10 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Fitness Buff

Whether you’re shopping for a runner, sports enthusiast or gym rat, we’ve got gift ideas to suit every fitness buff

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New Balance Beacon Pullover

Ensure the runner in your life stays warm and visible as the evenings get cooler and darker. This vibrant yellow long-sleeve shirt is actually made with a glow-in-the-dark knit fabric. Simply “charge” it under direct light for at least 10 minutes prior to heading outdoors. A high collar and thumbholes allow for extra comfort. New Balance Beacon Pullover, $130; newbalance.ca

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TomTom Spark Music Plus Cardio

Crush your workout with the help of your favourite music. The latest fitness watch from TomTom holds up to 500 songs on your wrist. Play music wirelessly via Bluetooth headphones and keep pace with the beat. GPS and a built-in heart rate monitor give you real-time stats and updates. TomTom Spark Music Plus Cardio Watch, $299; Best Buy, bestbuy.ca

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Giro Charm Goggles

Perfect for women with smaller faces, these goggles feature a compact frame with a comfortable fit. The lens resists fogging and ensures good visibility. Giro Charm Goggles, $70 at Sporting Life

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Victoria’s Secret Sport Knockout Bra

A little hint: women in sport can never have enough supportive sports bras. Have fun choosing from the different colours and patterns available. Victoria’s Secret Sport Knockout Bra, $56; Victoria’s Secret, vitctoriassecret.com

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Hyba Waterproof Jacket

This sleek grey jacket from Hyba protects from wind and rain. Adjust the waist for a loose or snug fit. Hyba Waterproof Jacket, $60; Hyba; hyba.ca

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Atomic Cloud Eleven xT Ski

These skis are for the woman who knows what they’re doing on the hill. They’re a stable, yet light ski perfect for carving down those black diamond hills. Atomic Cloud Eleven xT Ski, $800 at Sporting Life

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Fabletics SnowLeopard Leotard

This quality leotard keeps the athlete comfortable no matter what the workout: be it barre, yoga, Pilates or cross fit. The eye-catching pattern and smoothing silhouette doesn’t hurt either. Fabletics SnowLeopard Leotard, $90 (USD); fabletics.com

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Nike Epic Lux Flash Tight

These running tights offer a snug fit with reflective details that ensure the wearer is seen in low lighting. Dri-FIT fabric wicks sweat away from the body and a zippered back pocket (a must-have for any run pant!) offers a place to store small items like keys. Nike Epic Lux Flash Tight, $175; nike.ca

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Under Armour ColdGear Infrared Survivor Hybrid Vest

Wear this vest over your long-sleeve workout shirt for added warmth. The soft, textured microfleece fabric keeps heat in and an adjustable slouch collar protects your neck from cold winds. Under Armour ColdGear® Infrared Survivor Hybrid Vest, $80; underarmour.com

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Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoodie Jacket

This incredibly lightweight jacket is the perfect mix of form and function. It packs well and can be worn alone or as a layering piece. Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Hoodie Jacket, $575; Sporting Life and sportinglife.ca

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