Best Gifts For Fitness Lovers (For Her) 2023 

by Michal Bauernfreund

When it comes to buying fitness gifts for your BFF (Best Fitness Fanatic) friend, it can be difficult to know where to start. There’s just so many options out there, where’s the best place to start? That’s why we’ve pulled together this list of the best gifts for fitness lovers. There’s perfect gifts for fitness lovers of every kind from running gear to conditioning, and even recovery treats to show her that you are thinking of her.

23 Great Gift Ideas For Your Fitness Loving Lady:

1. Unitron Duffle Sports Bag

unitron world Gym Bag Duffle Bag Sports Bag Travel Bag Swimming Bag Dance Bag for Women for Men Workout Small Carry On Bag with Shoe Compartment Dry Wet Compartment Weekend Bag Overnight Bag

Every woman likes a good gym bag, and this bag is definitely a good gym bag. This duffle sports bag is one of our favourite gifts for fitness lovers as it is useful but stylish. It has space for everything she needs: wet pocket – check, separate shoe pocket – also check (in a zip compartment at the bottom of the bag), and enough space for her change of clothes, towels, and even hairdryer! And even with that it isn’t too bulky to be impractical.

Send her to the gym in style.

2. Eono High Waist Gym Leggings

Eono Women Gym Leggings High Waist Yoga Pants Seamless Compression Sports Workout Running Small - Black

She can never have too many pairs of gym leggings! These great value leggings are lightweight, comfortable, and seamless, and comfortable enough to run, stretch, and even get into downward dog. They are also flattering and chic, with a high waist and cut out detailing down the thighs. They are so versatile, she’ll never want to take them off.

Get her the ultimate in gifts for fitness lovers – leggings she’ll be dying to show off at the gym.

3. Avantree Wireless Earbuds

Avantree TW115 Tiny True Wireless Earbuds for Small Ear Canals, Sport Bluetooth 5.0 Earphones with Noise Isolation & Mic, Comfortable & Secure Fit, 36H In Ear Headphones with Wireless Charging Case

Music makes every workout go quicker and easier. With the fitness gifts of earbuds, you are giving her a helping hand towards a successful workout. The Avantree wireless earbuds are designed with more compact buds, which will sit comfortably and stay put in narrow ear canals, which is great for women who find standard earbuds too big for their ears. The earbuds connect to phones via bluetooth, and give up to 32 hours of playtime with the convenient charging pod. 

These earbuds are perfect gifts for fitness lovers to get her moving to the beat.

4. Fit-Flip Microfibre Towel

Microfibre towel - compact, ultra lightweight & fast drying travel towel - the perfect sports, gym & beach towel, camping towel and swimming towels (30x50cm black - without bag)

Help her manage her gym bag with these microfibre towels. Microfibre towels are a great addition to any woman’s gym kit. These towels are compact and lightweight, taking up less precious space in her gym bag, but they are also super absorbent, allowing her to dry off as usual. These towels come in 8 different sizes from face towel size up to large bath sheets, and 14 fabulous colours, so there’s a towel option for everyone.

5. KG Physio Neoprene Dumbbells

KG Physio Weights Dumbbells Set - Neoprene-Coated Dumbbells Weights Set, Sweat-Resistant Dumbell Set with Anti-Roll Technology and A3 Exercise Poster, Dumbbell Set 1-10kg Dumbbell Pair

Build up her home gym with these great neoprene dumbbells. One of the most useful fitness gifts you can give, dumbbells are a versatile piece of weightlifting gear that she will thank you for. Neoprene weights are never cold unlike uncoated weights, they are sweat resistant, and best of all, they are quieter than uncoated weights, making them a great choice for at home. They are also anti-roll, so that they can be stored safely in the corner of the room. 

Give her the ultimate in gifts for fitness lovers – a soft, comfortable, smooth workout.

6. TAVGO Sports Headbands

TAGVO Winter Sports Headbands, 3 Pack Thermal Stretchy Ear Warmers Moisture Wicking Running Head Bands, Men and Women Athletic Ear Muffs Ski Head Bands - Fit for Yoga, Cycling, Basketball, Fitness

The winter air can be rough on the ears, so give her the fitness gifts of thermal headbands this winter. These headbands are perfect for keeping her ears warm when running, cycling, or even simply stretching and exercising in the park. The sweat wicking fabric will keep her dry and comfortable, and the fleecy fabric is comforting on her skin.

With these headbands her ears will always be warm and cozy no matter how cold it is outside.

7. Smitave Sport Water Bottle

Smitave Sport Water Bottle, 1 Litre Motivational Water Bottle - BPA Free Reusable Tritan Plastic with Filter, Wide Mouth & Secure Locking Lid for Running, Fitness,Outdoor and Cycling(Black)

A water bottle is the greatest of all gifts for fitness lovers, and this water bottle is better than most, with a great set of unique features. The measurements down the side of the bottle help her measure how much she has had to drink, motivating her to drink her 2 litres of water each day. The bottles themselves are made from strong BPA free plastic, with a leak proof lid, which is easily opened by pressing a button. And they look great too. She’ll be happy to carry this water bottle with her everywhere she goes.

