Gifts for At-Home Workouts

Gift Guide 2023 | Fleet Feet

By The Fleet Feet Editors Updated on

Many people have developed an at-home workout routine over the past few years, whether it is on a treadmill, Peloton bike or other at-home gym equipment.

One of the perks of home workouts is that you do not have to worry about the weather—it is always bright and temperature controlled inside. No waiting for the gym to open or worrying about when it closes, either, so you can fit your workouts into your schedule. But what do you get for the person who works out where they live?

At Fleet Feet we have been helping people choose gifts for runners and fitness enthusiasts for over 45 years. As the #1 run specialty store, we have over 250 locations and are the experts when it comes to giving running gifts.

As part of our Gift Guide For Runners, our Fleet Feet Editors have picked out our favorite gifts for the people in your life who love to work out at home. From high-tech watches and lightweight shorts to performance tops and insulated water bottles, we compiled a list of the best gifts for at home workouts to put a smile on their face.

[This article is part of our 2023 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.]

Give the Gift of Data
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Garmin Forerunner 255

$350
The Forerunner 255 is an excellent all-around fitness watch that makes the perfect gift for anyone who likes to work out at home or at the gym. Not only can it be used to track outdoor runs, but it also has modes for the treadmill, indoor cycling, and a variety of other at-home workouts. 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, a wrist-based heart rate monitor, sleep tracker, Garmin Pay, and more.
Give the Gift of Good Socks
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Feetures Elite Light Cushion Socks

$18
The Feetures Elite socks are perfect for any workout, making them a great gift for any gym goer. With targeted compression and an anatomical design, they fit perfectly to their feet and reduce the risk of blisters. Made with moisture-wicking materials, these socks will keep their feet dry and comfortable through a HIIT workout or long run.
Give the Gift of Comfort
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rabbit EZ Long Sleeve Tee

$55
There is nothing better than giving them a shirt that is so comfortable they don’t want to take it off. The rabbit EZ Long Sleeve Tee is made with impossibly soft and butter-smooth fabric that is sweat-wicking, fast-drying and never clingy, making it the perfect workout top.
Give the Gift of Fun
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Women’s New Balance Printed Impact Tight

$80
Give a fun gift with the New Balance Printed Impact Run Tight, which blends comfort and performance with unique prints and patterns. These tights wick away moisture, have strategic vents to keep them cool and dry when their workout heats up, and fit perfectly.
Give the Gift of Jams
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Shokz OpenRun

$130
Anyone would be happy to receive a pair of Shokz OpenRun headphones. These wireless headphones sit outside your ears and use bone conduction to transfer the sound, allowing you to hear the music and your surroundings. This way they can watch Netflix or listen to their pump-up playlist and still hear the family calling for them.
Give the Gift of Hydration
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Nuun

$8
Nuun is a great drink mix to give to anyone who likes working out. These tablets give you all of the electrolytes you need when working out, but don’t have any of the unnecessary sugars. Each tube contains ten servings and each tab dissolves in 16oz of water for a delicious, slightly fizzy drink.
Give the Gift of Compression
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CEP The Run Compression Tall Sock 4.0

$60
CEP The Run Compression Tall Socks 4.0 are one of the best ways to help your runner recover after a run or leg day. Great to wear during a workout or after, these compression socks work by increasing oxygen to the muscles, accelerating the removal of lactic acid and stabilizing vibrations while running. Plus, they are breathable, moisture wicking and treated with silver ions to decrease odor and bacteria.
Give the Gift of Massage
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Power Plate DualSphere

$100
To help them take their recovery to the next level, give them the Power Plate DualSphere. This massage tool has a unique peanut-like shape that helps target hard-to-reach areas such as the feet, neck and back. The vibrations help to accelerate their warm-up or intensify their recovery, while its compact size makes it easy to store.
Give the Gift of Cushion
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On Cloudstratus 2.0

$127.5 - $170

The On Cloudstratus 2.0 features a double layer of On Running’s CloudTec and Helion foam cushioning to give soft landings, while the Speedboard provides a responsive and stable foundation to push off from.

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. To learn more about this shoe, check out our On Cloudstratus 2.0 review.

Give the Gift of Recovery
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OOFOS OOcoozie Low Shoes

$120
Working out puts a lot of stress on their feet, especially if they are working out in a garage or other hard floor. Give their feet the gift of recovery with the OOFOS OOcoozie. These shoes feature a warm and cozy sherpa upper on top of OOFOS legendary foam footbed that takes the stress off of knees and ankles. Perfect for wearing after a tough workout or while lounging around the house, anyone who spends a lot of time on their feet will thank you for this gift.
Give the Gift of Support
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Superfeet Dynamic Run and Dynamic Run Max Insoles

$50

The Superfeet Dynamic Run and Dynamic Run Max pack extra comfort and structure into their shoes while they work out. The AeroLyte Dual Comfort Foam puts more cushion between their feet and the ground to soften each step, while the energizing heel cushion disperses impact and reduces vibration to minimize fatigue when they’re pushing themselves during a workout.

The Dynamic Run Max delivers more structure than the Dynamic Run and the Max has a deeper heel cup and higher arch than the original. Extra comfort and support that can go into any shoe? Sounds like the perfect gift to us!

Give the Gift of Cold Drinks
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Hydro Flask 21oz Standard Mouth Bottle

$33 - $35
The Hydro Flask 21oz Standard Mouth water bottle will keep their water ice-cold while they work out. This double-walled insulated stainless steel bottle will keep liquids cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours, making sure that their drink is always at the right temperature. Plus, Hydro Flask has a proprietary powder coat on the outside that makes it an easy-to-grip, sweat-free, and extra-durable bottle that they can take to their home gym or anywhere.
Give the Gift of Choice
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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 approximately 250 Fleet Feet retail locations, where they can experience our Fit Process which uses 3D fit id® foot scanning technology to find the perfect shoe for them.

Why You Should Trust Us

At Fleet Feet one of our core values is that it is a privilege to serve. We take the thought of giving you advice and guiding you to pick out the perfect gift for the runner in your life very seriously and are honored that you chose to read this. Fleet Feet is the No. 1 run specialty store in the country. We serve more than 3 million customers across 250+ locations annually and have completed more than 4 million 3D foot scans (and counting) of different runners and walkers’ feet. Our goal is to help every customer find the correct shoes, apparel and gear for their goals.

We don’t just sell shoes and gear, we run, walk and hike with you in those shoes. We have had hundreds of thousands of runners and walkers participate in our training programs, community runs and events every year. We have locations all over the country running in the snow, desert and everything in between.

We take our sales data and talk with the different shoe companies, designers and our network of runners, walkers and hikers to cultivate this list of the best gifts for runners. We also review shoes and gear ourselves to provide you with the best information possible when making these guides. We update this guide regularly to make sure you have the latest information possible to make the best decision for you when it comes to giving your loved one a gift.

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. 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 fleetfeet.com, and we’ll match a lower price from a qualifying retailer. That’s our Happy Fit Guarantee.