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50 Best Fitness Gifts For Him & Her | Christmas Gifts 2018

The Ultimate Fitness Christmas Gift Guide

In need of some inspiration for your favourite fitness fanatics this Christmas? We’ve got a guide to everything they could possibly want in their stocking or under the tree. Whether they enjoy pounding the pavements or the weights in the gym, find them the gifts they need to boost their performance.

Racing around a busy shopping centre at Christmas is time consuming and tiring – and you still might not find what you’re looking for. With specific products tailored to every sporting need, you can be sure that your gifts will bring a smile and some fitness goal smashing this season.

Here’s everything you can find in this handy Christmas gift guide for fitness lovers:

Christmas Specials

2-Month Sky Sports Pass


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1. Prosecco BCAAs


Is it even Christmas if you’re not sipping at a glass of fizz or three? No need to leave it in the bar, we’ve got a prosecco you can take to the gym without the judgey looks!

Our prosecco-flavoured BCAA is a funky effervescent colour that will certainly put a Christmas sparkle into your workout.

Branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) are the building blocks for your muscles, so sipping on this supplement will get you in the party mood while still keeping your fitness goals on track.

 

2. Christmas Limited Edition Impact Whey Protein


Jazz up their kitchen cupboards with our special edition Christmas packaging for Impact Whey Protein. Pick from Natural Chocolate, Strawberry Cream and Vanilla to give your loved one an added fitness boost and sparkle this season.

 

3. Advent Calendars


What’s Christmas without a chocolate advent calendar nowadays? Maybe you decided to miss out in favour of a healthy diet, but the good news is that you really don’t have to. Take your pick from our tasty Protein Chocolate Advent Calendar and enjoy a tasty treat without the guilt every day of advent. If you’re feeling extravagant, then why not go for the Protein-Fuelled Advent Calendar and enjoy 24 delicious high-protein snacks from our best-selling range.

Gym Gifts for Him

If his life revolves around the weights room, there’s only one way to make him happy this Christmas… You guessed it, fill his stocking with all things gym – here’s some ideas to get you started.

 

4. Gallon Water Bottle


Staying hydrated is essential to reaching your goals, so make sure he drinks up while he’s in the gym with this Gallon Water Bottle. No pausing for refills, this bottle holds enough to get him through a long and gruelling session.

5. Metal Shaker


No need to be let down by cheap and breakable shakers. The Metal Shaker is lightweight, strong and reliable for the smoothest shake every time. With a secure screw-top lid that’s easy to keep clean, he’ll be using it every day to power up on protein.

6. THE Whey+


If he’s serious about making gains, then he’ll need a serious protein powder to help get him there. THE Whey+ is the future of sports nutrition, made from the highest quality blend of protein, as well as phased release BCAA beadlets from PhaseTech™ so that he can make the most of recovery and muscle.

7. THE Pre-Workout+


If you don’t give everything to your workout, then you won’t get results. Ensure he’s ready to hit it hard every time, even in the toughest workout by taking on the fuel he needs. THE Pre-Workout is made from cutting-edge ingredients to give you the ultimate boost. With Caffeine PhaseTech™ beadlets, he’ll receive a phased release of energy along with other important nutrients for the ultimate gym sesh.

8. Creatine


One of the most researched supplements out there, Creatine has been proven to boost gym performance in a number of ways. Help him to build muscle as he squeezes out those extra reps to put some power behind his workouts.

9. Dry Tech Infinity T-Shirt


This lightweight t-shirt will keep him cool no matter how hard the workout. Made from sweat-wicking material and antibacterial technology, he’ll be feeling fresh all the way through. The relaxed fit and raglan sleeves mean he’ll be comfortable as well as flexible as he pursues his goals.

10. Tru-Fit Slim Fit Joggers


Whether he’s staying in or hitting the gym, the Tru-Fit Joggers will keep him comfortable. Tapered for that streamlined look, with a soft touch, he’ll be on-trend and on target to smash his goals – ideal for that winter workout.

11. Performance Tank Top


What’s a gym-loving man without his tank top? We’ve upped the game to make it durable, flexible and perfect for pushing it to the next level. The lightweight, soft-touch fabric will keep him cool through the toughest of moves.

Gym Gifts for Her

Does she love to spend her free time surrounded by squat racks or taking on another gruelling spin class? Then here’s some gifts to make gym-going girl incredibly happy this Christmas…

 

12. Medicine Ball


The must-have addition to any home workout, the medicine ball is a fun and incredibly versatile weight. There are so many exercises that can be done with this one weight, she’ll be using it in every workout.

