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15 Gift Ideas for the Fitness Fanatic in Your Life

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It doesn’t matter if you’re shopping for the friend who’s been sporty since birth or the person who has only recently found their love of fitness, this list has you covered.

1. For the Runner

Coeuspow Sports Running Armband

Courtesy: Amazon


This running/exercise band fits securely around your upper arm with a durable and sweat proof material, all while safely holding your iPhone and house key.

Price: $5.99


2. For the One Who Works Out More Than They Shower

Batiste Dry Shampoo

Courtesy: Ulta


This gift is definitely not an insult. Totalbeauty.com voted Batiste Dry Shampoo as “the best dry shampoo” in 2015. Its purpose is to make your hair feel refreshed even after a tough workout. So, pack this in your bag and you’ll be set for a workout before or after class.

Price: $7.99


3. For the Healthy Eater

Spiral Vegetable Spiralizer

Courtesy: Amazon


For the person who likes to try new things and experiment in the kitchen, this spiralizer helps to turn vegetables into noodles for a healthy take on pad Thai, spaghetti and more.

Price: currently on sale for $9.99


4. For the Protein Shake Lover

FSU Blender Bottle


Courtesy: Blender Bottle


Rep Florida State next time you take a sip from your drink with the world’s #1 bestselling shaker cup.

Price: $12.99


5. For The Person on the Go

Contigo Autoseal Kangaroo Water Bottle


Courtesy: Contigo


Not only does this water bottle come with a lifetime guarantee, but it also has a pocket built in to hold your cash and a key. With this, you’ll never have to use a locker at the Leach or FMC again.

Price: $13.99


6. For The One Who Means Business

Adidas Fighter Headband Pack


Courtesy: Adidas


Cause when a girl tightens her ponytail during a workout, you know it’s about to get serious.

Price: $14.00


7. For the Goal Getter

Fitinpiration Journal

Courtesy: Fitiosophy


This journal keeps you motivated while tracking your health and wellness tactics for the week. It also give you space to doodle, journal gratitude and set daily goals.

Price: $16.95


8. For The One Who is Trying to Avoid Next Day Soreness

Trigger Point Grid Mini Foam Roller


Courtesy: Amazon


This foam roller allows the person to massage sore muscles and relieve tension after a long and/or hard workout. It’s also the perfect size to transport and store in your workout bag or locker.

Price: $19.99


9. For the Music Junkie

Skull Candy Chops Bud

Courtesy: Skullcandy


Almost everyone loves listening to music while working out, which makes these headphones the perfect present. Not only are they sweat resistant, but they also have an over-ear adjustable hanger so that the headphones are secured to your ear.

Price: $19.99


10. For the Heavy Lifter/Coffee Lover

Courtesy: Etsy


This graphic muscle tee is bound to make a couple of fitness junkies wish they had this in their workout closet.

Price: $26.00


11. For the Hungry Yogi

“After This We’re Getting Pizza” Yoga Mat


Courtesy: ban.do


This yoga mat is super cute and everyone will be asking you where you got it. What’s not to like?

Price: $32.00


12. For the Cyclist

CitySeat Bike Seat Covers

Courtesy: CitySeat


Ride in style with this decorative, functional and comfortable bike seat cover.

Price: $35


13. For the One Who Brings Everything to the Gym 

Adidas Squad III Duffel Bag


Courtesy: Adidas


With storage for your shoes and even your water bottle, this roomy Adidas duffel bag has a place for everything and then some. It also comes with a lifetime warranty.

Price: $45


14. For the Trendy Gym Goer

Subscription to FabFitFun or Fabletics  

Courtesy: Fabletics


As seen in magazines such as Shape, Self, and Glamour, these two subscription services focus their products on the fitness-orientated female consumer. Fabeltics has monthly sales and FabFitFun often gives customers full-sized items for more than 75% off the original cost. Both are amazing ecommerce retailers for the dedicated fitness guru.

Price: $49.99 +


15. For the Fitness Tracker

FitBit Flex 2 + accessories


Courtesy: FitBit


Even though this FitBit is on the pricier side, it has key features such as all day activity, auto sleep tracking, call/text notifications, smart track and more.

Price: $99.95 +


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Tara Lawson-Corley is a Florida State University graduate. She majored in Retail Merchandising & Product Development with the goal of someday working for a fitness driven retail company. Hopefully later on she will be able to own her own successful fitness boutique or at least that's the dream. Tara enjoys the occasional Netflix binge, reading numerous fashion magazines, and finding new and exciting ways to workout.
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