Best Fitness Gift Ideas At Any Budget
‘Tis the season for giving! Make this holiday season one that keeps on giving, with fitness gifts for everyone on your list! With over 40 great exercise gifts to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect sporty gifts to fit your budget for friends, family and co-workers alike. You’ll provide new motivation for their workouts, inspiring them to get fit and stay fit. Active friends and family from beginners to fanatics will thank you for months to come!
Magazine subscriptions give back all year and are very affordable! To name a few: Shape, Fitness, Self, Women’s Health, Natural Health, Prevention, Health, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness. Check out these magazines at their websites and order gift subscriptions conveniently online. Some have holiday bonus subscriptions – buy one and get one free!
A year’s membership to that fancy new gym is sure to get a big smile. Check for membership deals during the holidays – you’re likely to find one you can swing without breaking the piggy bank.
Private Trainer Sessions
How about a month or so of private trainer sessions? Your best bet in finding a good certified trainer is to ask friends and co-workers for recommendations. Most gyms have personal trainers on staff, as well, available for an additional fee with membership.
A portable mp3 player loaded with upbeat workout music will boost energy for any workout! Available at practically every price point, you’re certain to find the best one to pump up the jam for your fit friend! Try Best Buy, Amazon or Target for players by SanDisk or iPod and iTunes for music.
Home Fitness Equipment
Home fitness equipment keeps exercise within reach: fitness ball, hand weights, resistance bands, weighted ball, Bosu balance trainer or yoga mat. Your local sporting goods store will have a selection of all these items.
Heart Rate Monitor
Heart rate monitors keep cardio junkies in-the-know during workouts. Brands like Garmin, Polar and Omron get good reviews. Find them at Sports Authority or HeartRateMonitorsUSA.com.
Sport watches do more than just keep time. Cool colors, shapes and a variety of functions makes for a fitness staple on anyone’s wrist. Those by Freestyle and Nike are fashionably functional.
Sunglasses are great for the outdoor sports enthusiast. Try Oakley, Smith, Nike or Adidas for some cool, sport-friendly choices.
For the more extravagant gift, surprise your loved one with a treadmill, elliptical or exercise bike. Before you choose, check ConsumerSearch.com or Amazon.com for reviews Biofit Reviews of many popular equipment brands. Consider space, features included and delivery options when deciding on the perfect equipment. Shop SmoothFitness.com, NordicTrack.com, Precor.com, LifeFitness.com, FitnessBlowout.com or Amazon.com.
Indoor Cycle Trainer
Indoor cycling trainers turn any bike into a stationary bike – great for saving space and portability. Check out Lemond Fitness or CycleOps for good options.
Fitness apparel and shoes – really, can we ever have enough?! How about cycling shorts or clipless pedal shoes for the indoor cycling enthusiast, warm moisture-wicking running gloves and beanie for the avid runner, colorful new walking shoes for the strider, comfy yoga pants for the yogi or a soft hoodie for apres-workout errand running? Lululemon, New Balance, Asics, Nike, Athleta, Lucy, Zappos and Dicks Sporting Goods have a large selection of fitness apparel for every sport.