8. Lions Yoga Mat With Carry Straps

Lions Travel Yoga Mat - Premium Yoga Mats for Women with Carry Strap, 181 x 61 x 0.6 cm, Lightweight Anti-Slip Eco Friendly Workout Mat, Ideal for Exercise Fitness Training Pilates Gym (Charcoal)

She doesn’t need to be into yoga to appreciate a great yoga mat. Yoga mats make great gifts for fitness lovers simply because they are so versatile. This yoga mat is the perfect piece of kit for stretching, floor exercises, gymnastics, or yoga flows at home or in the park. The useful straps mean that she can roll it up and take it with her to an exercise class in the gym or the park. 

Support her fitness goals with the great gift of a yoga mat.

9. LARQ Self Cleaning Water 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 bottles for my husband a few years ago and he loved it so much I ended up getting one for myself as well.

Yes, they are AMAZING.

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.

10. FitBit Versa 3 Smartwatch

Fitbit Versa 3 Health & Fitness Smartwatch with GPS, 24/7 Heart Rate, Voice Assistant & up to 6+ Days Battery, Black / Black

Keep her on track with the all new FitBit Versa 3. Tracking exercise helps maintain enthusiasm as it allows her to measure her progress and see her stats in real time. It is also a great way to measure that benchmark of fitness goals – steps. The new FitBit Versa 3 comes with inbuilt GPS, useful fitness statistics from steps to heart rate and active minutes, and a great display. The FitBit Versa 3 also looks good on her wrist, encouraging her to keep it on and continue measuring those steps!

Give her the gift of motivation with the Fitbit Versa 3.

11. Haige Skipping Rope

Haige Skipping rope, Fitness Jump Rope, Adjustable Skipping Rope. Skipping rope for fitness adjustable bearing steel wire jump rope is suitable for sports fitness

Skipping is one of the greatest exercises she can do for both heart health and weight loss. An expert skipper can burn 1300 calories an hour, making a skipping rope one of the greatest fitness gifts you can give to the gym lover in your life. This Haige skipping rope has ball bearings to keep it moving fast without tangling, stylish rose gold handles, and a strong durable PVC embedded wire rope. It also rolls up neatly so she can slip it in her bag and skip whenever she has the time.

Watch her skip with joy when you gift her this skipping rope.

12. Under Armour 2.0 Favourite Duffel

Under Armour Women's Favorite 2.0 Duffel

Under Armour gear has undeniable flair, and this women’s gym bag is no exception. Despite the name, this gym bag is more of a tote bag, with a great shape, and comfortable over the shoulder straps. This bag is made from UA storm technology, so it is waterproof, taking away that old rainy day excuse. It’s also big enough to carry everything she needs, but not too big and bulky to be uncomfortable.

13. Maxin Foldable Water Bottle

maxin Foldable Water Bottle Pack of 3, Flexible Foldable Reusable Water Bottles For Hiking, Travel, Adventure, 500ml

When it comes to gifts for fitness lovers, anything with water is a definite win. Make sure she never runs out of water again with this foldable water bottle. It rolls up when empty, and it is super light, making it perfect to store in her already full bag when she doesn’t need it, ready and waiting for her to simply unroll and fill up when she does. This water bottle is made from BPA free, lightweight plastic, and has a maximum capacity of 700 ml. It can be put in the freezer for cold water, and washed in the dishwasher, and a useful hook on the cap attaches it to the outside of a bag.

Give her a gift that keeps on giving with this foldable, reusable water bottle.

14. RDX Weight Lifting Gloves

RDX Gym Weight Lifting Gloves Workout Fitness Bodybuilding Breathable Powerlifting Wrist Support Training Exercise, Blue, L

These gloves are perfect fitness gifts for the strong woman in your life. Weight lifting gloves improve her grip on weights while protecting her palms from blisters and calluses. These gloves have padding in the most common pressure points and meshing in the rest allowing air to flow, reducing sweat, and keeping her hands cool and comfortable as she lifts. The half fingers also improves flexibility and functionality, and means that she can keep them on between exercises. These gloves will protect her hands as she lifts weights, rows, and more.

15. Sailinna Touch Screen Gloves

Sailinna Touch Screen Gloves with Reflective Strips Outdoor Winter Cold Weather Fits Men Women Running Warm Gloves

Keep her hands warm as she exercises outdoors with these cold weather gloves. The quick drying and breathable fabric will keep her hands warm and dry even as she sweats, and will keep her comfortable throughout her workout. These gloves are also fitted out to reduce the need to take them off when she’s outdoors, with touch screen compatible pads on both index fingers allowing her to control her phone and silicone pads on the palm and finger tips enabling her to grip her keys or other belongings. Finally reflective trips on the front of the gloves adds visibility when she’s running in the dark.

