The 5 best deals from the first day of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals
The first day of deals is all about getting active and having fun
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Amazon is kicking off another 12 Days of Deals today, which means you’ll be able to find discounts in different categories now through Dec. 14. Each day will feature Deals of the Day and other great offers in popular categories like kitchen, electronics, apparel, video games, books, furniture, arts and crafts, and more.
On the first day of deals, Amazon brings to you...
Discounts on activewear, sports equipment, games, and fitness! Whether you’re gearing up to crush your New Year’s resolution or you’ve got fitness and sports lovers on your shopping list, today is a great opportunity to get them something they’ll love and save a few bucks on the process.
There are loads of offers for everything from activewear for men and women, water bottles, and yoga mats to fishing gear, footballs, basketballs, and more. We combed through today’s deals to find the best offers on things sure to bit a hit with at least a few of your loved ones.
1. Bikes for everyone!
Getting a brand new bike for the holidays can be the best thing ever for a kid. I'll never forget the feeling of pure elation seeing one under my Christmas tree as a kid. Right now, you can give a youngster on your list that same experience, and it doesn't have to blow your budget out of the water. With savings up to 40% on bicycle brands like Mongoose and Schwinn, you're bound to find the perfect gift today. There are options for adults, kids, and even babies (think bike seats and trailers).
- Get a Schwinn Girl's Jasmine Bike in purple for $67.82 and save $57.17
- Get a Mongoose Legion L18 Boy's Bike in orange for $82.49 and save $57.50
2. Balls and other sports equipment
If you have athletes on your list, why not give them new equipment to play with from leading brands like Wilson and Spalding? There are loads of basketballs, footballs, baseballs, gloves, bats, and lots of other sporting goods on sale today. Some are even more than 50% off right now.
- Get a Spalding Official Size Indoor/Outdoor Basketball for $19.99 and save $25
- Get a Wilson NFL MVP Junior Football for $14.99 and save $10
- Get a Rawlings Outfield Glove for $43.99 and save $15.17
3. Activewear for men and women
If you, or someone you know, is constantly searching for a clean pair of workout shorts or wearing old t-shirts to the gym, why not stock up on some new workout clothes? You can find highly rated jogging pants, shorts, hoodies, and more for under $20 today. This deal is Prime-only, so if you’re not already a member, it might be a good time to try the free 30-day trial. That 2-day shipping won’t hurt either.
- Get a 2-pack of Amazon Essentials Mens Mesh Short for $12.60 and save $5.40
- Get an Amazon Essentials Men’s Tech Long-Sleeve T-Shirt for $8.40 and save $3.60
- Get the Starter Pullover Hoodie for Women for $17.49 and save $7.50
- Get a pair of Starter Women’s Run Shorts for $13.99 and save $6
4. Garmin fitness trackers and smart watches
Want to spoil someone who loves tech and fitness? You can save $50 on Garmin's vivosport fitness trackers and vivoactive smart watches right now. The vivoactive watches include GPS, making them perfect for outdoor runners to track their journeys in even more detail than just calories burned and average heart rate. If your loved one is more of a gym rat, the fitness tracker should do the trick to show them how hard they're working and how much it's paying off.
- Get a Garmin vivosport smart activity tracker for $149.99 and save $50
- Get a Garmin vivoactive smart watch with GPS for $249.99 and save $50
5. Fun games for the whole family
Encourage the family to put down their phones and tablets and do something together with a new ping pong table, foosball table, air hockey, or dart board. Whether you've got a game room in need of some new games or you've been meaning to use the garage you never park in anyway for something more than storage, this is a great chance to get something fun for up to 50% off.
- Get a Triumph 6-foot Air Hockey Table for $314.30 and save $134.70
- Get an Arachnid Arcade-Style Dart Cabinet for $244.99 and save $239.21
- Get a STIGAA Advantage Table Tennis Table for $299.9 and save $150
These are just some of the great offers you'll find on Amazon today. If you're looking for more outdoorsy things like camping equipment and fishing gear, they've got plenty more sporting goods, fitness, and other great active products on sale right now.
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