Lots of women enjoy working out in a variety of ways! For some, the gym is their sacred space where they can sweat out their problems or think while they work out. For others, a long hike or a brisk outdoor run keeps them in tune with themselves. There are also women who enjoy working out in their own homes with their own personal equipment.
Whatever a lady’s preference, if you’re looking for fitness gift ideas for her, we’ve got you covered! From gear to help her work out to the clothing she can wear while doing it, or recovery products and nutritional items to fuel her workouts, we have a slew of suggestions for workout gifts for her.
You’re sure to find something for every woman who loves her exercise time on here!
57 Best Fitness Gift Ideas for Her
The best fitness gifts for active women of any age.
Bowflex Adjustable Dumbbell
Adjustable dumbbells make excellent fitness gifts for women, and she can set up a home gym with her own weightlifting area using these weights! Each dumbbell can adjust to anywhere from 5 to 52 ½ pounds, at 2 ½ pound increments. She won’t need a whole variety of weights, just this one set, so it will save on room and keep her workout space orderly.
Dr Teal's Epsom Salt Bath Soaking Solution
Help her recover after a hard workout with a nice soak in a bath infused with essential oils and Epsom salt. The salts help soothe sore, tired muscles as either a bath soak or as a paste she can make up and apply to the aching areas. The bag is resealable, so she can keep it in the bathroom and simply open it every time she needs relief.
adidas Women's Performance Hat
If the world is her gym, she’ll appreciate this hat to shade her from the elements! This adidas hat is breathable so it will keep sweat away as she exercises. A generous brim keeps the sun or rain off her face as she runs, hikes, or does other outdoor activities.
The back features a hook-and-loop closure, so it adjusts to any size, and there’s a space above the closure to pull a ponytail through and keep it out of her face. The hat comes in a variety of colors so you can pick her favorite.
Smart Connect Fitness Mirrors
A fitness mirror is a high-tech way she can work out in her own home and a great workout gift for her! She can watch herself on-screen as she also watches her trainer in running, HIIT workouts, kickboxing, strength training, or a variety of other workouts.
She’ll be able to see exactly how her trainer makes each move and how she’s doing in comparison. It’s the next best thing to having her own personal trainer!
Spiralizer 7-Blade Vegetable Slicer
If she’s always looking for ways to make her food healthier, she’ll appreciate this spiralizer! She can make her own zoodles (zucchini noodles) or cut a variety of other veggies into noodles to replace pasta in meals or just make fun new shapes for soups and salads. The spiralizer comes with an e-book with a variety of meal ideas so she can use her veggies in lots of new ways.
Hurdilen Resistance Bands
These small, simple bands pack quite a punch and are great for workouts! The exercise bands provide resistance as she works her legs, hips, arms, and other areas she wants to work out.
They’re small enough that she can tuck them into a suitcase to use while traveling or to store at home without needing a lot of room. The bands are made from soft fabric that won’t slip but also won’t irritate sensitive skin, making them an excellent fitness gift idea for her.
YnM Weighted Blanket
Part of staying fit and healthy is getting a great night’s sleep! This weighted blanket provides gentle pressure for sore legs or other body parts that may be recovering after a workout. Many people who love weighted blankets also say they provide an amazing night’s sleep – the pressure from the blanket allows people to sleep more soundly and comfortably.
Whether she likes to use it to cover her legs while reading or relaxing, to make them feel better, or whether she uses it for a full night’s sleep, a weighted blanket will provide great comfort!
Apple AirPods Pro
If she doesn’t have a great pair of wireless earbuds to use while working out, you can’t go wrong getting her some AirPods! A noise cancelation feature blocks outside noise so she can hear her music better. However, if she’s exercising outdoors, she may want the transparency mode, which allows her to hear traffic and other outside noises.
The AirPods automatically tune music to her ears, and they come with three sizes of silicone tips to fit her ears. The AirPods are also sweat and water resistant.
GearLight LED Head Lamp
Help her stay safe while running or walking in low light with this headlamp! It has a long-lasting, bright beam that will ensure she’s visible in the dark while running. The headband is adjustable, so she can fit it to her head. It also weighs just 3 lbs, so it’s an easy addition to her running gear that won’t weigh her down.