She’ll have no reason to complain about cold hands this winter with these gloves.

16. Bea Cool Polarized Sports Sunglasses

Polarized Sports Sunglasses for Men Women Youth Baseball Cycling Fishing Running TAC Glasses (Black Green)

Protect her eyes from the sun with these great value polarized sports sunglasses. The UV400 lenses block 100% of harmful rays, and the REVO polarized lenses are designed to improve visual clarity no matter the conditions. The lightweight frames keep them comfortable on her face, and make them ideal for cycling, running, skiing, climbing, hiking, and more. Best of all, they look good too – a real plus when it comes to gifts for fitness lovers.

No matter how sweaty she is, she’ll look cool, calm, and collected in these shades.

17. AXEN Windproof Cycling and Running Jacket

Women's Packable Windbreaker Jacket, Lightweight and Water Resistant, Active Cycling Running Skin Coat, Rose Purple XL

A wind and waterproof jacket is one of the greatest gifts for fitness lovers out there. This jacket will make a great addition to her winter workout wardrobe. It is waterproof in the rain, and super lightweight so it can be slipped off and carried when it is not raining. It folds up into a small pocket sized package for easy storage when not in use. And reflective strips on the back improves safety when running at night. 

18. Proworks Exercise Ball

Proworks Small Exercise Ball, Gym Ball 55cm Anti-Burst with Pump, Swiss Ball for Yoga, Pilates, Pregnancy & Fitness - Silver

Exercise balls make great fitness gifts for the stay-at-home exerciser. They are used to improve stability, form, and range of motion for a wide range of exercises including core exercises, stretches and lifting weights. They are also great for yoga and pilates, and for physio and rehabilitation. TheseProworks exercise balls come in several different sizes so that you can get the right size for her height.

Arm her with a stronger core with an exercise ball.

19. KeepCup Thermal Reusable Cup

KeepCup Thermal, Reusable Stainless Steel Cup, Medium 12oz | 340mls, Cedar

A travel coffee cup is the perfect gift for the coffee drinking fitness lover. The KeepCup will allow her to get her post workout coffee in without cramming up her schedule. Made from food-grade stainless steel, the KeepCup also comes with a vacuum seal to keep her drink hot right down to the very last sip. It is also one of the original on the go coffee cups, and it was designed to make sure that her coffee on the go is as good as one in a cafe. It’s compatible with all regular coffee machines, and is the size of a perfect coffee mug.

Create the perfect post-exercise coffee with the KeepCup.

20. Everest Fitness Foam Roller

Everest Fitness Hard Foam Roller - 30cm Medium Hard Muscle Massage Rollers with Bag and Exercise Book - for Muscles & Back Pain - Black/Blue

Make her go oooh with pleasure with a foam roller. Massaging sore muscles with a foam roller releases muscle tension and improves recovery time, making them perfect gifts for fitness lovers everywhere. The Everest foam roller may look simple, but it will help her stay injury free and achieve her fitness goals.

Show her you care with a foam roller!

21. Gonex Balance Cushion

Gonex Wobble Cushion Balance Disc 34cm Inflatable Stability disc Balance board for Adult Fitness Exercise Yoga ,Wiggle Seat for Sensory Kids Turquoise

The best gifts for fitness lovers are ones that help her achieve her goals. Every fitness enthusiast needs a strong core, and strong cores are made on balance cushions. The clue is in the name – a balance cushion ups the intensity of any exercise by making her use her core to stand in one place.

Balance cushions also provide great lumbar support and help improve posture, making this a great tool for yoga, pilates, rehabilitation, or simply when she has a sore lower back.

22. Eco Bath London Muscle & Joint Epsom Salt Bath Soak

Eco Bath London Muscle and Joint Epsom Salt Bath Soak 1KG Tube, Muscle Bath Salt Made with Neroli, Geranium and Chamomile Essential Oils, Magnesium Bath Salts Muscle Soak, Best to Use After Workout

The best fitness gifts are those that focus on her entire wellbeing – and this is one of them. These bath salts will enhance her post-exercise bath, providing the perfect atmosphere to relax and rejuvenate those sore, tired muscles. These salts are fragranced with lemongrass, peppermint, eucalyptus, and black pepper, making every bath an out of body experience. Both she and her tired muscles will be eternally grateful for these truly excellent gifts for fitness lovers.

23.  Your Pace or Mine?: What Running Taught Me About Life, Laughter and Coming Last

Your Pace or Mine?: What Running Taught Me About Life, Laughter and Coming Last

Nothing motivates a runner to keep going like seeing other runners keeping on going. The absolute commitment to running is finishing last in 20 marathons, and still turning up for them! In this book Lisa Jackson tells stories about the people she has met along the way, and shows that you don’t need to run fast or have talent in order to be able to run marathons. And more marathons. And more…

Give her one of those fitness gifts she’ll cherish – understanding and motivation.

Looking for the “for him” 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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