The Best Holiday Gifts for Fitness Lovers
Buying gifts that you’re truly excited to give (and figuring out what to add to your wish list) can be surprisingly stressful. But not with this handy cheat sheet! We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite things that will make awesome holiday gifts for every workout personality. After all, whether someone is a diehard CrossFitter or they’re just starting to walk-run, active people love new gear and gadgets to try. (Or are we alone here?)
From the Rolls-Royce of yoga mats to kettlebells that double as works of arts, these are the items we can’t wait to give (and maybe receive) this year.
Portable Workout Equipment
Wondering what WOD to do? Literally roll these dice, and you’ve got a ready-made routine you can do at home or on the road. With more than 2 million combinations possible, it’s impossible to get bored. Roll all six 12-sided dice, or use just the rep die and one movement die, and keep rolling to see what to do next. The accompanying booklet provides modifications and substitutions in case you don’t have some equipment—but remember, there is no substitution for burpees. Sorry (not sorry). ($34.95; amazon.com)
This kit has everything a newbie yogi needs—and every item is designed to last. The Athletic 2gripMat is longer and wider than others, with dry-technology for grip in even the sweatiest classes and support to protect joints. Plus, it’s made without the six most harmful phthalates. The hypoallergenic Athletic maxTowel covers the entire mat …read more