Christmas is right around the corner! If you waited to the last minute to shop and haven’t had the slightest clue what to buy, don’t worry! I put together a list of last minute fitness Christmas gifts for your friends that don’t break the bank. All of the gifts are under $30!
At the gym, I have seen several of these headbands. I can’t help but love them! They are super cute!!
Cute Workout T- shirts
These cute tees are a must have to declare your “fitness” statement while working out.
- If you see me collapse PAUSE my Garmin Shirt – $23
- I Prefro Running – $20
- F2KA Shirt – $29
- Fat Chick gone FIT $25
Gym memberships are rather expensive, so purchasing a fitness DVD is the next best thing. Exercising in the comfort of your home with a DVDs has numerous other advantages such as:
- You don’t need to worry about what you are wearing
- You can exercise at a time that fits into your schedule
- There’s no traveling and no babysitter required
- You can have access to classes that may not be available to you locally
Grit By Brit is having a Christmas Sale on her DVDs. $15!! What a steal!
Alcoholic Beverages – Case of beer or Bottle of Wine
Let’s face it, a glass of wine or beer at the end of a long run is worth every bit of working out. So here are a few drink suggestions:
Music is a must when working out. Customize a personal iTunes gift card online for your fit friends or pickup one at your local CVS or Walgreens.
All iTunes gift cards work on the iTunes Store, App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store. Simply, select the gift card design that’s perfect for your lucky recipient. You can also include a personal message. There is also free shipping.
A Blender Bottle and sample packets of your favorite protein powders
I love the blender bottles. I own 3!!! The new BlenderBottle® SportMixer™ fuses form and function to deliver unparalleled mixing in a sporty new bottle. Blend up protein shakes, energy drinks, nutrition supplements, and more, with ease. Add your favorite protein shakes. Here are a few protein powers that we love.
- Raw Protein Powder – Chocolate
- Peaceful Planet Organic Inca Meal Rice Protein- Vanilla
- Plant Fusion Protein Powder – Chocolate
- Sun Warrior Protein – Vanilla
- Vega- Alex loves any flavor of the Vega line.
Blender Bottles: $9 for mini, $10 for original, $15 for sports mixer
Protein Powders: $2-$3 per packet
Hair care Products
Skip the holiday shopping pandemonium and order your Sporty Afros holiday gift pack online! A small holiday gift pack:
- 2 oz Sporty Afros Ayurvedic Oil
- 2 oz Sporty Afros Moisturizing Spray
- Reusable tote box, great for storing your hair products
- FREE Shipping
- “Gift wrapped package”
Some other hair care products gifts are:
Running Accessories/Toys – The Stick
If you are signing up for a marathon or half marathon, The Stick a great gift to give. Recommended by Coach Moe, this running accessory helps you get the most out of training, prevents injury and optimizes performance. Here are a list of other running accessories and toys that Coach Moe and Sporty Afros recommend.
Epsom Bath Salt
You may laugh, but after long runs or my 2-hour workout detox Saturdays, Epsom salt baths are nothing short than a miracle. Adding a few bath salts, powered milk and essential oils in a mason jar is a very practical yet affordable gift. Check out this article on how to make Christmas Epsom Bath Salt Jars.
Cost: $20-$30 for all ingredients for approximately 4 jars
Facts about Epsom Salt Baths: Known scientifically as hydrated magnesium sulfate, Epsom salt is rich in both magnesium and sulfate. While both magnesium and sulfate can be poorly absorbed through the stomach, studies show increased magnesium levels from soaking in a bath enriched with Epsom salt! Magnesium and sulfate are both easily absorbed through the skin. Sulfates play an important role in the formation of brain tissue, joint proteins and the proteins that line the walls of the digestive tract. They stimulate the pancreas to generate digestive enzymes and are thought to help detoxify the body of medicines and environmental contaminants.
Do you have any suggestions for last minute Christmas gifts?
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