Who Said You Can’t Buy Happiness? Bring Joy this Christmas with Gifts for Active Guys and Gals

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Jingle every bell you can find because Christmas is here again! Now’s the time to up your gift-giving game and truly impress the ones you love. Some people on your list seem like they’re on the move 24/7… but what should you get the person who’s happiest on a 4 mile run or crushing their cross-training at the gym?

Picking out the perfect gift can make you sweat (as if your last HIIT circuit didn’t already do the job!), but don’t stress—your Christmas Gift Guide is here to help you find something special for all the active men and women in your life!

Women’s Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35

The specs:

Lightweight and engineered to handle the even toughest training sessions, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 is the fearless footwear at the top of every runner’s wishlist. A Zoom Air unit in the midfoot will give her an extra burst of energy as she sprints across the finish line, and the engineered mesh upper cradles her feet like precious cargo. The massive array of eye-catching color options means you can pick out the pair that fits her best, so these trainers are a stand-out gift for active women who don’t want to sacrifice style for athletic performance.

Why she’ll love them:

The perfect combination of sporty and stylish, the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 will have any fitness fanatic waiting for Santa to tuck a pair under the Christmas tree. From the gym to the road, these killer kicks can handle anything, and you know she’ll love being able switch up her workouts on a daily basis. Don’t be surprised if you catch her wearing these comfortable shoes from the office straight to spin class! Their casual couture design makes these sneakers an obvious choice if you’re browsing gifts for busy professionals who struggle to find time to squeeze in a workout.

JLAB Audio Fit Sport Wireless Earbuds

The specs:

Tune out the rest of the world with your own personal soundtrack when you indulge in the JLAB Audio Fit Sport Wireless Earbuds. Enjoy ultra-crisp sound quality for up to 6 hours of seamless Bluetooth playback as you log lots of miles. The built-in microphone gives you the freedom to answer calls while working out (because gifts for busy people should help them multi-task, right?) and the universal controls make wireless navigation a breeze. This nifty gadget turns a boring old run into a rock concert!

Why they’ll love them:

Going wireless is the newest movement in the fitness world, so catch your busy runner up to speed with these JLAB Audio Fit Sport Wireless earbuds. Now they can nix those annoying cables so they never have to halt a runner’s high to readjust the music. Sweat proof and splash proof, this gift for active women and men can handle any workout thrown its way! No nonsense, all convenience: what more could a fitness lover ask for?

Men’s adidas Alphabounce Beyond

The specs:

Every friend group has a gym rat and the men’s adidas Alphabounce Beyond is the ultimate cross-training shoe for the athlete in your life who does it all. If you want to gift him with that extra push he needs to complete the last rep, last set, or last mile, then these dynamic trainers are the go-to choice. Engineered with versatility in mind, the Alphabounce Beyond features adidas unique ForgedMesh upper to secure his feet while giving him the freedom of comfortable, natural movement. Take his training to the next level with these stellar sneakers!

Why he’ll love them:

Some days he’s in the gym, some days he’s on the run—odds are, he has a pair of shoes for every activity. He’ll appreciate this time-saving, all-in-one shoe that keeps him on the go without having to slow down, untie, and switch sneakers. Practicality is priceless, so above all else he’ll enjoy that he can burn calories and then meet up with the guys wearing these stylish adidas. Just be prepared to see some more gym selfies on social media than usual!

Women’s R-Gear Hot Pants Tight

The specs:

The weather may be cooling down, but that doesn’t mean she has to be cooped up inside. Help her fight off the cold weather during winter training with the warm and comfy R-Gear Hot Pants. Made with DRYROAD moisture-wicking fabric, these leggings can withstand intense, sweaty workouts so she can push herself to the max with minimal discomfort.

Why she’ll love it:

If staying warm, dry, and cozy are at the top of her list this holiday season, she is sure to fall in love with these high-quality Hot Pant Tights. Featuring convenient mesh side pockets for her phone, keys, or other valuable belongings, she never has to carry around a bulky gym bag again. Encourage her love of the athleisure lifestyle this holiday season with a gift for active women that’s trendy enough to double as casual wear!

Men’s R-Gear Kickin’ Back Jogger

The specs:

58% cotton, 38% polyester, 4% spandex, 100% comfortable. The Kickin’ Back Joggers are the perfect post-workout pant. When all his hard work for the day is behind him, give his legs a break in these comfy joggers.

