Want to give the gift of fitness? Athletes can be hard to shop for, but this gift list is sure to have something for every athlete or fitness fanatic on your list. If you need a few great gift ideas, take a look below.
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These odd-looking, bowling ball-sized cast iron weights have been around for decades, but only recently have they become standard gym equipment. Kettlebells range in weight from two pounds to over 100 pounds. Kettlebells are a great addition to anyhome gym.
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Watches loaded with features for the active person -- it activates the Indiglo night-light by a flick of the wrist. So you don't have to stop working out when the sun goes down.
Professional advice for amateur athletes. Do you know which exercises cause unnecessary wear and tear on your body? What to do during the first critical few seconds following a sports injury? How to keep in condition during rehabilitation?... this book will tell you.
Wear you need a little more comfort, arch support or weight redistribution off the shelf orthotics can offer general support and sock absorption.
Socks every athlete should have. A cushioned sock with reinforced bottoms for durability and shock absorbancy. For off-road runners, skiers, hikers and all types of rigorous activity, these socks maintain optimum body temperature to keep feet dry and comfortable. Will not itch or shrink - guaranteed.
Every athlete or weekend warrior will need an ice wrap at some time or another. These wraps come in sizes and styles for every possible injury and individual.
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This is the perfect gift for runners or gym-goers who want to take their music or podcasts with them. This mini MP3 player clips to your collar and holds both a whooping 1 GB (about 240 songs) and play about 12 hour on a charge.
This book covers both knee injuries that are caused by trauma as well as those brought on by repetitive actions or common wear and tear. It aims to help people with knee trouble determine the cause of the pain and how to treat it without surgery (if possible), and informs patients what they should know if surgery is indicated.
A variety of sizes an styles when you need a bit of support returning from injury.
Music for those on the move. A variety of MP3 Players in new styles and sizes to take your music with you - no matter what format you choose.