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7 Christmas Gifts For Fitness Fans

It’s time to stop buying presents for yourself and start shopping in earnest for the other people in your life. So what do you buy your fitness-obsessed friend?

We all have one, a fitness-obsessed friend who talks about their workouts and goals constantly. So what do you buy them for Christmas? Something that will help them achieve those goals of course! So here’s the top Christmas gifts for fitness fans

The gadget

For tech lovers, check out the Mi Band 3. This version has a bigger screen, is waterproof, boasts a longer battery life of up to 20 days and is complete with key features such as fitness tracking, sleep tracking, heart rate monitoring and app notification.

Mi Band 3 image

Mi Band 3, €39.99 all 3Stores nationwide 

The personalised gift

Mix a love of training with a love of coffee and treat them to the Gym + Cofee personalised Big Box.

The box includes a hoodie of your choice, a G+C beanie, tote bag, small reusable KeepCup, Stainless Steel Water Bottle and of course 250g of G+C coffee

GYM+COFFEE BIG BOX

The Big Box, €100, Gym + Coffee

The equipment

We all know we can do HIIT workouts at home, but it’s always too easy to find an excuse. Unless somebody buys you a set of kettlebells. York also do a dumbbell set, meaning  there’s no excuse not to sweat off the Christmas Day excess.

York Kettlebells

York kettlebell set, €49.99, Littlewoods Ireland

The experience

Gift your friend the largest and best immersive health and fitness experience in Ireland, tickets to WellFest 2019 in association with KBC. Taking place on 11-12 May 2019 in the Royal Hospital Kilmainham Dublin, the two-day event will feature 150 of the world’s best health and wellness experts. From HIIT to mobility, yoga to Pilates, food demos, mindset, inspiring talks and more, it’s not to be missed!

WellFest 2018 KBC Main Stage

Second release weekend tickets, €65, wellfest.ie/festival 

The fix

Track you heart rate data the easy way with a portable monitor that straps to your chest.

RUNTASTIC HEART STRAP & RECEIVER

Runtastic Receiver and Heart Rate Monitor, €59.99, Lloyd’s Pharmacy

The water bottle

Because hydration is key when you want to hit those goals!

black + blum water bottle

Blue ‘Eau Good’ charcoal water filter bottle, €30, Black & Blum @ Debenhams 

The motivator

Playlists are important when it comes to motivation, but so is how you listen to them! Spoil them this Christmas with Bluetooth speakers that are waterproof and also feature Google Assist. Basically all this speaker can’t do is the actual workout. We’re obsessed!

XB501G EXTRA BASS™ Google Assistant built-in BLUETOOTH® Speaker, €349, Sony

 

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