Mother's Day Gifts for the Athletic Mom

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By Emily Spain, Carolin Lehmann, Marenah Dobin Apr 15, 2022 7:50 PMTags
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Does mom outrun you? Can she hold tree pose longer than any yogi you know? Well, then a Mother's Day gift celebrating her athletic side would surely be appreciated. We found some great activewear that's reliable and stylish, devices to aid in post-gym recovery, and even some innovative ways to amp up her fitness including a weighted hula hoop and weighted wrist bands.

If you have an athletic mom, check out our gift selections from Amazon, Alo, Lululemon, Athleta and more.

20+ Unique Mother's Day Gifts to Surprise Mom With

Embroidered Gym Bag

Help mom stay organized and fashionable at the gym! Customizes this duffel bag with her initials or name, and she'll feel so special.

Roses TLC Leggings

Treat mom to a cute workout outfit! She'll love these rose print leggings with a super-high waistband and the matching sports bra.

Bala Weighted Bangle Set- 1 Pound

If mom wants to add a bit of resistance to her workouts, these 1-pound weighted bangles are just what she needs. She can wear them on her wrists or ankles to enhance yoga, running, pilates, or even just walking around. And if mom wants to amp things up even more, there's a two-pound version too.

Recoup Cryosphere

Put this body roller in the freezer before you hit the gym. After you work out, roll it over your body to speed up muscle recovery, reduce inflammation, release toxins, increase blood flow, and relieve joint pain in addition to many other benefits. Your mom will love this gift, just like the 3,100+ Amazon customers who left 5-star reviews.

Oster My Blend 250-Watt Blender with Travel Sport Bottle

$29 for a blender just sounds like it's too good to be true, but this one has more than 6,700 5-star reviews on Amazon. Why is it so great? Mom can blend her favorite smoothie or shake right in the sport bottle and it's dishwasher-safe. 

Weighted Hula Hoop

If your mother wants to switch up her fitness regime, get her this weighted hula hoop. It's a great way to burn fat, aid digestion, and have fun.

Powerbeats Pro Wireless Earbuds

These wireless earbuds actually stay in place during the most intense workouts. The battery has 9 hours of listening time, they're compatible with iOS and Android devices, and they are sweat-resistant. There are eight colors to choose from.

Beats Flex Wireless Earbuds

If you want to get mom reliable earbuds at a lower price point, this pair from Beats is $70. The battery has a 12-hour run time and there are four colors to choose from. They even have audio sharing capabilities, which allow you to wirelessly share audio with another pair of Beats headphones or AirPods.

Mini Theragun

Your mom will be elated if you gift her the Mini Theragun. The small massager releases muscle tension, alleviates soreness, accelerates muscle warm up, soothes pain, and it's actually pretty quiet.

Takeya 24oz Actives Insulated Water Bottle With Straw Lid

The Takeya Insulated Stainless Steel Bottles keep drinks cold for up to 24 hours or hot for up to 12 hours. It's available in 10 different colors and multiple sizes. Use the promo code EARTH at checkout to get a 25% discount and free shipping.

Alo Off-Duty Cap

A great hat is a must for sun protection during outdoor workouts. It's also nice to have on hand to conceal post-gym hair. This Alo cap has adjustable velcro to get the perfect fit and there are seven pretty colors to choose from.

Epsoak Sport Lavender Epsom Salt for Athletes - 5 lbs

Give mom the gift of self-care with this Epsom Salt Soak that is made with athletes in mind. Soothe muscle pain, relieve aching feet, and reduce inflammation with a lavender-scented recovery bath.

Ihuan Ventilated Weight Lifting Gym Workout Gloves

Mom won't have torn palms or calluses ever again if she lifts with these gloves on. More than 7,500 Amazon customers gave them a perfect rating and there are multiple color options.

