Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Buffs
By this point most major holiday gifts should be hiding in the furthest back part of a closet, but it’s likely there are a few more people on your list that aren’t crossed off yet. So if you’re reading this article it means either you have a fitness buff in your family, are the fitness buff in your family, or someone close at heart could stand to start getting in shape – and perhaps that person isn’t checked off the gift list yet.
As the days count down, don’t panic. For every type of fitness buff out there, the options are as simple or complicated, as expensive or inexpensive, as you’d like them to be. For every kind of exercise, there are gadgets and products galore. Cut through the gimmicks with these simple gift ideas for every fitness type.
GIFT GUIDE FOR THE RUNNER
There are few things a runner legitimately needs. The sport in and of itself is minimal, but there are a few items that are both a luxury and a necessity. Try gifting these to your novice or experienced runner this holiday season:
GIFT GUIDE FOR THE ATHLETE
An athlete is constantly on the move, and it’s important that their gear is made to handle that. Check out some of these suggestions for the active athlete on your shopping list:
GIFT GUIDE FOR THE YOGA BUFF
Sometimes the best gift is the gift that provides convenience and simplicity. These gifts are perfect for the yoga aficionado, and will be sure to bring peace and serenity to their everyday routine.
GIFT GUIDE FOR THE WANNA-BE (or the Should-Be)
You may know someone on your list whose New Year’s resolution is to get back into shape, or lose a couple of pounds. Help them get moving with one of these fun gift ideas:
GIFT GUIDE FOR THE GYM BUFF
For the person on your list who is no stranger to the gym, try gifting one of these suggestions for the gym enthusiast on your list this holiday season:
Though this may seem like more of a holiday gadget gift guide than anything, the fit people in your life will value your contribution. Two basic suggestions when buying for the exercise nut in your circle:
1. Don’t buy them shoes, as improper shoe selection for their feet and gate may in fact cause serious injuries.
2. Avoid buying them specific clothing articles unless you are CERTAIN you know their size. (That could be embarrassing, whether you buy too large or too small.)