Every dad is an aspiring athlete. Whether he just picked up the sport, or has been invested for all the years you’ve known him, his kit can use an upgrade. We picked out all the best gear for the athletic Dad.
Citizen Primo Chronograph
The stainless steel case and band on Citizen’s Primo Chronograph are built for speed. Swim, snorkel or shower with this water-resistant watch, and the mineral crystal face accented with black luminous hands and markers will remain clear as day. The jet black dials and buttons, meanwhile, keep up the sharp look.
Buy Now: $316
Oakley Flight Jacket
The Prizm lenses on the Oakley Flight Jacket make everything you see crisp. Whether dad is an experienced cyclist or a novice, these sunnies are the tool he needs to push through that century ride.
Buy Now: $223
Nike Free x Metcon
Combine the quickness and lightness of the Nike Free with the stability and durability of the Metcons and you get one truly tough sneaker. Whether dad constantly monitors the WOD or hits the rower at the gym, these shoes are sure to deliver that added power he wants.
Buy Now: $120
District Vision Beyond Jogging Book
Runner dads will take note from Dr. Mike Spino, a leader in the meditation and running space. District Vision makes some of the most heralded running sunglasses in the business and now they’ve expanded their repetoire to include a book to help Dad find his center.
Learn More: Here
Ciele Athletics GoCap Zoom
The stadium edition of the classic GoCap has more mesh than previous iterations to make it extremely breathable. The design is simple, and the cap is reflective — what more can dad want?
Buy Now: $45
TRX Home2 System
Forget going to the gym, this home training system comes with everything you need to build strength fast. Body weight exercises are a safe way to push your limits, and the accompanying app gives you the tools to never get bored by a workout.
Buy Now: $200
Specialized S-Works Stumpjumper 29
Specialized just keeps upping the ante on what the Stumpjumper is capable of. With out of this world suspension kinematics and amazing handling, this bike will make Dad look like a pro.
Buy Now: $9500
Sufferfest Fastest Known Time Pale Ale
Drinking a beer after a hard game of basketball or a trail run is practically a national past-time. What if we told you Dad could enjoy himself with a refreshing beverage while simultaneously restoring his electrolytes? The future is now, thanks to Sufferfest’s newest Pale Ale.
Buy Now: $14
If Dad’s into the digital age, the newest tracker on the market is your best bet. Monitor sleep, strain and recovery thanks to a basic-looking strap that’s always on.
Buy Now: $30/month
Aer Gym Duffel 2
Dad doesn’t need to schlep all his gear to the gym in a sad backpack. This spacious gym bag features Cordura nylon, multiple interior pockets and a sleek exterior, so it can double as a work bag.
Buy Now: $170
Gear Patrol Magazine
Issue Six features the newest innovation in running shoe foam. If Dad’s a runner, he’ll want to know what makes each foam slightly different — and which one is best for him.
Buy Now: $20
Rapha Transfer Trackpants
To relax in style is to relax effortlessly. One wear of these merino wool track trousers and Dad’s sure to have found his new favorite off-duty pant. They’re built to help him warm up pre-ride, cool down with a beer post-ride and enjoy the recliner when he’s not riding.
Buy Now: $165