Glorious Gifts

‘Tis the season for giving! Glorious has done the hard work for you and curated a guide of the best things to give to the active people in your life this Christmas!

By Holly Ragan

We know gift buying (especially for a sporty person) can be difficult. Whether you’re shopping for a gym-loving pal, a partner who’s passionate about wellness or if you fancy treating yourself this holiday season, from stocking stuffers to big ticket items, we’ve put together a list of all the things that are currently at the top of our Christmas wish lists.

Sporty & Rich x adidas Originals Campus 80s in Merlot/Cream


Sporty & Rich founder Emily Oberg’s interpretation of the adidas Campus 80s are the perfect cool-girl gift. Adding an effortlessly cool vintage aesthetic to the iconic adidas model, these special edition trainers are made with premium soft suede and a smooth satin lining, so it’s no wonder they’re flying off the shelves! Get yours now for £145 at Sporty & Rich, or complete the look with a matching Quarter Zip Track Jacket for an extra £170.

Headspace One Year Gift Card


We all know how precious some time out is, especially now the busy festive season is upon us. Send your loved ones into a new year of relaxation, meditation and mindfulness with a year-long subscription for Headspace, the 5-star rated app for all things mental health. Find guided meditations for de-stressing, soothing wind down exercises for the best sleep ever, and access to a sound library of calming music. At just under £50 for a whole year, this gift really is a no-brainer…

Argan Oil from Kahina Giving Beauty


Cover all bases with this multi-purpose Argan Oil from Kahina Giving Beauty, this season’s go-to beauty product. This argan oil can be used as a cleanser, bath oil, hair mask or skin treatment, with ingredients such as Vitamin E and Linoleic Acid making it deeply hydrating for dry, winter skin. What’s more, Kahina Giving Beauty donates a percentage of profits to supporting programs that improve the lives of the North African Berber women, meaning you’ll feel glowy on the inside too.

Daylesford Organic Food for Fitness cookery course


This immersive cookery course in the heart of the Cotswolds promises to fuel your body, mind AND spirit. At Daylesford Farm, they know the importance of using organic ingredients to optimise the nutritional health you need to sustain an active, healthy lifestyle. Learn how to cook energising meals in practical cookery lessons, developed with the help of top fitness coaches and consultants, which also includes lunch, refreshments and course materials in this half-day course. Book the next course on 19th Jan 2023 and give the gift of a full belly!

Dock & Bay Quick Dry Towel

£25 (now £20 Black Friday)

No need to hold back in your workout thanks to Dock & Bay’s quick-dry towels, which come in handy compact pouches so you can dry off and cool down on the go. These lightweight towels are the perfect workout accessory for your class-crazy friends or avid gym-goers, specially designed to dry three times faster than standard cotton towels without collecting damp smells. We think they make great stocking fillers! Choose from 21 different colour combinations or add a personalised touch for an extra £10.


Garmin Venu 2S

£299 (now £249 black Friday)

It’s time to treat your favourite fitness fanatic to Garmin’s Venu 2S smartwatch, which was designed specifically for the active woman. As well as monitoring standard health indicators such as sleep, respiration and stress, connect your Venu 2S to the Women’s Health Tracking app to track your menstrual cycle, pregnancy symptoms and nutrition.


Dada Masilo’s The Sacrifice, Sadler’s Wells

Tickets from £15
24th & 25th Feb 2023

Treat someone you love to an evening out at Dada Masilo’s London premiere of The Sacrifice; a moving performance inspired by Igor Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring that follows a young girl dancing herself to death as part of an ancient ritual. Masilo’s previous re-imagining of Giselle in 2019 received glowing reviews, so don’t miss out on your tickets to her newest creation at Sadler’s Wells to lift up those uninspiring February evenings with some much-needed culture.

Pools from Above by Brad Walls

£23 at Blackwell’s

We are all dreaming of some winter sun, and Brad Walls’s new book Pools from Above is the perfect gift for those wishing for some escapism from these dark, gloomy nights. Discover the unexpected beauty, curves, hues and textures of aquatic architecture from Walls’s unique aerial perspective. And don’t blame us for craving a January holiday by the end of it…

The Weekend Body Detox at Homefield Grange

From £699 per person

We’re sure a trip to Homefield Grange is the gift experience that you’ll absolutely love. The Weekend Body Detox is the ultimate holistic wellness retreat which is a guaranteed feel-good gift for someone in need of a reset. During a 2-night stay, you have the opportunity to take part in a morning cardio class, food demonstrations, and evening yoga, or just enjoy the weekend with full access to Homefield Grange’s ‘Living Well’ Spa. Get as involved as you want, but either way, we’re sure you’ll leave feeling like a new woman!

Planet Paleo Pure Collagen Matcha Latte

£235 NOW £200

We could all do with a boost to get us through the party season, and Planet Paleo’s Pure Collagen Matcha Latte powder is the ultimate pick-me-up for your skin and energy levels. A combination of the purest organic match and clean pasture-raised Pure Collagen makes for the perfect drink to fuel your day, focus your mind and boost your beauty, so you and your friends are always party ready!

N.B. Glorious is not affiliated with these products in any way. We are not sponsored by them and do not receive any monetary gain from featuring them!


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