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Gift giving is extremely satisfying…once you actually find the right gift.
Wondering what to get your fitness-loving friend or family member for Christmas?
Don’t even worry about it. I’ve rounded up some of the best fitness gifts for the health nut in your life.
Sorted by budget, there’s something for everyone!
17 Affordable Fitness Gifts
$10-$25 Fitness Gifts
Light Weight Jump Rope
Why I Recommend: I have a jump rope and love it. It’s easy to pack for when I go on trips and it’s a great way to burn fat and get the heart pumping.
Athletic No Show Socks
Perfect for: The daily gym-goer who is always losing their socks in the wash. Simple, but very practical.
Why I recommend: Athletic socks (like these Adidas ones or Nike) fit well, don’t bunch up, aren’t so thin they are going to wear out after one session, and not so thick they suffocate your toes.
Bluetooth Gym Headphones
Perfect for: Your fitness friend who is always washing her headphones in the washing machine or losing them at the gym.
Why I recommend: Every fitness fanatic needs headphones. Most of us go through them pretty fast too. I especially love these Bluetooth buds because they are comfy, stay on your ears, and are perfect for running or the gym!
Cute Hair Scrunchies
Perfect for: Your friend or family member who wants an extra cute ponytail at the gym.
Why I recommend: I love these scrunchies from Maven Thread. So many colors and prints to choose from and they make any bad hair day look cute. Perfect for the gym or everyday use! Use code FITANDWELLAMY for 15% off!
Perfect for: Your pal who has back pain or who’s mobility could use some work.
Why I recommend: Foam rollers are basically a cheap way to give yourself a therapeutic massage. They are great for improving mobility and blood flow.
Perfect for: That gal in your life who wants to build the perfect booty. Or for someone who enjoys working out at home and likes simple equipment.
Why I recommend: Booty/resistance bands are a great gift because they are super versatile and lightweight. They are perfect to take with you to the gym, for use at home, or while you travel!
Gold Dumbbell Necklace
Perfect for: Your fashion-conscious friend who wants to express her love of lifting everywhere she goes.
Why I recommend: This dainty necklace is the perfect way to express love for fitness and lifting. Plus, you can’t go wrong with gold.
Perfect for: Your gym buddy who wants to keep track of workouts and daily progress.
Why I Recommend: If you (or the fitness fanatic in your life) are serious about transforming your body, keeping track of stats are critical. This little pocket-sized book helps you stay on track and visually see your progress.
Oster Blend Bottle
Perfect for: Your nutrition savvy pal who wants to bring her green smoothies with her everywhere.
Why I Recommend: Because LESS DISHES. You can blend your smoothie right into the bottle. Makes grabbing and going easy!
A Simple Nutrition Book
Perfect for: Anyone looking to learn more about nutrition and how to make it work for their goals!
Why I recommend: I wrote The Simplified Guide to Nutrition to help women better understand the basics of nutrition, why they matter, and how to apply healthy nutrition principles and practices into their own life. This book is perfect for the woman who wants to learn!
$25-$50 Fitness Gifts
Why I recommend: My Hydroflask was worth every penny. I can honestly say it’s the best water container I’ve ever tried, and I’m famous for how may water bottles I own. They come in various sizes and will 100% keep your water cold (or hot if that’s your intent) for HOURS. They are
Perfect for: Any yogi, wannabe yogi, seeker of zen, or lover of corpse pose.
Why I recommend: I LOVE my Gaiam mat. I prefer the thicker (5mm) to the thinner cheaper varieties. More cushion for my wrists and less slip.
A Gym Bag That’s Actually Cute
Perfect for: Your friend who has been using the same stinky gym bag for way too long.
Why I recommend: This gym bag is cute and is just the right size. I like having a big enough bag to hold my shoes, some extra socks, and a water bottle.
New Workout Clothes
Perfect for: Any girl who loves cute fitness clothes (that should be just about every girl, right?)
Why I recommend: I discovered Kiava this past year and now 90% of my workout clothes are from there! It’s a locally owned store here in Utah and the styles are just the cutest! Everything is comfy and the quality is awesome. Use code FITANDWELL for a discount!
Skinerals Natural Self Tanner
Perfect for: Any gal who wants to keep her tan all year long without having to bake in the sun.
Why I recommend: Skinerals is my go-to self-tanner. It has safer ingredients than most self-tanners and works really well with no streaking. I love having a summery glow even in the winter, it helps me feel a little more confident at the gym!
$50-$120 Fitness Gifts
Adidas Originals Women’s Swift Run
Perfect for: Any girl who can’t get enough workout shoes.
Why I recommend: Adidas are super trendy and in style these days and for good reason. They look amazing and have great all around training shoes. I only wish I had some in every color!
Fitbit Alta HR
Perfect for: Anyone who wants data to track their fitness progress.
Why I recommend: I’ve had my Alta HR for almost a year now and love it! It’s super durable, you can swap out the band colors, and it helps me be more active during the day with step reminders. It also tracks heart rate and sleep so it’s perfect for any health fanatic!
Flawless Skin with FRÉ Skincare
Perfect for: Your friend who suffers from post-workout breakouts, or who is looking for vegan skincare.
Why I recommend: I’ve been using FRÉ for almost a year now and it’s made a huge difference in my skin’s appearance. It’s formulated for women who sweat and it helps my skin with breakouts. The 123 set is the perfect gift for anyone who wants healthier skin without a bunch of chemicals. Code: FITAMY gets you a discount!
Other Gift Ideas:
Here are some nontangible fitness gifts that any fitness lover would appreciate!
- If your fitness lover is a mom, offer to watch her kids so she can have some workout or meditation time.
- A pass to a fitness convention to meet their favorite fitness idol.
- Offer encouragement or some sincere compliments. The fit life isn’t always easy so kind words are always appreciated.
- A subscription box from Yoga Club or food service.
- Check out my Amazon store page for even more ideas! I update it often with my favorite fitness products and gadgets.