Gear

2016 Muscle & Performance Holiday Gift Guide

Not sure what to get the fitness fanatic in your life this holiday season? Here are 9 products he or she will be sure to love.

Michael Nystrom | November 28, 2016


  • BlenderBottle Classic (28 ounces)

    Say goodbye to clumpy protein shakes. The BlenderBottle’s patented stainless-steel BlenderBall mixes as you shake, and the wide pouring spout makes drinking on the go easy. Embossed ounce markings allow you to measure the right ratio every time, and its BPA-free construction is durable and safe.

    $9.99

  • CamelBak Chute 1L Bottle

    A good water bottle is one of the most underrated pieces of gear. This 1-liter bottle from CamelBak features a half-turn spout cap, and it’s also sturdy enough for wear and tear in your gym bag. Better yet, the bottle is top-rack dishwasher safe and BPA- and phthalates-free.

    $12.99

  • Encyclopedia of Nutritional Supplements

    A nutrition plan can make or break even the best athletes, and this nutritional encyclopedia has all the information you need to make smart and educated decisions. From high cholesterol to immune deficiencies, know what supplements to take to promote a healthier, fitter you.

    $22.95

  • Trigger Point Core Foam Roller

    While foam rolling may not be the sexiest part of your training regimen, it’s arguably the most important. Foam rolling helps increase oxygen flow and relieve muscle aches, and Trigger Point’s multi-density surface pattern is designed to break up knots and increase mobility. Also, it’s great for minor aches and pains as either a preworkout warm-up or for postworkout recovery.

    $29.99

  • Warrior Athletic Sports Earphones

    All the sweat and wear and tear at the gym can destroy a pair of earphones pretty quickly. These durable and ergonomically designed earphones can withstand the hardest of workouts without breaking the bank. The built-in microphone is a convenient feature when receiving a call midset.

    $9.99

  • KT Tape Pro (20 pre-cut strips)

    Seen on some of the best athletes in the world, KT Tape Pro can outlast even the most demanding workouts. The adhesive and synthetic fibers provide maximum support in the harshest conditions, and the injury, recovery and pain-relief benefits can help keep you performing at your best.

    $18.99

  • Mio Link Heart Rate Sport Wristband

    Heart-rate training can take your workout to the next level by optimizing your performance. LED lights embedded in the soft silicone band tell you which heart-rate zone you’re in, and the device pairs to your favorite fitness apps through Bluetooth Smart and ANT+. The Mio Link performed with 99 percent EKG accuracy when compared to top heart-rate chest straps.

    $89.99

  • Arctic Ease Cold Wrap

    Especially popular with endurance athletes, the Arctic Ease Cold Wrap combines the benefits of an ice pack with the convenience of a wrap. No cold storage is required, and it conforms to the skin to draw out heat from injured and swollen tissue. Better yet, it’s reusable — simply add water and reseal the container to rehydrate the wrap.

    $14.99

  • Tommie Copper Performance Knee Sleeve

    Plagued with knee problems? Improve circulation and shorten muscle recovery time with this ergonomic knee sleeve from Tommie Copper. The structure and seam design increases mobility and support, and the Cool Copper technology helps wick moisture off the skin. It’s available in both men’s and women’s sizes.

    $39.50