13. Active Women Metal Shaker


Help her to keep up optimum nutrition with a sleek and sturdy metal shaker. Made from stainless steel and with a screw-on lid, it’s easy to mix up a smooth shake without any spills.

14. Pilates Stretch Bands


Nothing says a tough resistance workout like stretch bands. Ideal for building strength as well as treating injury, these Pilates bands can be thrown in her gym bag to be used for almost every muscle group.

15. Diet Protein Blend


Specifically designed to support women in reaching their fitness goals, the Diet Protein Blend is packed with high-quality protein as well as choline and niacin to boost your metabolism. Perfect for post-gym recovery and coming in three indulgent flavours, it’s a gift she’ll definitely thank you for.

16. Pre-Workout Blend


Does she need a little boost to get her out of bed and into the gym? This Pre-Workout Blend is a powerful formula designed for active women looking to push their workouts to the next level. It’s an energising blend of coconut water, vitamin C, BCAAs and natural caffeine that’ll get her through the toughest of leg days.

17. THE Carb Crusher


Do the chocolate cravings leave her diet to crash and burn? Or does she simply need a decent snack to get her through a busy day? THE Carb Crusher will combat any snacking snag in just a bite or two. Packed with protein, as well as the recommended daily amount of a number of vitamins in the most delicious bar created, she’ll be ready to tackle even the busiest of days.

18. Shape Seamless Leggings


These smooth and form-fitting leggings will move with her through her workout. The unique knit technology means improved airflow as well as an incredibly flattering finish. Pair with the Shape Seamless Crop Top and Sports Bra for a look she’ll always want to wear.

19. Power Mesh Leggings


Give her the joy of beautifully engineered leggings that sculpt and support like no other this Christmas. The sheer mesh panels will keep her cool and her phone secure, so she can push her workouts to the limit without being held back. Pair with the Power Mesh Crop Top and Sports Bra for a gym look like no other.

Looking for a specific sport?

Gifts for Cyclists

If they’re spending more time on two wheels than two legs, then it’s a sure sign to fill their stocking with all things bike this Christmas. Unsure where to start with the world of cycling? Help them improve their strength and stamina with some of these supplements.

 

20. THE Pre-Workout+


A pre-workout is the perfect blend of energising nutrients to power them up for the ultimate ride. THE Pre-Workout+ is the next level of sports nutrition technology. With phased release beadlets of caffeine and nutrients to help you keep going for longer, there’ll be no need to a coffee stop.

21. Pure Caffeine


Do they need a boost before taking to the saddle? Pure Caffeine is a simple and effective way to re-energise their ride without the hassle of hot drinks and the calories and sugar of energy drinks.

22. BCAAs


Keep those muscles supplied with muscle-building nutrients before, during and after a ride with BCAAs. Branched chain amino acids are essential for building muscles and can be consumed in a handy shake whenever you think you need a protein boost. Forming such a light drink means they’re perfect for consuming mid-ride. For an extra-special Christmas gift, try Prosecco BCAAs.

23. THE Whey+


Upgrade their muscle recovery for the next ride with THE Whey+. This is as advanced as it gets – phased release beadlets of BCAA provide extended protein synthesis to maximise muscle growth and recovery. The highest quality whey isolate is combined with fast- and slow-digesting protein to ignite and extend muscle growth.

Gifts for Personal Trainers

Being a personal trainer is – unsurprisingly – a pretty physically demanding job, but also involves lots of planning, creativity and, most importantly, practising what they preach. So, here’s some gifts to support their own goals as well as their clients’.

 

24. Protein Cookies


High protein snacks with healthy fats and clean carbohydrates are a PT’s best friend. Whether they need something quick between clients, or some post-workout fuel, the Protein Cookie is the perfect healthy treat to keep in their kit bag.

25. THE Pre-Workout+


Working long hours working on other people’s goals can mean squeezing in their own workouts in the wearying late and early hours. Give them the ultimate boost with THE Pre-Workout+. A supplement that will give them all the energy they need and more. With phased release beadlets of caffeine, as well as cutting edge nutrients, they’ll be on top form to provide themselves and their clients with an awesome workout.

26. Resistance Bands


A necessary addition to every PT’s kit bag, Resistance Bands are an incredibly versatile way to stretch and tone muscles all over the body. Slip some in his stocking for a gift that will definitely come in use.

