With the Holidays quickly approaching, here’s a list that our coaches have compiled of top 10 gifts for the CrossFit athlete. Feel free to add your own in the comments section!
1. Pendlay Oly Lifting Shoes – Olympic lifting shoes are a must for the serious CrossFit athlete as are stability and position in the lifts. Pendlay makes some of the best in the business. Take care of these shoes and they’ll last forever. Muscle Driver has lots of color and sizes.
2. Stronger, Faster, Healthier Fish Oil – Give the gift of health for the season! SFH makes THE BEST fish oil on the market. Free from impurities with no additives like soy, their Super Omega formula exceeds pharmaceutical grade quality. We have 8 bottles left in the gym. Contact me if interested!
3. New Balance MX20 CrossFit shoes – This is the NB answer to a CrossFit shoe that is readily available, has a nice wide toe box and can be used inside and outside the gym while promoting proper foot strike. Our member athletes can check out our local store A Runner’s Mind for a discount!
4. 2XU Compression Socks – These are the mother of all compression socks. Lower leg compression enables better recovery and promotes better circulation, leaving the athlete fresher for the following days WOD. These things are also an indispensable travel tool on long flights or road trips!
5. Pullup Grips – A simple but very effective tool to save your hands on the pullup bar. These little guys aren’t very expensive but are worth every penny. Find them at Again Faster.
6. Wrist Wraps – OH Squats and Snatches can be brutal on the wrists. Wrist wraps help add support to make the lifts much more comfortable. Check them out here.
7. Genr8 Vitargo Recovery Fuel – The ultimate post WOD recovery drink. Real studies (not the fake peer to peer studies) have shown its the fastest glycogen reloading product on the market EVER. It’s a sure turbo boost to your game. Check them out here or see us to purchase.
8. CrossFit San Mateo WIN Shirt - Show your CFSM pride and join the WIN Team. Buy a shirt here.
9. Inzer Weight Lifting Belt – The best on the market. Just ask Tuan!
10. Lululemon West Coast Hoodie – Comfortable, functional, stylish and rugged enough to last for a very long time. Dudes and dudettes would be smart to prepare for the cold with one of these!