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Is your Dad constantly moving, working out, or playing sports? If you have no idea what to gift your sporty Dad, you have come to the right spot! We’ve handpicked 50 amazing gift ideas for your active Dad!

Whether you’re looking for a gift of appreciation, a birthday gift, a Christmas gift, or anything in between, you’ll find something for him on this list full of fitness gifts for active Dad.

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Best Gifts for Active Dads

This section will consist of sporty, workout, and fitness gifts for Dad all between $40 and $150 for active Dads. 

1. Waterproof Workout Bag

This large duffle bag has tons of compartments for Dad to stay organized. It is comfortable to carry with a durable, waterproof base. It also has an air circulation vent, keeping Dad’s equipment safe and dry.

2. Handheld Neck and Back Massager

The Flyby F1Pro percussion massage gun relieves neck and back pain with up to 50lbs of pressure for deep tissue work. With 6 adjustable heads and 3 powerful speeds this massage gun is perfect for Dads who experience stiffness at work or athletic Dads looking to recover or prevent injuries.

3. Men’s Running Shoes

These sleek, breathable running shoes will support Dad’s feet while he runs, walks, or plays sports. They are casual, comfortable, and provide arch support.

4. Fitbit Versa 3

A smart watch that puts motivation on Dad’s wrist! The Fitbit Versa 3 has 6+ days battery life and includes a built-in GPS, 24/7 heart rate tracking, voice assistant, sleep tracking and sleep score.

5. Adjustable Dumbbell Weight

Help Dad build those Muscles! These adjustable dumbbells range from 5 to 25lbs and are suitable for beginner to professional weightlifters.

6. Raycon Headphones

Raycon Wireless Earbuds feature enhanced fit fins for an even more comfortable and secure fit. Add to that 3 Sound Profiles, 54 hours of playtime, and a waterproof design and they are the perfect fitness partner for Dad!

7. LARQ Self Cleaning Water Bottle

This bottle uses innovative non-toxic mercury-free UV-C LED technology to sanitize water and clean the inner surfaces of the bottle by neutralizing odor-causing bacteria and viruses. Dad can clean the bottle in 60 seconds at the touch of a button!

8. Vibrating Foam Roller

The HealthSmart Vibrating Foam Roller has 4 levels of vibration intensity so Dad can roll out sore muscles, tendons and ligaments to relax and maintain flexibility to treat muscle pain, increase blood flow and flush stored lactic acid.

9. Arm Toner

This arm toner will help Dad build strength and endurance without spending hours using big, bulky equipment. Alongside building muscles in his arms, this piece of equipment also improves blood circulation and has a massage mode to help relieve muscle fatigue!

10. Pickleball Set

Try getting your active Dad into pickleball! Pickleball is similar to tennis and ping-pong and can be enjoyed outdoors. A great way for Dad to stay active and get into a new sport.

11. Weightlifting Shoes

If Dad enjoys lifting weights, he needs some supportive shoes. These deadlift shoes are made out of breathable material with velcro and cushioning for extra support. 

12. Bala Bangles

Get Dad a set of 2 adjustable wearable wrist and ankle weights perfect for Yoga, Pilates, Cardio, Aerobics, or Walking.

13. TRX Strength Bands

These lightweight strength bands are the best way to add extra resistance to training without any impact, post workout to aid with stretching, and more.

14. Under Armour Shirt

This quick-drying t-shirt is great for active Dads. It has a loose fit for a good range of motion and comfort. It is 100% polyester and super soft.

15. Cotton Yoga Blanket

This soft handwoven cotton blanket is a great find for yoga classes or the at-home session. It’s available in a variety of different colors, one your Dad will surely like. 

16. Home Gym Storage Rack

This workout storage organizer can help Dad store his towels, dumbbells, kettlebells,  resistance bands, foam rollers, and more! Perfect for home gyms or Dads that love to stay organized.

17. Vibrating Foam Roller

This vibrating foam roller will help release any tension and help speed up recovery. The foam roller can be adjusted between 3 different speeds. It can be easily charged and is small enough to be portable. 

Luxury Gifts for Active Dads

Check out this list of gifts for fit Dads, active Dads, and even gifts for Peloton users starting at $150 and up. 

These basic, breathable joggers are stretchy and feature a hidden pocket for Dad’s valuables. Great for lifting weights, running, and playing sports, Dad will love these comfortable pants.

19. Peloton Stationary Bike

For those days when your active Dad can’t go to the gym, this indoor Peloton bike is the perfect solution! It comes with an immersive touchscreen attached and the option to also purchase a monthly membership to Peloton’s online classes.

20. Apple AirPods pro

The grippy silicone of these wireless headphones is designed to stay put even during a sweaty workout! Dad can rock his AirPods without having to worry about one falling out.

21. Oakley Sunglasses

Specifically designed for sports, Oakley sunglasses are a great gift for Dad. These durable lightweight, sturdy sunglasses are great for walking, running, biking, golfing, and any other outdoor activity.

22. Shiatsu Foot Massager

After being on his feet all day long, this foot massager will provide your Dad with lots of relief. It helps improve blood circulation, release tension, relieves aches, and so much more. The massager can be controlled by a remote.

23. Beast Blender and Hydration System

This best in class Blender and Hydration system helps Dad make perfect silky smooth blends and infused water. The perfect machine for post-workout smoothies!

24. Adjustable Dumbbell Set

Adjustable dumbbells are a great gift for any Dad looking to build a home gym or get some extra reps in anywhere! With adjustable weight levels, Dad can save space and build the perfect, custom workout.

