Do you have a someone who loves fitness or loves getting outdoor with camping and hiking? We put together a 2016 Holiday Fitness, Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide make just for you.
Keeping fit and enjoying getting outside can be a passion for a lot of people. If you’re gift-shopping for someone this year who has a passion for fitness and sports, it will be easier than ever to find just the right gift. Check out items for exercise and fitness that includes everything from under-the-desk elliptical items to glam Yoga mats.
This Sports and Outdoor Gift Guide will help you find just the right gift for your sports and fitness enthusiast. Beginning with exercise and fitness, then moving on to hunting and fishing, team sports, camping and hiking and cycling.
Exercise and Fitness
It isn’t always easy to fit in a workout during a busy day. At work, it’s really difficult because you’re sitting at your desk and not moving all day.
Sitting at your desk all day isn’t good for anyone. If you know someone who rarely gets away for a daily exercise routine, you can help him out with a gift he can use without ever leaving his desk.
The FitDesk Under Desk Elliptical is an desk pedaling machine that closely imitates the larger elliptical machines you’d find at a gym. You can achieve a smooth forward and backward elliptical motion without hitting your knees on the underside of the desk.
You may want to include a desk stand with a digital meter to track your progress while youíre working out at your desk. The FitDesk Elliptical can be used hands-free so you can work on the computer or perform other tasks at the same time youíre exercising.
Your holiday gift-giving budget can easily accommodate many of the exercise and fitness items you might choose. For example, the new, Isokinetics Inc. Balance Exercise Ball Chair (Standard or Tall Boy) cleverly incorporates the exercise ball and a chair so you can get the same flexibility and balance of the single ball plus the advantage of sitting up straight in a chair.
The ball chair can be used in the office or at home. Many people say they prefer them over regular office chairs or a single ball to sit on.
Fitness includes eating well and drinking plenty of water to stay hydrated. Super-fancy water bottles also make great gifts.
Blenders for those special power-smoothies and juicers to use with fresh fruits and veggies are popular items for those who want to stay fit by watching their diets carefully. Infusers are popular this year because you can infuse water, juice or other liquids with favorite fruits and vegetables.
Sports fans will love any gift that helps them show their love and appreciation for their favorite teams.
Clothing such as T-shirts, hoodies and hats with team names and logos, banners, throws and fun household items will delight any sports fan.
For your gift recipient who lives for golf, you can’t go wrong with gifts such as the Bushnell Neo Ion Golf GPS Watch, which was engineered and designed especially for the ultra-serious golfer.
This watch is preloaded with over 35,000 golf courses (within 30 countries) to choose from.
Volleyball is a popular sport and one gift for the volleyball enthusiast is the Light Up LED Volleyball. It’s a battery powered ball with an LED light that illuminates from inside the ball. It’s perfect for night games and will remain on during play since itís activated by impact.
The sports fans in your life will be happy with any gift that from their favorite teams. NFL 3-foot by 5-foot banner flags are fun gifts. They’re made of durable polyester and you can find college or NFL banners available for your favorite teams.
Camping and Hiking
Camping and hiking are great ways to bring families together and get away from cell phones and computers. It’s a time to devote to the great outdoors and getting to know each other better.
There are so many beautiful places to camp and hike and observe nature that it’s becoming one of the most popular activities – especially for families. There are no shortage of camping sites and hiking trails either, so it’s easy to get to and enjoy.
Campers are always looking for things to make the experience easy and more memorable. Gift ideas for camping include large items such as tents to sleeping bags and cooking accessories.
The Coleman Brazos Sleeping Bag is basic, but meets the needs of most camping enthusiasts. You can remain cozy and warm when temperatures plunge to 20 degrees and is made from 100% polyester, so it’s machine washable and dryable.
People who love getting outdoors might appreciate the Bushnell Equinox Z Digital Night Vision Monocular with a built-in illuminator that can let you view up to 500 feet in the distance.
This device is protected from the elements in water-resistant housing and can be used both for daytime and nighttime viewing. Your outdoor-friend will appreciate its ease-of-use and dependability.
There are even gift items that let your outdoor person cook the food after a long day. The Magma Marine Kettle Gas Grill is a stainless steel wonder grill that has all the functionality of a large grill while being efficient and small enough to easily carry from place to place.
Only 15-inches in diameter, the Magma Marine grill heats up fast and cooks thoroughly and evenly with convection heating technology. Don’t worry about weather conditions. This grill has the turbo venture tube, which prevents blowouts and grease splatters.
From small, inexpensive items to larger items with many features, you can find a ton of outdoor gifts online.
Also consider backpacks, emergency and survival kits and durable clothing that are especially designed for camping.
Hikers get to enjoy the outdoors while getting a cardio and overall fitness workout. Cities are even incorporating hiking trails into their planning because of the popularity of the sport and a way to keep the population fit and healthy.
If you have a hiker on your gift list this season, youíll enjoy getting ideas and shopping online for such items as clothing or the latest in fitness technology. All avid hikers should have a fitness tracker and these make great gifts for any occasion.
The Fitbit Alta Fitness Tracker is available in silver and black. It’s small and lightweight, but can perform all of the latest technological tests to keep your hiker physically safe. It’s sweat, rain and splash proof and you can sync it to any computer or Android and Windows device.
This Fitbit fitness tracker is worn on the wrist and tracks the time, distance and steps during your hike and much more.
You can find biking trails in almost everywhere. Its popularity has soared in past years and the technological advances in equipment and safety features has made it one of the top rated methods to keep fit and have fun, too.
You can find inexpensive accessories or go all out in your gift-giving to purchase the latest design in bicycles or stationary bikes.
Many cycling enthusiasts make their rounds after work and during nighttime hours. The Super Bright Rechargeable Bike Light is a safety feature any biker would love to have for those dark night rides.
Since it’s rechargeable there’s no need to keep replacing batteries and the light is incredibly bright so you can see more and feel safer on the ride. It even swivels on the bracket to provide even more flexibility.
Cycling gloves and insulated water bottles to keep you hydrated are musts for any avid cycler and make great gift ideas. Another innovation and excellent gift is the Kryptonite Kryptolok Bicycle locking device.
It’s designed and manufactured for sturdiness and to prevent your bike from being stolen. This locking device is lightweight and easy to mount to the bicycle frame and features special resistance to drilling and lock-picking.
If weather or time doesnít permit a long outdoor bicycle ride, check out the stationary bicycles. They make excellent gifts for the cycler who wants to practice his skills when the elements keep him indoors.
One great cycling innovation lets the biker use his outdoor bicycle for indoor exercising. The Magnet Steel Bike Bicycle Indoor Exercise Trainer Stand turns your bike into an effective, magnetic resistant trainer so you can train no matter what the weather or situation.
It’s designed to fold for travel and storage and the ergonomic design keeps noise down. There are five levels of resistance that can be changed from the handle bars, so you donít even have to dismount the bike. Check out all of the great online deals for cycling equipment gifts during the 2016 holiday season.