The holiday season often has us thinking big when it comes to buying gifts, but that can be overwhelming no matter who you're shopping for. Fortunately, if there's an athlete on your list, your options are endless. Choose from our list of affordable stocking stuffers under $40 to please the fitness lover in your life.
Icebreaker Unisex Flexi Chute Sky Paths
It doesn't matter if the fitness buff on your list is a man or woman, they're sure to appreciate this cold weather merino wool accessory that can be worn either as a beanie, headband, face mask or sun shade.
Balega Blister Resist No-Show Socks
Any runner training for long distances surely knows the importance of high-quality socks. These moisture-wicking, no-slip socks will ensure you won't end up with blisters while you're out logging high mileage.
Clif Shot Energy Gel Variety Pack
If you have someone on your shopping list training for their first marathon, they're likely still figuring out exactly what type of fuel will work best for them on race day. Gifting them a selection will save them one more last-minute trip to their local running store. This variety pack comes with 16 gels in eight flavors, some with caffeine and some without.
Zensah Seamless Running Sports Bra
Much like the compression socks and sleeves Zensah is known for, this sports bra also provides compressive support, as well as seamless construction to prevent chafing. It also comes in a variety of fun, bright colors to keep you looking and feeling stylish while getting your sweat on.
Feetures High Performance Cushion Crew Socks
If you're taller and like to work out in full-length tights in the winter, chances are you've dealt with that annoying gap between your low-cut socks and where your tights end. These moisture-wicking crew socks will solve that problem, in addition to keeping your feet comfortable and blister-free.
Pro-Tec Spiky Massage Ball
For those who often deal with plantar fasciitis pain, this spiky deep tissue massage ball is just the ticket. Its compact size also makes it easy to travel with, whether you're taking it to work or on vacation.
Goodr The OGs Sunglasses
These classic sunglasses are so versatile, and they'll keep the glare out of your eyes and keep you looking sleek whether you're on the run or out on the town. They also come in a variety of funky colors to choose from.
Generation UCAN Fitness Starter Pack
For the athlete struggling to find workout fuel that won't upset their stomach, Generation UCAN products are made with its signature SuperStarch and no sugar. A starter pack can help them figure out if cutting the sugar is the solution they need.
It can be a drag to carry your phone on a run, but sometimes you just have to. If your athlete constantly complains that their shorts' pockets aren't big enough or bulky arm bands slip around, the Koala Clip might be just the solution they're looking for, as it clips to the back of their sports bra and stays put throughout their workout.
BodyGlide Anti-Blister Balm
Any runner or cyclist especially will tell you that an anti-chafing product is a must as their workouts get longer. BodyGlide is easy to apply to problem areas to prevent chafing, irritation and raw skin.
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