With the holidays right around the corner, SI Edge is bringing you our annual gift guide to help you find the perfect present for everyone on your list. We’ve rounded up our favorite fitness gear, sportswear, fitness tech and wearables, outdoor items and more, all at a range of price points for every budget. Happy shopping—and Happy Holidays!
Gear and style
Brooks Adrenaline GTS 17($120)
Available for both men and women, this is the newest version of Brooks' Adrenaline GTS, which stands for "go-to-shoe" for it's balanced comfort level and cushioning suitable for all types of runners. We love it for long runs or upbeat tempo workouts.
Lululemon Featherlight Tight($118)
Designed to stay put and never shrink, these Lululemon tights are made with a special, lightweight fabric that wicks away sweat, hugs your body and feels cool to the touch. The hidden pocket in the waistband is an added bonus to these super-comfortable, go-anywhere leggings.
Lululemon License To Train Short Sleeve($78)
Every guy needs the perfect short sleeve t-shirt. This one has a broken-in feel but with a tailored look and pocket detail, all in a breathable, sweat-wicking fabric.
Under Armour On The Run Tote($54.99)
Available in seven colors, this tote bag will get you from the gym, to work and then happy hour. It comes with a laptop sleeve, several pockets for stashing your iPhone and other valuables and two straps for different carrying options, all protected by the bag's waterproof exterior.
Merrell All Out Crush Tough Mudder Running Shoes(from $80)
These vegan-friendly, special edition sneakers will get you through the toughest trails and terrain. Gift them to the adventurer or hiker in your life and bundle them with an invitation to compete in a mud-obstacle race. Save 15% on any US-based 2017 Tough Mudder event with the code: ToughMudderGiftUS2016.
Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece($140)
Stay warm this winter with Nike's sleek and stylish zip-up hoodie. It's oversized fit is perfect for layering up for an outdoor workout or weekend errands and the longer back makes it extra comfy and cozy.
Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Half-Zip(From $225)
Layer up and stay warm without the weight with this men’s half-zip hoodie, which features a thermal construction that traps body without dragging you down. The funnel hood also zips up to cover your lower face for those extra-blustery days.
Tech and gadgets
Be smart about getting in shape with the Huawai Fit watch, which features scientific training plans for runners, real-time exercise guidance and training analysis. With different modes for running, cycling, swimming and more, plus the ability to count your steps, measure your heart rate and track your sleep, the Huawei Fit is truly a fitness tracker for everyone.
Are you giving your all in your workouts? The Beast Sensor for athletes measures power, speed and force during weight-lifting sessions, so you can make sure every rep counts. This is the gift for the gym-rat, six-pack-seekers in your life.
These wireless, in-ear headphones connect to your phone via Bluetooth, so you can stay completely hands-free during a workout or run. The option to choose black (with silver accents) or white (with gold accents) is a plus, as is the eight-hour charge capability.
Apple Watch Nike+($399)
In a superstar pairing akin to Steph Curry and Kevin Durant, Apple and Nike teamed up to create the ultimate gadget for a techie fitness freak. The watch has endless functionality with just a press or a swipe. With GPS, water resistance, faster performance an heart-beat monitoring, it will turn your next run into a full-fledged tactical mission. And with a custom Nike Sport Band, your sweat won’t ruin your device. It’s the ultimate gift to take your runs to the next level.
FUGOO Sport XL waterproof Bluetooth speaker($229.99)
There is no where your music can't go. Take these waterproof, 360-degree-sound speakers to the beach, paddle-boarding or surfing, as the mud-proof and shock-proof FUGOO Sport XL can go under three feet of water for 30 minutes. It will even charge up your phone or tablet via a USB port, making it the perfect companion for your next adventure.
Health and fitness
Oakley Radar Pace($449.99)
Hey Siri? Try OK, Radar. For the fit-techie in your life, Oakley's new Intel-powered smart sunglasses will interact and coach runners and cyclists while they train. Control the volume, music and answer calls by touching the control functions on the temples and track your performance with the voice activated coaching system.
SKLZ Hydro Roller($39.99)
Hydration? Check. Recovery? Check. This stainless steel water bottle has a built-in foam roller so it's easy to get out the soreness and hydrate before and after any activity.
Withings Body Cardio($179.95)
Jump start your New Year's resolutions with a scale that reads more than just your weight. This wi-fi scale measures BMI, body fat, muscle and bone mass, plus gives insight on cardiovascular health. Clean eaters and health freaks will enjoy tracking weigh-ins on the scale's app and with the ability to monitor up to eight users, the whole family can join in.
Pro Lite Yoga Mat by Manduka($98)
Get the ultimate yogi the ultimate yoga mat. This non-slip, lightweight mat is perfect for a relaxing flow or a sweaty session of hot yoga.
Get ready for that post-holiday detox with this powerful, upright cold-press juicing machine that promises maximum extraction. The best part? There is only one internal part, making cleaning a breeze.
S’well bottle($From $25)
Need an out-of-this-world, all-around awesome gift? The Galaxy Collection S'well bottles come in several two-tone colors and are practical for anyone on your list. The double-walled stainless-steel bottle fkeeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours and hot drinks hot for up to 12.
S’well bottle brush($20)
Make cleaning a breeze with this bottle brush, which is made of bamboo and is specially-designed to fit inside the mouth of all S'well bottles. The brush head is also removable, so you can toss it in the dishwasher for easy disinfecting.
Outdoor and adventure
Goal Zero Venture 30 Solar Kit($169.93)
Designed to withstand all weather and conditions, this solar recharger kit can charge up to four hours from USB and handles water and impact with ease, even while in use.
Rollors outdoor game($49.95)
What do you get when you combine horseshoes, bocce ball and outdoor bowling? Made of wood, Rollors is fun for all ages and is easy to bring to your next tailgate, backyard party or next trip to the campground or beach.
NorthFace Thermoball Etip gloves($129.99)
Stay connected and protected from the cold winter weather with these fleece smart gloves, which will keep your hands warm and allow you to operate the touch screen on your phone, whether you're on the mountain or in the stands at the football game.
Shinola Leather baseball($40)
Baseball fans and vintage lovers will swoon over this leather baseball, made entirely by hand at a specialty sports centre in Glen Rock, N.J. Take it out for a catch during the holidays or keep it inside your home on display as decor.
Portable Camp Grill and Charger($169.99)
This camp kitchen runs on renewable energy sources you can collect on your adventure, such as twigs, pine cones and wood pellets. It lets you cook, boil and even charge up your devices, all using the power of a compact, smokeless furnace.