Christmas 2018 is fast approaching and it’s time to start thinking about which fitness gifts to buy for her.
And who exactly is her?
Your partner, perhaps, or your mother or sister or aunt or friend. It could be a much-loved colleague or a much-dreaded secret Santa. It could be a little sneaky pre-Xmas treat for yourself and why not? It’s the season of giving (even if you’re reading this in July 2020).
Treat yourself.Gifts for gym junkies can be expensive so we’ve tried to compile ideas at a range of different price points. If you’re not into fitness yourself, it’s tough choosing something for someone who is. There’s a lot of crap on the internet and although a novelty gift might raise a smile on Christmas morning, it’ll probably end up at the back of the wardrobe by new year - so it’s worth thinking carefully about which gym-related presents to buy for the important women in your life.
Best Fitness Gift for A Gym Bunny Secret Santa or Work Colleague
This simple but thoughtful gift will show that you’ve paid attention to all the gym-related chatter that’s been floating around the water cooler this last year. Exercise is an important element in some people’s lives and you’ll score some killer brownie points with this mug. With a choice of four personalised messages, it’s an ideal stocking filler. You can add the recipient's name onto the mug up to 25 characters like
“Sarah drop it like a squat”
Best Fitness Present for a Sister or Close Friend
Gym First Gin Later Jumper - Not on the High Street
It’s as if the entire world has gone ga-ga for gin in recent years. This grey jumper is an ideal gift for the woman perpetually tempted to swap an armbar for a gin bar. This would be a fab addition to a sweat-crawl near you, too.
Best Fitness Gift for the Woman Working Out with Headphones
The Homer - Earhugz
Sweat is corrosive and over time it will kill headphones. These sweat-proof covers slip onto the cushions of the headphone to protect the leather from moisture and makeup stains. These come in a superb range of designs and £1 from each sale goes to the Mental Health Foundation.
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Best Gift for a Partner, Daughter or Mum Always on the Go
This combined smartwatch and fitness tracker is a whole heap cheaper than the Apple Watch but it still has some great features. It’s lightweight and water resistant to 50-meters so it’s great for swimmers. This is perfect for those who’d like to track their fitness but who don’t need GPS or any of the bells and whistles of the more expensive big brands.
Best Gift for the Best Friend Who Forgets She Has Gym Membership
Not On the High Street
Some people LOVE the gym and others need regular reminders. Some prefer the sofa to the spin class. These fun socks are ideal for lazy days when it’s 100% fine to skip leg day and put your feet up.
Best Gift for the Gym Bunny Who Reads
There’s so much information on the internet that it can be a little overwhelming, so it’s great that Women’s Health has so much expert advice packed into a glossy magazine. The fact that it’s delivered, too, means you won’t even have to wrap it up.
Best Fitness Present for the Woman Who Works Out Hard
Under Armor Perpetual Leggings
Leggings should be easy to move around in and for the woman who takes her workout seriously, it’s not the type of thing you should be trying to pick up for cheap. Nobody wants to moon the gym floor during a squat. Under Armor have a fab range at the moment. We’re pretty taken by the Perpetual Range.
Best Christmas Present for the Woman Who needs Noise-Cancellation
These were recently described as ‘the worlds best noise-cancelling headphones’ They're amazing inside the gym and beyond it - noise-cancellation is a MUST on long haul plane rides, train trips and commutes. Just remember to pair them up with sweat-resistant headphone covers so they can be worn in the gym.
Best for the Woman Who Keeps Saying She'll Join a Gym