Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the FIT Dad

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This year, forget the predictable (trendy electronics that will sit in a drawer until next Father’s Day) and gift Dad something that will motivate him to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Gifting the man in your life something that will get him outdoors or release endorphins at the gym isn’t something you can put a price tag on. In my humble opinion, if you have your health, you have everything! This year, think outside the box and choose a gift for Dad that will inspire health, fitness and happiness. Here’s a round up of some of the best gifts for the FIT dad.

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Allen Edmonds Jack Nicklaus Murfield Village 2.0 Golf Shoes: Style, sophistication and function meld together perfectly with this update of the classic golf shoe. In addition to being made in the USA, this shoe features an interchangeable Ortholite athletic insole for cushioning, comfort, and breathability. The “wave” fabric lining provides internal breathable waterproof membrane and the wide-sole platform enables greater balance and weight-shift support, so dad won’t miss a drive or putt!

Availability: http://www.allenedmonds.com/aeonline/producti_SF6520_1_40000000001_-1?style=6521

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TRX HOME Suspension Trainer: Weight lifting can be cumbersome at times and isn’t the only way to build muscle. If your dad isn’t a gym rat, but is looking for a total-body workout, a TRX suspension training system is the way to go. TRX workouts are an all-in-one motion that combines strength and flexibility. There’s dozens of different exercises you can do on the TRX so you won’t get bored, and with this set, dad can work out in the comfort of his own home, office or even backyard.

Availability: https://www.trxtraining.com/products/trx-home

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Lululemon Evolution Polo: A polo shirt that doubles as a workout top? Yes, please! Men like things simple and this shirt is the ultimate work to gym transition piece. The super lightweight, sweat-wicking fabric will help dad stay cool and comfortable whether he’s running, training or on the golf course. It’s so breathable and stylish that he can go straight to happy hour after his workout.

Availability: http://shop.lululemon.com/products/clothes-accessories/mens-tops-technical-tops/Evolution-Polo?cc=19266&skuId=3607488&catId=mens-tops-technical-tops

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Tower Adventurer 2 Inflatable SUP Board: For the dads who love being out on the water, what could be better than giving him his very own stand up paddle board?! Not only is paddle boarding extremely fun, but it’s also an incredible total body workout that works your arms, core, gluts, legs…you name it. What’s great about an inflatable SUP board is that storage and transportation is much easier, especially if you live in a city. This particular SUP board is 10’4″ x 6″ so it floats a little more weight and goes a little faster.

Availability: http://www.towerpaddleboards.com/inflatable-paddle-board-p/bd-twr-2adv2.htm

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The North Face Ampere Dual Shorts: Perfect for the summer months, these are the ultimate shorts for the dad who is serious about his workout. Designed to meet the demands of mountain athletes during cross training exercises, these durable 9″ inseam training shorts are constructed with a built-in mesh 7” inseam boxer brief for breathable, quick-drying coverage.

Availability: https://www.thenorthface.com/shop/mens-ampere-dual-shorts-2

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Asics GEL-Kayano 21 Sneakers: For the runner dads out there, they know that the right pair of sneakers can either make or break their workout. Finding the right shoe can be a tedious process, so why not steer clear of the guesswork and get him the best? Weekend warriors and pro runners alike know Asics’ GEL-Kayano as the industry standard in running shoes for over 20 years. These feature Asics’ next generation of FluidRide® and a ComforDry™ X-40 sockliner for the lightest and most luxuriously stable ride yet.

Availability: http://www.asicsamerica.com/Shop/Footwear/Running/Mens/GEL-Kayano-21/p/0010227900.9990?shoeWidthCode=standard

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Snack’n Basket Co. Fit Friend: Snacking with a conscience has just gotten so much easier! This gift box is perfect for the dad who craves a healthy snack and is watching what he eats. This foodie gift set includes everything from a quick morning boost to pre and post workout snacks.

Availability: http://snacknbasket.com/collections/wellness/products/fit-friend

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WOODZEE Kodiak Bamboo Black Sunglasses: In addition to?providing UV protection for dad’s outdoorsy activities, these eco-friendly sunglasses retail?for less than $100, which means treating a loved to a stylish pair of sunglasses doesn’t require a money tree. These shades are extremely lightweight, making them the essential?item for the dad on the run.

Availability: http://www.woodzee.com/woodzee-kodiak-bamboo-black-sunglasses-smoke.html

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Moto 360: Fitness meets tech with the Moto 360 Moto Body feature – a comprehensive experience that inspires a healthier lifestyle. It keeps track of steps, distance, and heart rate along with calories burned. Moto Body also records activity level and suggests goals based on the user’s history. The user can see up to a week’s worth of information right on their wrist. Moto Body even provides coaching advice, giving the user the extra motivation to help meet their activity goals.

Availability: https://moto360.motorola.com/

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SMS Audio Biosport Earbuds: An intense workout should involve an equally intense pair of headphones that can keep up with the fit dad. Sweat-proof heart rate monitoring earbuds provide fitness data without a battery charge. Buds sit deeper in the ear canal for best data collection and work with fitness apps like RunKeeper to track more metrics.

Availability: http://smsaudio.com/products/bio-sport-biometric-earbuds-with-heart-rate-monitor

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