The headlamp also has 7 different lighting modes so she can choose the most suitable for her surroundings and activities.
RUNNING GIRL Sports Bra for Women
Any woman can tell you that one of the most important gifts for active women is a good sports bra. Pick the wrong one, and she’s left uncomfortable and may even need to cut her workout short.
This sports bra has plenty of coverage and support while still moving with her as she exercises. It’s sweat-wicking so she’ll stay comfortable, and it stretches with her while still keeping its shape.
TrailBuddy Trekking Poles
Trekking poles can be a huge help for hikers! Not only do they take pressure off of feet and knees, but they also help develop arm and shoulder muscles, and they can improve balance and posture for a safer hike.
This set of poles is adjustable so she can fit them to her own height. They’re made of lightweight, strong aluminum and can be collapsed for easy storage and transport.
Off-White Logo Slide Sandal
These trendy, sporty slides are perfect for before or after an intense workout. Often, after a good, long run or ride, all anyone wants to do is get their shoes off and give their tootsies a break!
These slides provide the comfort and fresh air her feet are craving. There’s nothing like the feeling of peeling off shoes and socks after some serious exercise, and gym lovers can keep these in their bag to pop on after a shower.
Lemon & Sage Deodorant Wipes
She can freshen up after a workout, even when there isn’t a shower available, with these deodorant wipes! The wipes are pre-moistened and cooling to help combat sweat after a workout. They’re scented with fresh, odor-busting scents like lemon and sage. She can toss the wipes in a bag or backpack and have them at the ready after a hike, a run, or a gym workout.
Columbia Women's Switchback Iii Jacket
She doesn’t need to let bad weather ruin a good workout with this waterproof rain jacket! The jacket features a drawstring closure hood to keep rain off her face, cuffs that can be tightened to keep out moisture, and zippered pockets to keep keys and other small items safe.
Whether she tucks this in a pack as protection against a sudden rainstorm or dons it for a rainy outdoor run, she’ll be warm and dry as she exercises, making this a great gift for active women.
Physix Gear Sport Compression Socks
Running and weight lifting can be hard on legs! These compression socks can help with blood flow as she runs, hikes, or works out. The socks can protect against varicose veins and can help legs recover from muscle soreness after a workout. Along with being great workout socks, these make wonderful ski socks or socks for flying or for wearing in jobs where she’s on her feet all day.
Women Insulated Lunch Box
If she works out at lunch or simply wants a snack after a hike or bike ride, she’ll appreciate this insulated lunch box to keep food ready! It has two isolated compartments so she can separate hot and cold food, and a wide opening leaves room for large containers. The bag is leakproof and easy to clean as well.
Workout junkies love TheraGun’s deep muscle treatment to help them recover after a workout. She can monitor the speed and force of the device, and it’s built ergonomically so she can hold it in a variety of ways to get at sore muscles. The TheraGun also connects to an app and can run personalized wellness routines just for her.
LARQ Self-Cleaning Water Bottle
Water bottles can be a challenge to clean! It’s hard to get into all the nooks and crannies, and often when you do, you’re left with the faint taste of dish soap at the end. This self-cleaning water bottle eliminates those problems with a UV water purifier. She can activate the cleaning function, and the water bottle will neutralize bacteria and sanitize the water inside. It’s a great fitness gift for her to bring along on workouts, hikes, or bike rides!
Indoor Exercise Bike
She can bring a cycling workout home with this indoor bike! Along with its main function as a stationary bike, this bike can track the calories she’s burning and give her real-time workout analytics. She can also pair this bike with an app that will design workouts and share hundreds of on-demand classes to take her workouts to the next level.
adidas Defender 4 Duffel Bag
This bag is perfectly designed to carry everything she’ll need at the gym! An extra roomy main compartment features plenty of space for clothes, towels, and shoes. Two zippered end pockets and an outside pocket leave lots of room for accessories and smaller items as well. The bag is durable and features a lifetime warranty so she’ll have it for a good, long time.
Lightweight Packable Puffer Jacket
A lightweight but warm jacket is essential for outdoor exercise in cold weather! This jacket packs down small, so she can toss it in a backpack for a hike. It also comes with its own small carrying bag with a drawstring closure, in case she wants to carry it separately.
