14 Top Health and Fitness Christmas Gifts for Over40s

Finding the perfect Christmas gift for a midlife partner or friend who seems to have everything they need can be challenging, so why not get them something that will help them be fitter and healthier in 2020. From the latest fitness gadgets to cooking inspiration we have gifts that will get hearts racing at Christmas for all budgets!

Resistance Band

Perfect for integrating into Yoga, Pilates and more, resistance bands can be used for general exercise, stretching, strength training and weight programmes to tone the muscles with safe workouts.

Newdora Resistance Loop Exercise Bands Set of 5 – £6.90 – Buy now

Sweat-proof Hairband

A hair tie that works when your hair is wet or dry and never gets tangled up! It doesn’t slip out of your hair during vigorous exercising, so it keeps your hair out of your face.

invisibobble Original Matte Edition Hair Ties – No Doubt (Pack of 3) – Buy now

Boxing Gloves

These boxing gloves have air ventilation and breathability, and are perfect for everything from boxercise (choose the lightest weight) to boxing training.

RDX Women Boxing Gloves – 24.99 – Buy now

Training Gloves

Training gloves are great if you are doing weights at the gym and want to protect your hands. They give you a better grip to avoid any slipping and provide ventilation and comfortable padding.

adidas Training Finger Gloves, Black – £15.00 – Buy now

Exercise Ball

A great way to both strengthen and stretch your body. Using it in workouts improves core stability and balance.

Trideer Exercise Ball – £10.95 – Buy now

Eco Friendly Water Bottle

Designed by Rinke van Remortel, this bottle is manufactured climate-neutral and is made of BPA and toxin-free plastic. It’s also dishwasher safe to make cleaning simple!

Dopper Original Drinks Bottle – £12.50 – Buy now

Running Cap

A timeless accessory for runners, caps give your a flattering way to keep the sun our of your face and your hair in place. With reflective accents on the peak side and back, it also aids in night-time visibility.

Swiftie Running Cap – £20.00 – Buy now

Slow Cooker

Slow cookers enable you to eat healthy and home cooked food without all the hassle! Perfect for those who are time poor but want to eat well.

Crock-Pot Digital Slow Cooker – £35.00 – Buy now


Healthy Eating Cookbook

Health eating doesn’t have to be boring and cookbooks are great for cooking inspiration and to get you excited about eating healthy. The Anti-Inflammatory Diet Slow Cooker Cookbook pairs well with the Slow Cooker gift to help get them started!

Anti-Inflammatory Diet Slow Cooker Cookbook – £6.18 – Buy now

Healthy Planning Journals

There are many different journals that help you map your journey and set goals, whether your focus is on healthy living or mindfulness.

MYnd Map MY Journal – £24.99 – Buy now


Aroma Diffuser

Diffusers and humidifiers aid in meditation and mindfulness by creating the perfect atmosphere for relaxing and spending time at peace.

Aromatherapy Aroma Diffuser Ultrasonic Humidifier Air Purifier – £12.99 – Buy now

Activity Tracker

Activity trackers monitor your steps, heart rate, workouts, sleep and now even swims! Fitbits Charge 3 tracker is water resistent so it can be worn in the shower, pool and beyond.

Fitbit Charge 3 – £98.99 – Buy now

Home Fitness Gym Kit

Including Resistance Bands, handles, ankle straps and door anchors, home workout kits come with instructions to get the same workout you would in a gym from the comfort of your own home.

Fitbeast Home Workout Kit – £20.99 – Buy now

Selfhelp books

Where once they were looked down on, books to help with stress, mental health, mindfulness and living a full life are more popular than ever.

The Stress Solution: 4 steps to a calmer, happier, healthier you – £11.89 – Buy now



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