35 Trim Gifts for Fitness Instructors

Updated on October 23rd, 2020
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If you want to buy a gift for your fitness instructor or you know someone that is a fitness instructor that you want to buy a gift for, then you may wonder what might be a good gift to give them. It is not always that easy to decide what sorts of things to give to them though and so we have put together this page to help. We have a list of items which we feel would appeal to fitness instructors and we hope that you will agree and will want to buy them something from the list. We have included a big range in the hope that there will be something for everyone.

This is a book called ‘The Fitness Instructors Handbook’ by Morc Coulson. It is the third edition of the book and is a guide for anyone working in the field. It has all sorts of information about the body including the skeletal system, muscles, energy, circulation and fitness, safety, screening clients, customer service and designing and planning programs and includes case studies and sample programs with illustrations. A very thorough book.

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This is a journal which has a black cover with white writing on it. It reads ‘Use of the word can’t will result in a 10 burpee penalty’. It would make a great gag gift for a fitness instructor and would be useful too. It is 6 x 9 inches and has 130 pages of lined white paper inside. Will be a useful notebook, diary or journal for lists, notes and other information to be written down.

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This is a medium support sports bra. It has a strappy back design but sturdy support on the front. It comes in a big range of pretty colours and in sizes XS to XXL. It is designed to support a B/C cup size. It is made from stretchy material that will give as you exercise but also absorb impact and support. It is pulled on over the head so there are no difficult clasps to fiddle with.

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This is a log book for a personal trainer. On the front cover it says ‘Don’t Sweat Sparkle’ and the cover is a bright red colour. It is 8.5 x 11 inches is there is plenty of room to write things. It has 100 pages which are designed for putting client profiles on as well as details of the service that you have given to them. There are index pages as well and some lined pages for notes too.

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This is a ‘Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body’ by Mel Cash who is a leading sports massage expert. It has information about how the body moves and maintains posture and uses information form different areas of medical science. It is presented in a clear way and there are colour illustrations and line drawings to help with accompanying text to make sure everything is understood. It is spiral bound to make it easier to use.

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This is a short sleeved t-shirt with a picture of a panda on the front. The panda is struggling to weight lift and there is a slogan which says ‘the struggle is real’. It comes in a choice of black, royal blur, cranberry. Heather blue and purple and in sizes suitable for children aged 2-12 years of age and men and women of sizes small to 3XL. Is machine washable and has a classic fit.

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This is a challenge cube called the 30 days fitness challenge. There are 30 different challenges inside and so you take out one each day for a month and do it. It might be that there are running, press ups, squats or sit ups to do. The box has a fancy shape so you can gently pull each challenge out and tear it off daily and hopefully you will feel motivated to do what it suggests.

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This is a cuddly plush teddy bear. It is yellowy brown in colour and has a white t-shirt on which says ‘I love fitness instructors’. The writing is black apart from the word love which is white in a red heart. It is a great gift to show someone how much you care about them. It measures 20cm high when sitting down and has cute features which have been sewn on in different coloured thread.

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This is a short sleeved t-shirt which has a picture of a stick figure on it in white doing a complex pose. Underneath it says ‘pilates like a sport, only harder. It comes in a choice of colours black, cranberry, dark heather, heather blue and purple and in sizes suitable for children aged between 2 and 12 years as well as for men and women in sizes small to 2XL. They are made from a cotton and polyester mix.

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This is a 7 x 7 inch sized tile artwork. It has a picture of someone lifting a weight and says ‘when I lost all of my excuses I found my result’. It is very carefully wrapped and put into a gift box so it makes an ideal gift and even has a gift card so all you need to do is write it and then hand it over to the recipient.

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This is a white ceramic mug which holds 350ml. In bold black writing it says ‘keep calm and hit the gym and it has a picture of a person on a running machine. It is made from good quality china and is dishwasher and microwave safe which means that it is very practical as well as useful. It comes in a box so all ready to easily wrap up as a gift.

