Sorting through all of the triathlon apparel and gadgets available can be a daunting task when holiday shopping for the triathlete in your life. Here are 20 gifts available for purchase online that will put a smile on any triathlete’s face. Also check out the gift guide in the December issue of
Triathlete magazine for more ideas.
TRX Suspension Training Pro Pack - $189.95 The TRX Suspension Training Pro Pack is a great way to help any triathlete build on his/her strength and conditioning. The fact that this pack can be used anywhere also makes it a great gift for the triathlete on the go. Available at Fitnessanywhere.com K-Swiss Country Cycling Jersey - $80 A triathlete can never have enough cycling jerseys. This jersey from K-Swiss has a patriotic flair. The jersey is also available with the flags of Japan, Germany, Canada and Brazil. Available at Kswiss.com. Swim Power Dryland Training System - $59.99 This DVD will help any triathlete improve his/her swim without even having to hop into the pool. The system also includes a training manual and resistance cord. This is a great gift for the triathlete who travels. Available at Ttuniversity.com CEP Running O2 Compression Socks - $59.50 These compression socks will work for triathletes at all levels! These socks can be used during training or recovery. Available in a variety of colors. Available at Cepcompression.com. Ultimate MISSION Skincare Kit - $74.99 Yes it’s winter, but skincare should be a priority year round! A triathlete’s skin takes a beating in every discipline of the sport. This Ultimate MISSION Skincare kit provides everything an athlete (and his/her skin) could possibly need for $74.99. Available at Missionskincare.com. Yoga For Endurance Athletes - $29.95 Help the triathlete in your life have a healthy off-season with this Yoga DVD from Ttuniversity.com. This DVD is designed specifically for endurance athletes and will help an athlete improve range of motion, without sacrificing speed or power. Available at Ttuniversity.com. Endurance Conspiracy Hoody - $65 Endurance Conspiracy is introducing their first run of hoody’s this winter with a new spin on the EC logo and tagline, “The Fit Shall Inherit The Earth.” The hoody is available in three different colors: lava, lagoon and charcoal. Five percent of the proceeds of each hoody sold will go to Jack Johnson’s “All At Once” Campaign focusing on supporting sustainable local food systems and plastic free initiatives. Available at Enduranceconspiracy.com. Endurance Conspiracy Organic Tees - $35 (currently on sale for $20) Yes, the ridiculously soft EC tees are back with new colors and new designs for December. You’ll see some of your favorite tees on new colors and a couple of new designs as well. New for December is “Release the Beast” – a two-color design on a deep colored tee – available mid-December. Available at Enduranceconspiracy.com. RIDES: TEXAS DVD - $29.95 The sixth installment of the popular RIDES indoor cycling training series takes on Texas. This DVD features a tough tempo indoor ride for the triathlete in your life. Available at Endurancefilms.com. USA Triathlon Training Series - $129.95 This DVD series, made up of five different DVDs, covers every facet of the sport and features some of the world’s most renowned talent. A great gift for someone who is just getting to know the sport. Available at Endurancefilms.com. 110% Juggler Knickers – $150 These tights combine compression and cold therapy to help the triathlete in your life recover after a hard training day or race. Available at All3sports.com. Triathlon Bracelet, Necklace, Keychain – Price Varies For smaller gifts, these items are perfect for both men and women. Handmade in Hawaii – and every triathlete should know why that makes them extra special! A great stocking stuffer. Available at Trisports.com. Park Tool Home Mechanic Kit - $24.95 Knowing how much triathlete’s love to “tinker” with their bikes, a solid and comprehensive tool kit is a great idea for a gift any time of the year. Pair it with a book on how to actually work on your bike, and it makes a nice duo! Both book and tool kit available at Trisports.com. Park Tool AK-37 Home Mechanic Toolkit - $274.95 Knowing how much triathlete’s love to “tinker” with their bikes, a solid and comprehensive tool kit is a great idea for a gift any time of the year. Pair it with a book on how to actually work on your bike, and it makes a nice duo! Both tool kit and book available at Trisports.com. Oakley Flak Jacket - $139.95 Oakley’s are worn by more professional athletes than any other sunglasses brand. The Flak Jacket is an especially great gift because it comes with interchangeable lenses, expanding your athlete’s choices! Available at Trisports.com. Trigger Point Therapy Starter Set - $69.99 The perfect way to help a triathlete deal with the aches and pains of training. The starter set includes the footballer, the baller block and the massage ball. Available at All3sports.com. Finish Line Frame - $334.95 This gift will help your favorite triathlete celebrate his/her accomplishments. The Finish Line Frame displays the race bib, finish medal, certificate and three of your favorite photos. The $334.95 price tag is a reasonable price when you consider how much a custom framing job would cost. Available at All3sports.com. Tanita BC-549 Plus Ironman Body Composition Monitor Scale - $189.95 This scale does much more than measure weight. It also measures body fat percentage, body water percentage, muscle mass, physique rating, basal metabolic rate, metabolic age, bone mass and visceral fat rating. The perfect gift for the high-tech triathlete. Available at Nytro.com. Blackburn TrakStand Ultra Trainer - $299.95 The winter months can bring brutal conditions for training. Help the triathlete in your life stay in shape, even when the weather won’t cooperate, with this trainer from Blackburn. Available at Nytro.com. Garmin Men's Forerunner 110 with HRM - $249.95 The Forerunner 110 is the easiest way to help the triathlete in your life track his/her training. It’s GPS-enabled so it knows how far and how fast they’re going, but it’s simple and easy to use. It also includes a heart rate monitor. Available at Nytro.com. TYR Convoy Transition Backpack - $180 As you’ve probably realized by now being a triathlete includes a lot of gear. This transition bag from TYR helps the triathlete stay organized, especially on race day. Available at Tyr.com.