7 Activewear Brands to Gift for the Holidays

With Black Friday in our review mirror, it's that time of year again when literally everyone is doing their holiday shopping. According to the National Retail Federation, 164 million consumers planned to shop over Thanksgiving weekend, and young adults are predicted to spend the most trying to find what we think our loved ones would enjoy. I know the struggle when it comes to getting that perfect gift for your family and friends. Replaying conversations for missed hints, scrolling through text threads for screenshots, making sure your coins are in order, traveling to three different brick and mortar locations to ultimately have the sales associate order your item online. Whew! Don’t worry, this year will be different. Everyone you're shopping for will be satisfied after you read through this list of seven activewear brands that are perfect to gift for the holidays!

1. Jun’ae Fit

Who wouldn't want to look cute while working up a sweat? This attire was designed by Star Foster and Daijah Marnae to promote health, fitness, and self-confidence among women at an affordable price. If you're experiencing deja vu, you may have seen their designs at this year's PRETTY GIRLS SWEAT fest ATLANTA. Available in different colors, matching sets retail at $45, but stay on the lookout for sales! 

2. J.Dow Fitness

This clothing brand is for all body types and comes in stylish patterns. Dr. Jacqueline Dow created the line to promote holistic wellness and fitness. Matching sets retail at $65, but there's also a windbreaker jacket for $47.50. I may have to purchase some items myself, they are that fashionable!

3. FBF Fitness

Have you struggled with losing weight or finding the right diet? Zakia Blain created FCKBeingFat to encourage those who may feel like giving up during their fight to lose weight and get healthy. There's more than just workout attire to this line, it also includes hoodies and tees for $44.99. Be sure to follow Zakia's Instagram for updates and exclusive offers!

4. Thick Athletics

2018 PGS SWEAT fest SWEATlebrity and personal trainer Lita Lewis is the creator of Thick Athletics. Her line has everything you are looking for from athletic wear, including hats and men’s clothing. All products retail from $25-$45, which means you can upgrade your loved one’s style in and outside the gym.

5. VerticalActiveWear

Do you enjoy experimenting with all types of workouts? This brand was made just for that. Created for traditional and non-traditional workouts such as pole dancing, dance or yoga, items from the VerticalActiveWear collection can be purchased for $25-$55.

6. Missguided

If your goal is to find a gift that will look chic in the city or in the gym, look no further! Missguided's sportwear includes casual shoes, dresses and a special section for the holidays. There's really something for everyone with pieces in the collection ranging from $9-$35. 


Sweat Sisters, now I can't forget about our very own Sweat Shop! The PGS Shop has all the necessities to celebrate the holiday season from sports bras, tees and crewneck sweatshirts, home décor, phone accessories and more! All items retail from $5-$50

Now that you have some ideas for picking out the perfect gift, I want to hear about your holiday shopping experience. Feel free to share your struggles or any advice in the comments, happy holidays Sweat Sisters! 
STYLE REPORTER | Mariah Hill is a junior at Clark Atlanta University majoring in Mass Media with a concentration in Radio, Television & Film. She hopes to become the next top known local news reporter and anchor in Atlanta. Although she received her first journal at the age of seven, it wasn’t until the age of seventeen that she discovered her true passion for writing and telling stories. Now at 20 years old, she continues to journal about her life experiences. By the time she graduates in May 2020, Mariah hopes to be fully prepared for her career journey.