Top 10 Workout Gear Gifts for 2014

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Top 10 Workout Gear Gifts for 2014

Let’s face it. All those hard workouts you’ve been doing have put some serious wear and tear on your gear and equipment. With that in mind, why not give the people on your holiday gift list new gear? Here are some suggestions that use the latest technology…

The Top 10 Workout Gear Gifts for 2014

1. Adidas® Customized Running Shoes

Here’s a unique gift you can give the athlete on your holiday list – customized running shoes. Adidas® mi ZX Flux offers numerous customizations with color, materials, laces, heel loops, and more. Have fun with infinite possibilities, and create the perfect shoe for the runner in your life!

Price: About $105.00

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Photo credit: Adidas



2. Under Armour® Workout Bag

UA Hustle-R Storm SM Duffle
At this point in the year, your friends and family members probably don’t even know what’s in their gym bags… and they don’t want to find out! Remedy their situation with a new, workout bag. 

The UA Hustle-R Storm SM Duffle is a durable and breathable bag available in black, pink and yellow that repels water and has an adjustable, padded HeatGear® shoulder strap for comfort. With large, vented end-pockets (one even expands for laundry and shoes), this stylish bag will give anyone a “fresh” start!

Price: About $29.99

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Photo credit: Under Armour



3. LuluLemon® Flyaway Tamer Headband

Fly Away Tamer Headband
When your hair flies into your eyes while working out, it can be really distracting. We bet someone on your holiday list could really use some help with this issue. Enter the Flyaway Tamer Headband from LuluLemon. It has a four-way stretch and silicone grips to keep your hair from slipping out without pulling. And the Luon® fabric wicks moisture away from your head. It’s a simple solution to a big problem!

Price: About $12.00

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Photo credit: LuluLemon


4. Jaybird Freedom Sprint Headphones

Jaybird Freedom Sprint Headphones

Want to give the music lovers on your list a cool and functional gift? Check out the Freedom Sprint. These sweat resistant bluetooth headphones deliver quality sound in a lightweight package. They fit snugly, have an on-ear remote and a microphone so you can take calls while you’re working up a sweat.

Price: About $99.95

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Photo credit: Jaybird




5. Nalgene® Water Bottle

32 Ounce Wide Mouth - Heart Bottle

All of the people on your holiday gift-list need to drink fluids so why not give them a fun way to carry them? The Nalgene Heart Bottle comes in a variety of colors, and it’s dishwasher-safe. The attached, screw-on top will never get lost, and it has a large opening at the top for filters and easy-washing.
Price: About $10.99

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Photo courtesy of Nalgene




6. Contigo® AUTOSEAL® Kangaroo Water Bottle with Pocket

Contigo AUTOSEAL Kangaroo Water Bottle with Pocket

Here’s an idea for the avid, gym-goer on your list… a water bottle that has a built-in compartment. Now, you can carry your water, keys, gym-card, money, and more in one convenient BPA-free bottle. Just press the AUTOSEAL® lid to take a sip, and it automatically seals so you don’t have to worry about spillage. (Just be sure to remind the recipient not to leave the bottle on the treadmill!)

Price: About $12.99

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Photo courtesy of Target





7. GOW® Smart T-Shirt or Sports Bra with Cardiac Sensors and Integrated Heart Rate Monitor

Men's GOW® Smart T-Shirt with Cardiac Sensors and Integrated Heart Rate Monitor

What active person wouldn’t want to check out this cool technology? The t-shirt or sports bra has two cardiac sensors in it. When you attach a wireless heart-rate monitor to the front, it communicates with your phone via Bluetooth® and automatically tracks your cardiac performance-level.

Price: About $79.99

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Photo courtesy of Brookstone




8. IronMan® Gravity 4000 Inversion Table

IronMan Gravity 4000 Inversion Table
It’s time to turn upside down! To help the overworked people on your gift-list reduce muscle strain, check out the IronMan Gravity 4000 Inversion Table. It helps improve blood circulation and increases space between discs to help reduce fatigue and muscle stiffness. Don’t worry. It’s easy to turn right-side-up again with the large safety handles!

Price: About $199.99

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Photo courtesy of Walmart





9. Masimo iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter with Lightning Connector

Masimo iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter with Lightning Connector

Using the technology found in hospitals, the Masimo iSpO2 Pulse Oximeter will help your active friends and family members track blood oxygenation (SpO2), pulse rate (PR), and perfusion index (PI). It’s lightweight, e-mails up to twelve hours of measurement history and comes with a carrying pouch for workouts anytime, anywhere.

Price: About $149.95

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Photo credit: Amazon



10. Body Wrench

Body Wrench P3R

Not sure if you should get the athlete on your list something to help them before, during or after a workout? The Body Wrench may be the answer. It’s a multi-purpose tool used to warm up the body and build muscle. With different movements, you can either have a challenging workout or a relaxing self-massage!

Price: About $45.00 for 1 or $85.00 for 2

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Photo credit: Body Wrench


Start Spreading the Gear!

Anyone who is active probably has some old gear that could use replacing. While not help them out with one of the gifts on our list? They’ll enjoy new and unique equipment with hot, new technology, and you can put that can of Lysol® away. Well, for a few weeks anyway…!

Did you have some gear that you love and want to share with others? Please let us know in the comments below.

And for more exercise tips, check out these blog entries.

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