Best Fitness Gifts For Gym Lovers (For Him) 2023 

by Michal Bauernfreund

Christmas is approaching, and your list of people you need to give gifts to is growing ever longer. Tucked into your list is your guy who loves to work out, and you really want to be original with the fitness gifts you give him, but where do you start? Right here of course. Check out this list of fitness gifts for gym lovers of all sorts, and find the perfect present for the guy in your life.

27 Fitness Gift Ideas For Your Gym Loving Man:

1. Blue Ear Bluetooth Beanie Hat

Bluetooth Beanie Hat Bluetooh 5.0 Headphone blueear Wireless Winter Knit Hats with Stereo Speaker and MIC,Gifts for Birthday,Christmas,Thanksgiving Day

Help him on his quest to conquer the outdoors this winter, with a beanie that features both warmth and style and bluetooth earphones. Whether he prefers to listen to music or talking while exercising out in the cold, this beanie is one of the great gym presents for him, with up to 8 hours of great sound and warmth.

2. Portable Protein Shake Blender

Cobocen Portable Mini Blender, Smoothie Maker for Shakes and Smoothies, 270W Waterproof with 6 Blades USB Rechargeable, 20 Oz with Travel Lid for Kitchen, Gym, Office(White)

Let your man make his protein shakes on the go with this super powerful, compact and affordable(!) blender. Will easily fit in a gym or work bag, and he can blend up anywhere he can find a power plug. Super easy to clean and great to travel with too.

3. LARQ self-cleaning bottle!

LARQ Bottle Movement PureVis - Lightweight Self-Cleaning and Non-Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle with UV Water Sanitizer (710ml, Black/Onyx)

I bought one of these for my hubby a couple of years ago and he absolutely LOVES it.

As a guy who drinks copious amounts of water (since he’s always in the gym), his water bottle is basically attached to his hip 24/7. This self cleaning bottle has literally been life-changing for him, and he takes it everywhere with him – on holiday, to work, even around the house!

Simply push a button on the cap and within 2 minutes the bottle cleans itself using hospital-grade UV technology, the same tech used to sterilise tools in surgical settings. It can also purify water the same way – according to LARQ, one zap of the UV treatment in the bottle is the equivalent to boiling water for 20 minutes.

4. Lock Laces Elastic No-Tie Shoelaces

LOCK LACES Unisex's FBA_Shoe Laces (Elastic Shoelace and Fastening System) (Black), 48-Inch

No more loose shoelaces! These simple elastic laces with a lock in place system will keep his shoes at just the right size and comfort throughout his workout. These great gifts for gym lovers make putting on his shoes as easy as a slip on, and take seconds to close – no more double knots, triple knots, or even worse, no knots.

5. Gritin Resistance Bands

Gritin Resistance Bands, [Set of 5] Skin-Friendly Resistance Fitness Exercise Loop Bands with 5 Different Resistance Levels - Carrying Case Included - Ideal for Home, Gym, Yoga, Training

What gifts for gym lovers can you buy when he can’t get to the gym? Resistance bands to keep his workouts on track. The five resistance levels range from – ‘light and easy’, to ‘this is definitely going to hurt tomorrow’, and an exercise book will give him ideas for what to do when. Even better, these bands fit into a tiny carry bag so he can take them wherever he goes.

6. Hybrid Non-Slip Yoga Mat

HYBRID Yoga Mat PREMIUM High-Density NBR Foam with Carrying Strap - Non Slip Eco-Friendly Indoor Outdoor Exercise Mat for Home, Gym - 183 x 60 x 1 cm Thick Pilates Mats for Women and Men Black

Convince him to try something new with this classic yoga mat. This TPE non-slip yoga mat is 1cm thick providing comfort and support as he moves from one new pose into another. And at 183cm, it is long enough for him to stretch out too.

7. Eono by Amazon Microfibre Travel Towel

Eono Microfibre Towel, Perfect Sports, Travel, Beach Towel, Fast Drying - Super Absorbent - Ultra Compact. Great for Camping, Gym, Beach, Swimming, Backpacking - Blue, 60x30cm

One of the great gifts for gym lovers – the ability to say goodbye to smelly gym towels! This hypoallergenic, antibacterial, microfibre towel has been specially treated to prevent mold and mildew, so even after a sweaty workout it will stay fresh in his bag. This lightweight towel can hold four times its weight in water, and will help him dry off faster than a regular towel.

8. Proworks Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Proworks Performance Stainless Steel Sports Water Bottle | Double Insulated Vacuum Flask for 12 Hours Hot & 24 Hours Cold Drinks - Great for Home, Work, Gym & Travel - 1 Litre - BPA Free – Black

Nothing is better when he is hot and sweaty than an ice-cold drink of water. This stainless steel water bottle contains revolutionary Thermo Shield insulation to keep cold water cold for 24 hours. The screw cap is leakproof, keeping the contents inside the bottle even when it is carelessly thrown into his gym bag, making it the best gym presents for him.

