2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Take the stress out of gift giving! The editors of Bodybuilding.com have gathered the best holiday gifts for fitness fans all in one place. Add a few to your own Christmas list while you're at it!

2016 Holiday Fit Gift Guide



'Tis the season for food, family, friends, and wrapped merchandise. Whether you're shopping for the CrossFit chick who has everything or the burly bro who lifts weights and chugs protein shakes, we've got gift recommendations that are sure to please.

Our list of editors' picks has everything: the best gifts for him, must-buys for her, equipment recommendations for the at-home workout fan, and accessories to keep you on the go. Hover over any of the images below to read a bit more about the product and start crafting your own wish list.

This year, make sure your loved ones know they landed on Santa's "nice" list with one of these goodies!


Best Workout Clothes for Men

Gorilla Wear Body Warmer GW82 - $80

Sleeves are for suckers. Keep your core warm and your arms free with this polyester vest that's a cold-weather staple.

GASP Max Street Denim - $129

Kiss skinny jeans goodbye and give your quads room to breathe with these modern-fit jeans designed for athletes and revered by weightlifters.

Better Bodies Henley Long-Sleeve Tee - $79

Get back to basics with this raw-edged thermal that will keep you warm and stylish as you rock the Better Bodies print splattered across the front.

Dad's Old Worn Out Gold's Tee - $20

Sometimes an old, soft tee is all you want. This shirt from the original fitness mecca lets you go vintage without sacrificing comfort.

Nike Romaelos 2 Weightlifting Shoes - $169

Lift in style with this lightweight, sturdy workhorse of a shoe that can withstand the pressure of heavy-loaded squats, cleans, and deadlifts.

Star Trek Rashguard - $60

This moisture-wicking rashguard is a must-have for any nerd who sweats in the name of fitness. Three colors available for athletes of every rank!

Swole Tee - $10

Show off your swole and let one word say it all. This blue BBcom shirt is up front and to the point. For the man of few words.

Stance Athletic Socks - $16

Turns out, bird is the word. Snag a pair of these vintage Larry Bird socks and feel like a hoop star.

Men's Core Vertical Cuttoff Short - $30

Clean lines are for suckers. Keep yourself a little rough around the edges and stay cool at the gym with these Better Bodies shorts.







Best Workout Clothes for Women

#TrackYourShit Jessie's Girls Tank- $32

It's simple: If you want to see results, track your shit. Wear your food-scale pride on your sleeve with this top from Jessie Hilgenberg.

FEmale: The Original Ironman - $25

Proclaim your strength and wear the element of iron proudly with this tank that gives credit to the original ironman.

Better Bodies Women's Grunge Tights - $99

Go full-on grunge with these one-of-a-kind tights that add functional flare to your workout and make your athletic shape pop.

Better Bodies Women's Grunge Short Top Tank - $44

Whether paired with your grunge tights or worn with shorts, this strappy, open-backed bra will support you and your fitness goals.

Girls <3 Life Tee Dress - $34

Embrace fit-girl fashion with this T-shirt dress. Toss it into your gym bag to go straight from the locker room to lunch.

Restless Pullover - $88

Layer up for winter with this pullover that packs warmth without bulk. Whether you're leaving the gym or skiing down the slopes, it's sure to keep you cozy.

Wake Up, Kick Ass, Repeat Tank - $18

Kick ass and take names with this heavy-duty tank. The simple mantra will help you get it done day in and day out.

Lucy Studio Hatha Legging - $89

With a style that translates from studio to street, these moisture-wicking leggings with compressive fabric offer no-slip support through all your favorite poses.

FON Shredder Hoodie - $35

Declare your status as a FON—freak of nature—with this sleeveless hoodie that shows off your lats and makes your gym dominance clear from the start.





Best Fitness Accessories

Expedition Backpack 6-Pack Bag - $105

Work, lift, and eat on the go. This insulated bag allows you to pack your meals, shoes, workout gear, and laptop in one compact gym-to-office bag.

Kuhn Rikon Swiss Pull Chop - $25

Minimize prep time with this easy-to-use—and easy-to-store—chopper that slice and dices with next-to-no mess. Whipping up that post-workout omelet has never been easier.

MOBOT Mobility Bottle - $39

Water? Good. Post-workout foam rolling? Good. Replenish and recover with the only foam-roller bottle on the market that combines hydration and self-massage.

Matador Droplet Wet Bag - $15

Separate your wet-from-sweat clothing from your dry goods with this reusable, compact drawstring bag. It's small enough to hang on a keychain but big enough to store a whole outfit.

CitySeat Bike Seat Covers - $35

Add some cushion and style to your ride with these bike seats. Made to fit almost any two-wheel ride, they protect your seat from the elements and your tush from post-workout soreness.

Schiek Wrist Wraps - $18

Protecting your wrists with supportive wraps as you move up in weight is always a good idea. Schiek's promise that these will last up to 5 years longer than others makes them a clear choice.

Fitlosophy Fitbook Fitness and Nutrition Journal - $23

Record your lifts and keep your nutrition on point with this easy-to-use journal that makes recording goals and tracking macros fun.

Unbroken Designs Knee Sleeves - $65

Take your Olympic lifts to new heights with the extra support of these patriotic sleeves. Joint compression, warmth, and 'Merica!

Bodybuilding.com Meal Container - $5

Keep prepped food fresh and tote it around in style with this airtight container that makes on-the go- nutrition a breeze.







Best Electronic Gadgets

Pokéball Battery Pack - $17

This portable battery pack will fully charge your phone at least twice. Never run out of power mid-cardio again!

COBI from iCradle - $249

Turn a mundane bike ride into a memorable experience with the COBI system. Get where you're going safely by bundling navigation, phone, and lighting into one easy package.