The bottom of the jacket hits at the waist so it won’t constrict her legs when she’s running or walking. The jacket comes in a variety of colors so you can choose one she’ll love.
Acteon Quick Dry Gym Towel
This 5-pack of gym towels means she’ll always have one handy when she needs it! The towels are treated to be odor-free and sweat-wicking. The towels dry 5 times faster than standard cotton and can absorb up to 5 times their water weight. They’re a great gym gift for her to use for yoga, running, swimming, and a variety of other workouts.
BALEAF Women's One Piece Swimsuit
Swimming is an amazing workout, but workout swimsuits are very different than swimsuits for a day lounging on the beach! This suit is great for serious workouts – a durable polyester fabric keeps it in place so she doesn’t need to worry about tugging while swimming.
The back is designed to keep shoulder straps in place without slipping. A built-in shelf bra has removable cups, and a moderate leg cut means she doesn’t need to worry about the suit riding up while she swims.
Nike Women's Printed Headbands
Nothing is more annoying while running or working out than sweaty hair drooping in your face! She can keep her hair out of her way with these Nike headbands. The stretchy elastic band adjusts to fit her head, and she can wear one or several at a time, depending on her preference.
Outdoor Internal Frame Backpack
This backpack will fit all the essentials she’ll need for a day – or several – on the trail. There’s room for hiking gear, water bottles, food, a sleeping bag, and a small camp tent. The pack is made of durable fabric that won’t tear on the trail. It also has a hydration system, a whistle, and several compression straps so it fits comfortably.
Smartwool Merino Baselayer
If she doesn’t let chilly winter weather stop her, or if she swaps summer running for winter snowshoeing or skiing, this merino wool shirt makes a great base layer! Merino wool will keep her warm while she’s cold but will also wick sweat and keep her cool once she’s worked up a sweat. It’s a great layer for skiing or any other winter sport she loves.
Medium Density Foam Roller
Many athletes love using rollers after a workout! The roller can mimic the feel of a massage and can work out the kinks and aches of sore muscles that have been working hard. If your wife or girlfriend doesn’t already have a roller to use on her legs or her aching arms after working out, it can be a great addition to her wellness routine after she’s finished exercising.
Fitbit Health & Fitness Tracker
If you’re shopping for a woman who loves metrics and enjoys tracking her heart rate, steps, sleep, and other fitness data points, she’ll appreciate this Fitbit! The Fitbit has ten days of battery life so she won’t need to charge it every night. It also comes with a variety of colored bands so you can pick one she’ll like.
Hydration Running Belt
Do you know a woman who loves long runs or is training for a marathon? A hydration belt is great for allowing her to hydrate while on her run without having to carry a cumbersome water bottle. This belt features spots for two water bottles, plus a pocket for a cell phone, keys, snacks, or energy gels and blocks.
Cast Iron Kettlebell Weight
Kettlebells are currently popular for both male and female fitness lovers right now! Whether she wants to build serious muscle or just stay toned and healthy, this cast iron kettlebell weight can help. In fact, it can be used for a wide range of resistance exercises. A painted surface protects the weight from corrosion and a wide handle means she’ll get a good grip.
Hanging Travel Toiletry Bag
If she hits the gym a lot, or if she’s able to shower at work after a workout, she’ll appreciate this toiletry bag! It features plenty of space for toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, and other toiletry products she’ll need when showering after a workout.
There are multiple compartments, so she can also store accessories and other items and get to them easily. A large metal hook means she can hang the bag on a towel rack or shower hook.
Saucony Women's Running Socks
A good pair of running socks can make almost as much of a difference to a runner as a good pair of shoes! These socks are moisture-wicking so feet stay dry and feature light compression to keep feet feeling good. They’re no-show socks so she won’t be able to see them when her shoes are on…but she’ll certainly feel them and be comfortable!
Amazon Basics Yoga Mat
This extra-thick yoga mat is no-frills, but it’s perfect for bringing to yoga class, or to use as a mat for everyday exercise. The textured foam mat gives her traction and stability when she stands or sits on it, and she won’t slip or slide around.
It also has elastic straps that slide over the rolled-up mat, plus a shoulder strap so she can carry it. It comes in a variety of colors so you can pick one that will stand out!
