Holiday gift guide: Gadgets for athletes at Amazon
Don’t forget that It’s Christmas for athletes too. Whether you’re shopping for a golfer, a runner, a baseball player or just a general fitness freak, Amazon has all your athletics gadget gifts covered. Check out a few of our favorites!
The golfer in your life will love this leather golf glove with a unique twist. The sweat-proof glove has a built-in computer that monitors grip pressure to make sure they’re the proper grip on their clubs. With the SensoGlove, golfers who are prone to over-grip their club will get instant audio and video feedback letting them know to loosen up a bit.
Athletes looking to keep track of their heart rate will want to get ahold of this great deal on the Timex heart rate monitor. It can glow in the dark for easy nighttime reading and it features an automatic activity timer and workout review so you’ll get instant feedback about your latest workout. It even works in the water up to 99 feet, so swimmers can keep an eye on their heart rate.
The Nike+ FuelBand is a great way to monitor your physical activity in a number of ways. The band tracks how often and how intensely you move, so whether you’re working out or going for a long walk, FuelBand will log the activity for review on its companion app. Users can also check their progress on the band’s LED display. FuelBand also supports challenges that ‘game-ify’ the workout experience as you compete with friends during daily activities.
Whether you’re running, swimming or biking, this Garmin GPS can track your position, distance, pace and heart rate with a few button taps. The GPS is waterproof for 50 meters and it can send its tracking data wirelessly to your computer for a more thorough review once you’ve returned home. It also has a decent battery featuring 20 hours of life before it needs a charge.
Baseball players that need a better handle on their pitch velocity or bat speed will love this handheld radar. It features one-button operation and tracks hitting, throwing, running and more in a 2.3 by 4.7 by .8 inch package. It can pick up 10,000 readings on a single set of AAA batteries.
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