It’s the most wonderful time of the year again so let’s take a look at some of the gifts for the athlete in your life that they may be craving but forgot to mention on their holiday wish list. The athletes of today require diverse gear and fabrics that can take a beating and keep them jolly. To save you time I combed the internet and spent hours researching and collecting data on products to make you the best gift giver of the year. Discussed below are twelve products, in no particular order, guaranteed to put a smile on the face of the athlete in your life come December 25th.
Trigger Point Grid Foam Roller
Muscles need work but they also need help recovering and recuperating to be strong and healthy. Give the gift of mobility with the foam roller that is just the right size to haul around. It comes in multiple sizes as well as some pretty slick colors.
Epic Bison Bacon & Cranberry All Natural Meat Bar
These awesome bars are a combination of trail mix and jerky. . . . Yum
The North Face ETip Gloves
There aren’t many things more annoying than having to take off your glove on a frigid day just to answer a text message. Etip gloves eliminate that experience by having a technical fabric on the fingertip that is recognized by touchscreen phones and devices so you can keep your digits warm and cozy.
"Mind Gym" by Gary Mack and Dave Casstevens
This is a great read for athletes of all ages to learn about the effects the mind has in reaching excellence.
Nike Epic Lux Printed Women’s Running Tights
Tights are very universal. They can be worn alone in multiple settings. They can also be worn as a base layer under jeans or sweats when it really gets cold outside. This functionality combined with an awesome snake skin print makes these pants a win win deal for a sporty lady.
Taylormade Lethal Pack
Perfect for the golfer who consistently runs out of golf balls. Taylormade now has tour caliber balls available in 20, 50, and 144 packs.
If your favorite water bottle and foam roller had a child it would look something like this. This awesome bottle holds 1.5 liters of your favorite sports drink and has a eye catching four ball shape that can be used to release tacked down muscles fibers.
Re-Stringit Drawstring Re-Threader
If you've ever had to figure out how to restring a hoodie or your favorite sweatpants you know how tough and infuriating it can be. In comes this handy gadget to save the day.
Trail Mix of The Month Club Membership
One thing someone with an adventurous lifestyle doesn't want to forget is a snack. With a membership here, the athlete in your life won’t get caught hungry again with a new mixture of high quality trail mix delivered every month.
Tory Birch Gold Fitbit Bracelet
If the standard rubber Fitbit bracelet isn’t stylish enough for your loved one then spice it up a bit with this gold or silver bracelet that’s ready to transition from sweaty to chic when they are.
Endless Pool Spa with Underwater Treadmill Option
For those who like to go all in, the newest Endless pool spa may be just the gift you've been looking for. This spa has a current that allows you to swim in place plus a built in treadmill so you can knock out a nice run. The spa also has ample seating space so friends can have a seat and watch you train.
Experia by Thorlo Socks
These aren’t the socks grandma used to give out. This super light socks breath very well to let moisture escape. They also have reinforced cushioning in the strike zones of your foot to ensure your 14,000th step of the day is just as comfortable as your 1st.
Hopefully this list has given you some great ideas as Christmas day gets closer. If not, there is still plenty of time and remember if all else fails go with a Starbucks gift card.