Top 10 Sustainable Gifts for Fitness Lovers

sustainable activewear gift guide

T’is the season to get gifting! With Christmas around the corner, we have made present shopping simple by gathering a selection of sustainable products that would make the perfect surprise for the fitness lover in your life. From athleisure and workout trainers to yoga mats and stretching blocks, we have an impressive array of sustainable fitness gifts that will appeal to any kind of fitness lover, from the heavy lifters to the balanced yogi.

Not only are these 10 gifts ethically sourced and sustainably produced; they’re also guaranteed to keep your loved one motivated, active and feeling great throughout the winter period… what more could you wish for?

1. VEJA

Veja

Veja is a fair trade, small cooperative trainer company. Not only are Veja's cult sneakers a chic and on-trend choice to wear to and from the gym; they're also environmentally friendly, with each of its styles made from at least 53% recycled materials. These trainers will certainly keep your style-conscious man or woman happy as they spring through winter into the warmer seasons!

2. LARQ

larq movement water bottles

With Larq, you have access to pure water with under a minute, wherever you are. The unparalleled technology in each bottle eliminates up to 99.9% of bio-contaminants from your water. As if that wasn't great enough, the bottles feature an innovative purification system with superior temperature control so your water stays at the right temperature, wherever you take it.

3. GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE SPORTS BRA

Girlfriend Collective sustainable sports bras

Girlfriend Collective is a brand to snatch. Not only will its colourful sports bras brighten up the winter months, it will also look and feel amazing on, thanks to its soft, sweat-wicking, breathable and compressive fabric. Oh, and did we forget to mention that these crop tops are made from recycled water bottles - 79% RPET and 21% spandex to be precise? So the only question left is.. what colour?!

4. GIRLFRIEND COLLECTIVE LEGGINGS

Girlfriend Collective leggings

Why not treat that special fitness lover in your life to a pair of matching Girlfriend Collective 4-way stretch, high-waisted and pocketed leggings? When it comes to fit, feel and aesthetics, you can’t go wrong with these sustainable leggings. Each pair of leggings is made using 25 recycled plastic bottles, making it the perfect choice for ethical advocates who like breaking a sweat. 

5. ADIDAS by STELLA MCCARTNEY

Adidas x Stella McCartney

Adidas x Stella brings an abundance of sustainable gym staples to the fitness lovers wish list. Our favourites include a 79% recycled polyester long sleeved running top and the 73% recycled Essential Seamless legging, with its matching Essential Seamless Tank.

These designer styles are the perfect motivation for those early morning winter jogs or late evening sweat sessions. Not only will they keep you snug, but their sweat wicking features will also keep you feeling fresh and noticeable, thanks to their reflective details.

6. SUPERNOVA

Supernova protein

The fitness lover in your life may be on the hunt to ditch the plastic protein bottle and replace it with something more sustainable and sleek… and we have the solution! Grab this recyclable stainless steel bottle from Supernova, it will be sure to keep your shake cold for 12 hours, or your coffee warm for 8, whilst helping reduce the amount of plastic waste, can you get better than that?

7. ADIDAS x PARLEY FOR THE OCEANS

adidas x parley

Adidas has found a way to put a smile on any sustainably-conscious fitness lovers face with its Adidas x Parley Collection. Each item of clothing is made from 100% recycled polyester, with zero compromise on technical performance. From the strenuous to the stretching, this range will take your work out to the next level with both a full range of motion and a nod towards saving the oceans.

8. ORGANIC BASICS

why is everyone talking about organic basics

Organic Basics is a true pioneer when it comes to sustainable textiles, and inclusivity, and the ultimate basic pieces that are perfect for any yoga practice. We especially love the The Silvertech Active range. Made with mechanically recycled nylon, the material kills 99% of bacteria, which means that these activewear pieces can be used for weeks without needing to be washed... easier on you, and uses less water! If you’re looking to add to your eco-friendly wardrobe, you can’t go far wrong with a piece from this brand. Win, win, win, win....

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2. YOGA BLOCKS

Yoga blocks are the perfect accessory to aid you in stretching, strengthening and shaping your body, helping you through those yoga classes that may seem a struggle after the Christmas feasting is over! Two of our favourite yoga blocks are the B Yoga B Block, made from 100% fine grain cork, and the Yogi Bare Bamboo Block, made entirely of bamboo, a sustainable material that is easy on our planet. With such great options to choose from, it's time to get moving!

10. YOGI BARE MAT

Yogi Bare mat

With new year's resolutions fast approaching, why not gift your loved one a Yogi Bare Paws Natural Rubber Extreme Grip Yoga Mat? This mat can help keep your yoga buddy steady with its no-slip technology, plus put on smile on their face thanks to its ecofriendly, natural rubber composition… sustainable and stabilising, do gifts get better this? For taller yogis try the Paws X, to take your practice to the next level.

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