Fit Gift Guide: 10 Stocking Stuffers Under $30

The holiday season is fast approaching, but don’t sweat it (pun intended) – we’ve got you covered. Spread some festive fitness cheer or get inspiration for your own wish list with these inexpensive gift ideas.

  1. Motivate someone to run a little farther, jump a little higher or squat a little lower with this “beast mode” tank. Price: $21.99

  1. Wrap up these sweat-wicking Nike Elite Lightweight No-Show Tab socks, which come in a rainbow of colors, for your favorite stylish runner. Price: $16

  1. Don’t feel like braving winter’s chill to get to the gym? Work out at home with this convertible kettle bell weight set. Price: $27.49


  1. Say goodbye to stale fitness routines with the FitDeck Bodyweight playing cards set. Think of it as a personal-trainer-in-a-box. Price: $14.96

  1. Yogis will appreciate this hassle-free yoga mat tote with a handy zippered pocket for the essentials (keys, phone, lip balm, etc.). Price: $14.99

  1. Gifting a foam roller is an arguably Grinch-like move, but the recipient (and his or her muscles) will thank you later. Price: $17.83 (on sale)

  1. Sweatband, hair tie, ear warmer, handkerchief – the UV Half Buff is the Swiss army knife of head accessories. Tuck it into somebody’s daypack or gym bag for a fun surprise. Price: $10.69

  1. Tis the season for cookies, pies and cakes. The cookbook Baking with Less Sugar: Recipes for Desserts Using Natural Sweeteners and Little-to-No White Sugar
    will help a pal enjoy all the goodies and still stay on track with fitness goals. Price: $16.09

    1. For the girl or guy on the go, a foldable water bottle – which can be scrunched up small when not in use – is the perfect way to stay hydrated. This Vapur Element Bottle is BPA-free and dishwasher safe. Price: $9.99

  1. Know someone who has been very good this year? He or she probably deserves a good long soak in a tub with healing salts that ease tired muscles. Price: $15.75 (on sale)
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Have a little more to spend? Check out more ideas in our 2015 Healthy Holiday Gift Guide!


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About Kelsey Schagemann

Kelsey is a former NCAA Division III cross country and track athlete who exchanged sneakers for spin shoes in her twenties. Hailing from the great state of Oregon (by way of St. Louis, where she spent her childhood), Kelsey has made Chicago her home since 2006. She can often be found at the helm of her daughter’s stroller, walking miles throughout the city. Her other favorite fitness activities include spinning, yoga, lifting weights and biking. As a freelance writer, Kelsey works with universities, nonprofits, websites and magazines (visit for more information). In her spare time, she enjoys trying new recipes, traveling with her family and keeping the library in business. Kelsey holds a BA in English from Kenyon College and an MA in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago.