Runner’s World Christmas gift guide: Splash out

Pro Gym Rebounder

If your giftee’s cross-training routine needs a shake-up, this Rebounder is ideal. The mini trampoline offers a fun, low impact workout that’ll ring the changes from swimming or cycling. Used by athletes and physios across the country, the Rebounder is made from robust, quality steel to ensure it lasts. Not sure where to start? Not a problem – it comes with a DVD featuring four workouts as a jumping off point.

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£179

Withings Activité Pop watch

Activity trackers don’t need to channel the space-age look – the Withings Activité Pop combines a chic analogue design with tracking technology. Keep an eye on progress via the watch face’s feedback loop and the Health Mate phone app, which the watch syncs to via Bluetooth. Since it runs on a standard watch battery, there’s no need to worry about recharging it every few days, plus the water-resistant design means you can even track activity while swimming.

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£119.95

Available in grey, azure, sand and coral pink.

Running School course

Overhaul your running technique with this comprehensive course at the Running School. With eight UK locations, the Running School will kick off with a biomechanical and movement analysis to establish any weaknesses before moving onto six training sessions to improve your technique and fitness. The sessions are adapted to your goals, so whether you’re a novice looking to take on your first long distance race or an experienced runner seeking a new PB, the Running School have you covered.

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£260-£280 depending on location.

Locations are Acton, City of London, Battersea, Bristol, Edinburgh, Kent, Southend-on-sea and Southampton.

Garmin Forerunner 630

Garmin’s most advanced GPS watch yet, the Forerunner 630 is essential for anyone who’s serious about their stats. This watch goes beyond distance, pace and time, measuring aspects of running technique like how long you spend in contact with the ground, your up and down movement (vertical ratio) and stride length. If used with a heart rate monitor, it can also measure lactate threshold and stress.

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£329.99, £389.99 with heart rate monitor

Available in black or midnight blue.

Nutribullet Pro 900 Series

Unless you’ve lived under a rock for the last year, you’ll be aware that everyone and their mum is coveting a Nutribullet – and for good reason. The 900W blender is immensely powerful, breaking down foods quickly and thoroughly for a smooth finish. Whether you’re blending up a post-run smoothie, a hearty soup or your own homemade nut butter, the Nutribullet is an absolute must-have.

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£119.99 for a 9-piece set.

Fitbit Charge HR

For gadget lovers wanting to extend their activity tracking to everyday life rather than just their runs, looks no further than the Fitbit Charge. With sleep monitoring and a silent alarm, plus the ability to track steps, floors climbed and estimated calories burned, the Fitbit Charge allows you to track your activity from dawn ‘til dusk. It even syncs to the owner’s phone so they can check their stats on the go.

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Available in black, plum, blue, tangerine and teal.

£119.99