10 Great Workout Gifts for Gym Lovers

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Each year, the holiday season and the beginning of a new year create the perfect combination for getting back into the gym or starting up a fitness routine again. This is when we all promise ourselves that this is our year, now is the time, and we’re ready to get after it! You probably have friends, family, and loved ones who are thinking the same thing, or have been fitness enthusiasts all along. Whatever the case may be, 5.11 Tactical has excellent gift options for gym goers throughout our catalog. 

We have you covered with fitness gifts from workout clothes to weighed vests and plate carriers. Check out 10 of our favorite gifts for gym lovers. 

10 Great Workout Gift Ideas for Gym Lovers

1) Convertible Hydration Carrier 

Know someone who is always seeking that next adrenaline rush? Maybe they love traversing rugged trails on their mountain bike or challenging themselves with a difficult hike through dense woods. Keeping hydrated is paramount to fitness and training, and our Convertible hydration carrier can hold up to a 3-liter hydration reservoir. Its low-profile mesh shoulder straps and lightweight construction make it ultra-comfortable for long workouts. The hydration carrier also pairs nicely with our WTS 3L Hydration System (sold separately). 

2) RUSH24™ 2.0 Backpack 37L 

Every gym lover orfitness enthusiast needs a great bag to store and carry their equipment in. The RUSH™ 2.0 backpack is just that bag. Always one of our best sellers, the 2.0 version is even better, with extra pockets and compartments for storing and keeping gear organized and easy to find. In fact, there’s dedicated storage pockets for everything from a laptop to a hydration pack. There is even a hidden CCW compartment so your loved one can Always Be Ready. 

Constructed from high-strength, water-repellant 1000D nylon, this bag can take whatever is thrown its way and offers durability, comfort, and plenty of room to store the essentials. 

3) PT-R Condition Knit Jogger 

Gym lovers know there’s nothing like a comfortable pair of joggers, especially for cold-weather activities. From an early morning run to a late-night mission, our PT-R Condition Knit Jogger is perfect for staying warm, dry, and comfortable. In fact, this is the jogger Santa Claus himself prefers for early-morning training with his reindeer. 

Complete with a self-encased elastic waistband with internal branded drawcord, it adjusts easily and offers a nice fit that stays in place when running or maneuvering. The zippered pockets are perfect for storing keys, a cell phone, and other EDC items so they remain safe and secure. 

4) 5.11 A/T Trainer 

This fitness gift idea is a no-brainer — all you have to know is their size! The 5.11 A/T Trainer is built to thrive in any workout environment or situation you put it in. This is our most technologically advanced footwear system yet — the All-Terrain Load Assistance System. It offers unparalleled stability to help protect your feet, ankles, and legs, all while remaining lightweight and ultra-comfortable. Even the Grinch would like these shoes. 

5) PT-R Regina Tank 2.0 

We haven’t forgotten about the women in your life. Take it from us, you can never have too many workout clothes. Our popular Regina Tank 2.0 is stylish, with a tie-up in the back for a form-fitting look.  

Mesh panels on the side offer breathability, while a reflective strip of tape down the center of the back helps keep you visible and safe in the dark. 

6) PT-R Layla Tight 

You’ll impress the fitness lover in your life by pairing the PT-R Regina Tank with our PT-R Layla Tight.  

This fitness tank features moisture-wicking and anti-odor properties to help keep her dry, comfortable, and ready to tackle that next workout. A hidden pocket in the waistband is ideal for storing an ID or credit card so they don’t get lost at the gym. 

7) PT-R Catalyst 1/2 Zip 

Finish out the look for her with the PT-R Catalyst 1/2 Zip pullover. Made of a polyester/elastane blend, this 1/2 zip offers moisture-wicking properties and an anti-odor finish.  

It’s perfect for throwing on during those early morning jogs, and the half-zip allows you to cool down a bit after the workout. It also comes with cozy thumbholes at the sleeve cuffs for added comfort and warmth.   

8) TacTec® Trainer Weight Vest 

Okay, it’s time to take it up a degree or two with this one. Do you have a hardcore fitness enthusiast in your orbit who has everything? They’ll be blown away by this workout gift – the TacTec® Trainer Weight Vest. Designed specifically for training and fitness, the adjustable yoke shoulder straps and breathable mesh body pads keep you cool, comfortable, and ready to push beyond the limits.   

With or without the plates, your gym lover can wear this vest to add difficulty to strenuous workouts, from running stairs to weighted pull ups, the TacTec® Trainer Weight Vest will add a whole new dimension to boring workouts. 

9) Division Digital Watch 

From timing sprints to HIIT workouts, our Division Digital Watch is the perfect gift for the runner or gym enthusiast in your life. It features an EL backlight, chronograph, and two timers.  

The rugged, stainless-steel case with a tonal IP coating makes it an extremely durable watch, ideal for tough workouts. It’s also water resistant to 330 feet. 

10) PT-R Weight Kit 50 or 100LB 

We may have saved the best fitness gift idea for last. Available in 50 LB or 100 LB options, our PT-R Weight Kits feature two liners that can hold up to 25 or 50 pounds of sand, respectively, which can be used as kettlebells. Eight reinforced, non-slip handles on the bag make a wide variety of workouts possible. With a double-layer reinforcement on the bottom of the bag, it can stand vigorous wear and tear that sends other weight kit bags to the graveyard. 

Find More Fitness Gifts at 5.11 Tactical 

Suprise the gym lover in your life by shopping our full collection of fitness, training, and workout gifts

If you’re also int he midst of holiday shopping, don’t forget to visit our extensive holiday gift guide for 2022. 

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