25. BOSTATEN Duffle Bag

The leather duffle bag makes a great gym bag and an even better gift. Made of genuine leather, this bag can also be used for travel and other occasions. There are many different storage options within the bag and different compartments. 

26. Under Desk Bike

The under-desk bike is a great gift option for your Dad who works at home! Whenever he gets restless, he can simply pedal away while on the phone or writing something for work. It’s smooth, silent, and helps build strength. 

27. Medicine Ball Bundle

The medicine ball bundle comes with 2 lb., 4 lb., 6lb., 8 lb., 10 lb., and 12 lb. medicine balls, as well as a stand to store them in. The balls are made of eco-friendly rubber, and are beginner-friendly. This is a great alternative for your Dad for weights.

Affordable Gifts for Active Dads

Looking for something to buy on a budget? Here’s a list of gifts under $40 for your fit Dad. 

28. Bentgo Meal Prep Containers

These meal prep containers will make your Dad’s life a lot easier. The set comes with 60 meal prep containers in  made of BPA-free plastic.

29. Protein Shake Mixer

With this electric shaker bottle, crafting delicious protein shakes has never been easier. This quiet, yet powerful portable bottle will allow Dad to have silky protein shakes in under 20 seconds. 

30. Dr. Scholl's Fitness Walking Insole

Dr. Scholl’s Athletic Series Fitness Walking Insoles have superior cushioning that helps reduce muscle fatigue in Dad’s feet and legs so he can walk longer and with greater comfort.

31. The Lift Log Workout Journal

Let Dad track his progress for a full six months with this detailed fitness journal. Over 180 pages of undated blank templates to record all of his workouts with additional space to add notes. Great for fitness Dads that are just beginning their journey. 

32. Motivational Water Bottle

This water bottle is great for measuring Dad’s daily intake of water. A must have to help Dad achieve any fitness goals, including weight loss, appetite control and overall health.

33. Workout Dice

Help Dad spice up his workouts with these personal trainer workout dice! Color-coded for different activity levels, these dice make exercise fun.

34. Recovery Flip Flops

These flip flops are specially designed to reduce recovery time by relieving pain and increasing blood flow between walks, hikes, or runs! The perfect post workout flip flop for Dad.

35. Trideer Exercise Ball

A high-quality exercise ball that makes a great workout accessory for Dad that do yoga, physical therapy, or are looking to improve their posture.

36. Weightlifting Gloves

Your weightlifting Dad will love these gloves that offer grip and wrist support. Pads in the palm will help with a better grip on barbells. The material is sweat-absorbent and will help him not slip on weights. 

37. Yoga Mat Bag

Carrying yoga mats can be frustrating, so help your Dad by gifting him a yoga mat bag that’ll be perfect for storage and taking it to and from the gym. The bag is scratch-resistant and durable!

38. HIIT Workout Game

This high-intensity interval training game makes working out even more fun. This card-based game is great for customizable workouts of all levels.

39. Puma Baseball Cap

For outdoor workouts, this Puma baseball cap will help keep Dad cool! Different colors are available. It comes with a metal gold puma symbol on the front.

40. Non-slip Yoga Mat

This pilates and fitness yoga mat with alignment marks is designed with double-sided non-slip surfaces that help prevent your hands and feet from sliding when Dad sweats on it.

41. S'well Stainless Steel Traveling Tumbler

To help your Dad stay energized or hydrated on-the-go, here’s an insulated tumbler with a commuter lid. It’ll keep his water cold and his coffee piping hot when traveling from the gym to work.

42. Kickboxing Gloves

These comfortable and pro-tested gloves are great for training, fighting, or a workout class. The gel-infused gloves will allow Dad to pack powerful punches without injuring his hands. 

43. Cooling Towels

Feeling hot and sweaty can be incredibly uncomfortable. With these multipurpose cooling towels, Dad will never overheat again. Just add water to these microfiber towels and they will become cool as ice. 

44. Workout Set

Dad will be all set for his next workout with this five-piece clothing set. Made out of comfortable and breathable material, this stretchy set will help Dad become his best self.

45. Shredded Chef Cookbook

Eating clean goes hand in hand with staying active. This well-rounded recipe book will serve as a great source of inspiration for Dad.

Funny Gifts for Active Dads

Here’s a list of gifts that will make your sporty Dad laugh out loud!

46. Squat Father Tank

This funny tank is perfect for all the movie-loving active Dads! It is super comfortable and flattering.

47. Funny Socks

These hilarious socks are great for when Dad is relaxing after a workout! They are super breathable and made out of a soft cotton blend.

48. Funny Shirt

A secret message appears on this shirt when it has been sweat-through. It is not only comfortable but also super motivational for a workout.

49. Funny Gym Mug

Does your Dad have a deep-seated hatred for burpees? This mug is perfect for him! He can drink his hot coffee before his workout out of this white ceramic mug. It holds up to 11-ounces of his favorite beverages.

50. Funny Athletic Socks

These funny socks are low-cut and moisture-wicking, making them perfect for any workout. They also come with different sayings and you don’t have to worry about getting the wrong size since they come in one size only. 

For the Active Dad!

From workout equipment to items that poke fun at Dad’s super active lifestyle, any of these fitness gifts are sure to make your Dad smile! 

Find something for any budget in this gift guide for active Dads! We hope this list gave you some giftspiration for the perfect fitness gift for your active Dad.