2021 Holiday Gift Guide for your Fitness-loving Friend

Hey hey! Hope you’re having an amazing week! I’m teaching quite a few classes this week and training clients, and looking forward to catching up with the fam. For today’s post, I thought I’d share my very favorite gift guide: for your fitness-loving friend (or yourself!).

More recent gift guides are here:

For Her

For Him

For the Kids

If you’re looking for some gift ideas to add to your own personal wish list, or you want to surprise your favorite workout BFF this holiday season, I’ve got you covered. Here are some of the best things I’ve found:

2021 Holiday Gift Guide for Fitness Lovers

Gear, classes and accessories:

Gear and accessories:

A new yoga mat or mat towel

An Apple Watch or Fitbit luxe (on sale!)

A Hydroflask water bottle

An Oura ring! They just released their newest model and it looks amazing. 

The best wireless headphones.

New barre socks

A theragun!

A sauna blanket. This is one of my favorite things in the worrrrlllld. Use this link and the code DOSE2021 for 20% off sitewide! I also have and love the red light face mask.

Bala bangles

I would say Organifi goodies, but wait to order until Friday! My code FITNESSISTA will get you 25% off and free shipping over $100. I’m obsessed with the red and green juice and recently tried the Harmony. (It tastes like a delicious hot cocoa.)

Silk scrunchies

Faux fur pom beanie

This is my favorite ear warmer for chilly outdoor workouts.

A soft water repellent baseball hat.

A gift card to a massage, pedicure or facial.

A class card at their favorite studio. 

If you’re shopping for yourself and want to try a new gadget, I highly recommend the Lumen. I’ve been using it for a few weeks now – full blog post review coming soon!- and it customizes your nutrition plan based on whether you’re predominantly burning carbs or fat. Link is here and FITNESSISTA gets you 10% off.

Tops and sweaters:

A cozy soft pullover.

This jacket is great quality with a flattering cut.

A go-to cross training tank.

The Ugly Xmas sweater every fit friend needs. I love this a little too much.

This hooded define jacket.

Cheeky tank.

This Amazon sports bra! So cute and $17!

Leggings and pants:

The best leggings in all the land.

Shiny high-waist bike shorts (on sale).

Cheetah leggings (on sale!)

Everyday joggers


APL sneakers. I love these sneakers for LIFE and recently ordered another pair because they’re so darn comfy.

I’ve also been wearing these Les Mills sneakers a lot!


Fit guides

Fitness gifts:

A Fit Guide! This is perfect if you know someone who’s looking for training guidance and wants to crush their fitness goals. 

Chocolate dumbbells.

Race bib display and medal holder.

A delicate dumbbell necklace.

A lotus bracelet. This one is so beautiful and matches everything. 

A gorgeous mala necklace.

A ring for runners.

What’s on your personal wish list this year? Anything you’ve seen and love?

Happy Friday, friends!



Note: None of the above products were sponsored, and companies are not able to purchase spots on my holiday gift guides. These are all items that I genuine think would make awesome gifts for those you love (or yourself!). Affiliate links are included, which don’t affect purchase price but enable me to earn a small kickback. I use these commissions towards the cost of keeping the blog running and doing its thang. 

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  1. Jessie R on December 7, 2018 at 8:59 am

    I snagged some of the UA recovery sleepwear for Christmas on black Friday. I’m excited to open it on Christmas 🙂 Also, we love our hydroflasks! I keep mine at work to carry around to meetings and the gym.

  2. Molly Elizabeth on December 8, 2018 at 9:19 pm

    Oh my! Chocolate Dumbbells? So fun. Have you purchased many food items from Etsy? I never had but I’m always tempted.

    • Fitnessista on December 10, 2018 at 1:42 am

      i haven’t, but they look awesome!

  3. Katie on December 8, 2021 at 5:59 pm

    Link for the Oura ring doesn’t work, gonna got start up the google machine.

    • Fitnessista on December 9, 2021 at 12:38 am

      ahhh i’ll fix the link – i hope you love it!

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