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23 Fashionable Fitness Gifts Every Workout Enthusiast Wants


Everyone has a fitness-junkie friend, relative, or co-worker in their life — there’s the serial SoulCycler, the hot-yoga fiend, the cross-training marathoner, the ClassPass addict, the outdoor adventurer, and so forth. When it comes to gift ideas for fitness fanatics, these workout enthusiasts deserve more than a gift card to their favorite fitness class — though they certainly won’t be saddened by an extra sweat session on you. Instead, stylish activewear and accessories make for a stand-out holiday gift, especially if they’re as driven by fashion trends as they are wellness.

For the fitness-fashion friend, everything from metallic fabrics to neon colors and so-now seamless activewear will suit their sartorial tastes. To and from workouts, athleisure-inspired accessories and sporty-chic third pieces like cropped jackets and fleeces are covetable items sure to top this type of fitness fanatic's holiday wish list.

“I love the bum bag trend,” says Jennifer Bandier, founder and owner of her namesake luxury fitness boutique, Bandier. “These bags are super practical for people who lead active lifestyles. We created an exclusive Bandier x Fila fanny pack as part of our archival collaboration with Fila.” Stylish fitness gear also makes for a great stocking stuffer or gift idea for the fitness guru on the go. “One of our instructors, Amanda Kloots, created an amazing rose-gold jump rope,” says Bandier. “It's easy to pack when traveling, and it's the best way to get in some good cardio.”

Stephanie Dardenne, director of merchandising for the high-fashion fitness retailer Carbon38, is for metallic activewear as a festive gift for fitness lovers. “When I give a gift, I make sure to gift something that I am absolutely obsessed with and right now I can't live without my Beyond Yoga Alloy legging-and-bra set. The fit and fabric is incredible, and the alloy design makes the pieces feel very festive.”

Dardenne also recommends a high-tech gadget like the Hypervolt massager for the techie-fitness fiend. "It's an absolute must-have on your gift list this year," Dardenne says. "I'm a fitness enthusiast and this is the best piece of active equipment I have purchased this year. It allows me to recover more quickly and head to the gym more frequently. It has sold out many times on Carbon38 (back in stock now!) and is a company favorite at the headquarters."

For the fashion-influenced fitness fan who truly loves breaking a sweat, a personalized activewear set is an especially thoughtful gift. “The OV Kit is our essential outfit for exercise," says Ty Haney, the founder and chief operating officer of the cult-loved activewear label, Outdoor Voices. "You get to pick a top and match a bottom to create a $95 outfit of your choice that can take you to your boxing class, on a hike, to the dog park, and more."

Then there are the active adventurers who burn their calories outdoors with activities like hiking, kayaking, and mountain climbing. Performance gear that can stand up to the elements is a gift sure to impress these adrenaline junkies. “The Eddie Bauer Alchemist 40/55 pack is definitely a fail-safe item that any outdoor enthusiast would love,” says Eddie Bauer skiing athlete, Lexi duPont. “It’s just what you need for a day in the mountains whether you’re an avid ice climber, hard-core ski mountaineer, or weekend warrior that likes to scamper up ridge lines and have picnics on mountain tops.”

From luxe leggings to (pretty) performance tops and sporty accessories, ahead, shop the edit of gift ideas for every type of fitness fanatic on your list.

Color Block Bralet



Fit for workouts, this cropped bralette can easily double as a top with jeans.

Belt Bag



A little fitness, a little fashion, get your sporty friends a bag that can do both.

The OV Kit


Outdoor Voices

There’s no better activewear gift than a customizable mix-and-match set.

Transcend Bodysuit


Live The Process

Every fitness guru knows, bodysuits are the next It activewear trend.

Jump Rope


Amanda K!

Never has there been a chicer jump rope.

St. Marks Place Bra


Phat Buddha

Get the layered look in this seamless, rose dust bra.

Alloy Ombre High Waisted Midi Legging


Beyond Yoga

A fitness fan or not, these rose-gold leggings will get anyone in the winter workout spirit.

Performance Satin Packable Down Jacket


Tory Sport

For winter workouts, traveling, and beyond.

Saratoga Leggings


The Upside

If you know someone in a black leggings rut, get them out of it with this color-blocked pair.

EXP-X14 Sneaker



For a wellness buff, the limit to sneakers does not exist.

Wave Seamless Bra



If your fitness friends haven’t joined the seamless movement, it’s time they do.

Bedford Legging



There’s no better way to liven up an activewear drawer than with a zebra-print legging.

Rose Gold Ombré



Hydrating never looked so stylish.

Plus Size Shine Pieced Sports Bra



The little black bra, flashed with metallic.

Field Crop Jacket


Alo Yoga

For the fashion-forward fitness girl looking to make an impact post-sweat.




Bid sore muscles adieu with this state-of-the-art massager.

Venus High Rise Leggings


Koral Activewear

These leggings are made for fitness fanatics in the mood for holiday shine.

Alchemist 40/55 Pack


Eddie Bauer

This pack is designed for the active adrenaline junkie.

Reversible Sherpa Jacket



A cozy third piece to wear to and from workouts, this jacket comes in sizes petite to plus size.

Rest Less Pullover



This electric-yellow top is a perfect dose of so-now neon.

Pro Yoga Mat Limited Edition



Every yogi deserves a stylish yoga mat.

Resistance Stretch-Knit Leggings



For color lovers, cranberry activewear is majorly on trend.

Eight Count Boxing Gloves


P.E. Nation

For the boxing enthusiast, this pair of gloves is a stylish upgrade.