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Manopause Gift Guide 2023: Holiday Gifts For The Man Who Loves To Stay Active

Whether it’s an Apple Watch to track your movement or an axe to chop wood in the forest, we know the kind of gifts that active men who love the outdoors need. Now more than ever we are seeing more and more people exploring the outdoors. Whether he craves a vicious hike, an intense pickleball match, or a light trail run… we’ve got you covered. So fill his craving for the outdoors with the perfect gift to accompany him on his adventures.

In a post-pandemic world, we all understand the value of getting outside air and some morning sunlight in your eyes. No more couch potatoes. It’s time to get up, get outside, and get moving. These gifts are perfect for your husband, dad, brother, friend or yourself (we all do it). Time to get shopping.

The Best Gifts For The Active Man

Time to get to shopping and find the perfect gift for him.

Green Drop Compression Gear

If someone in your life loves to workout or has a job that requires a lot of leg work, get them the revolutionary Greendrop compression garments. They make Leg, knee, and elbow compression sleeves infused with Camphor and Wintergreen to increase blood flow and soothe sore muscles. And the infused botanicals will last for over 40 washings!


Improved circulation provides the best preventative care;

  • Relieves pressure on muscles and joints
  • Enhanced range of motion
  • Prevents cramps

Legs feeling fresher and workouts lasting longer…

$19.99 to 24.99 – Amazon

Mano Hemp Rapid Relief

At this point, we’ve all had too many knocks to count, but none of us have the time to be sidelined by sore muscles and achy joints. That’s where Mano Hemp Relief Topical Roll On with 2500mg Hemp Isolate comes in!

Perfect for recovering from adventurous times outdoors or a wrong twist indoors– Mano Hemp Rapid Relief with hemp isolate roll-on kicks the crap out of muscle pain. Our XTRA STRENGTH RAPID PAIN RELIEF ROLL-ON instantly relieves your toughest aches and pains.

$59.99 – Amazon

JBL Clip 4 Portable Bluetooth Speaker

This mini waterproof outdoor travel speaker is the perfect companion for all of your adventures. This durable accessory is safe in weather and safe from long drops. It delivers classic JBL quality audio despite its compact size.

A single charge will give you up to 10 hours of playback. Take this speaker to the pool, on a hike, for a camping trip or even to your home shower. Available in 4 cool colors, including a camouflage pattern.

$59.95 – amazon.com

Carhartt Knit Cuffed Beanie

Every man needs an essential beanie that looks good and keeps him warm. Carhartt has been making gear since 1889 and are trendier than ever now. The cuff on this beanie helps to further insulate your ears and keep you warm.

Offered in a wide array of cool colors, this beanie is guaranteed to be a staple.

$19.99 – backcountry.com

Cotopaxi Men’s Teca Cálido Hooded Jacket

This is the perfect reversible jacket for all of the adventures you’ll find yourself on. With a water resistant design and zippered pockets, you can stay dry and keep your personal items secure.

The best part of this coat is that it all packs into a chest pocket, making it easy to pack and take anywhere! With awesome, limited-edition colors you can stand out as much as you want to with Cotopaxi’s great design and outdoor wear.

$150 – Cotopaxi.com

Gerber Bushcraft Axe

Men love a good outdoor gadget. And we love a tool that has multi use purposes. This substantially built axe from Gerber will help  you in all of your chopping needs.

With an ergonomically built handle and hidden compartments for hiding a lighter or fire starting material, this axe is your perfect outdoor companion. This waterproof compartment is the perfect addition to this well-designed tool.

$90 – gerbergear.com

America The Beautiful Pass 2023/24

If you want a gift that is unique, will bring lasting joy and experiences you can’t buy at a store, this is it. The American The Beautiful Pass is your ticket to more than 2,000 federal recreation sites across the country, including all of our national parks.

