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What to Get the Fitness Obsessed this Holiday Season

Get a head start on gifts for the athlete on your list.


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There’s no rest for the fitness-obsessed. Keep them on their toes this holiday season with our top picks for just-released workout wear, must-have memberships, and at-home gym necessities. Or maybe treat yourself to one of these good-for-you goodies. New Year's resolutions are just around the corner, after all.

Fabletics Day Trip Tote

Take this dark olive tote, also available in black, along for a day trip or to and from your workout. With its sleek exterior, compartmentalized interior, and convertible straps, it’s bound to be your new favorite go-to.

To buy: $80/non-member;

Shape House Sweat Sessions

Whether it’s for a single session or with a membership, this urban sweat lodge is a total treat for anyone wanting to lose weight, detox, and positively affect their skin, sleep, and overall wellbeing.

To buy: From $50;

CoreBoard by Holmris B8

When working out before or after work isn’t enough: use Holmris’ solid oak Core Board, designed by Danish designer Henrik Christensen, at work or home to keep your body in motion and avoid static, harmful positions.

To buy: Make a price request online;

Coach Baseball Glove

For the baseball fan in your life: this limited-edition collectors’ item is made of glove-tanned leather, finished by hand, and available in a variety of colors.

To buy: £425 ;

Cynthia Rowley Hightide Wetsuit

With one of the newest prints from Cynthia Rowley’s Fall collection, you’ll be the chicest surfer on the beach. The back zip closure and velcro neck flap combo, plus the lower back zip pocket, ensure a secure and comfortable second skin as you’re catching the waves.

To buy: $295;

Hock Rotator Speed Rope

Both beautiful and practical, this high-speed jump rope, crafted by artisans in Germany, adds a touch of luxury to your at-home gym. Complete with oiled, walnut handles, the nine-foot natural Italian leather rope is adjustable to your height.

To buy: $350;

SEFTE LIVING Meditation Cushion

For the yogi in your life, this meditation cushion, hand selected and designed by Taryn Toomey of The Class, will bring comfort and coziness to your meditation routine. Bonus: Sefte supports female artisans in the high Andes of Peru, who crochet each 100% alpaca cushion by hand.

To buy: $210;

PENT. FITNESS LOVA Kettlebell sets

A lustrous yet simple stand holding four kettlebells, ranging from 4 to 20 pounds, depending on the set, with the freedom to choose your type of wood and combine it with stainless steel or bronze.

To buy: Make a price request online;

Burton Anon Ski & Snowboard Goggles

The goggles you’ll want to keep propped up on your head to show off through Après ski. This goggle—one of Burton’s newest products with a women-specific design—provides a full field of vision, ventilation to ensure no fogging, and uses SONAR lens technology by ZEISS to assist with terrain contrast and recognition. They’re OTG (Over the Glasses) compatible and come in a variety of color combinations, surely one of which is bound to match the rest of your mountain attire. And bonus: they come with a spare lens and are complete with MFI (Magnetic Facemask Integration) so that the included Anon MFI Facemask swiftly and completely seals directly to the goggles.

To buy: $160;

Stretch*d Full-Body Stretching Sessions

From the founder of boutique fitness studio SLT, Stretch*d offers stretch therapy sessions with trained “Stretch*rs”—many of whom are former dancers—in NYC’s Flatiron district. A deep muscle stretch can reset and relax anyone, but try gifting it to a frequent flier: a comprehensive post-flight stretch sounds divine.

To buy: From $45;

Nike Future Fast Racer Sneakers

React technology, Nike’s newest innovation, is a light-yet-durable, soft-yet-springy foam cushioning that provides an optimal amount of comfort and energy return. The sof blush tones on this pair are not only perfect for the gym, of course, but subtle enough for everyday wear.

To buy: $120;

Nagnata Technical-Knit Top

The thick, structured knit of this crop top makes it supportive enough for low-impact activities (think: yoga), yet comfortable enough to wear out after your studio appointment. Bonus: The organic cotton blend is both breathable and sustainably produced.

To buy: $170;

No Ka’oi Quilted Yoga Mat

The soft and squishy texture of this yoga mat will help any yogi on your list—from novice to master—firmly ground themselves and achieve peak zen.

To buy: $240;

Cushnie et Ochs Sylvie Crop Top

Let a fun sports bra peek out the open back of this crop top, or wear it alone as cute-and-comfy loungewear—either way, this sweat-wicking top offers maximum versatility. The logo’d band and adjustable drawstring contributes to its unique style.

To buy: $215;

LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle

Reusable water bottles—especially those toted back and forth to the gym—can be rife with bacteria. This high-tech bottle, launching October 15, purifies itself and its water every two hours using a patented UV-C light in the cap (the same UV light is commonly used to sterilize hospital equipment). Yes, please.

To buy: $95;

MNDFL Meditation Membership

While the study of meditation dates back ages, the benefits of a regular practice (reduced stress, enhanced self-awareness, increased focus) have more recently come into the zeitgeist. MNDFL’s three studios, all located in New York City, offer various classes—Breath, Intention, Sleep, etc.—for specific goals.

To buy: From $75/month;

Elisabeth Weinstock Python Boxing Gloves

Elisabeth Weinstock’s super-luxe boxing gloves are the perfect addition to any gym. Wrapped in electric blue python snakeskin, they’re sure to intimidate any opponent.

To buy: $1,575;

Peloton Bike and Essentials Package

For the spinner in your life, why not splurge on an at-home bike from workout empire Peloton. The essentials package includes cycling shoes, weights, and headphones, along with a compact-yet-sturdy carbon steel bike, on which you can stream daily live classes, leading to some serious return on your investment.

To buy: $2,394;


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