This holiday season, it’s time to turn wish into WILL, and what better way to start than with gifts under the tree that can help you hit your goals.
Whether your dream is running your first race, adding another day to your exercise schedule or even just getting better sleep, each of these products can help make your goal a reality.
So say goodbye to useless junk and things you never actually needed, and make room for gifts that will set you — or your loved one — up for the best year yet.
UA HOVR Sonic Connected
Each step toward your goal race just got a little more comfortable, thanks to the ample HOVR cushioning and compression mesh “Energy Web” found in this running shoe. New to tracking your miles? These kicks have you covered there, too, thanks to an in-shoe sensor that automatically tracks and logs all your runs into the MapMyRun app, so you can leave your phone at home on any and all runs.
Fit Simplify Resistance Loop Exercise Bands
Training for your first race is about more than logging miles; you have to build muscle, too. These portable exercise bands are just the ticket, with five different resistance levels, plus online videos and an E-book to guide you every step (or squat) of the way.
Nothing derails a run quicker than a blister or sore spot, which is why Body Glide will be your new best friend. An anti-chafing sport balm made from allergen-free and plant-derived ingredients, it forms an invisible barrier on the skin, so you never have to stop because of an “ouchie.”
Million Mile Light V2
This little-light-that-could is just enough to illuminate your pre-dawn runs. It’s activated solely by motion (are we in the future?), meaning it’ll never die on you. It’s also waterproof, clips securely on your waistband and weighs 1.7 ounces so you can fly like the wind, baby.
Born to Run
Author Christopher McDougall tracks down the notoriously reclusive Tarahumara tribe in this classic page-turner. Word to the wise: Splurge on the hardcover, since we can pretty much guarantee you’ll be loaning it out to every runner you know.
Race Medal Hanger (Always Earned Never Given)
Your first race is just the start. Keep the momentum going with this decorative race hanger that holds 96 different medals. A simple glance at the wall will remind you just how far you’ve come — and the incredible races you still have to go.
$5.99/month or $29.99/year
The only running app you will ever need, MapMyRun goes a step farther with its upgraded MVP offering. With personalized plans and coaching, MVP users work out 50% more per week and go 50% further than non-MVP users. Every week plans adapt, giving you the performance-based adjustments and coaching you need to see results and deliver a killer performance come race day.
UA BAM Trainer NM Men’s Training Shoes
With a micro traction pattern for quality grip on any surface, a webbed lacing system to lock your foot in place and a higher ankle collar for added support, this dependable trainer will see you through even your most dynamic workout.
MB1 Massage Ball
You can’t increase your workouts without increasing your recovery. This massage ball offers TriggerPoint’s deepest pressure, with highly targeted compression and relief delivered straight to your sorest spots. Say it with us: Ahhhh.
Not a fan of heavy weights? Your bodyweight can deliver a crazy tough workout on its own, especially when paired with this suspension training system. And with premium access to the TRX app, you’ve got everything you need to see the gains you’ve dreamed about.
UA Vanish Mid Heathered Women’s Running Sports Bra
Forget being rigidly locked-in — you want a bra that can actually move with you during daily runs, weight training and even a round or two in the ring. The Vanish sports bra provides support with every step (and jump and spin) you take, and with a V-neck line and criss-cross straps in the back, it looks darn good doing it.
Keep the body guessing — that’s the idea behind this stack of cards. Next time you’re feeling bored with your usual fitness routine, pick a few cards at random and see what hand you’re dealt. Don’t be surprised when you’re the sorest you’ve been in ages.
Crossrope Get Lean Set
This isn’t the jump rope you remember from gym class. This weighted version is specifically designed with leanness in mind. Simply follow along with the complimentary mobile app, and you’ll be well on your way to hitting your composition goals.
Project Rock Headphones
Any headphone that’s good enough for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is good enough for us. With breathable ear cushions, 16-hour battery life, superior sound quality and a design that can withstand the toughest gym conditions, you’ll feel like the hardest worker in the room in no time.
Show your achy muscles some TLC with this herb and essential oil-infused balm. Simply apply it to any especially achy spots, and the balm will cool and heat, increasing circulation to the area and speeding the recovery process.
UA Vanish Crop
Known as Under Armour’s fastest drying baselayer ever, these crops will be your go-to pair of leggings anytime you have steady-state cardio or a yoga class on your schedule. Slip on the anti-chafe, four-way stretch material, store your key in the hidden waistband pocket and get ready to sweat.
Calm 1-Year Premium Subscription
Nights spent tossing and turning are downright miserable, but play one of the Calm app’s famous Sleep Stories and you’ll be snoozing in no time. These soothing, dreamy tales are narrated by voice actors who could give even the biggest ASMR names a run for their money.
