Whether you’re looking to splurge or save on stocking stuffers this year, find a gift for any of your active friends. These personalized ideas and AFM-approved fit finds will have your friends looking forward to their stockings next year.
For your fellow yogi…
Yoga Mat Cleaning Spray — Amazon, $10
This 8oz, all-natural lavender mint yoga mat cleaner is an ideal and affordable gift for those in your life who love to hit the mat. Whether they are a master yoga practitioner or a beginner student, this spray will be useful for any yogi. Spray this cleaner on the mat and wipe it down right after use.
For the caffeine-addicted adventurer…
Travel Coffee Press — REI, $32
This 11.5oz AeroPress coffee maker is the perfect item to fill a stocking — and for you and your friend’s next camping trip. Engineered to compact easily, this coffee press can brew 1-3 cups of coffee in one minute or cold-brew around two minutes.
For the home gym connoisseur…
Resistance bands — Amazon, $20
Every home gym should have a pair of resistance bands. Research shows resistance band training can help improve balance, gait function and flexibility. These low-cost tools allow more options in the realm of bodyweight workouts and even an added challenge.
For the one who says they are going to take up running in 2021…
Running Socks — Bombas, $16
These men’s quarter running socks are built for movement. Hold those you love accountable with a pair of lightweight and breathable running socks. Additionally, with the number one most requested clothing item in homeless shelters, each pair of Bombas purchased equals one pair of socks donated to the homeless community around the nation.
Spibelt — Amazon, $25
This slip-on pocket that goes around the waist is good for storing all the essential items that may not be safe left alone during a workout. This no-bounce Spibelt can hold everything from a phone and keys to a wallet or asthma inhaler. For those who like morning jogs around the lake, stuff their stocking with one of these, so they can stuff their belongings during their next workout!
For the one who is always sore…
Massage balls — Amazon, $11
These easy to transport message balls can work as myofascial release therapy to help release tension in the muscles. These are great for trouble spots in the upper back, shoulders, feet or any other small muscle. Instead of purchasing an expensive, one-time deep tissue massage, these massage balls will allow your friends to do it themselves, anytime they want.
For someone with hardworking hands…
Burt’s Bees Hand Salve — Amazon, $9
Our hands are essential for our everyday use. This 3oz tin of Burt’s Bees natural hand salve offers rough, dry hands the moisture they need throughout the day. While rock climbers or weight lifters may particularly benefit from this stocking stuffer, anyone could really use a tin of this hydrating balm.