Best fitness gifts 2021: present ideas for workouts and mindfulness

All the best fitness gifts this year, including presents for training, sleep, and nutrition

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Find all of this year's best fitness gifts in one place here. We've included a huge range of things to buy for the fitness fans in your life (or yourself, we won't judge). And it's not all about the serious fitness fanatics either. You'll find plenty of ideas for those that take their sleep routine seriously, enjoy mindfulness, and also anyone who wants to start out with a new wellness regime. 

We're all about celebrating being, well, Fit and Well so giving someone the gift of something for self-care, investing in their health, or simply something they'll love using is a present well worth buying. 

Whether you're after the latest fitness tracker, a massage gun, or some bath salts for soaking after a workout, find them all below in this guide to the best fitness gifts 2021. 

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Apple Watch Series 7

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Apple Watch Series 7

The best fitness gift for all-round tracking

Another year, another Apple Watch update, and this time, the screen is bigger than ever. If you want a great watch that can track every style of heart rate, whilst also looking stylish, then this is the one. Plus, it connects to your iPhone for notifications and alerts.

Not for you? Check out the best fitness trackers.

Skullcandy Push Active True Wireless Earbuds

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Skullcandy Push Active True Wireless Earbuds

The best fitness gift for endless tunes

These comfy headphones don’t just play great sound, but they’re also ideal for exercising as they simply do.not.budge. Plus, Skull-iQ - the hands-free voice control - allows users to give commands to play/pause/accept calls and even request tracks on Spotify. 

Find other options in our best workout earbuds guide.

Myzone MZ-Switch

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Myzone MZ-Switch

The best fitness gift for heart rate tracking

The world’s first interchangeable heart rate monitor can be used on the chest, arm, or wrist and uses both PPG and ECG heart rate tracking, for super-accurate monitoring. Basically, if you REALLY want to know what your heart is doing in a workout, this is the tech you need. 

There are other ideas in our best heart rate monitors round-up too. 

Amazon Basics Aluminum Handle Speed Jump Rope

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Amazon Basics Aluminum Handle Speed Jump Rope

The best fitness gift for skippers

Skipping is a serious calorie burner, plus you can never run out of tricks to master. Need to give someone a fitness gift that’s portable but provides an epic workout? Then give them the gift of skipping! Just mind the whips... 

Bowflex SelectTech 840 adjustable Kettlebell

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Bowflex SelectTech 840 adjustable Kettlebell

The best fitness gift for home resistance workouts

Essentially, six different kettlebells in one, ranging from 8 to 40 lbs (3.5kg to 18kg). Simply use the selector dial to quickly and easily change between the weights. This is also great for households where users have varying strength levels; no need for a range of weights anymore!  

Need more? Check out the best adjustable dumbbells right now. 

Withings Connected Scales Body Cardio

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Withings Connected Scales Body Cardio

The best fitness gift for tracking body stats

Scales have gone up a peg or two. With these, don’t just measure your weight, but measure your fat percentage, bone and muscle mass, and even your body’s water percentage too. Plus, you can also track your vascular age and receive personal coaching.  

Contigo Autoseal Chill Water Bottle

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Contigo Autoseal Chill Water Bottle

The best fitness gift for staying hydrated

Pretty patterns make hydration fun! These bottles keep cold drinks cold for 28 hours, plus the Autoseal technology ensures they’re spillproof. This is as glam as you’ll get in a water bottle.  

Find plenty more ideas in our best water bottle for gym guide.

Fitness gifts: Fit in 30 bookazine

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Fit in 30 Bookazine

The best fitness gift for readers

If your loved ones have resolved that 2022 is the year they finally get fit, this is the gift to help them on their way. The workouts in this bookazine are all created by top fitness experts. They feature three degrees of difficulty – Beginner, Intermediate and Tough – with three or more varied weekly sessions, plus loads of other inspiration features to get the motivation pumping. To see more great titles like this one, head to magazinesdirect.com.

RENPHO R3

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RENPHO R3 3200rpm Handheld Percussion Muscle Massager

The best fitness gift for home massage