Why he’ll love it:

One word: pockets! Unlike many activewear joggers, these Kickin’ Back Joggers feature two front pockets and two back pockets to stash his earbuds, phone, keys, and wallet. He’ll love how easily any shoe pairs with these pants, making them his go-to option for everyday wear whether or not he works up the energy to hit the weight room or go for a run.

Women’s New Balance Vazee Agility V2

The specs:

For all the fierce females in your life, grab a pair of the New Balance Vazee Agility V2. From the streets to the studio, these jack-of-all-trades trainers are ideal for athletes who love high intensity interval training. The snappy shoes feature Rapid Rebound technology, which provides plush cushioning and resilient support to serve up a next-level ride.

Why she’ll love them:

Lightweight and breathable, the Vazee Agility V2 will instantly become her favorite shoe to wear to the cycling studio or H.I.I.T. class. Packed with premium cushioning, exceptional support, and a level of responsiveness that’s out-of-this-world, this unique gift for active women caters to fitness aficionados who enjoy an extra spring in their step.

Hyperice Hypersphere

The specs:

Small but incredibly powerful, you can tackle those tricky knots in your calves, hamstrings, glutes, and feet with the Hyperice Hypersphere. As a digitally-controlled, vibrating therapy ball, the Hypersphere boasts 3 different vibration speeds to best suit your massaging needs. Release tension, loosen tight muscles, and prevent future injuries with the click of a button!

Why they’ll love it:

Wireless, rechargeable, and TSA-friendly, this portable massage-in-a-ball is perfect for athletes who are constantly on the move. Save your favorite exercise enthusiast from countless hours at the chiropractor and hundreds of dollars wasted on fleeting massage therapy. The Hyperice Hypersphere is like having a masseuse in your back pocket—making it the perfect gift for busy people who want an at-home remedy.

Women’s R-Gear Flyaway Quilted Bomber Jacket

The specs:

This lightweight Flyaway Quilted Bomber Jacket is the perfect addition to any woman’s workout wardrobe. When she wears this reversible number, she can hit the streets in style and conquer her exercise with confidence. Dress it up or dress it down; either way, this ensemble is a must-have gift for the always-active woman in your life.

Why she’ll love it:

Bomber jackets have taken over the casual-wear fashion game, but most are too bulky for the fitness-wear scene. Shedding all that extra weight while keeping the woven outer shell, the fashion-forward Flyaway Quilted Bomber Jacket will keep her looking fly while she’s on the fly. And did we mention it’s reversible? A two-in-one gift? Yes, please!

Men’s adidas Solar Boost

The specs:

What has maximum cushioning, top-of-the-line support technology, and superior traction? The adidas Solar Boost, of course! Built with a Solar Propulsion Rail to stabilize each stride, the Solar Boost is a seriously high-performing sneaker that is bound to make him smile. Providing extra support with a sturdy heel construction and a plush midsole, he can say goodbye to aching joints and say hello to the exceptional arch support offered by these kicks.

Why he’ll love them:

Available in several energizing colors, he’ll love the look, feel, and performance of his new adidas Solar Boosts. Mile after mile will fly by in this lightweight sneaker, taking the pressure off his muscles so he can focus on the road ahead. When it comes to buying gifts for the busy people in your life, you can never go wrong with an accessory to aid all their adventures!

Fitbit Charge 3

The specs:

There’s a reason the Fitbit has taken the exercise scene by storm: the latest Fitbit Charge 3 has returned with an even more in-depth view into your body’s health and overall fitness. Capable of reporting your heart rate, real-time pace, and sleep quality, you can connect this nifty gadget to your many devices and receive smart notifications while you run. It’s like having a personal trainer on your wrist!

Why they’ll love it:

Fitness fiends will adore having easy access to technology that tracks their progress toward their goals. If you’re shopping for a gift for busy professionals, they probably don’t have time to filter through dozens of fitness apps. The Fitbit Charge 3 acts as an incredibly intelligent watch with all your health data stored in one convenient spot. A comfortable wristband never chafes delicate skin and has dozens of fashionable band options, making it one of the best gifts under the tree this season!

Men’s ASICS GEL-Nimbus 20

The specs:

Despite his busy life, he can stay relaxed on his runs with the ASICS GEL-Nimbus 20. Designed with avid runners in mind, the GEL-Nimbus helps stabilize his stride no matter how far he roams from home. The ASICS High Abrasion Rubber technology will keep him grounded with strong traction, so he can worry less about maintaining his footing and focus more on his proper running form.

