It’s that time of year again! Black Friday has hit us like a ton of bricks and we are barreling straight ahead towards gift giving time. We want to select the perfect holiday gift but choosing the ideal gift for that special someone is sometimes a challenging task.
To compound the situation, gone are the childhood days when a gift list was carefully thought out and handed to all your loved ones to make their shopping easy. Now it’s a guessing game with the hopes that you made the right choice.
So that still leads the question of how do you pick the perfect gift? If it’s for the athletic guy in your life, why not consider a theme and help him prepare for a great work out? Let him pick the shoes, you outfit him with everything else.
Here are five great gifts to get that fitness buff geared up and ready for an awesome workout. With the essentials in hand, he can concentrate on the exercise while you’ll be thanked for taking care of the rest! The best part for you besides the gratitude that will be reaped your way is that you won’t have to fight the crowds to get these presents. They are all a point and click away.
1. Start with great workout clothes
The folks at Ten Thousand know how to put together some great workout gear. Minimalist in design but high in functionality, this athletic sportswear was designed with the sports enthusiasts in mind. Functional pockets, quick drying and odor resistant are some of the key elements to ensure that these clothes will be the go to workout attire. The foundation shirt retails for $45. The foundation short retails for $48 – $55.
2. Add a drawer full of basics
Let’s face it, since it’s rarely seen unless in intimate situations, many men pay little attention to their undergarments and could benefit from a drawer refresh. That’s the beauty of behind Basic/Outfitters. The company will send a10 pack of athletic socks, 3 pack of underwear and t-shirts along with a pair of jogger pants pants for one low price. Here’s a chance to say out with the old and in with the new. You can Create-A-Drawer for $60.
3. Get clean with a manly body wash.
The Grooming Lounge has recently introduced an energizing and moisturizing body wash. After a strenuous workout, what better way to revitalize the body with a body wash that stimulates circulation and hydration. With a name like Our Best Smeller formulated with acai, aloe vera and seaweed and a spicy black pepper scent, your athletic superstar will be fully invigorated. An 11.06 ounce bottle retails for $22.
4. Whiten that smile with a new electric toothbrush.
Now that our guy has beefed up his body and cleaned himself off, help him give his teeth a workout. The toothbrush by Quip is a moderately priced electronic toothbrush with a sleek look and design to help prevent one of the basic oral hygene faux pas of brushing too hard. Even better is that the company provides a subscription service making it easy to replace the brush every three months, eliminating faux pas number two of not changing the brush often enough. Brushing twice a day will eliminate faux pas number three and he’ll be showing off his pearly whites in no time. Toothbrushes start as low as $40.
5. Provide a new duffle to port all his new found goodies.
A stylish bag is now imperative to finish off the list. A good sturdy duffle is a excellent go to option with a variety of uses. The gray canvas weekend tote by Frank & Oak is that perfect bag for the gym or a nice weekend getaway. The weekend duffle is $125.