Under Armour Athlete Recovery Sleepwear
Inspired by recovery-obsessed Tom Brady, this line of sleepwear is meant for hard-working athletes of all kinds. The soft bioceramic print on the inside of the fabric actually absorbs the body’s natural heat and sends energy back into the skin to boost localized blood flow, which helps restore muscles faster. That means you’re getting what you need to improve, even as you rest.
Philips Wake-Up Light Alarm Clock with Sunrise Simulation
There’s nothing like a blaring alarm clock to make you dread your morning wake-up call. Switch to this sunrise-mimicking alternative, which slowly illuminates the room with natural light. You’ll be a morning person before you know it.
Felix Gray Turing Frames
Most of us spend our entire workday staring at a screen, and it isn’t doing us any favors come bedtime. These frames from Felix Gray filter out blue light — the light given off by screens and electronics — to cut down on digital eye strain and help improve your sleep.
TEMPUR-Cloud Breeze Dual Cooling Pillow
If you’re always searching for the cooler side of the pillow, it’s time to splurge on this Tempur-Pedic product. Not only is the pillow lined with layers of cooling gel on both sides, but it offers equal comfort and support for back, side or stomach sleepers.
Alaska Bear Natural Silk Sleep Mask
Block out the light of the world while you drift into dreamland with this sleep mask. The adjustable headband helps you get the perfect fit, and with hypoallergenic, 100-percent silk used on both sides, you can expect zero skin irritation.
Broken down into daily, weekly and monthly sections, this journal takes your biggest goals and divides them into manageable chunks. It also features accomplishment and gratitude sections, so you can stop and smell the roses on your way to greatness.
Zafu Meditation Cushion
Meditation is good for you, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. Add some comfort to your routine with this cushion, which will help you meditate for longer by removing the pressure from your knees, ankles and back.
Samsung Galaxy Smartwatch
Stay connected longer with the new Samsung Galaxy Watch. Like having a personal trainer on your wrist, the watch tracks 39 different activities and measures your heart rate. Equipped with Bluetooth and LTE capabilities, you can check texts, receive calls and stay on top of your daily schedule. You can also download apps — like MapMyRun — that connect Under Armour’s HOVR smart running shoes for access to even more phone-free stats.
You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
This self-help book has over two million copies in print, and with Jen Sincero’s tough-love, no-B.S. approach, you’ll soon see why. Discover how to show fear the door and start living the incredible life you were always meant to.
InnoGear 200ML Vase-shaped Wood Grain Essential Oil Diffuser
Not all oil diffusers are created equal. With a modern, sleek design and a low-noise diffusing system, this one stands out the from the crowd for its thoughtful details.
Known as the “World’s Only Accupressure Yoga Mat,” this Grippz mat has knobs that trigger points on your hands and feet, so you enjoy the benefits of acupressure and reflexology during your practice.
Appetites: A Cookbook
The world mourned when Anthony Bourdain passed away earlier this year, but it wasn’t before he left a collection of his favorite recipes from around the globe. This cookbook compiles all his favorites, bringing the world’s culinary best straight to your kitchen.
$9.99/month or $49.99/year
You already know MyFitnessPal is one of the best fitness and nutrition tracking apps on the block, but the Premium version of the app takes it up a notch with additional features like macro tracking and food analysis. As if you need another reason to upgrade? MyFitnessPal Premium users lose six times more weight on average.
Widely considered one of the best blenders on the market, this Vitamix comes with ten variable speeds so you can achieve the perfect texture and consistency for whole-food based smoothies, sauces, dips, soups and more.
UA Beyond 18 oz. Water Bottle
Meet your hydration goals with this best-selling bottle that keeps drinks cool for a whopping 14 hours, thanks to its vacuum insulation. It also has a leak-resistant lid, so you can throw it in your backpack or gym bag without a second thought.
Vital Protein Collagen Peptides
Collagen peptides are nutrition’s newest craze. With almost 20 grams of protein in each serving, peptides can be added to your post-workout smoothies, stirred into your morning cup of coffee and even hidden in baked goods.
Ozeri ZK14-S Pronto Digital Multifunction Kitchen and Food Scale
Make counting macros easy with this portable, digital scale that’s averaged a 4.5-star rating from almost 14,000 happy reviewers. The scale can handle up to 11 pounds, converts between five measurement units and even has a special button that calculates the net weight of your ingredients by subtracting the weight of the container.
Soda Stream Fizzi Starter Pack
Kick your soda cravings to the curb. This easy-to-use carbonation machine elevates everyday tap water to superstar status. You can even choose what level of bubbly you want, from the lightest fizzle to a borderline volcanic eruption.
Fitpacker Meal Management Bag
This sleek lunchbox, with insulated cooler bag and adjustable side bottle holder, also comes with four portion control containers so you can nail your healthy eating plan. All four containers even fit into the bag for a day of perfectly portioned meals on-the-go.