Yellowstone, Zion, Grand Teton, and so many more! The memories you can make with this pass are immeasurable. The pass will get you into any of our parks along with all of the passengers in your vehicle! Memories with the kids, grandkids and whichever friends you deem worthy. Plus, 10% of pass proceeds go to organizations dedicated to the outdoors. Do good and see the world. What a gift.

$79.99 – REI.com

Outerknown Blanket Shirt

This might be the coziest shirt ever made. It’s offered in over 20 awesome color ways. This super soft shirt is made from organic cotton twill with buttons made from palm nuts. Its dual chest pockets have a button flap closure.

This shirt is made from 100% organic cotton, promoting safer working conditions for farmers and a healthier planet. The palm nut buttons are also a safer and more sustainable alternative to the traditional plastic. No one does sustainability like Outerknown.

$168 – outerknown.com

On Running Hiking & Trail Shoes

On Running shoes help you land soft and push off hard no matter where you’re feet are taking you. Many runners swear by their road running shoes, but we love their hiking and trail shoes. Not only are they stylish, but they are waterproof and made for all the weather you might encounter.

Their Missiongrip™ rubber soles help provide traction on all terrains while the TPU toe cap, heel stabilizer and improved collar fit help to keep your feet secure on uneven ground. These boots are made for hiking and trails, but they’re so comfortable you may find yourself wearing them all over town.

$209-219.99 – On-running.com

Patagonia Black Hole 5L Waist Pack

Patagonia makes some of the most durable gear out there. This waist pack is ready to hit the trail with you with its ripstop fabric that withstands wear from constant adventuring. Your stuff will stay dry with its waterproof design and a water bottle pocket will stretch to accommodate your hydration needs.

This pack has a breathable mesh back panel for those warmer days and a compression belt band so it’s securely pulled into your waist.

$69 – backcountry.com

Baja Llama Deep Shag Sherpa

Whether you’re after style or comfort, this sherpa jacket has you covered. This is cream and tan color looks great with almost anything and is guaranteed to keep you warm this winter.

Featuring custom brass zipper pulls and buttons, cuff button liner, faux leather accents, and a super soft sherpa fabric, you won’t ever second guess adding this piece to your wardrobe.

$149 – bajallama.com

Echelon Connect EX-5

Why waste time getting to that gym or spin class when you can get your workout in from the comfort of your own home! So many other popular home fitness bikes charge you an arm and leg for this convenience, but Echelon is affordable and built to last. With a tablet holder you can set your own device in, you’re free to stream whatever you want while you climb hills in the bikes vented saddle.

You can use any compatible SPD clip-ins or a standard sneaker for a fun and efficient workout. With 2 water bottle holders and a smooth ride, you can be sure your most efficient home workout awaits.

$599.99 – Echelonfit.com

Bowflex SelecTech 552 Dumbbells

Get rid of the flab and muscle up this season! These dumbbells are easy to set and go, so no excuses!

These Bowflex weights replace 15 standard sets of weights. In increments of 2.5 lbs., they start at 5lbs. and go up to 52.5 lbs. They are great for saving space and make it easy to slowly build strength and muscle, no matter what your level of fitness is.

$429 – Amazon

Oura Smart Ring Gen3

Monitoring your fitness, health, sleep and stress with a simple ring? Oura’s mission is to improve the way we live our lives by tracking our sleep and physical activity. With just a ring on a single finger, you will receive daily monitoring in your Oura app and personalized guidance that continues to improve as your Oura ring gets to know you.

With a daily sleep score from 1-100 using your sleep phases, body temp, and heart rate, you will be able to see how your daily and nightly habits can affect your sleep quality. Should you skip the Red Bull after lunch next time? Oura will tell you. Want to know how long your body takes to recover from that workout or how productive it was? Oura will tell you.

Are you someone who needs an accountability partner for workout? You can share your health info with friends and family, if that’s your thing. Oura really does it all.