27. THE Whey+


Any PT will know the importance of recovery. THE Whey+ is the top quality protein blend that will get it right every time. The future of sports nutrition, the PhaseTech™ BCAA beadlets will provide them with the muscles’ building blocks for hours afterwards. The delicious shakes will provide your PT with the nutrients they need to come back stronger every time.

28. Pro-Tech Protect Puffer Jacket


Do they spend time outside, waiting on clients to finish another lap of the park? Treat them to a warm Pro-Tech Protect Puffer Jacket for him and her to keep out the cold this winter. The shower-proof finish will shield them from the elements, while the super-warm insulation will be something they’ll thank you for.

29. Performance Long Sleeve T-Shirt


A PT’s dream – comfortable gym kit that’s also practical. Bring in the Performance Range. The lightweight stretch material will keep them cool and flexible through their client’s workouts as well as their own. Check out more from the Performance Range here.

Gifts for Swimmers

Do they love to do a few lengths to start or end their day? Is a great sport for improving muscle definition and strength while also improving cardio fitness, so encourage them to keep it up with some great gifts for swimmers.

 

30. Barrel Bag


The ultimate bag to fit in all their kit. The spacious interior is plenty to fit a towel, change of clothes and post-swim snack. With a dual handle for easy carrying and Velcro side pockets for those all-important accessories, they’ll be all set for swimming.

31. Large Towel


A must-have for any swimmer, this large towel means that they can dry off in style. Embossed with the Myprotein logo and made from 100% soft-touch cotton, they can feel cosy and warm post-swim with a towel that can be easily stashed in a kit bag.

32. Pure caffeine


Do they need that extra boost before they dive in? Each Pure Caffeine tablet is packed with 200mg of caffeine for a convenient way to boost their performance. Caffeine has been proven to improve concentration, as well as endurance performance, making it the perfect partner for a good swim.

33. Electrolyte Plus


Swimming is as tough on the body as any other exercise, meaning that you definitely break a sweat, even if you don’t notice it. Since you’re in the water, you may not notice how dehydrated you’re getting – that’s where a top-notch re-hydrator comes in.

Taking an electrolyte tablet is a great way to make sure that they’re replacing essential minerals sodium, potassium, calcium and magnesium which are necessary for many functions in the human body, including muscle contraction.

34. Protein Bar Elite


Nothing is more important that refuelling after a few dozen lengths. A protein bar is a quick, convenient, and effective way to make sure their muscles get the nutrients they need post-workout.

The Protein Bar Elite is packed with 26g of protein, is incredibly low in sugar, and also provides the body with 22g of essential carbohydrate to replenish glycogen stores. It’s also Informed-Sport tested, so you can be sure that they’re only getting the very best.

Gifts for Weightlifters

Anyone who knows a weightlifter will know that it’s a way of life, not just a sport. They spend hours toiling away under heavy weights, so make sure that they’re kitted out with the very best for the ultimate results.

 

35. Medium Gym Holdall


If they’ve got pretty serious about weightlifting, then they’ll need a solid bag to carry all their kit along with them too. This stylish holdall has a hard, water-resistant base, large side pocket as well as plenty of space to store their post-workout snacks. If they’re always rushing from the gym to work, there’s plenty of room for a change of clothes to be kept uncreased on the hard bottom of the bag too.

36. Leather lifting belt


Getting good lower back support while lifting heavy is vital for mastering those big-weight moves. This belt is made from high-quality leather, with a double buckle and eight size settings, so whether they’re on the bulk or getting lean, they’ll still be supported through those larger lifts.

37. Wrist wraps


Reduce their risk of injury by making sure that their wrists get the support they need. Made from durable cotton, these wrist wraps are fully adjustable, fastening with a strong Velcro grip for ultimate support.

38. Lifting hooks


Help them to give their hands a break with these super-durable lifting hooks. From deadlifts to pull-ups, these hooks mean that grip strength won’t hold them back from the bigger lifts or higher rep rate.

39. THE Gainer


Are they trying to make the most of bulking this season, but struggling to make up the mass? Give them the ultimate post-workout present in the form of THE Gainer. Packed with protein, carbohydrates and essential fats, this is an ideal addition to knock up their calorie count in a healthy, balanced way.

40. Creatine


Are they looking to squeeze out an extra rep all in the name of building muscle mass, then this is the supplement to slip into their stocking. Proven to improve physical performance, which will help to build muscle, creatine is a weightlifting must have.

