As 2023 approaches and everyone gears up for the ‘New Year, New Me’ mindset, we’ve rounded up the best fitness gifts for you to buy.
From top-rated treadmills to exceptional ellipticals (oh, and we can’t forget home exercise bikes and rowing machines), there’s a classic catalog of cult-favorite options for you to choose from.
Not to mention, we’ve picked out everything from smart scales to matching workouts, along with yoga mats and resistance bands you might want to bundle up in a basket for the yogi you know.
Ahead, find our edit of the 25 best fitness, workout wellness gifts of 2022 that we recommend adding to your cart. We train with you. While you’re at it, spend some time browsing our edit of the best Amazon fitness finds to complete your purchase.
1. Hydrow Wave Rower, $1,495, original price: $1,695
We reviewed the brand new Hydrow Wave Rower and, although a splurge, it’s a splurge worth making. Right now, it’s $200 off, comes with a beautiful HD screen that displays hundreds of professional athlete instruction classes, and has a space-saving design.
For more options, check out our guide to the best rowing machines.
If you’re looking for a versatile fitness program that includes live and on-demand classes, choose Obey Fitness. We’ve reviewed the platform and love its upper body strength, dance HIIT and yoga classes, among many others. Plus, pricing starts as low as $14 per month.
The NordicTrack T-Series Treadmill is not only an Amazon bestseller, but it’s perfect for completing your home gym. Namely, this model boasts a Smart OneTouch control, which automatically adjusts your speed and incline. It also comes with a 30-day iFit membership.
For more options, check out our guide to the best treadmills. You also can’t go wrong with a popular under-desk treadmill.
Let’s give some love to lululemon this holiday season (seriously though, everyone and their mom is obsessed with the brand, so it makes a great gift. The best-selling Align High-Rise 28″ Pants are available in numerous colors and will excite any fitness enthusiast for a show they might not make on their own.
Yes, the original Peloton bike is on Amazon — and we’re pretty obsessed. With the brand’s spinning shoes to match, this splurge-worthy gift is perfect for anyone who loves spinning (or wants to get into it). His fun, energetic classes are also practically second to none.
For more options, check out our guide to the best exercise bikes at home.
For the outdoor enthusiast, the Varley Roselle Half-Zip Fleece is a quality essential for any lover of hiking or running in the morning chill. Not only does it look great, but it’s breathable and will keep you warm.
Run to a brand like On, especially its Weather Tech Jacket which is a sharp and sporty jacket for any guy on your holiday shopping list. The design features an adjustable hood and visor, a ventilating storm flap to its top and a water-repellent tech fabric.
This guide would be incomplete without the mention of a top rated smartwatch. The award-winning Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 40mm smartwatch is now on sale for under $150, comes in some great colors, and will be indispensable when reaching your fitness goals.
9. Tempo Studio, $1,495, original price: $2,495
Never buy any fitness related equipment with Tempo Studio again. If you prefer to train from the comfort of your own home with a modern setup, this is 100% for you. Not to mention, his all-in-one gym comes with its big screen, speakers, an exercise mat, two dumbbells, a heart rate monitor, a barbell, a recovery roller, 75-pound weight plates and six collars.
For only $15, treat the runner you know to something as practical and convenient as ever: the TRIBE Water-Resistant Cell Phone Running Armband, no more holding their device when they run – it’s time to naturally those arms with every step to swing.
We don’t have to try to sell you on this one—the infamous Apple AirPods Pro are some of the best wireless earbuds for you to listen to while you work out. No lines, no fumbling.
The Niceday Elliptical Machine is a top-rated piece of equipment that will help you feel good on cardio days. With 16 resistance levels and a silent magnetic drive system, any fitness enthusiast will love this custom machine.
For more options, check out our guide to the best elliptical machines.
OK, real talk – once you start using a Hydroflask (it doesn’t matter what type of bottle), you’ll be instantly hooked. On most days we walk around with our phone in our left hand and the 40 oz. Wide mouth bottle in our right, and it really helps you drink more water (it’s ice cold, thanks to its insulated design).
As one of our personal favorite running shoes, the Athletic Propulsion Labs Women’s TechLoom Pro is an exquisite, clean-looking pair that any fitness fanatic would love. Its pull-on, no-tie laces are also a nice touch.
For the guy who likes to run, consider the Allbirds Men’s Tree Dasher 2s. Not only are they sustainably made and ultra-breathable, but they come in a variety of great colors for a fresh and fun run.
To maintain your fitness goals, the Etekcity Smart Scale is one of the best – and affordable – investments you can make. Namely, it connects with your smartphone and helps provide insights about your body mass index (BMI), progress and more.
For more options, check out our guide to the best smart scales.
There is nothing like receiving a new yoga mat. The BalanceFrom All Purpose Extra-Thick Exercise Yoga Mat is an Amazon bestseller, comes in a range of colors and has that durable and super thick design that will help you transition seamlessly from child’s pose to downward dog.
For more options, check out our guide to the best yoga mats.
In the market for a new weight bench? The Amucolo Training Weight Bench is just over $150 and boasts a steel frame, leather cover and adjustable seat. Suitable for any home gym, it’s a worthwhile purchase.
We practically live in our workouts from Girlfriend Collective—they’re cute, classic, and comfortable, and you’ll want to buy them all (really, grab one for your fitness bestie and one for yourself!)
For more options, check out our guide to the best women’s matching workout sets.
Looking for your next best stocking stuffer? The CFX Resistance Bands are a three-pack that fits snugly, each with a different resistance level. They’re the ones we grab for leg day IRL, too.
For more options, check out our guide to the best resistance bands.
Our brothers love to work out, so when in doubt about what to buy them for the holidays, we opt for an Under Armor Compression T-shirt. For just $30, how can you go wrong? They also feel as good as they look.
For anyone who loves to exercise, it’s just a fact: our sock drawer can get sparse at times. For just $15, give that guy you know a pair of brand new, bright white Nike socks. They will thank you for sure.
For more options, check out our guide to the best men’s socks.
23. P.volve The Essentials Kit (includes 3-month subscription), $78, original price: $130
We recently reviewed P.volve and can’t say enough good things about the brand. For one, its mobility-focused workouts make you feel good—most importantly—and its Essentials Kit is offered at a phenomenal value. With the bundle, you’ll also receive a free three-month subscription to on-demand workouts.
A word of advice: run to this tank. We didn’t think a basic $30 tank could change our lives (not to be dramatic), but Free People’s bestseller is far from ordinary. It’s flattering, comes in basically every color you can think of and makes a great gift.
Need a new dumbbell set? Currently under $50 on Amazon, this option has a neoprene, non-slip coating that’s comfortable to hold while you exercise. Plus, it comes on an organized rack.
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