Gifts for At-Home Workouts

Holiday Gift Guide 2021 | Fleet Feet

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Many people have developed an at-home workout routine over the past few years, whether it is a treadmill, Peloton bike, Beachbody or other at-home gym equipment. One of the perks of these workouts is that you do not have to worry about the weather—it is always bright and temperature controlled inside. Also, you don’t have to wait for the gym to open or worry about it closing, you can fit your workouts into your schedule. But what to give the person who works out where they live?

As part of our Gift Guide For Runners, we have picked out some great gifts for those people in your life who love to workout at home. From watches to shorts, bras to water bottles, we have cultivated a list of the 14 best gifts to put a smile on their face.

[This article is part of our 2021 Gift Guide for Runners. See all the best gifts for runners by price, category and more. Can’t make up your mind? No worries. Check out our gift cards for a gift that keeps on giving.]

Garmin Forerunner 245

The Forerunner 245 is an excellent all-around watch that makes the perfect gift for anyone who likes to workout—at home or at the gym.

Not only can it be used to track any outdoor runs, but it also has modes for the treadmill, indoor cycling, rowing machines, strength, cardio, yoga, elliptical, stair steppers, and plenty more. All the different options make it perfect to track just about any at-home workout.

This watch also provides great features that are in most Garmin watches: the ability to pair with your smartphone to receive text messages and alerts, step count, wrist-based heart rate monitor, sleep tracker, Garmin Pay, and more. To learn about all of the details of this watch, check out our review of the Garmin Forerunner 245. There is also a music option for this watch so you can pair your wireless headphones to the watch and listen to music and podcasts!

Feetures Elite Light Cushion No Show Tab

The Feetures Elite socks are perfect for any workout. With targeted compression and an anatomical design, they fit perfectly to your feet and reduce the risk of blisters. Made with moisture-wicking materials, these socks will keep your feet dry and comfortable through a HIIT workout or long run.

The deep heel cup and extended heel tab make sure that the socks stay put and don’t slip down into your shoes. With a lifetime guarantee, Feetures socks are the perfect, low-cost gift that will remind the receiver of you every time they put them on.

Women’s and Men’s On Performance T

It’s one of those items that once you have it, you can’t be without. The On Performance-T is so lightweight and silky, that you almost feel like you’re not wearing anything. The tear-proof front has been engineered with fast-drying, high-tech fabrics that shield, dry and protect.

The fabric also stays fresher during and after your workout, keeping your house and hamper smelling better. The back of the shirt is covered by highly breathable, moisture-control mesh fabric that lets you feel free and never restrained while you’re on the move.

You can give the gift of Swiss engineering with this seamless, breathable, high-quality workout shirt.

Women’s New Balance 5 Inch Printed Impact Shorts

The New Balance 5 Inch Printed Impact Shorts are great for any type of workout. Not only are these shorts fashionable and cute, but they function amazingly well.

The split construction allows for a full range of motion whether you are running or doing lunges. With a five inch inseam, these shorts provide enough coverage to keep you comfortable. The moisture-wicking fabric allows these shorts to be breathable and comfortable. Finally, the wide jersey waistband and internal comfort brief make sure that they stay put when you are working out.

Women’s On Active Tights

The women’s On Active Tights are made to be in motion.

Made from elastane-free mechanical stretch fabric, these tights feel like a second skin to help you get the most out of any workout. Moisture-wicking and fast-drying technologies mean working up a sweat won't slow you down, and a wide waistband and soft, stretchable fabric these tights help you stay moving all day long.

Whether you're focusing on flexibility or running inclines on the treadmill, these tights are the perfect gift to go the distance.

Handful Double Down Bra

Give the gift of support and style with the Handful Double Down Bra.

The Double Down sports bra delivers high-impact support thanks to an extra-wide band and double straps. A soft, moisture-wicking COOLMAX lining keeps you comfortable when you dial up the intensity, and thin removable pads give you the confidence of coverage.

A chafe-free band and breathable fabric made the Handful Double Down Bra ideal for anything from running to HIIT workouts.

Women’s and Men’s On Active T

With the look of a classic T-shirt and the performance of a modern running shirt, the On Active-T gives you the versatility you need for any workout. The blend of cotton, modal and elastane make a buttery soft, comfortable shirt that also has some odor control.

This shirt has a natural cooling effect that is perfect for before, during and after any workout. Soft and stylish, this is a great gift for a guy to hang out in, lift weights, or run.

Men’s On Hybrid Shorts

The men’s On Hybrid Shorts are a great present because you are giving two pairs of shorts in one! The Hybrid Shorts have a detachable compression short underneath the ultra-light, airy outer shorts. They can be worn together or separately depending on the workout and preferences of that day.

The snug and comfortable inner tights feature a pocket for your phone, set of keys or other essentials while you are working out. The outer short features technical four-way stretch and tear-proof fabric to ensure that these will be his favorite short, season after season.

