It’s officially the festive season, and all across the country people are making their Christmas lists and checking them twice.
You may have planned out the perfect present months ago, but what about your loved ones that have been particularly good this year?
If you’re thinking of wrapping up a few extra treats, our list of last-minute stocking fillers will help you find something that your special someone will love to wake up to. Don’t forget, with Fitness First if you order by the 21st of December your gift will be delivered in time for Christmas!
If you’re thinking of buying them chocolate once again, why not get them some that they can enjoy guilt-free?
Just two scoops of this powder added to cold water is all it takes to create a deliciously-chocolatey protein shake that helps to speed up muscle repair after a big gym session, as well as building muscle mass. Beats a bunch of chocolate coins, right?
If that special man in your life is into fitness, then an effective recovery routine is crucial to make sure he stays in tip-top shape. The Atom massage stick by Fitness-Mad is a must-have addition to his gym bag, as its lightweight and portable design allows you to take it anywhere. It has three atom nodules that target trigger points to help loosen stiff muscles. Plus, the ergonomic handles make it effortless to use, so he can adjust the pressure and direction of the massager accordingly.
For the man who takes a hands-on approach to fitness, these Adidas ESS gloves are perfect for popping under the Christmas tree. They’re made with comfortable suede padding, which not only makes them super-comfortable to wear but helps prevent his hands chafing while he’s exercising. Made from a thin, lightweight material, they also offer great grip and dexterity, while the tailored fit makes feel like a second skin during training.
Everyone loves a good pair of socks at Christmas. This year, treat her to a pair of Nike Spark running ankle socks, designed to enhance her performance as she runs. These lightweight socks are made from a combination of mesh and sweat-wicking fabric, so she’ll stay comfortable and dry as she’s putting the miles behind her. They also have handy reflective detailing to help her stay visible in low-light conditions, perfect for a winter-morning run.
Wrap up some tech this year with these innovative Aftershoks Trekz Titanium headphones. With a comfortable and secure fit and a water-resistant coating, they're designed for sport in any conditions. Intelligent bone-conduction technology uses vibrations without obstructing the ear. This means whether she’s running cross-country or cycling down a busy street, she can listen to her favourite workout playlist while still being aware of her surroundings.
If Yoga is more her style, this Nike Fundamental Yoga Mat is the perfect gift. This mat combines extra cushioning and superior grip to help her get the best out of her workouts. So, whether she wants to try out the tree pose or she’s perfected the plank, she can stay comfortable and balanced through every movement.
Whether it’s football, rugby or cricket, keep it all your kids’ sports kits in one place with this Nike Brasilia training holdall. The water-resistant polyester can take on whatever the weather can throw at it, and the dedicated shoe compartment is perfect for boots after a mucky kickabout. It also has a padded shoulder strap to keep them comfortable when carrying all their kit, or they can opt for the quick grab handle if they’re ready to dive straight into the action.
Give your little football fanatic the power to play every day with this Nike Premier League Strike Hi-Vis football. They’ll perfect their goals in no time, thanks to a unique 12-panel design that gives accurate ball flight. It’s also made with a textured coating for improved touch and its hi-vis design makes it effortless to track, meaning they’ll always have their eye on the ball. While you're at it - why not get your shooting boots too?
Help her run further this Christmas with a pair of Nike Revolution 4 Shine girls running shoes. Designed with deep flex grooves to help the shoe bend freely, she’ll always stay light on their feet. The foam midsole cushions every step, so they’ll always stay comfortable whether it’s for sport or play. Plus, the water-resistant outer material means that she won’t need to stop when the sun does.
If you need a little more Christmas inspiration or simply feel like going bigger on the gifts, why not take a look at our Christmas gift guides for more ideas?