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The Best Christmas Gifts For Fitness Lovers

While some people are scrambling to jot down their New Year’s Resolutions, others are thinking of ways to up their fitness game in 2020. With a plethora of new gadgets on the market and performance-enhancing technology stitched into activewear, there are no excuses to leave your health behind. So with that in mind, here are our favourite gifts for the fitness-loving relatives. 

Lululemon Surge Short 6″ Liner

If you thought all running shorts were made equal, you’re gravely mistaken. The Lululemon Surge Short is made with four-way stretch, sweat-wicking, and lightweight Swift fabric. But our favourite feature? It has a no-bounce phone pocket so carrying your mobile on a long run is no longer an issue.

RRP: $69

Lulu Lemon Surge short

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Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

Tracking your steps is one thing, but monitoring every aspect of your health? Seriously, it’s addictive. Encourage a loved-one to get moving or help them analyse every detail of their wellbeing with the Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2. Including handy features like water resistance and Samsung Pay, this smart watch can take care of every aspect of your life. 

RRP: $799

Samsung Galaxy Watch Active2

Samsung

UA HOVR APEX Training Shoes

If there’s one thing i’ve learned from my countless visits to the podiatrist, it’s you can’t take your footwear lightly. Stylish and supportive, the Under Armour HOVR APEX Training Shoes are jam-packed with the latest running technology to make hitting the pavement safer and more enjoyable than ever. Who says you can’t look good on an arvo run?

RRP: $190.00

Under Armour Hover Apexz

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Powerbeats Pro

What’s exercising without music? Whether they’re lying down bench pressing or chalking up kilometres on the treadmill, they need a pair of headphones that are going to have long-lasting battery and not fall out, all without compromising on quality. The Powerbeats Pro by Dr. Dre ticks all those boxes. 

RRP: $349.95

Powerbeats Pro

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Corkcicle Canteen 16oz

So they’ve got their kit down pat, well done. But you know what’s as heartbreaking as forgetting your headphones? Not having a water bottle. With the Corkcicle Canteen, don’t expect refreshments to go warm before the workout ends – the bottle keeps drinks ice cold for 25 hours so you don’t need to settle for lukewarm. The range launches in a few weeks. 

RRP: $74.85

Corckcicle

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PowerTrain Adjustable Dumbbell Pair 48kg

So they want to do a home workout. Just one problem: they lack room and they’re short on cash. They need to be smart with their space, choosing a multi-functional piece of equipment that can easily slot away. With adjustable weights, this isn’t just perfect for different exercises, it’s also great for those who want to increase the resistance without having to buy heavier dumbbells. 

RRP: $238

PowerTrain Adjustable Dumbbell Pair 48kg

Harvey Norman

Theragun G3PRO

The only thing more important than fitting in your workout is ensuring you practice proper recovery. The Theragun G3PRO is a relatively new gadget on the market, but seriously, it’s just like having a home physio. With different speed settings, how deep they want to hammer away at their muscle tissue is up to them. 

RRP: $849

Theragun G3PRO

Alpha Sports

Icebreaker Cool-lite™ Sphere Short Sleeve Crewe

Doing the washing sucks, doesn’t it? Take a load (sorry, we had to) off their back with an Icebreaker tee, made from Merino. The fabric is made to last without needing a wash every time. Less chores? Yes please. 

RRP: $99.95

Icebreaker MEN'S COOL-LITE™ SPHERE SHORT SLEEVE CREWE

Icebreaker

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