Father’s Day Gift Ideas: 26 Unique Presents for Health-Conscious Dads

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By: Erin Coleman, B.S. - Nutritional Science, R.D., L.D.,

Writer at Fit Father Project.

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Looking for some Father's Day gift ideas? Make this Father's Day one to remember by choosing a unique gift idea for your health-conscious dad!

If you're looking for Father's Day gift ideas to impress loved ones and show them how much you care, numerous unique (and healthy) options exist!

Think outside the box and make this year's Father's Day the best one yet.

When thinking about Father's Day gift ideas, choose something that helps the dads in your life stay healthy or something the entire family can enjoy together!

Check out the list below for some outside-the-box Father's Day gift ideas for health-conscious dads.

26 Unique Father's Day Gift Ideas

1. Men's Health Supplements

If the dad in your life is health-oriented, consider supplements for men as a Father's Day gift idea.

Supplements can aid in muscle building, fat loss, and weight loss, and reduce chronic disease risks.

Consider:

  • Protein supplements
  • Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs)
  • Creatine
  • Protein bars
  • Protein shakes
  • Multivitamin supplements

Encourage your dad to get and stay healthy, and join him on his journey!

2. A Weekend Getaway

What better way to de-stress, relax, and spend much-needed time together as a family than by booking a weekend getaway for your next Father's Day gift idea.

Consider renting a cabin on a lake, taking a road trip, heading to the beach, or going camping.

Go fishing, boating, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, or cycling during your trip as a fun way for the entire family to stay active and take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

3. Chartered Fishing Trip

If the dad in your life loves fishing, consider a charted fishing trip as a Father's Day gift this year.

Hire a guide for deep-sea fishing or rent a boat and head to your favorite lake to spend the day on the water with loved ones.

As a bonus gift idea, buy your dad some fishing gear!

4. Outdoor Water Sports Equipment

What better way to relax, stay active, and spend much-needed time outdoors than by renting or purchasing outdoor water sports equipment?

Consider:

  • A kayak
  • Paddleboard
  • Water skis or tubes
  • Jet skis
  • Electric jet boards
  • Stand up paddleboards
  • Wakeboards

Getting out on the water to enjoy the outdoors and stay active is a Father's Day gift idea your dad will remember for a lifetime.

5. NutriBullet

Ideal for smoothies and protein shakes, NutriBullet makes an excellent Father's Day gift idea for health-conscious dads in your life.

They can blend together protein powder, ice, fruits, or vegetables to create nutritious, delicious protein smoothies for meal replacements or snacks.

Your dad can choose casein, whey, or plant-based protein powder and add in nut butter if he'd like!

Choose protein powder as an add-on to your Father's Day NutriBullet gift.

6. A Smart Jump Rope

Consider workout gear as a Father's Day gift idea for dads who enjoy staying active.

A smart jump rope makes the perfect addition to any dad's fitness routine.

He can conveniently take the rope with him wherever he goes!

Its adjustable length helps your dad and entire family enjoy fat-burning, rope jumping workouts from the comfort of home.

Smart jump ropes have timers and help you track calories burned, the number of jumps, and much more!

Smart ropes offer a cordless rope-jumping option when space is tight.

They come with weighted handles in addition to regular handles, so your dad can change up rope-jumping resistance to build muscle or strength.

7. Smart Ring

A smart ring is a convenient way to track numerous health parameters, including your dad's:

  • Sleep stages
  • Total sleep time
  • Resting heart rate
  • Body temperature
  • Respiratory rate
  • Number of steps
  • Total calories burned
  • Inactivity time
  • Goal progress

Smart rings are convenient, light-weight, and make an excellent Father's Day gift idea every dad can benefit from!

8. Exercise Equipment

If the dad in your life enjoys working out and you have a healthy budget for a Father's Day gift, opt for exercise equipment for your health-conscious dad.

Consider:

  • Bike or stationary bike
  • Rowing machine
  • Treadmill
  • Weight bench
  • Dumbbell weights
  • Barbell weights
  • Pull-up bar
  • Incline sit-ups bench
  • Exercise mat
  • Resistance bands

Regardless of which type of exercise gear you choose, your dad can complete workouts from the comfort of home to stay healthy, lean, and fit.

9. Smart Scale

Consider getting your dad a smart scale, or medical-grade scale that displays body composition in addition to body weight.

Smart scales allow your dad to track total body weight, body fat, muscle mass, and more.

Even if your dad's weight doesn't change, he might be gaining muscle and burning fat.

A smart scale can keep his motivation level high for staying active.

It helps fitness-oriented dads set body composition goals and track their progress over time.

A smart scale makes the perfect addition to any Father's Day gift idea.

10. Fit Father Project Membership

A Fit Father Project membership is an affordable, unique Father's Day gift idea every health-conscious dad can enjoy.

Fit Father Project members receive custom meal and menu plans, fat-burning workouts, recipes, email coaching support from health experts, private fit dad social media support, and much more!

Register your dad for a free meal plan or workout to try it before you buy it!

11. A Gym Membership

If the dad in your life enjoys getting out of the house for workouts, consider a gym membership or 30-day gym membership trial as a Father's Day gift idea this year.

Going to the gym helps keep many men motivated to get or stay in shape and improve their overall health!

12. Grilling Gear

If your dad is like many fathers, he enjoys grilling outdoors — at least every once and awhile.

Get him a new grill if he needs one, gadgets for the grill, a grilling cookbook, smoker, or other grilling items he needs or wants.

Check out Fit Father Project's healthy grilled meat recipes and share them with the dads in your life!

13. A Massage

If your dad is tense and wants to relax, unwind, and de-stress, consider getting him a massage this Father's Day.

