Christmas is a time of celebration, holidays and chowing down on lots of amazing foods. Our 2016 Christmas Gift Guide for “The Fitness Freak” is here to prepare you with all the necessary clothing, tools and gadgets you will need to bounce back into shape once 2017 rolls around and you are through with all the beers, prawns, ham and turkey. Or if you’re the athletic type that doesn’t indulge kudos to you and why not purchase a gift for that friend who needs a leg-up.
Jaybird Freedom Wireless Earbuds
Sport, fashion and freedom have come together like never before. Jaybird’s Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Buds combine sophisticated style, incredible sound and increased comfort into the smallest, most advanced wireless earbuds ever designed. These micro-sized over-ear buds are tapered to fit all ear shapes and the elegant metal accents add refined style to their rugged design. There’s no limit to where you can take your music, from mountain to motorcycle, thanks to the buds’ helmet friendly breakthrough form. No matter what level of fitness, amateur, pro, or somewhere in between, it’s a secure, comfortable fit for all active lifestyles
Built with all of the electronics encased in a miniaturised three button controller, the earbuds deliver eight hours of play time which is incredible for Bluetooth buds. If you need a battery boost, just clip the lightweight charger on while driving to the gym or during your workout to get an extra hour of playtime in just 20 minutes. Through the MySound app, you can customise personal playlists from your music service or Bluetooth-enabled device. The Hardest part will be choosing which of the four fresh colours you prefer. Add Freedom earbuds to your Christmas wish list quick smart, or just buy a pair for yourself.
Halo Sport Neural Stimulation Headphones
If you’re tired of working out and not seeing results, the Halo Sport could be exactly what you need. The headphones are designed to improve the brain’s response to athletic training by accelerating gains in strength, endurance, and muscle memory so that you will see results faster. The soft foam nibs that rest comfortably on your head act as primers for the Halo technology to put the brain’s motor cortex in a temporary state of hyper-learning that lasts for an hour. During this time, your brain is fed quality athletic training repetitions. Essentially, Halo makes practice more productive for the brain.
Bench press, back bend or power snatch and the headset doesn’t move. Halo integrates seamlessly into your training. It doesn’t matter what sports you engage, from golf to weightlifting, perfecting form and technique is essential. The Halo Sport is endorsed by all the major American sporting leagues, medal winning Olympians and even the American military. It’s the next step in advanced workout technology, all controlled from an easy to use mobile app. Plus free shipping!
Fitbit Charge 2
What’s the point of working out if you can’t measure performance? You wouldn’t start a business without a way to measure cash flow, you’d have no idea if you’re winning or losing, so why should fitness be any different. The Fitbit Charge 2 offers constant automatic heart rate tracking to measure calorie burn and take snapshots of your cardio fitness level, while all-day activity and auto sleep tracking, lets you see how your whole routine adds up. Plus you can stay connected while on the move with call, text and calendar alerts. The Fitbit Charge 2 will give you the motivation boost you need to push yourself further every step, every beat, every day.
Hundy’s range of Muscles and Tees are hand-printed and designed in Bondi Beach. They are perfect if your summer routine involves going from the gym to the beach. These are clothes made for training hard and looking good while having a great time while you do it. Hundy’s threads are made to perform using only lightweight, breathable materials but with a focus on fit and design they never sacrifice style. Just as perfect at the bar as they are are at the gym, Hundy has you covered this Christmas.
Nike Free RN Running Shoe
Simply outstanding is an understatement when it comes to Nike’s high-performance Free RN shoes with a newly designed midsole pattern that expands, flexes and contracts with every step you take. The breathable mesh upper assists with cooling and comfort from start to finish. Plus, the heel is rounded to mimic the shape of your foot and roll naturally with the ground. Softer than previous iterations, the new midsole foam delivers exceptionally comfortable cushioning. The Free RN running shoes feel natural and weightless, kind of like wearing nothing at all!
Nike Tech Fleece Windrunner
Make use of Christmas to tick off all those items you’re going to need for the year ahead like Nike’s Tech Fleece Windrunner for working out when the temperature drops. Nike redesigned the hoodie with smooth, engineered fleece for lightweight warmth. The Tech Fleece fabric is both soft and light with curved seams allowing for a full range of motions and the three-panel hood with visor literally has you covered. The Windrunner has been the choice of athletes since 1978, in that time Nike has come a long way, but stayed true to its principals cause if it ain’t broken, don’t fix it.