She can whip up delicious smoothies, healthy soups, or tasty salad dressings with this professional-grade blender! Ten speeds mean she can find the exact setting for her dish. Hardened stainless steel blades uniformly chop even the toughest fruits and veggies, and the blender can clean itself with just a little soap and warm water.
This would make a great Christmas or birthday gift for someone who not only loves being healthy but loves cooking and creating in the kitchen.
Fihapyli Women's Workout Tank Tops
A racerback tank with a keyhole in back is cute, and practical at the same time! The keyhole and airy back will keep her cool while she’s working out. The fabric is also quick-drying, breathable, and lightweight. It’s perfect for running, yoga, or a number of other athletic activities!
Women’s Touchscreen Running Gloves
She’ll appreciate these running gloves if she doesn’t let cold weather stop her workouts! The gloves are fitted so they won’t slide or flop around as she runs. They’re touchscreen-compatible so she can answer her phone or turn on her music without having to take them off. They’re also accented with cute little swirl designs and a pop of color lining each wrist.
Run Fast. Eat Slow. Cookbook
This cookbook is written by 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan and her chef and running friend Elyse Kopecky. However, the nutritious recipes won’t just benefit serious runners! The delicious recipes avoid refined sugar and flour and teach cooks to use high-quality ingredients for great, healthy flavors and dishes.
Pro Bike Tool Bicycle Saddle Bag
She can make sure she’s prepared for things that could go wrong on a ride with this saddle bag. It has plenty of room for spare bike tools and the items she’ll need to do a quick repair while on a ride. The bag has room for an inner tube, a CO2 inflator, a CO2 cartridge, tire levers, a patch kit, and a multitool. It straps under the bike seat so she’ll have it close at hand.
La Roche-Posay Body & Face Sunscreen SPF 60
If she loves outdoor workouts, help her protect her skin with this high-quality sunscreen. The melt-in sunscreen for sensitive skin has an SPF of 60, so it will protect against harmful rays. It also stays put and won’t come off with sweat during exercise.
Reflective Running Beanie
Help her to be easily visible in the dark, or in lower light, with this reflective beanie! Not only will the hat keep her warm in winter as she exercises outside, but it will also reflect headlights and other lights so cars can see her at night. It’s a great cheap but useful gift for women who like to run, walk, or take their furry friend out for a stroll in the evenings.
POWERHANDZ Basketball Gloves
These basketball gloves were created to build arm muscles and improve dribbling, ball handling, and hand speed. The gloves are weighted and have anti-friction material that’s meant to make it harder to handle a basketball. If she can overcome playing with these gloves in training, she’ll be much better when she plays without them during games!
TRX All-in-One Suspension Trainer
She can set up a TRX gym right at home with this training kit! It comes with a suspension trainer, an indoor and outdoor anchor, an introductory guide, an XMount, strength bands, and more. She’ll also get a free trial to the TRX Training Club with workout videos and classes. The TRX system uses 7 different movements to engage and strengthen the body.
Ekouaer Women's Athletic Skorts
These skorts are adorable workout gear, but they’re also practical as well! The skorts are made from lightweight, moisture-wicking material that dries quickly. They have built-in shorts and are perfect for a variety of activities. She can run, play tennis, bike, and more. The skort also has a hole for a headphone cable and hidden pockets to stash small items like keys.
Infrared Sauna Blanket
She can pamper herself with this sauna blanket – it’s like a day at the spa but at home! The sauna is said to promote better blood circulation and relieve sore joints and muscles. After a hard workout, she can zip herself into this sauna blanket to help with faster recovery.
Tuff Mutt Hands-Free Dog Leash
If she likes to run with her dog, this leash ensures she can do that without having to hold his leash the entire time. An adjustable waist belt means she can clip her furry friend to a leash and fasten the other end around her waist, leaving her arms and hands-free to swing while exercising. The leash is long enough to let her dog run in front of her without her feeling like she might trip on him.
Sanabul Kickboxing Gloves
These gloves are easier to put on and use than traditional hand wraps but achieve the same effect! The gloves can be used just like boxing hand wraps, but they can also be used for weightlifting, pull-ups, or on other gym equipment. The material is easy to wash and dries quickly during sweaty workouts.
