10 Gift Ideas for the Gym Bros in Your Life

10 Gift Ideas for the Gym Bros in Your Life

Almost everyone has a fitness freak in their family or friend circle. With the holiday season coming up, there are chances you’ll need a gift for them. Gifting a fitness related item to someone means you appreciate the time and effort they invest in their bodies and will surely make you the subject of their affection.

While dumbbell and barbells might be obvious gifts, they make no practical sense for someone who doesn’t own a gym. In this article, we’ll be focusing on the gifts which people can use every day, are portable enough to carry around, and won’t break the bank.

Gifts Ideas for Bodybuilders and Fitness Freaks

Customized Weightlifting Belts

A weightlifting belt is a must for a bodybuilder. Many gyms don’t provide belts and the ones that do, have belts which are usually not the right size and fit. If your buddy is into lifting weights, he’ll like nothing more than to wear a belt with his name on it.

Dumbbell or Weight Plate Pennants

Wearing a dumbbell or weight plate pennant around your neck is the symbol of being committed to the fit life. Bracelets are a substitute for the pennants and are a great accessory to wear in and out of the gym.

Shaker Bottles

One can possibly never have too many shaker bottles. Shaker bottles are like glasses for the fitness freaks and we’re always short of them. You can choose from the fruit infusing, electric, and blender bottles available on the market.


If your bro is a bodybuilder, there is a high probability he’s a fan of supplements. While the whey protein is a safe option, you could choose from the wide selection of pre-workouts, BCAAs, joint support, and post-workout recovery supplements.

Resistance Bands

Resistance bands are a must-have for every fitness fan. You could use the bands at your home or in the gym for resistance workouts for almost every muscle group. You can also wrap them around machines and take your workouts to the next level.

Skipping Rope

Skipping rope is a great cardio equipment and an incredibly effective way of shedding the extra kilos. The skipping rope and resistance bands are portable enough to be taken with you while you’re traveling.


It doesn’t matter if your friend is a bodybuilder, a runner, or a CrossFitter, there is a shoe out there for him which he doesn’t already own. With the new tech and better soles, your buddy will be stepping into heaven with his new kicks.

Wireless Earphones

If your gym bro doesn’t train with earphones, he has no idea what he’s missing out on. Wireless training earphones are better than their wired counterparts. Great options are available from Jay Bird, Bose, Beats, and JBL.

Fitness Tracker

Fitness trackers are great for people who like measuring their macros and are obsessed with details. If budget is not a problem, you could go for the Apple watch or otherwise opt for the budget-friendly Fitbit trackers, Mi or Garmin bands.

Items off the Wishlist

Many other gym gears like a foam roller, yoga mat, fat grips, lifting straps, wrist wraps make great gifts. Most lifters have a wishlist of the things they want to add to their gym bag (another gifting idea) and it would be great if you could get an access to it.

What are other great gifting ideas?

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