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19 Sporty Gifts For The Fitness Fanatic In Your Life

For your friend that's (still) always moving.

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While 2020 has certainly limited just about everyone’s extracurricular activities, the concept of moving your body — and all of the benefits that come along with it — has remained a reliable option, and evolved in the process. Whether your friend has adapted to streaming their favorite yoga class, or discovered the truly restorative power of exploring their local trail, there are so many genuinely clever ways to gift your sportiest friend this year.

From enviable gear courtesy of brands like Outdoor Voices and Girlfriend to the classes from studios like Sky Ting and Barre3, and everything in between, there is no shortage of options.

Ahead, scroll through for 19 fitness-related gifts that you’ll actually want to give and receive, from a cool twist on a classic hiking boot to a small-apartment-approved workout machine.

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This core prop kit from Barre3 is an ideal bundle whether or not your friend streams to the workouts, complete with the brand's core ball, resistance band, set of two-pound weights, and core sliders, all in a convenient zip bag.

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