Massage offers numerous health benefits in addition to helping your dad feel great overall.

Examples include improvements in:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Digestive disorders
  • Chronic pain
  • Headaches
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Stress
  • Insomnia
  • Sports injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain

Consider a couples massage as a Father's Day gift idea, or buy your dad a handheld massaging system he can use at home any time!

14. Waterproof Wireless Earbuds

If your dad enjoys hiking, biking, jogging, weightlifting, or any other type of workout that gets his blood pumping, what better gift than sweat proof, wireless earbuds?

He can listen to music while he works out to motivate him and make exercise more enjoyable.

Good things come in small packages, as this simple Father's Day gift idea can leave a lasting impression on your dad for years to come.

15. Smart Socks

Help your dad to take workouts to the next level by choosing smart socks as your next Father's Day gift idea.

Smart socks track speed, calories burned, distance, and altitude, as well as foot landing, cadence, and technique when your dad runs or walks.

Smart socks help him achieve exercise goals, enhance workout performance, and even alert him when it's time to invest in a new pair of running shoes!

16. Mirror Home Gym

If your dad loves working out at home, get a group of family members together to invest in a mirror home gym.

He can hang it on the wall or rest it on the floor, giving him unlimited access to fat-burning workouts from the comfort of his home.

Your dad can choose from tens of thousands of workout classes to get or keep him in shape, build muscle, and shred fat.

Your entire family can benefit from this unique Father's Day gift idea!

17. Smart Water Bottle

To stay hydrated and optimize overall health and wellness, consider getting your dad a smart water bottle as a Father's Day gift idea.

Doing so helps him track water intake throughout the day and reminds him when it's time to drink more water.

Getting plenty of water throughout the day enhances sports performance and aids in healthy weight management.

Drinking water before meals helps your dad eat fewer calories at mealtime.

He can take a smart water bottle to the gym or work, or sip on it throughout the day to stay hydrated and keep energy levels high.

18. Vibrating Foam Roller

If your dad gets tense, tight, or sore after workouts or simply wants to relieve stress after a busy day, consider getting him a vibrating foam roller as a Father's Day gift idea.

Some of the many benefits associated with the device include reductions in sore or tight muscles, tension and stress relief, increases in blood circulation, and much more.

A vibrating foam roller offers your dad a relaxing experience like no other! He'll thank you for years to come.

19. Smart Core Trainer

Getting a smart core trainer is an excellent way for the dad in your life to tighten and tone his midsection and have fun playing games while he's at it!

The system is portable and compact, and includes games that make doing plank exercises more exciting.

Core trainers can track your dad's daily progress and allow him to challenge friends and family members during plank ab workouts.

Doing planks has never been more enjoyable!

Your entire family can benefit from this unique Father's Day gift idea.

20. Resistance Band System

If your dad loves to work out while traveling or simply needs a way to stay fit from the comfort of home, consider getting him a total body resistance band set including light, medium, and heavy resistance bands.

The system is like an on-the-go gym that allows your dad to get in a total body workout anywhere at any time!

21. TRX Home System

TRX training builds strength and muscular endurance, using your dad's own body weight and a series of pulleys as resistance.

If he's fitness-oriented, getting a TRX Home System as a Father's Day gift idea is an excellent way for your entire family to stay fit, tone up, and increase strength and overall fitness from the comfort of home.

22. Battle Ropes

Battle ropes make an excellent at-home workout idea for the favorite dads in your life.

They can place the ropes outdoors, in the garage, or in a home gym to boost strength and cardiovascular endurance during muscle-building, fat-burning workouts that yield long-lasting results!

23. Farmbox Direct Subscription

If your dad is interested in healthy eating and having nutritious produce delivered right to his doorstep, consider giving him a Farmbox Direct subscription for Father's Day this year.

Farmbox Direct ships out fresh fruits and vegetables from local organic farms.

Choose seasonal boxes of fresh produce or juicing boxes, so your dad can enjoy fresh, nutrient-dense juices packed with vitamins and minerals.

He'll rave about how good he feels and how much energy he has!

24. Butcher Box Subscription

If your dad loves to grill meats, consider getting him a Butcher Box subscription for Father's Day this summer.

Upon joining he receives top-quality chicken, beef, pork, or combinations of his favorites.

Butcher Box delivers organic meats in insulated boxes right to your dad's doorstep, so he can enjoy his favorite high-quality protein foods without leaving home.

25. Coffee Subscription

If your dad raves about his morning coffee, as many dads do, consider getting him a coffee subscription this Father's Day.

Once fresh-roasted to order, coffee gets shipped directly to your dad's doorstep.

All he has to do is brew the coffee when it arrives and enjoy it!

26. Fitbit

Getting your dad a Fitbit is an excellent way for him to track his heart rate, calories burned, steps, all-day activity, and even sleep to optimize his health and wellness.

A Fitbit makes setting and achieving fitness goals for your dad simple and fun!

Whatever you choose, surprise your dad this Father's Day with unique ideas you and your entire family can benefit from.

Think outside the box this year and consider Father's Day gift ideas that show your health-conscious dad you love and care about him!

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Erin Coleman B.S. - Nutritional Science, R.D., L.D.

Writer at Fit Father Project.

Erin Coleman is a registered and licensed dietitian with over 15 years of freelance writing experience.

She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in nutritional science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and completed her dietetic internship at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Prior to beginning her career in medical content writing, Erin worked as Health Educator for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Internal Medicine.

Her published work appears on hundreds of health and fitness websites, and she’s currently working on publishing her first book! Erin is a wife, and a Mom to two beautiful children.

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