25 Inexpensive Fitness Gifts That Still Feel Pricey
If you have a long holiday list to tackle| we’re here to help you score the perfect find u2014 without breaking the bank. We’ve rounded up 25 gifts| with selections for the runner| yogi| cyclist| and overall fitness freak. Your wallet will appreciate that all these finds are under $25.
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| Swell Water Bottle
Ever since we found this heart-themed water bottle ($25) from Swell| we’ve been wanting one for ourselves. Almost anyone in your life will love toting around this bottle.
| You Are One Run Away From a Good Mood
Placing this picture with the announcement “”You Are One Run Away From a Good Mood“” ($15) near their bed will help a friend or family member pop out of bed and hit the streets in the morning.
| Oh My Quads!
Who says strength training is just for dudes? We love this “”Oh My Quad”” tank ($22). Give one to your workout buddy| or gift yourself with one!
| Spiral Vegetable Spiralizer
Gluten-free| Paleo| and low-carb healthy eaters will flip for this Procizion Vegetable Spiral Slicer ($18) that will help them create veggie noodles at home in just a few minutes.
| The Grid Mini
For your jet-setting pal| give this suitcase-ready Grid Mini ($25). Small enough to fit in their bag| the foam roller can relieve any travel-related aches as soon as they step off the plane.
| Smartwool Ski Socks
A basic necessity for the skier or rider in your life. They’ll always appreciate a new pair of these Smartwool PhD ski socks ($24). They’re made with strategically placed mesh panels to allow for ventilation and moisture management to keep tootsies dry and comfy.
| Fabletics Scarf
Give the gift of a cozy post-workout walk home (or to the car) with this athletic scarf ($15) from Kate Hudson‘s new fitness brand| Fabletics. Not only is it perfect for fighting the chill after a hard sweat session| but it’s great for travel| too.
| NatureBox Deluxe
For a friend who always has healthy snacks handy| gift a NatureBox Deluxe Box ($20) that arrives straight to their door. All of the offerings are delicious| and even better| all of the picks are nutritionist approved.
| Motivational Bracelet
A little motivation goes a long way| and this handmade “”stronger than yesterday”” cuff bracelet ($15) is sure to get your fitness fanatic friend’s fire going. It’s made of aluminum alloy| while each bracelet is uniquely stamped. They’re sure to appreciate looking down and getting the push they need on those days they’d rather just chill on the couch.
| Electra Bike Bells
Whatever your biking pals are into| Electra has an artsy bike bell ($16) to suit their fancy u2014 from Day of the Dead motifs to Navajo prints. These classic “”ding-dong””-style bells are perfect for any urban cyclist and can add style to the most fashionable fixie!
| Philosophie Protein Powder
While you might think it’s a little weird to gift someone with protein powder| the fit fanatic in your life is going to love you for it. Up the ante with Philosophie plant-based protein powders ($8 per bag). Besides containing more protein per serving than an egg and more iron than a steak| they are also full of antioxidants and much-needed nutrients. Perfect for the next amazing smoothie!
| Believe Journal
Anyone who’s committing to run a race will benefit from this Believe Journal ($19) designed by pro athletes Lauren Fleshman and Ro McGettigan. It will help hold them accountable and keep them motivated!
| Sun Salutation Poster
Any yogi with a new home practice will appreciate this sweet Sun Salutation print ($16). Not only will it bring a zen vibe to the home| but it will help them remember the correct order of the poses in Sun Salutation A too.
| Prepara Tabletop Oil Mister
Calories can easily add up| which is why these Tabletop Oil Misters ($15) are great. Instead of dousing a salad in oil| lightly spray for a thin| even coating of dressing. Also great for cooking| grilling| and baking.
| Brooks Ah-Mazing Headband
Every active person with long hair needs a headband to keep the flyaways and bangs from interfering with a good workout. The braided Ah-Mazing Headband (was $16| now $10) makes the perfect practical gift. It’s cute and fashionable| and after a sweaty workout| it can be tossed directly into the washing machine.
| H&M Tights
Everyone needs a good pair of basic black fitness pants| and these H&M Sports Tights ($25) are a great| affordable option. Not only will they make it easy for her to put together a cute exercise outfit| but the wide waistband with a key pocket makes these tights functional and flattering.
| Aqua Sphere Kaiman Goggles
No swimmer can have too many goggles| and these Kaiman goggles ($20| originally $22) are designed for a smaller fit. Perfect for women with petite heads and smaller eye sockets| these black goggles with smoky lenses are sleek and easily adjustable| and they offer UVA/UVB protection for open-water and outdoor swims.
| Skullcandy Chops
Music is a must during a high-intensity workout| but those earbuds don’t always cut it. These Skullcandy Chops Bud ($20) are a high-quality pick that stay put and don’t come with an exorbitant price tag. It also doesn’t hurt that these headphones come in a ton of bright and fun colors like this hot-pink offering.
| Klean Kanteen Canisters
Klean Kanteen isn’t just for your water! The brand also makes stainless steel food canisters u2014 eight ounces ($18) or 16 ounces ($22). BPA free| eco-friendly| leakproof| airtight| and shatterproof| they’re perfect for anyone’s snacking needs| from dry foods like trail mix to wet foods like yogurt.
| Bodum Tea For One
An easy method for brewing loose tea is certainly a gift that keeps on giving. The Tea For One set ($18)| from Bodum| is an elegant double-wall glass mug with an easily removed strainer. The lid keeps the tea warm while brewing and doubles as a trivet. Include a tin of green tea| and you’re golden!
| Manduka Sling
If your yoga-loving friend is a minimalist| she or he will love this simple Manduka The Commuter sling ($16). It fits any-size yoga mat| and not only does this sling offer an easy way to do it| but it also doubles as a strap you can use during the practice. The padded shoulder strap makes it super comfy| and aside from the black shown| it also comes in two other earthy hues.
| GapFit Heathered Racerback Tank
Go ahead u2014 layer up! These breathable GapFit Heathered Racer Camis ($20) dry fast and fit close to her body u2014 just the thing to throw on underneath a cozy running jacket or for an indoor cycling class. No matter what her workout| she’ll appreciate the versatility of these tanks.
| Mind Over Matter Necklace
Any serious runners in your life would appreciate receiving this Mind Over Matter Necklace ($21) for a holiday gift or as a memento of a tough race.
| Swiftwick Compression Socks
An active person will love receiving a pair of Swiftwick performance compression socks ($25). Why? The faster they can recover| the faster they’ll be back at it again!
| Yogitoes rDot
To get deeper into poses and twists| an avid yogi will love this Yogitoes rDot “”Block”” ($11| originally $20). The circular shape might throw them off at first| but it will contour to the body’s lines and offer the perfect amount of support.