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This is a mouse mat which is black in colour and has a white crown printed on it and underneath says ‘keep calm I’m a fitness instructor’. It is 235 x 197mm in size and it gives desk protection form a mouse and the fabric finish also allows the mouse to move smoothly. It is 4.5mm thick. A great gift for a fitness instructor who is busy on the computer a lot.

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This is a hoodie which says on it ‘you’re looking at an awesome fitness instructor’ with some thumbs pointing upwards. It has a cord around the hood in the same colour as the hoodie and a large pocket on the front with long sleeves so it is really cosy. It comes in a big range of colours and in sizes small to XXL. It is made from 80% cotton and 20% polyester.

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This is a novelty costume which could be a great joke outfit. It is an 80’s aerobics girl with yellow leotard with cyan belt, pink tights/leggings and green leg warmers. It comes in size 8-10, 12-14 and 16-18 and is made from polyester. Would be great fun to wear especially if paired up with a neon coloured headband and wrist band and of course the big hair to finish off the whole look!

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This is a keyring with three pendants on. One is a weight, one a small rectangular engraved pendant with ‘thank you; and the other is a large disc which has a long and sentimental message of gratitude for the recipient to thank them for pushing and motivating them so it would make a great gift for them to give to their personal trainer. It is shiny, smooth and durable with a silver metallic colour.

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This is a duffle bag which comes in a choice of three colours. On it is printed ‘I’m a fitness instructor what’s your superpower?. The bag is either all black, black with a fuchsia handle or navy with an off white handle. There is a long strap and shorter handles with a zip fastening across the top. They are made form polyester and are 50 x 25 x 25cm and are 20 litres so great for holding gym kit.

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These are spikey balls which come in different sizes either 6.5, 7 or 9cm in size. The 6.5cm balls come in a set of three which have different hardnesses. They are designed to help to release tight muscles and to increase circulation and remove toxins. They are made from PVC and so are light to carry and easy to keep clean. The idea is to use the ball to massage yourself gently whenever you need it.

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This is a metal water bottle. It is white and says ‘world’s best instructor* *superhero in disguise’ on it with a picture of the world on it. It has two useful lids on it. One is a sports cap for easy drinking and the other has a loop and a carabiner on it so that it can be hung up from a bag or belt which is very useful. It holds 600ml.

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This is a humorous colouring book called ‘How personal trainers swear colouring book’. Colouring is a great was to relax and wind down and this book will help with this as not only can it be coloured in but it is funny as well. It has 50 pictures to colour and they are single sided so markers can be used with no worry of bleed through on to the back.

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This is a very handy folding exercise mat. It is available in black, blue or orange and is 40mm thick with high density sponge inside to provide lots of padding for the user. It is 180cm x 60cm when unfolded and when folds it is 60cm x 60cm x 12cm and has handy carrying handles. It is made form wipe clean PVC so can easily be kept hygienic as well.

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This is a black make up bag which says on it ‘I’m a fitness instructor. What’s your super power?’ in bright white print. It is 23 x 22.5 x 11cm in size and has a vintage style metal zip on the top. It is made from 100% brush cotton canvas and so is durable too. It can fit in all sorts of products and could be used for stationery or other equipment too.

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This hoodie says on the front ‘evolution of the fitness instructor’ and has figures from ape to weight lifter. It is available in red, purple, pink, grey, blue and black and in sizes small – XXL. It is long sleeved with a cosy hood and large front pocket. It is machine washable but made form a hard wearing cotton blend which means that it will last well and keep its shape.

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This is an apron which says on it ‘you’re looking at an awesome fitness instructor’ with thumbs pointing upwards. It is available in pink, blue, red, indigo denim, black or black denim. It is one size for adults but has a buckle on the neck loop to adjust it as well as waist ties which can be tied as tightly as you wish. It is made from a polyester and cotton blend and is 72cm wide and 86cm in length.