9. Thermos Travel Mug

Thermos 187068 ThermoCafé 430 Travel Mug, 400 ml

Keep him warm after a cold winter workout with his favourite hot drink in this Thermos travel mug. The smaller bottom will fit in most car cup holders, so he can take it along with him to the gym, or grab it on his way out the house for his commute to work.

10. Tabiger LED Armbands

Tabiger LED Armbands, 4-Pack Glow Bracelet Safety Wristband Ankle Reflective Strips with Flashing Lights for Night Sports Running Cycling (Blue)

Make sure he stays safe when he is out exercising in the dark with these LED armbands. These bands are adjustable up to 35cm, so they can be worn on arms or legs, or tied to a bike, helmet, or backpack. Light up the dark with these bands now.

11. Workout Log

Workout Planner for Daily Fitness Tracking & Goals Setting (A5 Size, 6” x 8”, Charcoal Grey), Men & Women Home & Gym Training Diary by Workout Log Gym

The key to exercise success is tracking. This workout log book will help him set targets, record workouts, and measure his progress all in one place. This is truly the most useful fitness gifts for men, as the templates on the pages of this diary guide him through goal setting, recording exercises, progress tracking, and help him make improvements based on what works and what doesn’t.

12. Beast Rope by Beast Gear Skipping Rope

Beast Gear Skipping Rope – Steel Speed Jump Ropes for Adult Fitness – Lightweight, Adjustable Workout Equipment for Beginners & Pros - for Jumping, Boxing, Exercise & HIIT w/Bonus Screws & Caps

Your man NEEDS a Beast Rope in his life! Skipping is more than a little girls’ playground activity – it’s an incredible cardio and conditioning exercise that can be done anywhere, with very little fuss. The Beast Rope is tangle proof, and packs up in a small bag, so he can shove it in his gym bag, and whip it out whenever convenient.

13. Northern Stone Pullup Bar

NORTHERN STONE Total Upper Body Workout Bar Door Gym Chin Up Pull-Up Bar Professional Heavy Duty

When he’s stuck at home, this pullup bar will let him turn any doorway into a workout space. The six non-slip grips makes this bar ideal for pullups, pushups, chinups, dips, and more. Best of all, it fits into doorways without drilling. Get him this bar, and he’ll be strong and durable in no time!

14. Fit Nation Foam Roller

Fit Nation Foam Roller for Muscle Massage with Exercise Book, Ultra Lightweight Hollow Core Muscle Roller for Deep Pain Relief in Your Aching Legs and Body. Ideal For Runner Cyclist Footballer Athlete - Black

Roll out the kinks of a heavy workout with a foam roller. The foam roller will massage sore muscles, helping him relieve the aches of a training session and train harder the next time. This foam roller also comes with a guide to 10 foam rolling exercises for rolling newbies. Both he, and his muscles will thank you for one of these greatest gifts for gym lovers everywhere!

15. AJUMKER Adjustable Dumbbell and Barbell Set

AJUMKER 20KG Dumbbells Barbell Set With Connecting Rod,Dumbbells Barbell Set,Adjustable Dumbbells set, Adjustable Lifting Training Set for Men and Women, Body Workout Home Gym Home Heavy Dumbbells

Beef up his home gym with this adjustable dumbbells and barbell set. This set is available in three weights – 20kg, 30kg, and 40kg, depending on how much weight he likes to lift. The weights can be used as dumbbells, or loaded onto a long rod for a barbell with different weights for different exercises.

16. Bose Sport Earbuds

Bose Sport Earbuds—True Wireless Earphones—Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Running—Triple Black

Did you know music helps make workouts go quicker, and make you train harder? Encourage his workouts with these Bose earbuds. These sports earbuds contain all the quality features you expect from Bose – live sounding music, secure and comfortable earbuds that won’t shift as he moves around, water and sweat proof buds, and bluetooth connection for music and calls. These gifts for gym lovers will set him up for a great workout – the rest is up to him.

17. Nubily Gym Duffel Bag

NUBILY Gym Sport Bags Duffel Bag with Shoes Compartment Large Waterproof Travel Holdall Weekend Bags with Shoulder Strap for Men and Women 40L Black

When it comes to gym presents for him, you can’t go wrong with a new gym bag. Upgrade his gym bag with this strong, smart-looking sports duffel bag. The large capacity (40l) allows him to pack all his gym essentials. The separate shoes compartment enables him to keep his smelly trainers away from his dry clothes, and an additional waterproof pocket for wet gym clothes. Everything he needs as he moves from the gym to his next activity.

18. Honor Band 5 Fitness Tracker

HONOR Band 5 Fitness Tracker Watch with Heart Rate, Blood Oxygen, Sleep Monitor, Waterproof Smart Watch Women Men, Pedometer Step Counter Watch Activity Tracker Android IOS(Black)

Get him on track with the Honor Band 5 fitness tracker. The Honor Bands are known for their excellent value for money, and this latest version is true to form. This tracker measures heart rate, sleep, swimming and running distances, steps, and so much more. He can even sync it with his phone to receive notifications for incoming calls and texts.

