When you’ve found a partner who’s active like you, the best way to treat them this Valentine's Day is with a fitness-inspired gift.
Whether you work out together, across the gym from each other or respect the need to work out alone, couples that exercise increase their connection as well as the production of feel-good chemicals like dopamine.
Show your sweetheart how much you love them with one of these creative gift ideas below.
The 10 Best Fitness-Inspired Valentine's Day Gifts
For the outdoorsy partner:
If your partner loves to hike, bike, kayak, camp or run on trails, REI has a calendar full of active, outdoorsy classes and adventures you can register for together.
For the techie:
Straight from CES 2020, the NURVV Run System ($300) uses an insole censor to track miles, steps and cadence to improve efficiency and running performance.
For the health nut:
Power up together with a protein-packed pancake breakfast. Try Birch Benders Protein Pancake and Waffle Mix ($6), or add Vital Proteins Collagen Whey Protein ($44) to your favorite pancake mix. READ MORE: Collagen vs. Whey
For the outdoor runner:
For men, Under Armour’s Rush Seamless Pant ($85) and Asics Metarun Winter Tight ($180) are warm, form-fitting and have versatile fabrics. For women, Asics Leg Balance Tight 2 and CW-X Women’s Endurance Generator Joint and Muscle Support Compression Tight ($170) improve circulation and athletic performance.
For the team couple:
For couples that eat, sleep and train together, purchase matching workout tanks or T-shirts with funny or motivational sayings like this 365Customize Tank Set ($20).
For the one who needs a little recovery:
When you both need some time to recover, schedule a duo compression session with Normatec Boots ($32+/session), a full ice bath immersion or a cryo tank at any nearby wellness studio.
For the muscle-builder:
Who says fitness equipment can’t be romantic? Rogue Fitness sells Ader Pro Grade Kettlebells ($55+) in red and pink.
For the yogi:
Give them a LARQ Bottle ($95+). It uses UV-C LED light to remove almost 100% of bio-contamination to purify your water and the bottle.
For the R&R seeker:
Check out Massage Envy (prices vary) for the perfect couples massage. Just a table away, you and your sweetheart can enjoy a post-workout massage together.
For the smoothie fan:
For anyone who thinks it’s not a day until they’ve had their smoothie, try the Vitamix S30 or the Ninja Personal.
Heat up both your workouts and your love life by supporting each other’s active lifestyle. And what better way to do that than with one of these fitness-inspired Valentine's Day gifts.