Need to track your fitness levels, get a good night’s sleep, and enjoy a soothing deep muscle massage? Wellbeing is within your grasp with these fitness gift ideas this Christmas.
FITBIT ACE 3 KIDS ACTIVITY TRACKER
A great gift for kids that’s both a cool-looking watch and an incentive to get them out and active. This waterproof tracker is great for counting laps of the pool and setting competitive family step challenges, as well as monitoring sleep duration and setting those all-important bedtime reminders and alarms. The Fitbit app provides parental control to keep tabs on youngsters’ activity and connections. The name says it all – this Fitbit is ace!
SPACETALK ADVENTURER KIDS SMARTWATCH 4G
Does your little one covet your smartwatch? Why not give them their own for Christmas? The Spacetalk Adventurer has basic fitness and GPS tracking features and is the first kids’ smartwatch to include heart rate monitoring. The 4G phone with parental control and SMS will keep them in touch, as well as the important safety feature of no social media or open internet access. Simply connect to the Spacetalk app, and it’s good to go.
BOSE FRAMES TEMPO SPORTS AUDIO SUNGLASSES
Swap headphones for these stylish sunglasses and stream music on the move. Say what? Yes, these Bose sunnies will keep you looking good and your playlist pumping through micro speakers in each arm. How cool is that? Bose Open Ear Audio lets you simultaneously keep tabs on your surroundings while enjoying a 360˚ soundscape, and an integrated microphone lets you take calls. Simply connect via Bluetooth, and you’re away. The perfect 2-in-1 gift.
SAMSUNG GALAXY WATCH4
A great solution to Christmas overindulgence, this sleek and fashionable fitness tracker’s calorie checker will help you shed any unwanted kilos. An innovative BioActive sensor measures body composition, fat percentage, skeletal muscle, and more, and heart rate and blood pressure are measured in real-time. Monitor sleep, track steps, and set competitive challenges with family and friends. With support for over 90 exercises, there’s plenty here to get you moving.
GARMIN FENIX 6S PRO SPORTS WATCH
The Fenix 6S is an all-rounder with a robust design and a plethora of fitness features and pre-loaded sports apps. Featuring all the perks of a fitness tracker – like heart rate and body energy monitoring – this one also diversifies to include climbing, skiing, and even golfing! Yep, it’s the perfect pressie for the golfer in your family, with access to CourseView maps to find the nearest one, as well as button targeting and distance features. Fore!
HIDRATE SPARK STEEL SMART DRINK BOTTLE
Even a drink bottle can be smart with today’s fitness tech. Staying hydrated is paramount during a strenuous workout or run, and this ingenious accessory is equipped with an LED smart sensor that will glow when it’s time to stop and refresh. And when paired with the free Hidrate Spark app, it will track your water intake. The stainless steel 621ml bottle will keep water cool for up to 24 hours and includes a rechargeable battery.
JABRA ELITE 7 ACTIVE TRUE WIRELESS IN-EAR HEADPHONES
If the fitness fanatic in your life complains about earbud slippage during a workout, these lightweight firm-grip earbuds are the perfect gift. They’re designed to stay put even during the most strenuous exercise sessions and mould to the shape of the ears for a comfortable fit every time. The 6mm speakers deliver dynamic sound and active noise cancellation, there’s an internal mic for taking calls and a mono mode for those who prefer a single bud.
Fitbit’s advanced smartwatch tracks heart health and skin temperature as well as the body’s response to stress, the latter via a world-first on-wrist app that measures electrodermal activity on a spectrum – simply place your palm across the watch face while taking regular breaths. There are 20+ exercise modes and a free six-month subscription to Fitbit Premium to personalise your workout. A fitness tracker with a holistic approach to wellbeing – makes sense!
HOMEDICS HANDHELD PHYSIO MASSAGER
A gift that will get a good workout when Christmas Day is over and it’s time to relax – or any time of year. Soothe those tense and aching muscles with this deep tissue percussive massage gun. Its three massage heads that will bring sweet relief to sore shoulders, back, arms, thighs, and feet. A simple one-button control lets you choose from three intensity levels, and the battery is good for one hour when fully charged..
BOSE SLEEPBUDS II
Improve sleep quality and reduce stress levels when you drift off to relaxing sounds curated on the Bose Sleep app, while noise-masking tech blocks out any disturbances and keeps you in the land of nod. These tiny sleepbuds are designed for comfort with soft silicone eartips that’ll stay put all night – and you won’t know they’re in. Ten hours battery life from a single charge will see you through the night. Sweet dreams.
THERAGUN PRO HANDHELD MASSAGER
A good massage can promote muscle recovery, improve circulation and release stress and tension. This professional percussive therapy massager will unlock the benefits of deep muscle massage and soothe every part of an aching body. It features a rotating arm and ergonomic grip, customisable speed range, OLED screen with Force Meter, and smart app integration via Bluetooth. And it’s a quiet operator, too. It includes six attachments, carry case, rechargeable batteries, and charger.