Whether you’re shopping for a family member or yourself this year, consider it handled. From stylish apparel to must-have equipment, these 17 items are sure to get any pilates-obsessed lady on top of her game.
On those cold winter days, the idea of being barefoot in the studio might be enough to keep you at home. Check out these cute fitness leg warmers from KarmaWear.com ($27).
WATER BOTTLE: COLLAPSIBLE
This lightweight, reusable, collapsible water bottle snaps closed when empty, making it super easy to throw in your bag when heading out the door ($8). It’s easy to drink from and is freezer-safe, so you can have cold water all day long.
These Athleta Relay Tights ($79) are made for hard workouts. The flattering, no-seam, wide-waistband design will keep her feeling confident from start to finish.
You can never have too many work-out tanks. Check out this pilates tank from LookHuman.com ($22) or shop around to find their other funny fitness tanks.
So there are always healthy snack as at hand, gift a NatureBox Deluxe Box ($20) that arrives straight to the door. All of the offerings are delicious, and even better, all of the picks are nutritionist approved.
WATER BOTTLE: CAMELBACK
Our favorite water bottle just got better and now comes in a glass version. The CamelBak Glass Eddy Bottle ($25) is BPA-free and doesn’t retain flavor or odors, but what we really love is the retractable straw.
Winter clothes need to be two things: functional and cute. Look fabulous and charming in this therma-style Nike fleece All-Time performance hoodie ($30). Find online or at Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Help hair stay put during sweaty workouts with a Double-Strap Headband from Lucy ($10). It comes in tons of colors and fun patterns.
Some pilates gals are picky, so let them pick out something special for themselves with a gift card from Athleta!
Do you always start your day with an energizing protein shake? This 20-ounce Blender Bottle Mini ($13) will be your favorite to-go cup; the built-in blending ball ensures your shakes stay lump-free and delicious.
No one likes hair in their face while working out, but those hair ties are never around when you need them! This pack of Under Armour hair ties ($10) ensures she’ll always have one in her bag; she’ll be especially inspired by the motivating message on each.
To prevent undoing that noon workout, bringing lunch from home is essential to keep portions in check. Here’s a practical gift you know they’ll use everyday — a BPA-free Goodbyn lunch container ($9). Free of phthalates and lead, the three compartments stay separated with the leakproof lid that securely locks which means their yogurt won’t mingle with their carrots. It comes in pink, blue, or green.
Tired feet get a well-needed rest with the help of Sure Foot Foot Rubz ($6). Using acupressure techniques, all the user has to do is roll feet over the small massage ball for instant relief.
The perfect at-home tool for your pilates “homework” the Pilates ring ($50). Order online or in studio and receive a FREE instructional DVD.
This year, get the gift of foam-rolling. This is the perfect tool for massaging kinks and pains; regular foam-rolling can help prevent agonizing overuse injuries. This Balanced Body ($60) is available in studio!
A massage in your purse, Knot-Outs ($15-$60) are the perfect tool to help smooth the kinks in your back, legs, neck and more. Order through the studio and we’ll show you how to get the most from your new favorite toy.
SNACKS: KIND BARS
For your gourmand friend who’s a junk food junkie, offer one of these awesome KIND Bar Cubes ($43). Curated by Arianna Huffington, Bobbi Brown, and Grace Potter, each box offers an assortment of tasty KIND Bar treats and helps support a charity of their choice.