19. Upper Order Insulated Lunch Box

UPPER ORDER Insulated Lunch Bag, Reusable Cool Bag, Larger Storage in Compact Lunch Bag, Lunch Box Adults, Cool Box for Work or Travel - Insulated Lunch Bag (Charcoal Grey)

Nutrition is a key part of any fitness journey. These great gifts for gym lovers will allow him to pack a healthy lunch every day in this insulated lunch box. There’s enough space for several boxes of food, a bottle of drink, fruit, cutlery and more. Add the slim, modern design, useful pockets for essentials, and easy to clean material, and this lunch bag will accompany him everywhere.

20. MornyRay Fingerprint Padlock

Fingerprint Padlock, Smart Keyless Security Fingerprint Gym Lock IP65 Waterproof Anti-Theft Portable USB Rechargeable Padlock for School Locker, Door, Cabinet, Suitcase, Backpack, Wardrobes (Silver)

No more messing around with keys or remembering combinations. Get one of the most useful gym presents for him – a padlock that locks and unlocks with a touch of a finger. The keypad is waterproof, so it will open even if he is all wet and sweaty from his workout.

21. PROMiXX iX-R Protein Shaker

Promixx Pro Shaker Bottle (iX-R Edition) | Rechargeable, Powerful for Smooth Protein Shakes | includes Supplement Storage - BPA Free | 600ml Cup (Silver Blue/Gray)

These protein shakers are the perfect fitness gifts for men on the go. The bottle is portable, so he can mix his protein shakes in seconds wherever he is, and enjoy a fresh, lumpless shake. The powder storage pod adds a nice touch.

22. Trideer Exercise Ball

Trideer Exercise Ball Yoga Ball, 6 Sizes Pregnancy Ball for Maternity, Balance, Stability, Fitness, Anti-Burst Birthing Ball & Heavy Duty Office Ball Chair, Gym Ball with Quick Pump

Every fitness obsessed guy needs an exercise ball at home. The exercise ball is perfect for building a strong core – whether by actively using it for exercises, or simply by sitting on it when working at a desk. He’ll thank you for this gift – after all a strong core means a happy exerciser.

23. GymPaws The OG Fingerless Weight Lifting Gloves

GymPaws The Gym Glove Alternative Pro Grip Leather Workout Pads (Grey)

Say goodbye to those annoying weight lifter’s blisters and calluses. Made from neoprene and padded cowhide leather, these minimalist fingerless gloves sit comfortably in the palm of his hand, reducing sweating without compromising on grip. Really, these gloves are the perfect gifts for gym lovers.

24. Sony Srs-XB12 Wireless Speaker

Sony Compact & Portable Waterproof Wireless Bluetooth® speaker with EXTRA BASS, Black

Take the beats wherever he goes with this bluetooth compatible speaker. The sound quality is all you would expect from Sony, perfect for ramping up the intensity of his workout. Compact and lightweight, this speaker has 16 hours of play time, more than enough for a workout, and perfect for a workout in the park or at home. It’s totally waterproof, so the rain won’t stop play.

25. Hydrate XL 2.2l Water Jug

HYDRATE XL Jug 2.2 Litre Water Bottle - BPA Free, Flip Cap, Leak Proof Big bottle Ideal for Gym, Adults, Clear Container Large Sports Bottle, Extra Strong Material (Black)

Hydrate, hydrate, hydrate. These 2.2l water jugs are the perfect gifts for gym lovers who want to keep track of their daily water intake. This jug features an easy grip handle and flip cap, it’s made from strong BPA free plastic, it’s leak proof, and comes with a nylon strap, making it easy for him to carry around with him wherever he goes, all day every day.

26. Rumsfel Neck Warmer Snood

Rumsfel Neck Warmer Snoods for Men, Neck Gaiter Tube Women, Multifunctional Winter Face Scarf with Mouth Breathable Mesh for Motorcycle, Ski, Hiking, Cycling, and other Outdoor Sports

Stay warm outdoors with this magic cashmere snood. The cashmere fabric is warm and breathable, making it a great choice to wear while exercising. It can be worn as a neck warmer, face covering, or beanie. Whatever his exercise, this snood is the perfect accessory to his winter sports wardrobe.

27. What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami 

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running

One of the classic books about running, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running is a must read for any runner. In this book, Murakami gives insights into the impact running has had on his life, and recalls his memories and little anecdotes from his marathon training runs – stories that every runner out there will sympathise with. Show him you understand his passion for running.

Looking for the “for her” version? Check it out here!

Last update on 2024-04-08 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

About the author 

Michal Bauernfreund

Michal is a running and fitness writer at The Fit Brit. With finishes at both the London and Paris marathons, she's our go-to source for distance running, and women's fitness in general.

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