Although seen by many as a chore, there's no denying that exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Whether you're into running, biking, hiking or climbing, there are a wealth of products out there to help you perform to the best of your ability. We've scanned Amazon for the best products (as bought by consumers) in the sports and outdoors department. Next time you're looking for a gift for the exercise buff in your life (or for yourself, of course), you'll find it here.
A must-have tool for hiking, camping and all kinds of travel, the LifeStraw Personal Water Filter removes 99.9999 percent of waterborne bacteria, making it a lightweight and easy-to-use alternative to iodine tablets and bulky purifiers. No disaster kit is complete without it.
If you're someone that's into exercise and keeping fit, these Nike Performance Cushion Crew Socks need to be part of your wardrobe. Featuring a reinforced heel and toe for enhanced durability in high-wear areas, they also have rib cuffs for a snug, comfortable fit, as well as arch support, which will keep them in place and avoid rubbing.
When working out or doing any kind of outdoor fitness, it's essential to keep hydrated — and this Hydro Flask Insulated Water Bottle will ensure you do. With its double-wall vacuum insulated TempShield technology, your liquid will remain cold for up to 24 hours (or hot for up to six hours if you're outdoors and need warming up). The Hydro Flask comes in a variety of great colors and is made of non-toxic BPA-free plastics and 18/8 stainless steel food-grade stainless steel.
Another of Amazon's best-selling flasks, the YETI Rambler Stainless Steel Tumbler features double-wall vacuum insulation to keep your beverages cold or piping hot for longer. What's more, the external DuraCoat is a durable coat of color that won't fade, peel, or crack through extended field use — as well as providing additional grip to the Rambler's exterior. These are also dishwasher safe, BPA-free and have a no sweat design to ensure your hands stay dry.
There's no denying the Apple Watch is one of the most advanced and popular products in the last couple of years. If you're looking to add some much-needed color — or additional comfort — to your wrist, these Piwjo Silicone Apple Watch Bands come in a range of sizes and shades. Designed for the Apple Watch 38mm and 42mm Series 1, 2 and 3, they are made of silicone material, making them soft and comfortable, yet durable. At under $10, they are also quite the bargain.
If the first two didn't take your fancy, this water bottle just might. The angled spout on the CamelBak Chute Stainless Water Bottle is engineered for rapid hydration. You can also snap the spout cap into the handle for one-handed use. And there's even a lifetime guarantee. As with the other models, vacuum insulation keeps beverages cold for 24 hours and hot for six.
Love basketball? Then you'll probably recognize this as the Official NBA Street Basketball. Measuring 28.5 inches (or size 6), the wide channel design of the Spalding NBA Street Basketball has incredible grip and feel, as well as a performance outdoor cover designed for competitive street play. The perfect gift (or treat to yourself).
Do you think of yourself as the next Bear Grylls? The A2S Paracord Bracelet is the 5-in-1 survival tool you never knew you needed. Featuring a high-quality compass, flint fire starter, and emergency whistle (among other features), it also comes with a useful leaflet with instructions, survival tips, and ideas. It's also an extremely lightweight and comfortable design that has been tested for excellence.
Golf enthusiasts, listen up. The Pro V1 is a multi-component golf ball engineered to provide total performance for every player and deliver unmatched quality and consistency on every shot. Featuring a thin, ionomeric casing layer for enhanced speed, it also controls your spin on full shots. You'll never play the same again.
Perhaps our most unique product on the list, these lightweight and affordable slip-on traction cleats are one of Amazon's best-sellers for a reason. As well as reducing the risk of falls when walking on snow or ice, they have also been tested safe from breakage in temperatures as low as -41 degrees F and fit most shoes. The highly elastic outer band with heel tab also slips easily slips on and off of shoes, making them perfect for pedestrians, professionals and the elderly.