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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

The 5 best deals from the first day of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals Credit: Amazon / Reviewed

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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!

Bike Deals on Amazon
Credit: Schwinn / Mongoose

What kid wouldn't want a new bike for the holidays?

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).

See all the deals on bikes and bicycle accessories

2. Balls and other sports equipment

Basketball, football, and baseball glove
Credit: Spalding / Wilson / Rawlings

Encourage kids to explore their athletic side this year.

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.

3. Activewear for men and women

Amazon Activewear Deals
Credit: Amazon

Stock up on workout clothes for up to 40% off.

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.

See more activewear deals here

4. Garmin fitness trackers and smart watches

Garmin Fitness Wearables
Credit: Garmin

Fitness trackers and smart watches make great gifts for the tech-loving athletes in your life.

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.

5. Fun games for the whole family

Indoor Family Games
Credit: Triumph / Arachnid / STIGAA

Liven up family game night with these classic games.

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.

See more deals on game room games

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.

Explore all of the offers for Day 1 of Amazon's 12 Days of Deals

Prices are accurate at the time of publication, but may change over time.

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