8 Gifts For Working Out At Home That Are Perfect For People Who Hate Going To The Gym

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With the new year quickly approaching, the resolutions are piling up fast, which means the gym is about to get hectic AF. Honestly, home workouts have never sounded more appealing, especially since they're the perfect way to maintain your fitness routine without having to weave your way through a sea of sweaty strangers. So, whether you know someone who's going to dodge the gym for a while because of the crowds, or you have a friend who has always been all about working out alongside her bed, these gifts for working out at home are perfect for the holiday season.

Home workouts are basically the best thing ever, because they're free, you can get super sweaty sans equipment, and you don't need to count on anyone but your damn self — no unreliable fitness center hours, no flaky workout buddies, and praise be, no 30-minute cardio equipment limits.

But, as simple and minimalistic as home workouts can be, it's always nice to have a couple of high-tech fitness gadgets and super cute athleisure pieces here and there to spice things up. So, as the season of gift-giving approaches, here are eight gifts that are absolutely perfect for anyone who loves to get their sweat on from the comfort of their own home.  

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1A High-Tech, Rope-Less Jump Rope

Amazon

ECVISION Digital Outdoor and Indoor Wireless Cordless Jumping Rope, $30, Amazon

Have you ever attempted to jump-rope in your bedroom, and it feels like the long-ass rope is literally knocking over everything around you, from your high school prom picture to your MacBook Pro? Same, girl.

This wireless jump rope will be a dream for anyone who loves to sweat it out at home. Plus, the digital screen counts your number of jumps and records your exercise time. What more can you possibly ask for?

2A Water Bottle That's Smart AF

ozmo

Ozmo Active, $49, Ozmo

Anyone who's super into working out knows that it's so crucial to stay hydrated. This Ozmo water bottle comes in a variety of vibrant colors, and it actually comes with a built-in battery that sends you vibration alerts to remind you to stay hydrated throughout the day.

Just wondering, when did water bottles low-key became smarter than humans? Let me know.

3A Strappy And Secure Sports Bra

Yoga Outlet

Hard Tail Tonal Strappy Bra, $35, Yoga Outlet

Just because you're working out in the comfort of your home, doesn't mean you don't want to look stylish AF.

This sports bra from Yoga Outlet is not only soft AF, but breathable, so you can feel as comfortable as possible during a workout. Plus, the strappy back details will make you feel totally sexy and sophisticated through every. Last. Burpee.

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4A Yoga Mat That Doesn't Roll Up

Target

Lifeline ROAM Folding Yoga Mat, $30, Target

TBH, when did everyone collectively decide that the best way to make yoga mats compact was to roll them up? Seriously, it's not actually compact, guys.

But that's where this bad boy comes in, as it's specifically designed to fold into a more convenient size than a typical foam mat. It's absolutely perfect for a friend who loves to stretch it out in their studio apartment, but low-key has no place to store any of their equipment.

5Pilates They Can Do Outside Of The Studio

Gaiam

Beginners Pilates Kit, $16, GAIAM

Pilates classes are an amazing way to strengthen and lengthen your body, but on the real, they can get expensive as hell.

Gift your fitness-loving friend this beginners' pilates kit that will satisfy all of her home workout desires, and make her wallet happy AF.

6A Foam Roller That Will Hurt So Good

ProSource

Sports Medicine Roller 13"X6", $20, ProSource

Most gyms nowadays are equipped with foam rollers for some quality self-massage after your sweat sesh, but having your own at home will save you from having to make the journey to the overpopulated fitness center.

This bad boy will get out all of those painful knots, and the best part is, your friend won't have to worry about finding a private spot to roll it out once you give this awesome gift to her.

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7A Cute And Clever Tee

good hYOUman

Best Things In Life Make You Sweaty - The Craig, $40, good hYOUman

Anyone who's all about those home workouts has most likely included a super sweaty Tabata or HIIT circuit into their routine at some point. Honestly, you can barely see through the sweat that's clouding your vision after one of those workouts.

This ultra soft and classy tee will help your friend show the world that she did, indeed, make it through an aggressive amount of jump lunges, and she lived to tell the tale.

8Super Comfy And Versatile Leggings

Macys

Nike Pro Warm Dri-FIT Leggings, $40, Macys

Yes, if your friend works out all the time, they most likely already have a quickly growing collection of leggings to complement their copious amount of sweat sessions.

But, real talk: You can never, ever have too many pairs of leggings, and these Nike pros are basically like a second skin, and your BFF will fall in love with them immediately.

Plus, when you work out at home, you can wear your favorite leggings multiple times a week without judgment. If that's not the best source of motivation you've ever heard, I don't know what is.

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