The 10 Best Gifts to Buy for Men Who Love Yoga in 2018

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Shopping for guys can be hard, but it just got a little easier for those of you with yogis in your life. We've searched out fun, stylish, useful, well-made products, some of which are designed especially for men. Whether it's a top-notch yoga mat, apparel for looking great in class and beyond, or a good read about the world of yoga, the perfect gift for your yogi is out there.

Read on for the best gifts to buy for men who love yoga.

Our Top Picks

Gaiam Premium Print Yoga Mat, Extra Thick Non Slip

 If you've ever taken a yoga class, you know that any old mat won't cut it if you want to be at the top of your practice. Sweaty hands can cause major slippage when you're in down dog and other power poses. Enter this non-slip mat from Gaiam. The tacky material and textured surface mean your hands and feet won't slip no matter how in the zone you are. The mat comes in a variety of prints for every style and makes a wonderful gift for that yogi in your life.

Manduka Now Pant

Manduka Now Yoga Pant for Men
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The aptly named Now pant from Manduka is representative of what's popular in a men's yoga pant right now: the comfort and functionality of a stretchy fabric plus the style of a jogger. The narrow legs can be pushed up the calf or left to taper at the ankle. 

Klean Kanteen Growler

Kleen Kanteen Growler
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You love their classic stainless steel water bottles for cold drinks; now you can step up to the 64-ounce growler version. Fill with your beverage of choice, whether it's beer, bullet-proof coffee, or kombucha and you're ready to share with your friends. 

Lumo Lift Posture Coach

Lumo Lift Tracker and App
Lumo Lift Tracker and App. Courtesy of Amazon.com

Maintaining good posture throughout the workday is tough for most of us, but can make such a big difference in how you feel, not to mention helping to prevent back pain. Enter the Lumo Lift, a wearable bit of technology along the lines of a Fitbit but designed specifically to remind you to sit up straight. It's all part of integrating yoga practices into your daily life.

Indo Yoga Board

Indo Board Yoga Board
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Indo Boards are super popular balance trainers for skate and snowboarders. Their Yoga Board simulates the instability of ​yoga on a paddleboard, revealing your imbalances and cultivating core strength. Indo board classes are starting to pop up at yoga studios, so practicing this at home could put you on the cutting edge of a new yoga trend.

Manduka Go Play 2.0 Mat Carrier

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Manduka GO Play 2.0. Photo Courtesy of Manduka

Just need a way to keep track of your mat and the contents of your pockets? For guys on the go, a stripped-down over the shoulder mat sling with a cool accessory pouch for your what-nots. It's like a fanny pack eloped with a mat strap. Problem solved.

Hell-Bent by Benjamin Lorr

Hell Bent by Benjamin Lorr
Hell Bent by Benjamin Lorr. Courtesy of Amazon

In Hell-Bent, Writer Benjamin Lorr takes us deep inside the world of Bikram yoga, reporting as a participant in Bikram's teacher training and as a competitive yoga contestant, plus managing to include lots of yoga history, scientific research, and philosophy along the way. It's a fascinating, page-turning read about a man's journey in and back out of a yoga obsession. Get it for the long form non-fiction lover in your life.

Yogitoes Skidless Mat Sized Towel

Yogitoes Skidless Mat Towel
Yogitoes Skidless Mat Towel. Courtesy of Amazon.com

Guys sweat, sometimes a lot, and this can make for a slippery situation in yoga class. The Yogities Skidless promises to improve your grip so you can concentrate on your alignment instead of trying not to fall down.

Hotdog Rollpack

Hotdog Rollpack Yoga Bag
Hotdog Rollpack Yoga Bag. Courtesy of Amazon.com

Let's face the facts: Most yoga mat bags are designed for women. They resemble handbags and come in beautiful silky fabrics. So how's a guy supposed to get his yoga gear around town? The Hotdog Rollpack is chock full of compartments and pockets so you can keep track of all your stuff. It holds any size mat and, best of all, features an ingenious garment bag design to keep your street clothes from getting crumpled and sweaty.

Blooming Lotus Jewelry Grounding Wrist Mala

Blooming Lotus Jewelry Men's Wrist Mala
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A simple, beautiful bracelet made of black onyx beads for grounding energy and to support positivity. If color is more your thing, Blooming Lotus Jewelry has lost of other options for wrist malas in browns, blues, pinks, purples, and yellows.

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