Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Fitness Fanatics Shopping Guide 0
in Fashion Fit on the Side

Fitness Fanatics Shopping Guide

fitness fanatics shopping guide

Fitness fanatics shopping guide. As many of you know, I spent a lot of time working in the fitness industry and that meant my closets were stocked with an abundance of workout gear and fitness gadgets. In fact, there were often times when clients would see me on the street and were shocked that I had “real people clothing.” After leaving the industry, for the most part, I quickly realized just how expensive all of that stuff can be. When you are buying regular clothing and then you need a workout wardrobe on top of that it can really add up. I, for one, am always open to receiving some great fitness based items.

fitness fanatics shopping guide

FITNESS FANATICS SHOPPING GUIDE

Ear buds. I pretty much can’t do a cardio workout without music (the routine seems unnatural to me and I’m completely in awe of people who can zone out without distractions). My earbuds are a must have and what I’m convinced, makes or breaks my workout. The pair I currently own were a bit of an investment, but I’ve had them for years now and they are perfect. Look for earpieces that are specifically designed for high-impact activity and keep in mind that everyone’s ears are different, so make sure that the buds come in different sizes.

Gym bag. Gone are the days when you need to stuff smelly sweaty gym clothes with your work or school things, or worse yet, carry an ugly tote. Gym bags are so stylish now that you’ll be looking for even more excuses to go to the gym. Look for bags that are easy to wash and with many pockets. Some models come with special pouches for the sweaty clothes so that they don’t mix with your other gear.

fitness fanatics shopping guide

Sport specific items. Ballet is my passion, but I go to class in addition to going to the gym and that makes for even more clothing that I need. A total luxury in my case are warmups so I would be sure to welcome them this upcoming holiday. The same goes for any sport the recipient is in to. Look for any sports specific accessories that you can’t ever have too many of.

The accessories. There are always those things that you don’t buy for yourself because they might be more of a splurge item. If you know someone who occasionally goes to yoga but always rents a mat, I’m sure they would appreciate their very own. Choose one with a cool print so they think of you every time they attend class. Headbands are a small but significant item. I have hair that’s too short to pin back, so I’m always looking for great, very wide fabric bands to hold my hair back. I was skeptical of running socks until I tried them and now I am a convert. How does one even attempt to run without the gentle padding that just seems to hug your foot in all the right places? Again, this is something that can add up and would be a very welcome gift.

fitness fanatics shopping guide

What kind of fitness based gift would you like to receive?

Shop fitness gifts here:

For more don’t forget to follow me on INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST

IF YOU ENJOYED THIS ARTICLE PLEASE SHARE IT AND SIGN UP FOR REGULAR UPDATES
blogger

Caroline

Caroline has been dancing ballet and modern for most of her life. She has worked as an indoor rock climbing instructor, personal trainer and most recently, a top level, fully certified Pilates instructor teaching high profile athletes and Hollywood celebrities.

Latest posts by Caroline (see all)

    You Might Also Like

    Foods That Reduce Stress

    Home Gym Must Haves

    How To Increase Your Bust Size

    Diet Foods To Avoid

    A Fool Proof Easy Way To Lose Weight

    How To Relieve Joint Pain

    How To Know If You Are Exercising Too Much

    Best Exercises For A Desk Job

    How To Become A Runner

    How To Deal With Muscle Cramps

    Best Stretches If You Sit At A Desk All Day

    20 Minute Workout From FitWise

    Underactive Thyroid And Weight Loss

    Great Metabolism Myths

    Killer Foam Roller Ab Workout

    How To Workout In The Morning

    October Fashion Beauty And Fitness Picks

    How To Feel Good About Your Body

    Traveling With A Sensitive Stomach

    Post Workout Beauty Hacks

    What To Do Post Workout

    How To Feel Confident When Working Out

    7 Healthy Morning Habits for Looking And Feeling Your Best

    How To Speed Up Weight Loss

    Urban Hiking The New Workout

    4 Ways To Turn Your Walk Into A Workout

    Best Low Impact Workouts

    Ultimate Foot Guide And How To Relieve Foot Pain

    Why Exercise Is Good For Your Skin

    Health Fitness And My Thyroid

    Eat Carbs And Lose Weight

    What Is Your Perfect Workout

    Natural Energy Drinks

    The Basics Of Hip Stretches

    September Ab Challenge Week Two

    Stretching Mistakes You Might Be Making

    High Impact VS Low Impact

    Working Out After 40

    How To Get Your Diet Back On Track

    20 Minute Workout By FitWise

    10 Easy Ways To Get More Fit

    5 Stretches To Do Before Bed

    Is being thin enough

    Foot And Ankle Exercises

    Why Do We Focus On Weight

    Should You Exercise When You Are Sick

    Muscle Pain VS Injury

    Everything You Need To Be A Runner

    What Is The Deal With All These Diets

    Should I Use A Heart Rate Monitor

    How To Ease Sciatic Pain

    Talk Fitness With An Expert

    Tips For Getting Back To The Gym

    Pros And Cons Of The Elliptical

    Run Better With These Easy Tips

    Are you Over Exercising

    Your Must Do Morning Workout

    How To Curb Emotional Eating

    Fitness Terms You Should Know

    How To Get A Shapely Butt

    How To Keep Gym Clothes Fresh

    Do I Really Need To Workout

    Top 10 Songs For The Gym

    Why You Shouldn’t Weigh Yourself

    How To Buy Workout Clothes

    Shoulder Stretches

    Why You Are Not Losing Weight

    How To Treat Sore Muscles

    FitWise Straight Talk About Getting Fit And Healthy

    The Truth About Protein Shakes

    Is Training Harder Better

    Get Fit The Easy Way

    Losing Weight In Your 40s

    All About Pilates

    Ballet Inspired Leg Workout

    How To Increase Flexibility

    Why You Should Take A Dance Class Now

    Top 5 Fitness Posts of 2015

    How To Love Your Body

    How to Stick With Your Diet When No One Wants You To

    How To Improve Your Posture

    How To Make Exercise A Habit

    Ballet For Fitness: Is Back In Style

    Best Exercises If You Do Manual Labour

    How To Actually Lose Weight

    How To Have Energy After Lunch

    Why What You Wear To The Gym Matters

    How To Cut 500 Calories A Day Without Exercise

    September Ab Challenge Week One

    Is CrossFit Right For You

    Best Complimentary Activity For Your Workout.