ProsourceFit Acupressure Mat and Pillow Set for Back/Neck Pain Relief and Muscle Relaxation

You may not think mom "needs" this, but more than 19,000 Amazon shoppers gave it a 5-star review. The set is available in several colors and the products have many benefits, including reduction of muscle tension, back pain, and headaches. Laying on this mat and pillow set will massage pressure points and alleviate stress in addition to increasing energy and circulation. That's a lot of benefits, especially for a $25 pricetag.

FITINDEX Vibrating Foam Roller 5-Speed

The vibration takes this foam roller to the next level. It's great to improve muscle recovery post-workout or help the muscles warm up before hitting the gym.

FabFitFun Box

FabFitFun boxes are delivered each season (four times a year) for $50 each. They include eight to 10 full size, premium beauty, fitness, wellness, and home products that customers can choose, valued at over $200. It's a great gift that you don't have to put too much though into, and you can simply send mom one box or keep the subscription going after Mother's Day.

Alo Moves

If mom is a yoga fiend, set her up with a yoga class streaming subscription. Alo's yoga videos are visually pleasing and super affordable compared to her IRL classes. 

Exhale Printed Bra in Powervita

We love the print of this Athleta sports bra, plus the strappy back is eye-catching. It's meant for yoga, barre and pilates classes.  There are options for cup sizes A-C or D-DD+, and there are coordinating leggings if your mom loves to match. 

Daily Harvest Gift Box

If mom is all about fitness, then she's likely into eating well too. Surprise her with a Daily Harvest gift box. She can pick nine clean recipes, from smoothies to harvest bowls, to make at home.

Gaia Yoga And Meditation Videos

Gaia offers not only streamable workouts, but also films, original shows, classes and articles all about spirituality, meditation and more. The subscription costs $12 per month, unless you commit to a full year for $99.

Training Stick Minis Kit

Work out your skin while you work out your body? Yes, it's possible with this kit of mini training sticks! Each stick is packed with skin-loving ingredients that are activated through moisture and heat to strengthen, brighten, detoxify and revitalize skin. Just apply before you hit the gym and wash your face post-sweat session.

Align Pant 28 Inch in Formation Camo Deep Coal

These high-waisted yoga pants are available in three lengths for mom's perfect fit. There are a bunch of solid colors and prints to choose from. She'll never want to take them off because they're so comfortable. 

Black Mesh Insert Strappy Wicking Sports Bra

This plus-size sports bra has the coolest mesh inset back design. It's ideal for low-impact workouts. 

The Ness Trampoline + Digital Subscription

If mom is currently in a workout slump, the ness' engaging trampoline workouts will get her excited to break a sweat! With the purchase of this chic bronze colored trampoline, you'll get one 60 minute complimentary online private training session and 25% off the first 6 months of your subscription. The $40/month subscription includes 300 videos, 10 different modalities and seasonal special programming with new content dropping every Monday morning!

Adidas Cloudfoam Pure 2.0 Shoes

These Adidas running shoes are not just a good deal, but they are also super lightweight and comfortable to wear around. And white sneakers are just such a classic style.

Maat World Premium Yoga Mat 3.5mm thickness

If mom hasn't yet invested in a nice yoga mat, treat her to this suede mat covered in stylish moon print. It offers excellent grip to help mom get into a flow without slipping.

Invisibobble POWER MultiPack- Set of 5

Change mom's life with these Invisibobble hair ties. They're amazing for thick hair, as they hold her ponytail up without the need to use several regular hair ties for the same result. They don't leave indentations in her hair and the POWER version gives hair an extra strong grip for an active lifestyle, without compromising on comfort.

Liteboxer Floor Stand with 12-Month Membership

Treat mom to a full-body workout from the comfort of her home when she needs to blow off some steam! Liteboxer is an engaging boxing workout that features a force-detecting LED light pad that syncs to the rhythm of your music and expert training to guide and track punches. Mom can enjoy hundreds of on-demand workouts whenever she wants!

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—Originally published April 28, at 2020, 6:07 p.m. PT