boxing Gloves

Fitness Gifts - Boxing Gloves

Help your friend become a lean(er), mean(er), fighting machine with a new pair of boxing gloves. These are extra special because they come with a “Thumb-Lok” feature, making it easier to create a comfortable fist and helping you save energy as you go through your “1-2 punch” series. You can even choose between three weights and four colors.

Get it on Amazon.


3. Kettlebell

Fitness Gifts - Kettlebell

For the fitness lover who enjoys working out at home, gift them with this all-in-one adjustable kettlebell. Instead of having (and purchasing) multiple kettlebells in varying weights, this Stamina Kettle Versa-Bell comes with six weight plates that can be added or removed in four-pound increments to change the weight from 16 to 32 pounds. What a space saver!

Get it at Target.


4. Resistance Bands

Holiday Fitness Gifts - Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are great for fitness junkies who travel often, since they are easy to pack and they don’t take up a lot of space. We love this offer on Amazon that lets you choose between sets that include five to seven color-coded bands of varying resistances. Each set also comes with door anchors, a carrying bag, handles, ankle straps, and a user manual .

Get it on Amazon.


5. Jump Rope

Holiday Fitness Gifts - Jump Rope

For all the cardio fanatics out there, this premium, adjustable jump rope is great for speed training and sweat-inducing cardio sessions. It’s inexpensive and compact, making it the perfect stocking stuffer!

Get it on Amazon.


6. Wireless Earbuds

Fitness Gift Guide - Headphones

There’s nothing more annoying than when you catch the cord on your headphones and your phone goes flying during a workout. Hook up your fitness pal with these convenient bluetooth-enabled earbuds to avoid that catastrophe. They’re waterproof, sweatproof, and they won’t break the bank, either!

Get them on Amazon.


7. Foam Roller

Fitness Gift Guide - Foam Roller

This highly-rated foam roller is just what any fitness fiend needs for an epic recovery day.  This affordable and practical gift will allow your gym buddy to massage their muscles and relieve soreness so they can get back to doing what they love most. You can choose between four sizes and seven colors to match their preferences perfectly. Or, if you really want to give them something that will dig deep into their trigger points, check out this Rumble Roller at the higher price point of $44.95.

Get it on Amazon.


8. Essential Oil Diffuser

Health Gifts - Oil Diffuser

Even fitness fanatics need a break every now and then. Treat your workout buddy to a little aromatherapy with this essential oil diffuser. Oils can have a calming and relaxing effect, helping you to wind down after a tough workout. Bonus: it also acts as a humidifier, which keeps air-conditioned homes from drying out, and it’s available in three shades.

Get it on Amazon.


9. Ninja Mini Blender

Health Gifts - Blender

Fitness isn’t all about what happens in the gym — it’s essential to have the right kitchen tools, too! This personal blender is a great gift for quick, easy, and healthy treats. All your gift recipient has to do is blend up some fruits and veggies, twist on the Sip and Seal Lids and enjoy a nutritious drink!

Get it on Amazon.


10. Daily Harvest Gift Box

Health Gift Guide - Daily Harvest

Maybe your neighborhood gym rat needs some major help in the nutrition department. Solve that problem with Daily Harvest! They deliver pre-portioned, smoothies, soups, bowls, healthy sundaes, and lattes that are all jam-packed with superfoods and vitamin-rich ingredients. No trips to the grocery store required!

Send a customizable gift box.


11. Klean Kanteen

Health Gifts - Water Bottle

Keep your fitness lover hydrated and help the planet with a brand new Klean Kanteen reusable water bottle. These babies are made from stainless steel, are chip-resistant, and only use materials that are safe for the environment. We like this 64-oz option for max hydration, but there are various sizes and price points to suit any preference and budget!

Get it from Kleen Kanteen.


12. Frisbee

Fitness Gift Ideas - Frisbee

Throw a little nostalgia around this holiday season. Frisbees are a fun gift that everyone can enjoy together, and they serve as a reminder of those sunny days at the park from years past. Plus, there are 17 color options!

Get it on Amazon.


13. Fleece Ear Warmer

Fitness Gift Ideas - Ear Warmer

With these comfy ear protectors, your bud has no excuse to skip that winter workout. They’re great for keeping ears nice and toasty in cooler temps, and there are nine colors to choose from for maximum outfit coordination.

Get it on Amazon.


14. Fitness Tracker

Fitness Gift Ideas - Tracker

Help your health nut keep tabs on their goals with a fitness tracker. Not only does this Willful fitness tracker record your heart rate, but it also works as a pedometer, sleep monitor, and alarm. It also allows SMS content viewing AND it’s waterproof. The only question is: will you get it in black, green, or red?

Get it on Amazon.


15. Walking Treadmill Desk

Woman using a walking treadmill desk to do work on her laptop.

This walking treadmill desk is a splurge for a special friend or family member who wants to be equally active and productive. The speed goes up to 4 mph, making it perfect for a brisk walk while finishing a conference call.

Get it on Amazon.

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Chelsea Frank


Chelsea Frank was born and bullied in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not performing stand up comedy or crying while doing squats, Chelsea writes about all things health, beauty, and travel. Her work has been featured in Shape, Uproxx, TripSavvy, The Daily Beast, Thrillist, and Reductress, among others. Fun fact: she's traveled to over 50 countries and has gotten sick in pretty much all of them! Follow her on Twitter.