    How To Choose The Best Running Shoes

    How To Start Running

    At Home Quickstart Workout

    Why Is Sitting Too Much So Bad

    Best Foods To Give You Energy

    How To Incorporate Pilates Into Everyday

    Why Should You Meditate

    Running Outdoors in Winter

    How To Detox Your Body Naturally

    Caffeine And Working Out

    Stay Fit And Healthy For The Holidays

    Theraband Workout

    A Beginners Guide To Gym Equipment Part 2

    6 Tips To Stop Bloating

    The Truth About Abs

    Why Not Drinking Enough Water Can Make You Fat

    5 Day Workout Plan Part 1

    Must Do Morning Stretches

    What Happens To Your Body When You Stop Exercising

    Best Warmup For Your Workout

    The Importance Of Stretching In Style

    September Ab Challenge Recap

    Cold Weather And Muscle Pain

    Muscle Imbalance And Knee Pain

    Fitness Myths Debunked

    How To Make A Short Workout Count

    How To Stay Healthy In Winter

    Treadmill Running Charts

    How To Keep Your Diet On Track

    Muscle Imbalance And Back Pain

    How To Buy The Best Running Shoes

    How To Maintain Weight Loss

    The Only Diet You Need Is Balance

    5 Day Workout Plan Part 2

    When To Listen To Your Body

    Hit The Gym In Style

    What To Eat Pre And Post Workout

    Your Guide To Killer Abs

    Best Arm Exercises For Summer 2015

    5 Cardio Myths Debunked

    How Important Is A Warmup

    No Gym Arm Workout

    Tips On Getting And Staying Fit In 2016

    Morning Stretches True North Fitness Guide

    Why Should Women Lift Weights

    How To Alleviate Back Pain

    Working Out Diet And Your Period

    Killer Abs Ball Workout

    Diet And Fitness Tips You Need To Ignore

    Best Stretches Pre And Post Swim

    Best Exercises For a Toned Back

    Cute Workout Gear For Every Body Shape

    Why You Are Doing Your Ab Workout All Wrong

    How Breathing Can Improve Your Workout

    Why Do I Need To Stretch My Calves

    8 Ways To Learn To Love Running

    What Is Pilates

    Losing Weight In 2017

    The Importance Of Cross Training

    September Ab Challenge Week Three

    How To Boost Your Metabolism

    Muscle Imbalances And Upper Body Pain

    How To Incorporate Exercise Into Everyday

    Best Exercises To Tone Your Glutes

    Summer Health And Beauty

    What To Eat Before A Party

    All About Your Knees

    Best Exercises If You Are On Your Feet All Day

    How To Eat Healthy Without Trying

    5 Best Abdominal Exercises

    How To Stay Healthy For The Holidays

    How To Deal With Bloating

    How To Increase Your Endurance

    6 Best Exercises For Runners

    How To Maximize Your Gym Time

    Lean Greens Review

    How To Come Back After An Injury

    How To Wear Athleisure

    How To Easily Get Fit And Healthy

    My Gym Bag Essentials

    5 Daily Habits That Hurt Your Health

    Why You Need To Cool Down Post Workout

    How To Strengthen Your Bones

    Which Style Of Yoga Is Best For You

    Why Your Workout Suddenly Feels Hard

    When You Don’t Have Time To Workout

    Your Workout Motivation

    Exercise And Your Skin

    11 Most Common Workout Mistakes

    How To Feel Confident About Your Diet

    Yoga VS Pilates Which One Is For You

    Is Running Bad For Your Knees

    Why Is Exercise So Important

    What You Should Know About Fitness

    What To Look For In A Smoothie

    Sports Drinks VS Water

    Free Weights VS Machines

    Best Recipes For Food Sensitivities

    Pocket Fitness Guides

    How To Choose A Personal Trainer

    What If I Hate The Gym

    Tips On Working Out In Summer Months

    How To Be A Better Athlete

    How To Deal With A Bad Workout

    Best Gifts For The Fitness Lover

    Can I Lose Weight And Still Eat Sweets

    Best Travel Workout

    7 Times It Is Okay To Skip A Workout

    Your Summer Fitness Guide

    Everyone Can Learn To Love Exercise

    Wrist Exercises For Bloggers

    Your At Home Workout Routine

    Can Food Really Burn Fat

    Frequently Asked Fitness Questions

    What To Do When You Plateau

    How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

    Dance Inspired Wardrobe

    September Ab Challenge Week Four

    Get Fit While Watching TV

    Best Stretches For Relaxation

    Toning VS Bulking Up

    How To Work With A Personal Trainer

    FitWise A Sneak Peek

    How Much Weight Can You Lose In A Month

    Succeed At Working Out

    Benefits Of Walking

    Best Stretches For Runners

    Best Headphones For Working Out

    Beginners Guide To Gym Equipment Part 1

    2 Comments

    1. Linda Manns Linneman

      These are some great suggestions. I really need some good ear buds. The clothing you shared along with the gym bags are awesome. Thank you so much for sharing

      1. My pleasure! Music and earbud fit can make or break a gym session for me!
        xo

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

    The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

    Close