Trending | 12/12/2023

Gifting ideas: ‘Tis the season to be sporty

By Glaiza Seguia Godinez
Copywriter, SSSPORTS.COM

The festive shopping season is now in full swing. As the countdown to the holidays begins, so does the exciting task of completing your gift checklist. For the active and athletic people in your life, let’s stop with the generic sweaters and predictable mugs. Instead, let’s unleash the joy of sports this year through gifts that will fuel their passion and promote a healthier lifestyle.

The Sun & Sand Sports Sale is currently on with 25% – 50% off on sports, fitness and lifestyle collections, and we’ve got all the must-have essentials that will turn you into a gift-giving MVP.

How to pick gifts for sporty people

Know their fitness personality. Don’t just settle for the first yoga mat that pops up. Is the recipient a HIIT spartan, a yoga enthusiast or a big sports fan? This will help you score a gift they’ll actually use and love.

Know their correct sizes. There’s nothing more disappointing than a getting a great gift that doesn’t fit. Don’t risk a gift exchange marathon. Enquire about their current shoe or clothing sizes. Check the SSS size guide (in EU, UK and US) of the items you are buying. Note that brands can have different sizing, so double check the brand’s size chart too. Caps usually have one size, but get a cap with an adjustable snapback for an adaptable fit.

Level up their gear, not their clutter. Think of things that will replace their old essentials or help their current routine. Like new running shoes in their favourite colour or a sweat-wicking headband that matches their gym bag or a tool kit for their bike.

Shop smart, not just hard. Don’t be a holiday spendthrift. Shop the SSS 25% – 50% Sale on top brands like Nike, adidas, Under Armour and more. Use code EXTRA to get up to 15% off on top of already discounted prices. Also keep an eye out for SSS Flash Sales for an additional 20% discount, use code FLASH. Don’t forget to download the SSS App to get alerts on our sale and even more discounts. Remember, a thoughtful gift doesn’t have to be expensive.  

Here are some sporty suggestions that’ll make your loved ones jump for joy or do a celebratory squat.

Gift guide

Nike Men’s Dri-FIT HBR T-Shirt. Featuring breathable fabric and sweat-wicking technology, it helps you stay dry and focused on your goals. Price: AED 200.00 AED 129.00

Nike Women’s Legend Essential 3 Next Nature Training Shoe. Its breathable mesh upper and responsive midsole provide all-day comfort and performance, making it your ideal training companion. Price: AED 335.00 AED 218.00

Nike 2.0 Training Mat. his cushioned mat provides optimal comfort and support, allowing you to push your limits without worrying about pain or discomfort. Price: AED 325.00 AED 229.00

Nike Men’s Brasilia 9.5 Training Duffel Bag (41L). This spacious Nike duffel bag is ideal for people who need to carry a lot of gear, thanks to its variety of pockets for organisation and durable coated bottom. Price: AED 200.00

Inspire Fitness Functional Trainer FT2 Multi-Gym. Leave the crowded gym machines. Offering a vast array of exercises with 8 pulley positions and a sturdy design, it’s your ultimate home gym solution. Price: AED 13,800.00 AED 9,659.00

adidas Men’s X Crazyfast.1 Turf Ground Football Shoe.  Featuring a lightweight construction and explosive acceleration technology, it’s your weapon for outpacing the competition. Price: AED 649.00 AED 479.00

Nike Men’s Mercurial Vapor 15 Academy Multi-Ground Football Shoe. Featuring a Zoom Air unit for explosive propulsion and a snug, supportive fit, it’s your key to leaving defenders in the dust. Price: AED 450.00 AED 329.00

PUMA Men’s Manchester City Pre-Match Home Jersey – 2023/24. Crafted from lightweight fabric, this jersey features the iconic team crest and sleek design, elevating your game day look. Price:  AED 349.00 AED 249.00

adidas adi 23 Football Over-The-Calf Socks. These socks offer superior over-the-calf coverage and cushioning, ensuring an optimal fit and feel throughout every match. Price: AED 69.00 AED 39.00

Nike Women’s Barcelona T-Shirt. Featuring the iconic Barcelona emblem, this shirt let’s you express team loyalty with flair, making it the perfect choice for both game days and casual outings. Price: AED 235.00 AED 176.00

The North Face Men’s Litewave Futurelight Hiking Shoe. Conquer rugged trails with its waterproof technology and supportive design that delivers comfort and confidence on every adventure. Price: AED 499.00 AED 299.00

Columbia Women’s Peakfreak™ II Mid Outdry™ Hiking Boot. Its waterproof construction and responsive cushioning keep you comfortable and dry, mile after challenging mile. Price: AED 479.00 AED 359.00

The North Face Men’s Evolve II Triclimate Jacket. This versatile 3-in-1 design offers warmth and protection from the elements, allowing you to explore comfortably year-round. Price: AED 999.00 AED 749.00

The North Face Base Camp Fuse Box Backpack. This rugged and spacious backpack offers ample storage and comfortable carrying for all your outdoor essentials, making it your perfect adventure companion. Price: AED 599.00 AED 371.00

Under Armour Women’s UA Iso-Chill Breathe Adjustable Cap. A versatile and breathable cap with Iso-Chill technology and adjustable fit make this an ideal companion for sun-soaked activities. Price: AED 99.00 AED 59.00

By choosing thoughtful gifts that can help their fitness journey, you’ll be giving more than just presents but tools to create memories and embrace new challenges. Let Sun & Sand Sports make this holiday season the most active and joyful one yet for you and your loved ones. Looking for more gifting options? Check here.

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