Nike Tech Fleece Pants
The hoodie is only part of the outfit, which remains incomplete until you add the Tech Fleece pants. This tapered Nike Sportswear combines engineered fleece for all-day, lightweight comfort and engineered knit fabric for a natural-feeling fit. The Tech Fleece features soft, unique thermal construction that traps body heat to create warmth without weighing you down. The ribbing on the knees reveals a striking colour gradient that looks mighty fine as you move around. The stretch waist and draw cord make for a snug, adjustable fit and the multiple pockets are perfect for a slim wallet and iPod.
Kette Bells – Onnit Primal Bells
Primal Bells are chip-resistant cast-iron, kettlebells, perfectly balanced with enlarged handles for enhanced grip strength. Best of all, they’re shaped to resemble some of the jungles most fearsome primates. There’s the Orangutan, The Chimp and The Howler – The Howler looks a lot like a chimp, but one infected with rabies. The Gorilla is perfect for cardiovascular training and promoting 2017’s King Kong movie. Then there’s the newest and most elusive of the bunch, The Bigfoot. The Bigfoot will inspire strength in you previously thought to exist only in myth. Each Primal Bell is available in five different weights.
Onnit Starter Home Gym
If a loved one gives you a Power Pack Starter Home Gym for Christmas maybe you should take the hint and get fit like you always intended. The Starter Gym focuses on weight training by including all the essential tools you will need for a workout. Two kettlebells to improve cardiovascular strength, and a battle rope for burning calories, while the steel mace and club will teach you the ways of a Viking Warrior. It’s a little unconventional, we know, but that’s why we love it.
Jump Rope – Onnit Speed Rope
Did you know ten minutes of skipping rope can produce roughly the same results as a 1.5km run? It’s true. Plus you don’t need to worry about the weather or even getting dressed. Underwear will do the trick. The Onnit High-Performance Speed Rope is designed to stand up to the most punishing athletic use. It features lightweight aluminium alloy handles, heavy-duty 3mm cord, and can be adjusted to fit your ideal length. Jump ropes have been indispensable fitness tools for decades. It’s one of the most effective cardiovascular training techniques. Don’t be put off by girls skipping rope on the street. Jump rope is for the manliest man.
Kor Nava Water Bottle
You’ve got the clothing, the shoes, the equipment and the music covered, what about keeping hydrated? The Nava Bottle is perfect for those on-the-go who never compromise on their water’s taste or quality. Featuring a coconut-shell filter straw for a contaminate-free experience, you will have pure water wherever you go. The hands-free push-button cap and Easy-Flow tech eliminate squeezing, biting and excessive sucking. The Nava is unlike anything you have ever experienced in a water bottle.
Under Armour HealthBox
The HealthBox is the world’s first connected fitness system for your body created specifically to measure, monitor, and manage all the factors that determine how you feel. The Wristband measures sleep, steps and heart rate. You will benefit from wearing it at all times. The chest strap directly measures the electrical impulse of your heartbeat during workouts–providing the most accurate heart-rate reading. The scales are perfect for tracking your weight, body fat percentage, and progress towards weight goals. Finally, the companion app is a dashboard for your body. Combine every tool included in the HealthBox, and you may just live longer.
Nike FLex 7″ Short
Nike’s Flex Running Shorts are the perfect pair of shorts for both the track and the beach. Designed with sweat-wicking fabric that keeps you dry and comfortable at all times, plus they feature built-in briefs for added support and avoiding that uncomfortable feeling you get from doubling up. Flex fabric stretches for a broad range of motions, assisted by the elastic waist and draw cord. Also, reflective elements will add to your safety while jogging at dusk or dawn. Available in a wide range of colourways, go for a bright pair, and you will fit in perfectly at the beach.
Nike Dry FIt Knit Top
Your workout routine just got streamlined thanks to Nike’s Dri-FIT Running Top. Like all of Nike’s sportswear, this tank top is ventilated to keep you comfortable and as sweat-free as possible this summer thanks to the sweat-wicking fabric and engineered mesh. This stretchy fabric and virtually seamless construction feels smooth against your skin and offers a full range of motions. Plus the reflective audio cord loop at the back lets you enjoy your jogging playlist without the fear of being run down by a truck.