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The 10 hottest gifts and gadgets for guys (according to a guy)

Whether you're shopping for the fitness buff, an entertainer or a style guru, these are the best gift ideas for guys.
/ Source: TODAY

Although the holiday season is still months away, it's never too early to start thinking about shopping for loved ones on your list.

Whether you're looking for the ultimate birthday present in the months ahead or something to put under the tree come December, Matt Bean, editor-in-chief of Men's Health, stopped by to share the hottest gift ideas for guys.


Football season is almost here and that means lots of weekend afternoons cheering on your favorite team. These gadgets will make getting into the team spirit that much more enjoyable.

ENO Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest LED Hammock, $100, Amazon


This hammock comes with integrated lights so you can enjoy sitting, chilling and watching your favorite team anytime, day or night. It can also be tucked into an accompanying sack, so it can go just about anywhere.

New Dakine Men's Party Bucket, starts at $45, Amazon

Dakine party bucket

Keep everything from wine and beer to your favorite soft drinks chilled. Simply slide this over a 5-gallon bucket and convert it into a cooler.

Miir Growler, $59, Amazon

Miir Growler

Keep your beer or favorite tailgating drink cool in this growler for up to 24 hours. It's made with medical-grade stainless steel so there's no metal aftertaste.


Whether he loves to hit the gym or explore the great outdoors, these gadgets and gear are a must for any fitness buff.

Onnit Steel Mace, $28, Onnit

Steel mace

For the guy who loves to hit the weights, here's something he probably hasn't tried yet. These steel maces work with disproportionate weight displacement, so he'll be working everything from his arm muscles to his core.

The North Face Flyweight Pack, $45, Zappos

North Face Flyweight Pack

If you have an adventure-seeker on your shopping list, this is the gift for him. This 7.2-ounce backpack can pack into itself, making it perfect for traveling in the great outdoors.

JayBird Freedom F5 In-Ear Wireless Headphones, $100, TechRabbit


These wireless headphones, made with sweatproof material, will stay put even through your most intense cardio training.


If the guy on your shopping list loves to entertain, we bet he doesn't have his hands on these creative and useful items just yet.

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom Super Portable Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker, $99, Amazon

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom

These speakers can float in water and also handle being dropped from up to 5 feet. They have a 10-hour battery life and Bluetooth capability for up to 100 feet.

Whiskey and Rum Making Kit, $75, Uncommon Goods

Whiskey and Run Making Kit
Uncommon Goods

Let him craft his own cocktails with this barrel that can age everything from bourbon to whiskey to rum. It's also great for making tasty cocktails next time he's hosting.


For the guy that has an eye for fashion, these items are not only practical, but also stylish.

Burkley Magnetic Detachable Wallet Case, $68, Amazon


This wallet doubles as a phone case so he can carry everything together. The case can also separate from the wallet when he just needs his phone, and if he needs to watch something, the wallet transforms into a handy kickstand.

Sunski Dipsea Sunglasses, $55, Backcountry


These polarized sunglasses are treated with a thermal hard coat, making them durable enough to go along for all of his adventures.

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This article was originally published on August 20, 2017 on