With Christmas fast approaching If you haven’t already thought about what you’re going to gift the active work colleagues, friends and loved ones in your life, fear not. Here are 15 fantastic Christmas gift ideas for every budget that will satisfy even the snobbiest of fitness enthusiasts.
1. Nike flash pack - His and hers
Keep those closest to you safe and fashionable with the Nike flash pack range. As we brace ourselves for the colder and darker days of winter, Nike’s Flash Pack collection brings a full range of multi-colour and reflective prints to help keep outdoor exercisers visible in low-light conditions.
Prices: from €20,00 - Buy here
2. Garmin Fenix 5 – His
Not only does the Garmin Fenix 5 look dapper as hell, it has a fantastic GPS system, built-in heart rate technology through the wrist and boasts sophisticated training metrics like VO2 max and lactate threshold (very cool If he's into that sort of thing).
Price: €599 - Buy here
3. Roka phantom TI sunglasses - His and hers
Voted the best sunglasses of 2017 by just about every fitness outlet in the world, the Roka phantom TI is not only the aviator for fitness enthusiasts, they're lightweight at just 20g and feature Roka’s patented fit and retention system which means the won't fall off your face regardless of how difficult the workout.
Price: from €220 - Buy here
4. Cannondale bad boy - His
I think the name says it all. With its stealth looks and advanced features like Cannondale's gravity-defying lefty front fork, It’s the perfect bike and gift if you can afford it. Ideal for those who enjoy long commutes to work or simply want to zip around the city in 2-wheel style.
Price: from €699 - Buy here
5. Lulu lemon Free Flow headbands - Hers and his man-bun
As a personal trainer it never fails to amaze me how often those with long hair struggle to keep it out of their eyes and mouth during intense bouts of exercise. Do your Mrs or Mr with a man bun a favour and gift them a headband for that next all-intensive workout. This stretchy headband was designed with an engineered silicone grip on the inside to keep flyaways at bay allowing you to exercise distraction free!
Price: from €12,00 - Buy here
6. Hugger Mugger yoga Mat - His and hers
The 1/4" thick Hugger Mugger yoga mat features a marbled effect and is made from sustainable and renewable materials. With its double-sided non-slip surface for even the most challenging of yoga moves, it's an ideal gift for the yogi master in your life.
Prices: from €35,00 - Buy here
7. Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Headphones - His and hers
Thanks to phenomenal audio, an in-ear heart-rate monitoring system and the ability to turn on an external mic to hear ambient noise and/or a running mate, The Jabra Elite Sport Wireless Headphones are as close as it gets to a sure bet for runners.
Good for a three-hour battery and a carrying case that stores enough juice for two recharges.
Price: from €230 - Buy here
8. Couples personal training sessions - His and hers
What better way to kick start the new year than by getting fit or fitter with your better half, best pal or sibling. Most personal trainers offer couples training packs for little more than the cost of individual sessions.
Prices: from €50,00 per session - Buy here
9. Elite surge 2.0 Speed Rope – His and hers
An ideal gift for those who wish to keep fit whilst traveling or in the comfort of their own living-room. Light, space efficient and easy to use, it really is a fantastic and affordable gift for all fitness enthusiasts.
Price: from €25,00 - Buy here
10. Adidas collection by Stella McCartney - Hers
Extremely stylish, high-tech and functional. The Adidas by Stella McCartney range includes just about everything she could possibly need and want from her exercise wardrobe.
Prices: from €14,95 - Buy here
11. Fitbit Alta HR Wristband and health monitor - His and hers.
According to Fitbit - "Physical fitness is not just time spent in the gym. It's all the time".
With just about every size, colour and shape you could hope for in a smart fitness watch, the Fitbit alta HR can monitor just about every aspect of your day including: activity, exercise, food, weight and sleep. A great gift for newbie exercisers.
Prices: from €149,00 - Buy here
12. Buff original - His and hers
The buff original is so versatile that it can be worn in 13 different ways helping to protect against even the most severe weather conditions. Available in solid, patterned, yarn dyed stripes and Chic designs and with sizes to fit the whole family, it really is an ideal gift for all outdoor fitness enthusiasts.
Prices: from €17,60 - Buy here
13. MiiR vaccum insulated bottles - His and hers
Featuring Thermo 3D ™ Double Wall Vacuum Insulation Technology, the Miir vacume insulated bottle doesn't sweat, is BPA free, features Perfect Seal™ lid which won’t leak, is made from stainless steel which doesn't transfer flavour and will keep your drinks cold for 24+ hours and hot for up to 12 hours. The ideal gift for those that are constantly on the move.
Prices: from €24,99 - Buy here
14. Burton Story Board Snowboard 2017-2018 - Hers
Part of Burton’s freeride-friendly Family Tree line, the new Burton Story Board is the perfect hers snowboard for shredding both piste and powder. Get her one and she'll likely love you forever!
Price: €599 - Buy here
15. My protein supplement range - His and hers
Myprotein is Europe's leading sports supplements brand. With a wide range of supplements and delicious high protein bars, foods and drinks, there's something for every fitness goal.
Use code: EBYLIFE for a 10% discount on all products in the UK, Ireland, US and Spain. Buy here