Forget run-of-the-mill gift vouchers, when it comes to your fitness-obsessed friends and family you already kind of know what they want: something that’s going to help them on their wellness journey, assist them track their progress, provide inspiration, or just make all that working out a little easier. We have some luxe gift ideas, big and small, for what to get the gym bunnies and active adventurers in your life: check out our Christmas Gift Guide of fitness-focused presents.
Fitbit Versa 2
Fitbits have come a long way since the simple step-counters came into the market. The Versa 2 has a square clock face not dissimilar to theApple Watch, updating users on daily steps, heart rate, calories burnt, active minutes and more. It also tracks a wide range of activities from running and cycling to swimming, syncs with your messaging apps to keep you in contact, and lasts up to six days on a single charge.
Available at fitbit.com.hk
Lululemon In Movement Everlux Tights
Synonymous with luxury athleisure-wear, Lululemon is the go-to leggings brand for many fitness fanatics, and for good reason. The long-lasting fabrics and sleek styles make them perfect not only for the gym but for day to day, too. The versatile, quick-dry sweat-wicking fabric of the In Movement Everlux Tights is perfect for a wide range of activities, from high-intensity training to yoga and running.
Available at lululemon.com
S’well bottles are the perfect reusable bottle to bring on the go. Its triple-walled interiors keep drinks hot or cold for up to 12 hours, while the food-grade stainless steel and BPA plastic-free design are safe both for you and the planet. They also prevent condensation on the exterior, keeping your bag damp-free. Its Metallic Floral collection boasts intricate designs inspired by big blooms found in city centres and beyond, while many of its matt or marble travel tumblers and bottles can be personalised for a special touch.
Available at swellbottle.com
Jaybird Vista Bluetooth Headphones
Whether your friend is a regular runner, in training for a marathon or a frequent hiker who likes hitting the trails, they’ll likely hate the tangled mess that headphones become when you’re exercising. Thankfully, there are a handful of Bluetooth headphone brands that specialise in sports equipment, and Jaybird is just that. Sweatproof, lightweight and with a snug and comfort fit, the Vista headphones last up to six hours on a single charge and have a 16-hour battery life with the case.
Available at jaybirdsport.com
For your frequent-flyer fit friend who loves to dabble in new practices, a ClassPass Membership is the perfect gift. With plans starting from HK$158 per month up to HK$1,788, there’s an option to suit every budget which will give access to over five million classes in 2,500 cities around the world, so they can workout whether at home or abroad.
Available at classpass.com
A Fitness Retreat
Go the extra mile (literally) and book a fitness retreat for your loved one. If they’re looking to take their fitness training to the next level, luxury escapes like Amanpuri or Thanyapura Sports Hotel in Phuket offer exception personal training programmes, while outdoor adventurers may enjoy specialised programmes like Aro Hā in New Zealand or The Ranch Malibu in California.