Why he’ll love them:

If he’s been searching for the perfect shoe to keep up with his busy schedule, steer him in the right direction with the GEL-Nimbus 20. He’ll appreciate the long-lasting durability that the Nimbus is known for, and you’ll love seeing him wearing them day in and day out. Breathable, light, and definitely sure to delight!

RockTape Endurance Tape 2″

The specs:

If you’re in need of gifts for active men and women whose bodies take a beating from all their intense workouts, we have the answer. Regarded as the world’s best kinesiology tape, Rocktape’s Kinesiology Tape is used by athletes all around the globe to treat a number of common pains and injuries. By lifting your skin away from the sore muscle, Rocktape creates a decompressive effect, easing soreness caused by shin splints, plantar fasciitis, runner’s knee, and more. It’s the perfect gift for active people who don’t have time to be slowed down!

Why they’ll love it:

Stretchier and stickier than all other kinesiology tapes, RockTape receives rave reviews from users all across the country. If your fitness friend is dead-set on getting results, this tape will definitely deliver. Available in a number of colors and patterns, they can spice up their athletic arsenal with all the colors in the rainbow.

Women’s R-Gear Luxe Fleece Hoodie

The specs:

Say hello to the softest gift for active women. Made of 58% cotton, 38% polyester, and 4% spandex, the Luxe Fleece Hoodie is a super-plush blend of activewear and outerwear. Easily pairable with leggings, joggers, sweatpants, and even denim, the Luxe Fleece Hoodie can be taken just about anywhere you choose to wander!

Why she’ll love it:

The key to athletic success is knowing when to rest. If she loves all things cozy and comfortable, this is definitely the hoodie for her. She’ll love how the dropped neckline lets her breathe easy while still keeping her extra toasty.

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music

The specs:

While some of your friends may wear their hearts on their sleeves, they can now also wear their favorite playlist on their wrist with the Garmin Forerunner 645 Music. Connect wireless headphones to your Garmin while tracking your running, monitoring your heart rate, and measuring your stride. This innovative watch is equipped with everything the 21st century fitness lover could ever dream of.

Why they’ll love it:

Any activities your beloved long-distance runner likes to do on their off-days are fully supported with the Garmin Forerunner. Engineered with built-in features to measure fitness and success for swimmers, rowers, lifters, cyclists, and more, this next-level watch truly does it all with a battery life of up to seven days!

Men’s R-Gear Fired Up Thermal Half-Zip

The specs:

Who doesn’t love a little half-zip action? This Fired Up Thermal Half-Zip keeps you warm when the forecasted weather won’t. From the fleece-lined mock neck to the built-in hand covers, this half-zip thermal also comes with 360 degree reflective detailing—making it the ultimate layer for nighttime and cold-climate athletes.

Why he’ll love it:

No matter if he dabbles in the world of fashion or steers clear of trending styles, this cozy thermal is the perfect gift for active men who want to look good working out. He’ll love how light the Fired Up Thermal Half-Zip feels, and how well it warms him up even on the chilliest winter days. Not to mention, the media cord loop makes connecting his headphone wiring easier than ever so he never has to pause to take care of a tangle.

Women’s R-Gear Zip To It Printed Jacket

The specs:

Warm up and cool down in this Zip To It Printed Jacket. The lightweight, 4-way stretch fabric promotes natural upper body movement, making for easy range of motion for her arms. Designed with mesh lining to enhance breathability, this jacket is definitely made with elite athletes in mind. Plus, DRYROAD moisture-wicking technology keeps the sweat away while she burns calories like a beast.

Why she’ll love it:

The Zip to It Printed Jacket is bound to impress her with its detachable hood, adjustable bungee, vent openings, and thumbhole cuffs. This gift for active women is basically three jackets in one—each perfectly suited for any activity she loves.

Hydro Flask 32 oz. Wide Mouth

The specs:

So you need gift ideas for an active family? The Hydro Flask is the perfect present for Mom, Dad, and all the kids in tow – you can get one for everyone! Made of stainless steel, the Hydro Flask keeps beverages cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks warm for up to 6 hours. Layered with a non-toxic powder coating, the double-wall, vacuum-insulated flask uses eco-friendly recyclable materials. Durable enough to withstand plenty of road trips, vacations, and backyard shenanigans, this awesome bottle carries 32 ounces wherever the family is headed.