Oakley Radar Pace Sunglasses - $449

Shade your eyes from the sun while listening to music and tracking your fitness with this all-in-one trifecta that takes wraparound sports sunglasses to a new level.

Apple AirPods - $159

With instant connection and a full 3 hours of listening time for every 15-minutes spent in the charging case, these AirPods will change the way you train.

FitBit Surge - $250

In addition to steps and workouts, this GPS watch also tracks your meetings and appointments, allowing you to seamlessly go from the gym to the boardroom.

EA Sports Active 2 - $34

Level up your fitness and take things high-tech with Wii-fueled strength circuits and cardio sessions that can be done in the comfort of your living room.

Fitlosophy Electronic Food Scale - $28

Extra ounces add up. Eliminate the guesswork and make your macros work for you with this easy-to-use food scale.

Vacuvita - $349

Kiss dry leftovers goodbye. Make meal prep really count and keep food fresher longer with the power of the vacuum seal. Also, it looks cool.

Eight Glasses A Day - $1

Drinking eight glasses of water a day can still be an ongoing challenge. This app will help you count how many liters you down and give you daily tips along the way.





Stocking Stuffers

WordLock - $9

Numbers are easily forgotten, but words last forever—just ask Bodybuilding.com's editorial staff. Use five-letter words to keep your items safe when you're crushing weights.

Rock Climbing Mug - $9

Bring the climbing wall to you and fearlessly scale over morning obstacles with this clever carabiner mug.

Hero Series Shaker - $15

Hydrate and fuel up with your favorite superhero by your side. Sip on a protein shake and get ready to battle your iron nemesis.

Luv Fit Jewelry - $8

Show off your love of both fashion and fitness with these running- and lifting-inspired pendants and bracelets.

Perfect Bar - $3

The name says it all: These gluten-free, non-GMO bars pack a protein punch and contain over 20 expertly-hidden superfoods. Plus, who could say no to flavors like Maple Almond and Carob Chip?

FlapJacked - $9

With flavors like Carrot Cake, Banana Bread, and Buttermilk, this pancake mix lets you satisfy your cravings and adds a whopping 20 grams of protein per serving.

Egg Smiley Face - $15

Channel your inner kidult and start breakfast off on the right foot with a macro-friendly meal that smiles back.

ThinkThin Protein Bites - $7

With 10 grams of protein, these clusters of nuts, seeds, caramel, and chocolate will make it easy to pass on the chips and dips.

Better Bodies Hairbands - $6

Keep stray hairs in place with these snug ponytail holders that will show everyone you mean business. Bonus: No ponytail lines!







Best Home Exercise Equipment

Brogamats - $40

Make room on the mat, yoga moms. Find your center and prove that even bros can downward dog with these cool mat carriers. Nothing says yoga like a burrito-designed bag.

Acumobility Mobility Ball Level 1 - $25

With a flat, nonslip base, this smart take on a traditional mobility ball allows you to pinpoint trouble spots. Best of all, it can't roll away!

RDX Sports Leather-X Medicine Ball - $70

This textured med ball uses faux leather and a sand chamber for a durable build that can combat your presses, slams, and throws.

Stamina In-Motion Elliptical Trainer - $72

Make the most of your Netflix binge or your time behind a desk by getting your feet off the couch and into this elliptical trainer.

Captain America Barbell Plates

Perfect for the hero in training, these Marvel plates use top-quality polyurethane and have a steel, star-studded center. Build your super strength in 25-, 35-, of 45-pound increments.

Cap Barbell Kettlebell - $13

With cast-iron construction and a rubber base to protect against floor scuffs, this fitness tool is a perfect complement to home workouts.

Harbinger HumanX Weighted Vest - $75

Add some resistance to your cardio workouts by strapping on a weight vest to increase intensity while building power, strength, and endurance.

Multi-Grip Pull-Up Bar - $15

Make every day back day—or at least squeeze in a few reps on the regular—with this easy-to-assemble bar. All you need is a doorway and the drive to build that barn-door back.

ProSource Xtreme Power Resistance Bands - $24

Make your entire body a powerhouse of strength. This resistance-band kit lets you work out virtually anywhere, regardless of your fitness level.





Supplements and Snacks

ISO-AMINO Coffee Creamer Bliss - $23

Suck it, Coffeemate; there's a new creamer in town. Start your day the right way with the caffeinated jolt of BCAAs in the form of hazelnut creamer.

Isopasta - $36

Turn guilty pleasures into gains with this high-protein, low-carb pasta. The combination of soy, pea, and whey protein will fuel your muscles and satisfy your alfredo craving.

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Whey - $30

Give the gift of gains. With 24 grams of whey per serving, there's a reason this protein powder won the Supplement Award of Excellence.

JYM Pre JYM - $36

With flavors like Cherry Limeade and Orange Mango, this flavorful pre-workout is easy to sip and will leave you amped for the workout ahead.

BPI Sports Best BCAA - $7

In this case, the name says it all. Get strong and repair sore muscles with the tang of Artic Ice or the zing of Blue Raspberry.

Universal Nutrition Animal Pak - $15

When it comes to your health, nothing is more important than a good multivitamin. Get your daily dose of 11 nutrients in this handy pack.

FitJoy Bars - $3

Say goodbye to artificial colors, flavors, and sweeteners with these gluten-free bars that will excite your inner foodie and fuel your inner health nut.

EVL Nutrition Lean Mode - $7

This fat burner contains a mix of green coffee bean extract, CLA, and garcinia combogia, and may support mood and metabolism.

Quest Nutrition Quest Bars - $2

Give the gift of flavors like Cookie Dough and Strawberry Cheesecake in a low-carb, high-protein, muscle-building bar.