10 Great Gift Ideas for the Fitness Enthusiast
Christmas is less than eight weeks away. If you haven’t started your shopping yet or don’t know what to buy for everyone on your list we want to help you out. We have found 10 of the hottest gift ideas for the fitness enthusiast for 2014.
The Fitbit Flex is a slim, stylish device. This technology will help anyone get the motivation they need to get out and be more active. It tracks steps, distance, and calories burned and shows you how you’re stacking up against your daily goals. At night, it tracks your sleep cycle, helps you learn how to sleep better, and wakes you silently in the morning. Access your stats anytime on your computer, tablet or from leading smartphones – both iPhone and Android. Flex is your perfect companion, it’s with you everywhere…even in the shower. Plus, it looks good no matter what you’re wearing.
For outdoor fitness enthusiasts it is important to stay warm during the coldest months of the year. Under Armour’s ColdGear® Infrared technology uses a soft, thermo-conductive inner coating to absorb and retain your own body heat. Form-fitting balaclava offers full facial protection in extreme cold. Also can be worn with the chin dropped or as a neck gaiter for greater ventilation. ColdGear® Evo fabric delivers ridiculous warmth and superior comfort. 4-way stretch fabrication allows greater mobility and maintains shape. Moisture Transport System wicks sweat away from the body. Anti-odor technology prevents the growth of odor causing microbes. This hoodie comes in a variety of colors to suit anyone’s style and personality.
For just under $50 this nifty little gadget tracks everything from your steps, distance, and calories burned then automatically syncs the data to your Fitbit account. Whether online or through the Fitbit application, you can set goals and stay motivated to keep on your path to fitness with graphs, badges, and friendly competitions. Check to see how you compare with friends and family even provide a message to egg them on. Your stats wirelessly upload via computer or select mobile devices (like the iPhone 4S), so you will know in real time when you are close to a goal and when you’ve reached one. It comes in blue, charcoal, lime and magenta.
4. Black Mountain Products Resistance Band Set with Door Anchor, Ankle Strap, Exercise Chart, and Resistance Band Carrying Casehttp://wms-na.amazon-adsystem.com/20070822/US/js/link-enhancer-common.js?tag=thetalzoo-20&linkId=LVQHAXLZFOI6MIH4
This set is the perfect gift for anyone with a home gym. It comes complete with five resistance bands, door anchor, carrying bag, ankle strap and starter guide.
Wearing a flipbelt when you run or workout will keep all of your electronic devices in place. Made of machine-washable high tech Spandex-Lycra blend material with an internal pocket system accessible from four openings around the belts exterior. The four pockets lets you easily tuck in your phone, keys, gel packs, credit cards or whatever you may need for your workout. You then flip the belt inside out and everything gets locked in place. Because there are no clasps or buttons, you simply pull the belt on like a pair of pants and wear it wherever it feels most comfortable. It doesn’t move, jiggle, bounce or chafe and you could easily forget it’s even there. A simple, elegant and fashionable solution to a problem for all active types, gym rats, runners, hikers, bikers, and travelers. Weighing a mere 3 ounces, the FlipBelt is so sleek you can even wear it to go out under your clothes without having to carry a wallet or purse. The flipbelt comes in 10 different colors.
This balance ball is designed to combine balance ball exercise along with resistance training to maximize your results. It comes with an air pump and Total Balance Ball workout DVD featuring fitness instructor Tanja Djelevic.
This watch is a must have for women who are serious about running. It features 100-hour chronograph with lap and split times, Indiglo night-light, 99-lap counter, 100-hour countdown timer with stop and repeat, and 30-lap memory. This beautiful watch from Timex, a trusted brand, is also water resistant to 330 feet (100 M): suitable for snorkeling, as well as swimming, but not diving. And for under $20, this is an affordable gift for your favorite female fitness enthusiast.
These wraps are adjustable to fit any size wrist and offer the best support for any athlete with a wrist injury. They are designed for both men and women and to prevent pain and injuries during heavy lifts.
9. Polar FT4 Heart Rate MonitorIf you are doing any kind of cardio fitness training it is important that you use a good quality heart rate monitor. This heart rate monitor by, Polar, features Basic heart rate-based features keeps training simple and also has a smart calorie feature which uses your personal data to provide accurate calories burned.
10. Polar H7 Bluetooth Smart Heart Rate Sensor, BlackUsing Bluetooth technology you can connect to just about any smart phone or device and monitor your heart rate. This Bluetooth smart heart rate sensor by Polar providesan EEG-accurate heart rate.