Why they’ll love it:

The perfect companion for any runner, trainer, or little athlete-to-be, the Hydro Flask is the gold standard when it comes to insulated water bottles. Whether you’re quenching your thirst or feeding your caffeine addiction, this gift goes a long way when it comes to soccer practice, sunset runs, and any activity in between. Because this flask comes with a lifetime warranty, you can rest assured the whole family has a long-lasting and high-quality gift stuffed into their stockings.

Women’s R-Gear Recharge Compression Printed Tight

The specs:

Go the extra mile in style while wearing these Recharge Compression Printed Tights. Strategically-placed mesh mixed into the the polyester/spandex combo keeps these pants in place when she’s counting on them to stay up during squat sets. Now she’ll never complain about constantly readjusting when she’s trying to focus on working out!

Why she’ll love them:

Why wear boring black tights when she could wear a pair of snazzy, printed ones instead? Keep her up to date with the latest trends by adding some fun patterns to her athletic apparel. The power mesh behind the knee lets her move naturally, perfect for yoga, spin class, or marathon running. This gift for active women will go wherever she goes!

Hyperice Vyper 2.0

The specs:

Whether you’re warming up or cooling down, it’s important to remember how much TLC your body requires after putting it through the ringer. Two times as effective as a standard foam roller, the Hyperice Vyper 2.0 turns into a vibrating massage tool at the click of a button. This space-age recovery roller is ideal for working out nagging knots that keep you off your A game.

Why they’ll love them:

Let’s admit it, rolling out is basically a workout within itself! After a grueling gym session, do you really want to put in the extra effort? Luckily, the Vyper 2.0 is portable and easy-to-use, making it the ultimate gift for active men and women. Increase your mobility by 40%, improve circulation in sore muscles, and and save your energy for training!

Men’s R-Gear All Weather Jacket

The specs:

Not even the weather at the North Pole could dampen his spirits in this jacket! Thanks to the lightweight, waterproof fabric, the All Weather Jacket is the ideal top layer for fearless fellas ready to brave any storm. Equipped with 360 reflective accents, he can run even in dark or dim conditions and know that passersby will see him as he goes – this added measure of safety is invaluable!

Why he’ll love them:

If the best word to describe your fierce fitness friend is “unstoppable”, this energizer bunny of a jacket just keeps on going. Featuring a packable hood, zippered inside pockets, and internal thumbholes, this All Weather Jacket can handle anything he (or the powers that be) may throw at it!

Camelbak Octane Dart

The specs:

Don’t let this workout be the straw that breaks the camel’s back. Train longer and harder with the Camelbak Octane Dart hydration system so you can push the limits of what’s possible. Boasting a 1.5 liter capacity, the Dart hydration pack comes in four different colors so you can color coordinate all your athletic gear. The mesh lined straps sit comfortably on your shoulders during long hikes, and the secure harness is snug enough to make you forget it’s even there.

Why they’ll love them:

Camelbak’s lifetime warranty assures your partner in crime will know that their new gift can go the extra mile. Ultra-lightweight, this pack is designed for competitive running or long-distance, backcountry trekking. Featuring front and back reflectivity, they’ll love that they can use it for night hikes, too!

Men’s Reebok Crossfit Nano 8 Flexweave

The specs:

Calling all CrossFit Kings! Your wish for the ultimate fitness companion has been answered. Reebok has engineered an incredible, all-encompassing shoe that can keep up with all the running, jumping, climbing, and lifting you can handle. The CrossFit Nano 8 Flexwave’s forefoot cushioning stabilizes you during deadlifts while the bootie-constructed upper locks you in for heightened foot security on plyometric exercises.The versatility of this shoe is second to none!

Why he’ll love them:

A spectacular gift for the active men in your life, these shoes will have him reaching out for a high-five the minute he tears open the wrapping paper. He’ll love how easily these sneakers transition from powerlifting to cardio, all in one fell swoop. Enhance his reps and sets without the need for spotting him—the Nano 8 Flexwave is a cheerleader in shoe form!

So there you have it, no matter if they’re training for the Olympics or simply getting back in shape, we promise there’s a goodie in this guide that will deliver no shortage of magic come Christmas morning!

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