Fitness Friday: Gift ideas for your fitness friends

December 20, 2013


With Christmas less than a week away, you might be scrambling for gift ideas. With all-due respect to jewelers, electronic stores and florists, nothing says "I love you and want you to live a long, healthy life" more than a fitness-related present. Here are five ideas that might not garner the same initial reaction as when that special someone opens a case with diamond earrings or a Bluetooth speaker, but if the recipient is smart, they'll thank you in the long run.



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BONUS TIP: If none of these ideas work, go to for a host of worthwhile athletic-equipment options including stuff specifically developed for golfers.

*Note: Fitness Friday will resume on Jan. 3. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and Happy Holidays!

Ron Kaspriske is the fitness editor of Golf Digest.* Follow @Ron Kaspriske

*Photo by Erik Isakson *