AmongMen’s Holiday 2014 Gift Guide: 6 Presents For Fitness Fanatics

Above: 6 of our favourite gift ideas for the fitness fanatic in your life
Above: 6 of our favourite gift ideas for the fitness fanatic in your life

Remember the old saying, “no pain, no gain”? Brent Bishop has rounded-up a few fitness-themed gifts for both fitness buffs and those on a mission to get in shape in 2015.

1. Improve coordination and performance

Whether someone on your list is looking to enhance sport performance, rehabilitate injury, or improve fitness a Professional Balance Board is a great fit.This is a great go-to tool to increase proprioception, coordination and agility, while improving core strength and joint stability. Despite being commonly thought of as a training tool for those into skateboarding, snowboarding and the stand-up paddleboard trend, these Boards have a place in any fitness regime.
Available at: www.fitter1.com, $79.99

2. Hydration is in style

This year’s most stylish on-the-go water bottle is the S’Well Teakwood Bottle. Inspired by Mother Nature, their new Wood Collection features a smooth matte finish with every bottle being unique. As an added bonus to going green, American Forests will plant a tree for every Wood bottle sold. Purchase one today to give a great looking and functional water-bottle, while joining S’well in supporting the preservation and re-planting of forests.
Available at: www.sportinglife.ca, $34.99

3. Be in the moment

Built by HTC, the RE is an entirely new kind of camera that will keep you in the moment, not living it behind a screen. The single tap shutter and 140-degree widescreen lens, makes it super-easy to capture high-quality photos and video. With it’s small, lightweight frame and ability to go underwater, the RE camera is perfect for the active lifestyle. Capture a ski trip from a totally unique point of view or use the time-lapse feature to track your cycling adventure. Share or relive your adventures seamlessly through the RE app on your smartphone, available on iOS and Android.
Available at: HTC.com, $200 at Staples

4. Stay warm

Don’t let the chilly winter months keep them indoors and de-rail their fitness plans; help those on your list stay warm when they’re training outside in colder months. The 180S Exolite Sonic Ear warmer is a perfect gift or stocking stuffer. With the QuantumHeat fabric providing lightweight moisture wicking and body heat retention, these are great for anyone on your list who wants to enjoy music while partaking of outdoor activities.
Available at: www.sportinglife.ca, $45

5. Fitness anywhere

Have someone on your list that needs a safe and effective exercise system that gets results? Or someone who travels? Or doesn’t have a gym access? This gift of functional fitness removes all barriers to becoming fit from beginner level to elite.  Evolve Functional Fitness is an online fitness platform that can be done anywhere, anytime, on any device – all they will need is their own bodyweight and the desire to get fit! For only $7.99 per month, you can determine for how long you give this gift of fitness, but the results will last a lifetime!
Available at: www.evolvefunctionalfitness.com, $7.99

6. Spike their stocking this year

Looking for a little stocking stuffer that is fun and functional? Opt for Spiky Balls! They are perfectly suited for massage, increasing circulation and improving relaxation. They can be used in therapy or at home and are available in 4 different sizes.
Available at: www.fitter1.com, Starting at $6.95

Brent Bishop

Brent Bishop is an on-air fitness expert, celebrity trainer, author and owner of Think Fitness Studios. For more information check out: IAmBishop.com

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