You can’t choose chocolate or alcohol for the fitness lover in your life, so what do you buy for the health-conscious person?
We’ve compiled a list of the best fitness gadgets on the market right now to help them take their workout to the next level.
Turn boring planks in to a full gaming experience
1. Stealth Core Trainer
The Stealth Core Gamer Interactive Trainer is a really fun gift for someone who is focussed on developing their abs. It may initially look like a standard core trainer however it incorporates Gameplay Technology, which allows you to use your abs as the joystick!
Enjoy a full on gaming experience whilst you keep fit and get a stronger core and back, targeting 29 core muscles in less than 3 minutes each day.
Research shows that gamification encourages physical exercise so it’s an ideal gift for someone who wants to add a new dimension to their training to help stay motivated. They can simply focus on giving their brain and body a workout or build their point score and climb up the worldwide leader board.
In terms of practicalities it works with both iOS and Android devices, and fits any size of smartphone. It’s also suitable for kids and adults, so could turn in to a fun family challenge!
Are you ready for the challenge? Can you beat the competition?
Take your workout to the next level
2. PowerDot 2.0 Duo
For the fitness lover who really wants to gain the edge and step up their training, there’s the PowerDot electric muscle stimulator.
But this is no ordinary muscle stimulator, it connects to your smartphone instead of requiring a separate unit.
PowerDot’s company CEO claims that the muscle stimulation technique is one of the best kept secrets of top athletes who want to improve their performance.
Simply attach the electrodes where directed then choose from 10 different preset programs or customize your settings. The programs stimulate the muscles for both exercise preparation and recovery, plus your fitness buff can push their limits with programs for strength, resistance and endurance.
The app tracks and records your therapies to help you find the right option every time. It works to increase blood circulation and direct tension away from the muscles to help you perform better, recover faster and stay at optimum fitness. Find out more about what PowerDot can do for your muscles here.
Say goodbye to 15 sets of dumbbells
3. Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells
Swap 15 sets of dumbbells for just one with the clever technology of the Bowflex SelectTech 552 Adjustable Dumbbells, another great gift idea for fitness lovers.
Simply turn a dial on the dumbbells to move between 5 and 52lbs. You can save space in your workout area and the wider weight range means you can do both light and heavy exercises.
If you’re looking for gifts for fitness lovers who want to build strength then this is a fantastic option as the dumbbells are well made allowing for a smoother lift off and better grip. Plus you get a Bowflex SelectTech App with the dumbbells to track and record your training.
Listen to music through your cheekbones
4. Aftershokz Trekz Titanium Mini
Treat someone special to a pair of headphones that allow you to listen to music whilst leaving your ears free to hear ambient sounds!
Aftershokz Trekz Titanium Mini conduction headphones are a great health and fitness gift as they play music through your cheekbones.
The clever OpenFIt design has been created to give you maximum awareness of your surroundings whilst you still enjoy your favorite music. An ideal gift for those that enjoy road running!
The Titanium Mini wraparound headphones are designed for extended wear and with a long battery life you can listen for up to 6 hours at a time.
However most importantly, the AfterShokz headphones claim to deliver a superior sound quality, giving you a wide dynamic range and deep bass. The Trekz conduction headphones are wireless and use bluetooth connectivity to connect to your technology.
Also the fitness facts speak for themselves, listening to your power songs can help you move faster during tough workouts!
A handy little gift for a stronger grip
5. Fitness Master Hand Grip Strengthener
If you’re looking for a small gift idea for the fitness lover in your life then take a look at the Fitness Master Hand Grip Strengthener.
The handy little trainer can be adjusted from 30lbs to 145lbs to help you build strength in your hand. Its ergonomic design means it should be suitable for all age groups and hand sizes.
The Fitness Master Hand Grip Strengthener pops easily in to your bag so you use it at work or the gym. Alternatively use it at home and leave your other hand free for your holiday beer!
Add power to your foam roller
6. TriggerPoint Grid Vibe Plus Four-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller
Another great gift idea for the fitness junkie is the TriggerPoint GRID VIBE PLUS Four-Speed Vibrating Foam Roller.
This foam roller offers more than the standard as it’s cordless and rechargeable so it can be used both at home and whilst at work or the gym. It has four different vibration settings and the compact size of the roller means it gives deeper and more targeted relief where it’s needed.
The clever design of the roller moves blood and oxygen throughout the muscles to relieve pain and help muscles recover following exercise.
Research shows that foam rollers can help to improve athletic performance, so combine that with the vibration and your gym goer is on track to peak fitness.
Essential for your essentials!
Get someone you love the latest wearable fitness accessory! The FlipBelt has been created to help you feel lighter whilst exercising.
This handy belt has space for all the essentials, phone, credit cards, keys, headphones, as well as space for EpiPens and inhalers.
Instead of a bulky armband or fanny pack the lightweight FlipBelt is designed to be bounce free and distributes the weight of your valuables around your waist.
It’s comfortable to wear and has no fastenings which can chafe. It’s also discreet and blends in with activewear to help you carry your valuables safely.
When it comes to fitness gift ideas this one is really versatile and sure to be used regularly.
The power of a deep muscle massage in your hands
8. TheraGun G2PRO Professional Massager
Give a gym junkie the gift of a powerful massage! The TheraGun G2PRO Professional Massager is not a flimsy one-use kind of product, it’s strong, made from industrial components so you can be confident it will last.
It’s a loud and powerful massage tool that delivers 2,400 percussions a minute so you get a precise massage, helping with muscle pain and knots.
TheraGun comes with four different attachments whether you’re focussed on your entire body, large muscle groups, trigger points or sensitive areas.
It’s been designed so it can be easily held and maneuvered to reach any problem, helping to reduce pain and increase your range of motion.
A fast and stable jump rope tailored to you
9. WOD Nation Speed Jump Rope
The clever design of the WOD Nation Speed Jump Rope can really help you up your jump rope game! It’s a fast and stable rope helping the user to avoid the time wasted through inaccurate swings, perfect for people who workout regularly.
You can customize the rope with a wire cutter to get the optimum length, plus you get a spare cable included to give you an extra option. The company is in fact so confident that you’ll love it that it comes with a lifetime guarantee!
Users in the CrossFit exercise community reported great results from using the rope. Plus it comes in many different colors so it’s a present that’s both stylish and practical.
Keep your drink hot or cold for even longer
10. Hydro Flask with Straw Lid
If the sporty person in your life is a mountain climber who wants a hot coffee when they reach the summit then why not treat them to the Hydro Flask Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle.
This flask has a double-walled vacuum insulated surround to keep drinks either hot for up to 6 hours or cold for up to 24 hours.
The exterior of the bottle is powder coated meaning it can be easily gripped and won’t slip from your hand, and the lid is an easy access wide mouth with straw so your drink is easily accessible at all times.
Plus the 18/8 food-grade stainless steel interior means that it won’t retain flavors, giving you a pure taste each time.
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