This one’s for you if, like me, you’ve got a few sports or fitness fans to buy for this Christmas. We’ve got everything from rugby to weight lighting and running going on so there’s plenty to choose from when Christmas shopping. I’m staying away from novelty gifts on the grounds that I’ve just had a week of decluttering on monumental proportions and have recycled quite a few unopened novelty gifts. The desktop golf set, wind up rugby player and (cheap) replica shirts are now in a charity shop ready to be regifted to another lucky present receiver.
Nope, this year I’m going quality over quantity and my research so far has found these beauties…..
Nike Golf Dry Victory Long Sleeved Shirt £42.99 Golf Function 18 golf t-shirts
A classically styled, long sleeved, moisture wicking garment that features a rib knit collar and 2 button placket. Features rolled forward shoulder seams to allow natural mobility. Nike Dry fabric and Dri-FIT technology moves moisture away from the body, regulates body temperature and keeps you cool and dry.
Fitness log book – Amazon £12.99
150 workout templates, which means that in a case of three-day-a-week strength training you can use it for 50 weeks. Also, the logbook contains 10 dotted “DIY” pages, for any type of records, tables and charts.
Running gloves – My Protein £5.99 (reduced!)
Feature a key holder as well as being touch screen ready. These light weight gloves are an essential item for all weather runners
Molton Brown Re-Charge Black Pepper Sport Travel Kit, John Lewis £18.00
4-in-1 body wash and body scrub, this mini set has everything you need for your break. Skin stays nourished and clean, hair gets a healthy shine and shaving becomes a pleasure with guar gum.
Why you’ll love it
Leaving a spicy yet citrusy scent, this mini set is all you need to keep up with your grooming routine while travelling.
The ideal blend for the man who loves an energising scent, pack it in your suitcase or pop it in your gym bag for post-game or workout rejuvenation.
Fun Together – Smartbox by Buyagift £49.99
The adventure you and your loved one have been dreaming about is right here. With a huge range of experiences, locations all over the UK, and respected and trusted brands such as Bannatyne, Prezzo, and Zizzi there is no doubt that you’ll find exactly what you want! You could lie back and unwind with pampering treatments and spa days, feel your heart pounding as you speed around the Segway track, relish the tantalising treats of an afternoon tea or indulge in a three course meal accompanied by wine. You could even do something really different and enjoy the spectacular view of East Sussex with a British Airways i360 flight or visit the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit at the London 2012 Olympic Stadium.
Sports man recovery kit £25 – Not On The High Street
Whether he’s just stepped off the treadmill or just completed a tough mudder, he will thank you for this. Make it all about him with full personalisation at no extra cost.
The natural, premium bath oil and muscle rub will soak into his aching body and sooth him both physically and mentally. This luxury kit also contains professional stretching elastic and a guide to using it.
We blend the muscle rub and bath oil ourselves from wholesome natural ingredients. The muscle rub contains invigorating ginger and soothing lavender to restore him to pre-workout glory.
The bath oil is a bespoke blend of sandalwood, cedarwood, grapeseed oil and added Vitamin E. It is designed to soak deep into the muscles and mind of the strained sportsman.
This is a favourite gift for any man who loves his sports; whether it’s rugby, football, running or hitting the gym.
Sporting Kit For Rugby Players – £25 Not on The High Street
Perfect for the rugby player who can reward themselves with chocolate after cleaning their boots and a great gift for a birthday.
Ski Survival Kit – Amara £25
When it’s time to hit the slopes, make sure you have this handy kit close by. With a stainless steel hipflask to keep the cold at bay, sun protecting lip oil and after sun to look after the skin when the sun comes out and a sunglasses cord to make sure you stay looking cool even when taking a tumble, this kit will add a sense of professionalism to your skiing style. Just add skis and a mountain destination.
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