Inflatable Stand Up Paddle Board
Nothing gives a motivation boost like getting out on the water to work out! This paddle board is great for strengthening arm and ab muscles. She can use it to simply paddle around the lake or as a base for a paddle board yoga class on the water.
An anti-slip mat keeps her steady on the board, and the set comes with an ankle cuff and safety leash, board, paddle, manual air pump, and storage bag.
Women's High Waisted Yoga Capris
These yoga pants are great for practicing yoga…but also for running, biking, or simply running errands! They feature 4-way stretch fabric that’s soft and comfortable. The pants are high-waisted and they won’t slip down. The pants feature 2 side pockets so she can store her phone and other items. The pants also come in a variety of colors and patterns.
ONTA Collapsible Water Bottle
This water bottle collapses down so it’s easy to pack when she doesn’t need it. When it’s time to fill up, she can expand the bottle to hold 20 ounces of water to keep her hydrated! The water bottle is BPA-free and made from food-grade silicone so it’s safe for holding drinking water. It’s perfect for camping or to toss in a bag or purse and fill for a lunchtime workout.
Hanes Women's Hoodie Sweatshirt
This sweatshirt is comfortable and moves easily, making it perfect for workouts or for tossing on afterward to keep warm! The cotton-blend fleece is soft and warm, and the sweatshirt has a ribbed hem and cuffs so it won’t ride up. It’s also made from up to 5% polyester from recycled plastic bottles, so she’s helping the environment as well!
adidas Cloudfoam Pure Running Shoe
She can take care of her feet while working out with this running shoe! The stretchy mesh shoes have extra cushioning to protect her feet, and the mesh sides mean better air circulation and moisture-wicking. The shoe is constructed almost like a sock, so it molds easily to her foot and stays on well.
Fawyn TIK Tok Leggings for Women
These leggings are stretchy and hug her legs, so they won’t get in the way while she’s running, cycling, or practicing the downward dog. Side pockets mean she can stash her phone and other small items. The leggings come in several colors so you can pick a pair – or several – that matches her workout gear.
1lb & 2lb Bala Bangles
It’s easy to add weights to a run or walk with these bangles! The elastic bands fit around wrists like bracelets, and each one features one or two pounds of weight. She can add to her workout by swinging or pumping her arms while she walks.
She also has the option to wear the bangles around her ankles instead for more resistance while she walks. These would be a cute addition to a fitness-themed gift basket, with maybe some nutritious snacks and a water bottle or gym towel.
Venzo Bicycle Women's Cycling Shoes
Whether she does intense spin classes, commutes by bike, or just loves taking long rides, these shoes are perfect! The shoes come with a pair of Delta cleats, although they’re compatible with any kind of cleat. They’re quick-drying and breathable and feature a removable sock liner that can be cleaned. They also come in several colors.
Bluetooth MusiBaby Speakers
If she has a home gym or simply does some exercises in the garage or basement, she can now add some music to make her workout more fun! This Bluetooth speaker can connect to her phone and play music, podcasts, or audiobooks to pass the time.
You could even get her two, and they’ll connect to each other for more surround sound. When she’s finished working out, she can move the speaker around the house or outside so she can have music wherever she wants.
Dumbbell Hand Weights
These dumbbell hand weights are great for light weightlifting or for adding to a walk or run for more toning. They feature soft padding on the outside and an easy, non-slip grip. The hexagon shape means they’ll stay put when she sets them down and when they’re not in use.
KEEN Women's Hiking Boot
She’ll hike well with these KEEN hiking boots! A water-resistant suede repels water, and performance mesh provides good airflow, so her feet will stay dry. The rubber sole grips well so she won’t slip on rocky or slick surfaces. The boots provide good support but are lightweight so her feet and legs won’t get fatigued on long treks.
How We Choose Fitness Gifts For Women
At Gift Rabbit, we pride ourselves on the meticulous process we take to review and score each fitness gift for women. Our team of experts conducts extensive research, compares products, and consults with fitness professionals to ensure we present you with the most unique and suitable gifts. We evaluate every product from a user’s perspective, considering key factors such as price, style, and customer feedback. We cater to a wide variety of demographics, offering options for weight training enthusiasts to yoga practitioners. Rest assured, our gift guide is curated with thoughtfulness and expertise, making your gift-hunting experience seamless and trustworthy.