Ok, after some major thinking/researching it is final here!!! I did all the thinking for you -LOL- so all you have to do is pick one of those AWESOME fitness related items for your favourite -total fitnessnut – person and make them super happy this year 😉
AND without spending a complete fortune as well! All of the suggestions here are (way) less than £100 ($125). Because who said being fit and healthy has to be super expensive??
No more words necessary… Currently i am totally in love with these babies 🙂 they aren not suitable for running but they work great for HIIT, cross-fit and most sorts of cross training! Also the colour and design is absolutely COOL – you can also get them in blue!
Check me out here with all these wonderful ladies 🙂 Just had an awesome -killer – crossfit session with the creators of those amazing shoes and workout kit… oh and if you are wondering about the outfit… —>
This workout outfit has definitely become one of my favourites! – and no, not only cause it matches my shoes LOL – but because it is incredibly comfy to work out in and durable and looks great AND you can’t beat the price!!
Price for top: £14.99 // Price for capris: £17.99
Compression Socks & Sleeves
Know the saying “a woman can never have enough shoes?” same goes for “a runner can never have enough compression socks” 🙂 I totally loved these ones – wore them for the rest of the day after my marathon and felt SO MUCH better!! – and you can get them on Amazon here and here. Also you can follow them on Twitter.
Camari water bottle
With a price you can’t beat and some seriously ragged functionality, this would make an awesome gift for any fitness or outdoors lover! Personally, I have been dragging it around with me EVERYWHERE since I got it and it hasn’t disappoint me. Its Eco Friendly & Non Toxic BPA and Tritan Free Plastic make it very appealing and there is no weird taste to the water after leaving it in there all day (fits 600ml) 😉 You can get it on Amazon.
Most of us go a bit “off the rails” during the holidays and then our loved ones have to listen to us complaining about all the unhealthy foods and sweets we had and how we need to “get back in shape” etc etc… well, this year help a fella out with this planner 😀 It is designed to work along with food & exercise tracking apps to save the user valuable time but also help reflecting and increase mindfulness – i know I am TOTALLY using it to get back on track with my food after eating my face off before my marathon! You can get it here.
Got a bookworm/ foodie/ runner or/and triathlon junkie in the family?? Well, look no further. These are two of THE best books on runners/triathletes nutrition I have read (and used)! Totally worth it! See my review and where to buy them here 🙂
TRX(-like) workout equipment
Ok, let me tell you. THIS is every fitness junkie’s dream BUT very few of us can actually afford it. The TRX is the ultimate suspension bodyweight training tool but at a price between £130 to £180 it is quite hard to get. So most people – like me – just get to use it at a gym. Well no more 😉 Have a look at this baby! I got to use it at an event recently and let me tell you, it has ABSOLUTELY no difference to the -very- expensive TRX ones. You can get it here from Decathlon.
Even though I am not a gym-goer anymore since I prefer to workout at home or do classes I still have to carry around workout gear, since I’d usually hit those classes after work. As you know I am not a fancy person and I just refuse to pay the big bucks for something that I dont need to (LOL)… So here is my choice of gym bag from Decathlon. Oh and please do look at the price….;) No Joke!
OnMove 220 GPS watch
Ok, this has to be one of my VERY favourites! Granted is probably the most expensive item in my guide but in comparison …not really! So a little back story here… I used to have a Garmin and then accidentally after my trail run it kinda ended up in the washing machine…. well it is still working but no Sat connection -surprise there…
So I was mid-marathon training and in desperate need of a GPS watch but not in a great financial position. So after a little research I decided to take a chance in this one.
And let me tell you, I was not disappointed one bit!! There are two differences between the Geonaute GPS watches and the Garmin ones. #1 the software and #2 the price… I can’t reccomended enough to you! I run my marathon with it and it didn’t miss a bit!
Finally, as for opinion goes, you need to know that all the items on the list I have personally use (and liked obviously… LOL). I have one simple rule… Unless I’ve used it, work with it, run with it, sweat on it and so on and so forth, it will NOT make any of my lists or my blog. I’d never suggest something that I don’t personally like.
Well, these are all my suggestions 😀 I hope you all have a very MERRY christmas this year filled with love and great moments! ❤
I really hope this guide will be helpful and give you some great ideas 😀 And think about, maybe all the money you save by shopping smarter this year could go towards something else… 😉 🙂
Now, second order of business… The GIVEAWAY 🙂 Two lucky readers will get one of the Camari water bottles as a little christmas stocking stuffer from me ❤
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