$349 – ouraring.com

Apple Watch Series 8 (GPS 45mm)

You can’t walk into a room without seeing someone wearing an Apple Watch. Every time Apple launches a new version, the watch mentors your health even more closely. The newest version includes: Activity Tracker, Heart Rate Monitor, Sleep Monitor, Oxymeter (SpO2), ECG, Body Temperature Monitor, Fall Detection, and an SOS Button.

The watch is smart enough to know if the person wearing it falls and will alert emergency services. You can monitor your blood oxygen levels and if you wear the watch while sleeping you will wakeup with a full sleep breakdown and chart. This is a great tool for all around health monitoring and it’s also just convenient for alerting you of messages and calls. Simply put, everyone should have an Apple Watch.

$359 – Amazon.com

Monarch Complete Pickleball Game Set

This all in one package includes a pickleball net, two wooden paddles, two balls and a carrying case for the net and equipment. Wooden paddles are great for beginners until you’re ready to upgrade to a professional paddle.

Having your own net is also a huge advantage for practicing and playing anywhere, on different courts. When you have all the necessary equipment, nothing can stop you from your love of playing pickleball!

$59.99 – dickssportinggoods.com

Callaway Rogue ST MAX Drivers

Callaway makes great golf gear. We already know that. But can one ever have enough drivers in his life? This Rogue ST Max driver is perfect for all skill levels and has the highest MOI head. It has the perfect combination of forgiveness and distance.

Callaway’s groundbreaking new Tungsten Speed Cartridge structure places up to 26 grams low and deep in the driver head, increasing speed on off-center hits and providing more forgiveness through high MOI. This is just the beginning of the game-changing technology that is packed into this driver. Your golf game will never be the same.

$549.99 – Callawaygolf.com

Yeti Coolers & Accessories

Whether you’re hanging in your backyard, heading out to the desert, or hitting the waves, a premium cooler is always a must. No one does coolers better and more stylish than Yeti.

The Tundra 35 Hard Cooler from Yeti is perfect for a small group. It’s tall enough to stow a few wine bottles and it’s 3″ of Permafrost™ insulation will keep your beer ice cold.

$275 – Yeti.com

Sonos Roam Ultra Portable Indoor/Outdoor Smart Speaker

Sonos is known for high quality audio products for home theaters and now for portable speaker systems. The Roam wireless speaker has incredible sound, is water and dust proof for indoor and outdoor use, and has a rechargeable battery that lasts for 10 hours!

The Sonos Roam portable speaker automatically connects to your WiFi network at home and pairs with your device when you’re away. And it uses automatic Trueplay tuning technology that adapts the sound to your surrounding environment. This is a great stocking stuffer for anyone on your list, and works great for an office, an outdoor party, or travel.

$179 – Sonos

RadMission1 Electric Metro Bike

There are a lot of electric bikes out there, but they can be wildly expensive. If you’re looking to try an electric bike, RAD power bikes has an affordable one for you! And it’s no slouch!

It has a 500 Watt motor with a 45 mile range. It also weighs less than 50 pounds, making it easy to transport. RAD power bikes were voted the best affordable electric bikes of 2021. This is definitely one of the best holiday gifts for your health and entertainment.

$999 – Rad Power Bikes

Therabody Percussive Massagers

Theragun has changed your at home massage experience. It is a percussive deep tissue massage gun, and will help you recover from your hardest workouts and even assist from regular aches and pains from daily life. It also connects to a Therabody app to run personalized wellness routines based on your patterns.

With a variety of attachments and types of Theragun tools, you can find something for everyone. If you want a compact percussive massager that can easily fit in your gym bag or briefcase then go for the mini. It packs all the punch with a compact size.

$199-299 – Therabody.com

Huk SPF Sports Shirts

Whether you’re a fisherman (Huk is pronounced “hook”) or just like being outdoors, the Huk SPF long sleeve shirts offer unparalleled breathability to keep you cool on the hottest day, plus an SPF 50 rating to protect your man skin from UV rays. And they look great!

$55 – Huk

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