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This is a funny engraved champagne flute which would make a suitable gift for a fitness instructor. It says on it ‘tears of my clients’. Make a really good gift for a fitness instructor with a great sense of humour and that pushes people really hard. Is shipped in a foam package to make sure that it does not break when it is being shipped so you can send it direct with peace of mind.

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This is a fun workout vest. It is sleeveless and on it says ‘Muscles and Mascara’. It has a picture of a weight with a mascara brush at one end. It comes in white, heather grey, sapphire or neon pink and in sizes small – XXL. It is made form a cotton and polyester mix so is comfortable to wear as well as being easy to wash in the washing machine and it can even go in the tumble dryer.

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This short sleeved t-shirt says on it ‘fitness instructor by day ninja by night’ with a picture of a ninja on it. It is navy blue with yellow writing on so it really stands out. It is available in sizes small to 3XL and is made from 100% cotton so is really soft to wear as well as being comfortable. It is printed using high quality digital printing methods, so made to last.

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This is a sports belt designed for women. It is available in either orange and black or blue and black and in sizes medium and large. It is stretchy and adjustable and suitable for all sorts of sports and designed to give back support when instructing or training. It is something which many people benefit from to protect their back and it will make exercise more comfortable and rewarding as a result.

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This is a foam roller which is designed to help to give a massage. It comes in grey, black, blue, pink or purple and has a textured surface which will roll over the muscles and break up any soft tissue adhesions and knots which might develop after working out. The hollow plastic core helps it to work better and it will release toxins aid blood flow and boost recovery time.

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These are non-slip socks and gloves which can be used for different sports. They come in rich plum, classic black, pacific blue and jade green and in sizes extra small, small and wide, suitable for women. They are stretchy and breathable by wicking away sweat and designed to keep skin cool but to allow good grip so are great for cycling, yoga, Pilates and other fitness classes as well as general training needs.

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This is a baby vest which comes in a big selection of different colours such as white, green, pink, grey, maroon red, blue, yellow and black. It has short sleeves and no legs and fastens underneath. It says ‘gymnastics instructor’ on the front of it and comes in various sizes suitable for babies from new born to 24 months. It is made from 100% cotton so is lovely and soft.

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This is a workout vest which says on it ‘tine to pound’ and shows someone exercising. It comes in black, navy, royal blue, red, purple, sapphire, heather grey and dark heather and in fits for men and women from size small to XXL. It is a sleeveless top with a round neck and is made from a polyester and cotton mix so it is soft and comfortable to wear and is machine washable.

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This is a pair of ladies’ yoga pants. They come in black and have two length options either a ¾ leg or a longer leg. They are available in sizes S, M, L and XL and they are made form 90% polyester so are really comfortable and stretchy. There is even a wide waistband to provide tummy control. There are external pockets so you can store keys or other small items safely while you exercise.

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This is the ‘Personal Trainer Pocket Book : A Handy Reference for all Your Daily Questions’ by Jonathan Goodman. It is a reference guide which answers all sorts of questions to help personal trainers. It covers things like marketing and keeping clients, starting your career, dealing with objections, dealing with difficult clients, being organised and turning the job into a career by making more money as well as many other interesting areas.

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This is book is called ‘Becoming a Personal Trainer for Dummies’ and teaches all sorts of things about starting up as a personal trainer. It includes how to find a niche, getting certificates, keeping and motivating clients, managing employees, expanding your services and it also covers things like equipment, record keeping, fitness assessments, exercise programs, tax and legalities and many other useful things.  There is also a list of resources and organisations so you can continue your research once you have read the book. ,

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This book is called ‘Advanced Personal Training : Science to Practice’ by Paul Hough. The book uses research to explain how to come up with the best training methods and to dispel myths. It covers all sorts of categories that all fitness instructors would need to know such as pre-exercise health screening, lifestyle and fitness assessment, good nutrition, cardiorespiratory endurance, resistance and core training as well as recovery from exercise.

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