Buying gifts for your close ones is never as easy as you think, there’s so much choice, and you have to be sure you get them something they will like and use regularly. Remember to do plenty of research when deciding on what gifts to buy. Here’s a list of 6 gift ideas for fitness fanatics.
Make Sure You Know What Fitness Clothing the Gift Recipient is into
A fantastic gift idea for a fitness fanatic is getting them sportswear and activewear clothing, ideal for wearing in the gym and for casual daily purposes and relaxing. You need to know what brands they are into and the types of exercise and physical activities they frequently do. For example, spandex running t-shirts or jackets may be ideal for people who enjoy going for long-distance runs during the cold winter period. It may also be essential to consider whether they like to wear casual, loose-fitting oversized gym wear as they relax during their downtime when they are not doing exercise and sports activities. If you are interested in getting premium quality oversized gym clothing as a gift for somebody in your life, take a look at the oversized collection clothing range from Gym King.
Hats and Gloves
For fitness fanatics and lovers of the outdoors, the cold winter months can be a testing time where mental strength and determination are essential to braving the cold and going out and exercising amongst the elements. But let’s be honest; the weather in the UK is unpredictable, and it can be bitterly cold outside during any month or season of the year, not solely in winter.
Your hands and fingertips can quickly get dangerously cold when you are exercising in cold weather. Having extremely cold hands can even be an indication that there’s an issue occurring with your body’s blood flow or the blood vessels in your hands. Therefore, it may be a wise gift idea to purchase a pair of gloves for an avid fitness fanatic.
In addition, it’s not good at all to allow your head to get too cold when you are outside exercising in the cold British weather. Not taking precautions and wearing a hat in the cold will mean you are at a much greater risk of developing a virus or a head cold. So, a great practical gift idea perfect for a fitness fanatic may be to buy them a warm, snug hat that can insulate their head. You will be blessed with plenty of choices both in stores and online when shopping around to find a hat, as there are plenty of stylish hats out there on the market suitable for fitness fanatics and those leading active lifestyles.
Thermal Clothing and Base Layers
For fitness fanatics looking for extra warmth, thermal clothing and thermal base layers are a great clothing option. Thermal clothing is usually made from synthetic or merino wool fabrics that keep your body warm and wick away any excess moisture and sweat. Another benefit of thermal clothing is that it tends to be pretty lightweight and so doesn’t way you down as you are exercising as cotton may do, for example.
Home Gym Equipment
Fitness fanatics enjoy doing fitness and gym work everywhere, not just in the gym. What better place to do workouts with gym equipment than in the comfort of your own home? Home gym equipment such as disc, dumbbells, bar weights, bench press benches, and kettlebells is a fantastic way for fitness enthusiasts to ensure they get fit and increase their strength endurance at home.
Resistance bands (or ‘therapy bands) are helpful tools for stretching your muscles, reducing the chance of injury, stimulating your muscles, stabilising your core, and can be a crucial part of the rehabilitation process following injuries. Resistance bands come in different colours, indicating different resistance levels; the higher the resistance, the harder your muscles have to work to carry out the stretch properly. For fitness fanatics who are into warming up before undertaking physical activity and understand the importance of doing dynamic full body stretches, resistance bands are an ideal gift that the recipient will use on a regular basis.
Every fitness fanatic knows that doing gym exercises on the floors in your home can be challenging and unforgiving on your joints and legs. To avoid anyone experiencing any discomfort when exercising at home, look into buying a gym mat for the fitness fanatic in your life. Gym mats (also known as ‘yoga mats’) are safer as they are made from rubber which is non-slip and protects you from slipping on the floor and injuring yourself when exercising at home. Furthermore, you do not have to worry about causing extensive damage to your home floors when you use a gym mat. Anyone living with a fitness fanatic will certainly not appreciate it if their floors in the home are ruined and the repairs end up costing a lot of money. So, getting a comfortable, stylish gym mat is a top gift idea for fitness fanatics.
These are just a few gift ideas for fitness fanatics, and there are many fitness-related products on the market today.