Runner’s World Christmas gift guide: Men

CW-X Insulator Endurance Pro tights

Running gents will be ever grateful for these compression tights in cold weather training: the wind-proof front panels and temperature-regulation fabric ensure a comfortable heat balance. CW-X’s Support Web™ technology also claims to improve alignment and aid the running motion, as well as increase circulation. Warm legs with CW-X’s promise of reduced fatigue? He’ll be a happy guy.

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£120

Available in black/lime and black/orange.

Nike LunarGlide 7 Flash

With the LunarGlide 7s winning the Best Buy award in our AW15 shoe guide, the Flash version updates these shoes for the great British winter. The classic Nike Flyknit upper is finished with water-repellant treatment and reflective detailing to keep him dry and visible on winter runs, offering a solid upgrade to these popular stability shoes. If he’s in the market for fresh shoes or is taking on a heavy training programme, these are a brilliant bet.

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£115

Available in black, squadron blue and team red.

Below the Belt Grooming Fresh and Dry Balls

He religiously applies underarm antiperspirant pre-run, so why not extend that to the lads downstairs? This quick-absorbing, fragrance-free gel helps keep him comfortable and dry where it really counts. It leaves a slight dusting of talc to maintain cleanliness, so he’ll feel fresh from start to finish. We’re confident Fresh and Dry Balls will suit any running man right down to the ground (well, nearly).

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£6.95

Tribesports long sleeve running top

This top will take him from winter running right through to cool spring days, as the versatile design works perfectly as a base layer or standalone t-shirt. Its four-way stretch fabric with reflective properties means he’ll be comfortable as well as visible, plus its sweat-wicking material and flatlocked seams reduce the risk of chafing. It even features antibacterial technology for improved hygiene – smashing.

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£26

Available in red, black, charcoal, cyan blue and white.

Urbanista Boston earphones

Music-lovers can run tangle-free thanks to these Bluetooth 4.0 earphones from Urbanista. They’re IPX5-certified water resistant, so sweat and rain pose no problem, plus they feature a volume control tab and a microphone. With three ergonomically modelled earbud sizes which are anchored in place by comfortable silicone wings, he can hit the road confident that he won’t be bothered by unruly kit.

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£59.99

Available in black, blue, magenta and orange.

Etixx Sports Nutrition chocolate recovery shake

Give his post-run chocolate milk a kick with this tasty recovery shake from Etixx. It's made with whey protein isolate, giving his muscles a much-needed boost towards recovery, plus it's enriched with B vitamins and minerals including calcium, magnesium and iron. A healthier choice than adding another box of chocolates to the confectionary mountain.

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£34.99