2014 Stocking Stuffers: Fitness Gifts Under $25
Nike Elite Running Socks$14 1 of 22
These socks are a great gift for athletes of any ability. They're made of lightweight mesh and sweat-wicking fabric for ideal ventilation and comfort. The snug fit and a specialized heel help reduce friction without added bulk.
Nike Lock Down Training Gloves$20 2 of 22
A much-needed gear item for the weightlifter in the family, these gloves keep hands comfortable and supported when pumping iron. The Dri-FIT fabric helps pull away sweat from the skin, while perforations at the palm increase airflow.
Nike Dri-FIT 360 Running Headband$15 3 of 22
This fashionable headband wicks away sweat and helps keep runners dry and comfortable. It's also made with reflective detailing for high visibility in low-light conditions.
TYR Swim CapPrices Vary 4 of 22
As with the goggles, TYR offers a variety of caps for swimmers and triathletes. With school logos, funny phrases and solid color designs, there are several gift options to choose from. To make things even better, all caps are relatively cheap at about $11.
TYR GogglesPrices Vary 5 of 22
TYR offers a variety of goggles for swimmers and triathletes. Polarized lenses, corrective optical lenses, anti-fog technology and Durafit gaskets are just some of the features you'll find in the wide array of options to choose from. Although some goggles are more than $25, there are several priced between $10 and $25.
TYR Running Beanie$19.99 6 of 22
Beanies come in handy during the cold winter months. They also help keep sweat off your face in warmer climates. This beanie was designed with the belief that uninterrupted training is the key to success, regardless of an athlete's level or sport. Constructed with a soft polyester and spandex blend, it lays close to the head for a sleek fit without the squeeze of compression.
SPIBelt$19.99 7 of 22
Running with things in your hand can create issues over time, as discussed in this article. To avoid this dangerous habit, give your loved ones an accessory for storing their iPod, phone or keys during their workouts. With soft elastic fabric to prevent chaffing, this belt fits comfortably around the waist and doesn't bounce when running. The expandable, secure pocket can hold a variety of items, and there are 18 different color options.
Nathan Wrist Runner 2$10 8 of 22
For those who find gear belts uncomfortable, this convenient wrist pocket could be the solution. This wristband, made with form-fitting, stretchy, moisture-wicking fabric, slides on comfortably and can hold keys, credit cards or other small items.
Nathan Power Shower Body Wipes$7 9 of 22
Sometimes, you just don't have time for a shower. For athletes on the go, these wipes are the easiest way to clean up after a workout. The wipes come in a portable, resealable travel-size pack and have a fresh, clean scent.
Nathan HyperBrite Strobe$10 10 of 22
Help keep your friends and family safe in the dark during their night runs, walks or bike rides. This LED strobe light easily clips on to shorts or belts for optimal lighting in dark areas.
FuelBelt Northern Lights Head Lamp$24.95 11 of 22
Illuminate the trails with this headlamp from FuelBelt. The soft, adjustable headband provides a comfortable fit and directional light. There are two settings: four constant white lights or one constant red LED light.
FuelBelt Reflective Peel and Stick$5.95 12 of 22
Another great accessory for nighttime recreational activities, this cheap reflective sticker is a convenient way to increase visibility in dark areas. It sticks to just about anything, including clothing and helmets.
ArmPocket Racer$24.95 13 of 22
Make sure your friends don't miss a beat with this armband that's spacious enough to fit a variety of smartphones. The comfortable memory foam strap comes in small or medium, and stays in place while pounding the pavement or trudging the trails. For bigger phones like the iPhone 6 Plus, there are additional—though more expensive—options.
Arctic Ease Wrap$9.99 14 of 22
An alternative to traditional icing, these wraps can help your active loved one heal from nagging injuries. The Arctic Ease Wrap provides hours of relief from pain and swelling without the inconvenience and discomfort of ice or frozen gel packs. For larger joints and body parts, there's a full size wrap available for $14.99.
Nuun Energy Tablets$24 15 of 22
These tasty, portable drink tablets deliver a fast-absorbing electrolyte blend without the sugar or waste of bottled sport drinks. There are no artificial flavors or colors, and the tubes that hold the tablets offset the manufacturing of up to 12 plastic bottles from sport drinks. There are 11 different flavors to choose from.
Gu Energy Gel$11.60 16 of 22
GU provides athletes with a shot of 100 calories in a carbohydrate blend to deliver easily-digested, long-lasting energy for athletes of all levels. The gels also include electrolytes to ensure proper hydration, an antioxidant blend to stave off muscle tissue damage and an amino acid blend to delay muscle fatigue. A box of eight packets costs $11.60, and there are 15 different flavors to choose from.
CLIF Bar Seasonal FlavorsPrices Vary Depending on Retailer 17 of 22
Sometimes, the taste of chocolate chip, peanut butter and other generic energy bar flavors gets a little old. Give your friend or family member something new this holiday season with these unique, seasonal flavors that are only available for a limited time.
ChapStickPrices Vary Depending on Retailer 18 of 22
It seems like everyone loses his or her lip protection at least once throughout the year. Help your loved ones reload their inventory and give them the gift that cures chapped lips in the cold winter months. A cheap and easy option that won't take up much space, ChapStick is a perfect addition to any stocking.
Master Lock Combination Padlock$10.95 19 of 22
Help your favorite fitness enthusiast keep their valuables safe at the gym with a colorful Master Lock Precision Padlock. The lock will stand out and your friend or family member won't have to worry about remembering a factory-set combination. The lock lets users set their own combination and comes with a tool to easily reset it.
GearUp Gift Card$25 or more 20 of 22
Are you still having trouble deciding what fitness items to get for your friends and family for the holidays? Give them a GearUp gift card and let them choose for themselves.
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