8 best Christmas gifts for fitness fanatics

Christmas is just round the corner so it’s about time we started thinking about presents. Got a friend that loves all things fitness? We’ve compiled a Christmas gift guide for fitness fanatics


GymTote Charli Backpack, £135

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Know someone that struggles to fit everything in their bag, from work stuff to gym clothes to lunchboxes? Get them one of these GymTote backpacks – they are seriously lifechanging.

GymTote have a selection of gorgeous bags that combine fitness, function and fashion together, making our lives so much easier.

The backpack is the newest of the range and has various compartments where you can fit your gym shoes, laptop, lunch, water bottle and valuables all in one bag – amazing.

All the bags are made from vegan faux leather, are completely waterproof and have a wipeable lining.

Not only do we LOVE these bags but backpacks are totally in fashion at the moment so they’d make the perfect present for fashion and fitness lovers.

MORE: Video – GymTote fashion and fitness backpack reviewed


The Buddy Pouch, £19.99

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There is nothing more annoying than having to hold valuables or feeling things bouncing up and down when you’re out for a run, so why not put your loved ones running stresses at ease with this Buddy Pouch – no armband, no belts and no bounce.

The pouch is designed to fit smartphones, keys, money and headphones all in one place and then it attaches to your waistband via strong magnetic clips for a stress free run. Genius.





SmartCloud Cup, £59.99



This one’s for the guys and girls that love to track their water intake or have a new year resolution to drink those two litres a day.

The SmartCloud Cup is not only of a cool flask design, but it also syncs to a phone app or bluetooth and measures your daily water intake and reminding you when you need to drink more.

The Cloud Cup is the ultimate way to drink intelligently and is a great gift for those who have busy lifestyles or are forgetful.




Withings Activité Pop Activity & Sleep Tracking Watch, £119.95 – Click Here to Buy Now


Withings have created a beautiful watch that you wouldn’t even guess was secretly a fitness tracker.

This is a great present for those that love to know all the details behind their day and workouts and for those who simply love fitness gadgets.

Withings Activité Pop combines a watch and fitness tracker to help you work out how to live a healthy lifestyle. It tracks your walking, running, swimming and sleeping and all you have to do is check your phone for the results.

It even includes a silent alarm and a long battery life, which means it can be worn all day and night.



Monster iSport Freedom V2 Headphones, £199.95

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These headphones are a revolution for those who love to workout while listening to their favourite playlist.

The iSport Freedom on ear headphones are designed so that you can listen to music and take phone calls wirelessly. The multi-function keys let you power on or off, answer calls and control your music.

They’re totally waterproof and sweatproof and even have a reflective safety trim so that you can train after dark.




‘The Smoother’  – Hardcore Fitness Foam Massage Roller, £19.95 – Click Here to Buy Now


Foam rolling is a trend that seems to be really catching on at the moment, so what a great time to kit out your loved ones with the latest fitness gear.

The benefits of foam rolling can be huge espeically for people who exercise on a regular basis – from a reduction in post-exercise stiffness, injury prevention, improved circulation and improved wellbeing.
Use the foam roller and follow a guide of massage exercises to deeply but gently massage your back, arms and legs, easing away any pain you may have. Don’t worry if you’re not a qualified masseur either, it’s suitable for all abilities too, beginner to expert.


Gaiam Breathe Yoga Mat, £19.99 – Click Here to Buy Now


We all know someone who just loves to yoga, so we have a feeling that this calming yet cool yoga mat would be a wonderful gift that would make any yoga workout that little bit more easier.



Sweaty Betty, 3 Pack Slogan Trainer Socks, £20    



Is Christmas really Christmas if you don’t receive a pair of socks? This set of socks from Sweaty Betty would make the most adorable stocking filler for those of us that love to be co-ordinated. Match and wear them to a spin class, when you ‘sweat it out’ or when you’re out running.



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