On Cloudstratus 2.0

The On Cloudstratus 2.0 has double the cushion for a stylish, comfortable shoe.

Featuring a double layer of On Running’s CloudTec and Helion foam cushioning this shoe will have you landing soft, while the Speedboard provides a responsive and stable foundation to push off.

The upper of this shoe is perfect for those at-home workouts. With the star-lacing system, improved heel hold and wide-fitting forefoot, it provides a great fit for running those treadmill miles. Plus, the polyester in the upper is made from 75% recycled materials. To learn more about this shoe, check out our On Cloudstratus 2.0 review.

New Balance Fresh Foam 860v11

The New Balance Fresh Foam 860v11 stability shoe is the perfect gift for those who are working out at home that feels and performs amazing while looking stylish.

The Fresh Foam midsole delivers a soft landing and energetic response, while a traditional medial post—or firmer piece of foam—under the arch ensures a stable feeling that reduces the effects of overpronation and helps you run smoothly.

The engineered mesh is nice and breathable, while the flared heel collar sits snugly around your ankles without digging into your skin. This confident, stylish stability shoe is perfect for training at your home gym or on the roads.

Superfeet Dynamic Run Insole and Superfeet Dynamic Run Max Insole

The Superfeet Dynamic Run and Dynamic Run Max pack extra comfort and structure into your shoes while you work out.

Superfeet developed the Dynamic Run series with its AeroLyte Dual Comfort Foam. The extra layer of foam puts more cushion between your feet and the ground to soften your steps—perfect for doing intervals on the treadmill or burpees in front of the television.

An energizing heel cushion disperses impact and reduces vibration to minimize fatigue when you’re pushing yourself during a workout, and Moisturewick technology controls odor to keep your shoes smelling fresh.

Built with Adaptive Comfort Technology that moves with you, the Superfeet Dynamic Run Max insoles give you instant comfort the moment you step into your shoes.

The Dynamic Run Max delivers more structure than the Dynamic Run and the Max has a deeper heel cup and higher arch to give runners an option between the original Dynamic Run and other Superfeet insoles.

Extra comfort and support in any shoe? Sounds like the perfect gift to us!

Nathan Hammerhead Bottle

Keep your water cold while working out with the Nathan Hammerhead Bottle. This is a great gift not only because it is wonderful for the home gym, but because it can be used all day long.

These double-walled insulated stainless steel bottles will keep liquids cold for 35 hours and hot for 15 hours, making sure that your drink is always at the right temperature.

Plus, this gift also gives back: Every purchase sends much-needed funding to Ocean Conservancy's Trash Free Seas Initiative® to aid in ocean cleanup and educational programs to help offset the global issue of plastics in the ocean, much of which are single-use plastic water bottles.

Hydrate and be a planet-saving superhero at the same time.

Spring Energy Gel and Hydration Mix

People who workout at home are busy and need to get their nutrition quickly to fuel their workouts. That is why Spring Energy is an ideal gift.

Spring Energy is a versatile fuel source providing natural carbohydrates, fats, amino acids and electrolytes. Made with real food, these contain only natural ingredients with minimal processing.

Gastrointestinal (GI) problems are a common side effect when using traditional energy gels during athletic activity, but Spring’s finely tuned acidity and osmotically active nutrients improve absorption and reduce gastrointestinal distress.

Spring‘s balanced composition of carbohydrates and fats helps to succeed your effort without the adverse effects of sugar and/or maltodextrin overload, which creates harmful spikes and dips in the energy supply. These delicious energizing hydration mixes and gels are the perfect addition to the home gym.

Fleet Feet Gift Card

Every runner or home-gym owner can use a gift card to Fleet Feet. Gift cards can be used both online or at any of the 180+ Fleet Feet retail locations, where they can experience our Fit Process that utilizes 3D fit id® foot scanning technology to find the perfect shoe for them.

How We Picked the Best Gifts

With more than 45 years of experience, Fleet Feet is the expert in running (and gifting). What makes the perfect gift for a runner comes down to the personal experience, goals, preferences and style of that runner. At Fleet Feet, we have been helping runners pick out the right gear for decades, so we know a thing or two about making picking out the perfect gifts for them.

We use a combination of real-life use, quality of materials, seasonal trends and our own top-seller lists to pick out the best gifts. With all that in mind, we picked gear that lived up to our personal (and professional) expectations. Plus, as people who live and breathe running, we know what we would like to unwrap ourselves.

Standing Behind Our Picks

We picked the best gifts based on what we think will work for the most people in most situations. If you buy a gift from us and you don’t love the way it looks, fits or performs, bring them back within 60 days for a full refund.

Plus, we offer free shipping on all orders over $99 on, and we’ll match a lower price from a qualifying retailer. That’s our Happy Fit Guarantee.