Gifts for Rugby Players and Footballers

Want to do more than cheer them on from the side-lines? Gift them a gift that will improve their training and match performance this season. Rugby and football are tough endurance sports, also with a need for explosive energy, so we’ve got everything they need to smash this season.

 

41. Muscle roller


There’s nothing like a post-match muscle roll for recovery. Help them prepare their muscles for the next training session with an easy way to work through the muscle soreness. This light foam roller can be used anywhere to get those legs ready for the next match.

42. Premium football


Whether it’s used on match day, or for a kick-about in the garden, help them improve their ball skills with this premium football. It features high-frequency embossed surface air grooves and micro dimpling to help it fly through the air like a dream, by decreasing air resistance. Its air cushion layer means ultimate durability combined with a soft touch.

43. Compression Tights and Shorts


Designed specifically to deliver muscle pressure to improve circulation, Charge Compression Tights and Shorts are ideal for wearing underneath your kit for ultimate support. The flatlock seams and super-cool mesh panels provide comfort and breathability, so that they can concentrate on improving performance. Check out the Charge Compression Long-Sleeve Top for the ultimate outdoor training gear.

44. THE Whey+


Serious players need a pro-level protein supplement to boost muscle recovery and maintenance. With PhaseTech™ technology, releasing tiny beadlets of BCAAs over a prolonged period, they can truly treat their muscles and be ready for the next match. THE Whey+ is made from the highest quality blend of protein, containing GroPlex™ technology for the perfect mix of fast- and slow-digesting proteins.

45. THE Pre-Workout+


Give them an energy boost that will last the entire match – they can completely forget about that mid-match dip. The phased release of caffeine means that they’ll continue to feel in the zone and ready to sprint and tackle hard right until the final whistle.

Gifts for Runners

Will they be out pounding the pavements, even if we have a “White Christmas”? Give your hard-core runner kit that they’ll love for a Christmas gift that you know will be used over and over.

 

46. Running armband


Allow them to take their music with them when they go out running. This armband has a fully adjustable strap and is made from neoprene for a smoother movement feel. It sits close to the skin, with an added key compartment so that they can come and go as they please.

47. Recovery ball


If they’re running far and wide, then they’ll no doubt need to treat some sore muscles. A recovery ball is a great way to keep those legs loose and injury-free. This handy ball can be stashed away in a kit bag to help massage sore muscles and improve blood flow to the treated area.

48. Boost Therma Tights and Top


Give them the kit they need to get them through those cold early-morning or late-night runs. The tights provide a super streamlined look, with silicone ankle grips to keep them in place, while the quarter-zip top is warm, yet breathable to keep them on form for the toughest miles. It also features reflective detailing to keep them seen on the road.

49. Luxe Elite Jacket and Leggings


Gift them with a sleek and stylish running kit to get them through those cold winter runs. The Luxe Elite Jacket features thumbholes and a high neck to keep that brisk winter wind out. The sculpted fit is both flattering and streamlined to keep them on track for their fast mile.

The Leggings really go the extra mile, with double layer panelling and hidden power mesh to sculpt and allow for airflow. Both have reflective features for keeping them safe.

50. Thermopure


If they need an extra boost to get them out of bed and tying up their trainers, then Thermopure could be the answer. Containing caffeine to improve performance and alertness, Thermopure also boasts B vitamins to reduce tiredness and fatigue.

Take Home Message

With so many great gifts for fitness lovers, you’ll be spoilt for choice for what to get them this Christmas. Whether they spend hours in the gym, pool, under weights or on the road, it’s never been easier to fill their stockings.

Our articles should be used for informational and educational purposes only and are not intended to be taken as medical advice. If you’re concerned, consult a health professional before taking dietary supplements or introducing any major changes to your diet.

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Evangeline Howarth

Evangeline Howarth

Editor

Evangeline has taken part in competitive sports since a young age. As a qualified RYA Dinghy Instructor, she understands the importance of proper nutrition for fuelling extreme and endurance sports, especially due to her experience in Team GBR Squads and captaining and coaching her University first team.

In her spare time, Evangeline loves running – especially marathons. On the weekends, you’ll find her taking on water sports or hiking up a hill. Her favourite evenings are spent taking on a HIIT session or squats in the gym before digging into some spicy food and a ton of vegetables – yum!

Find out more about Evie's experience here.


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