Save space in your home gym with the 3-in-1 kettlebell. Empower’s kettlebell detaches in parts to weigh 5, 8, or 12 pounds. $39.99 from Empower Fitness.
Nike + Kinect Training for Xbox 360
Nike has jumped on the digital home fitness bandwagon with its video workouts featuring world-class trainers who work with Nike athletes. $59.99 from Nike.
Manduka Black Mat Pro
Time and again, the Manduka black mat wins for best all-around yoga mat. The avid yogi will thank you for the mat’s nonslip fabric, cushioning, and durability. $94 from Manduka.
P90X Chin-Up Bar
One of the most popular fitness programs of the year offers the chin-up bar, which mounts to any door frame. The design allows for 12 grip positions for chin-ups and pullups. $58.85 from beachbody.com.
TRX Suspension Trainer
If your friend is into fitness trends, the TRX Suspension Trainer is a sure-fire winner. Do squats, pushups, pullups, and more with one piece of equipment. $199.95 from trxtraining.com.
Any runner will be glad to have the Stick. It’s designed to massage muscle tissue, increase circulation before exercise, and decrease lactic acid afterward. $32.99 from City Sports.
Gym Floor Guard
These nonskid foam pieces create a 16-square-foot space for working out, whether you’re doing P90X or a yoga session. Plus they’re water and noise-resistant. $24.99 from Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Indoor Cycling Trainer
The Kurt Kinetic Trainers Road Machine gets rave reviews for being smooth and quiet while simulating an outdoor ride on the bike. Perfect for cycling enthusiasts who can’t get out on the roads during the winter. $369.99 from Revolution Cycles.
Sandbells can replace medicine balls, dumbbells, kettlebells, and any other loud pieces of equipment. $12.34 to $127.08 from Amazon.com.
Gold’s Gym SpaceSaver 25-Pound Single Dumbbell
Get nine dumbbells in just one pack. This set adjusts up to 25 pounds (the handle itself starts at five pounds). $57.77 from Walmart.