The first of January might be when most people switch their focus to healthier lifestyles, but that doesn’t mean bodies can’t be shown a little love during the December holidays. We’ve rounded up our favorite fitness and healthy eating gifts to give to everyone on your list in 2018. What better way to show someone you love them lots than to give gifts to better their health?
For the Mama Who Cooks Like a Mother: Epica Personal Blender with Take-Along Bottle, $25
Moms have a lot on their plates, and when it comes to food, their grab-and-go lifestyles mean it’s not always healthy. Help the mamas you know get a little nutrition self-care with a personal smoothie blender. Customized to their tastes and needs, smoothies and health drinks can be made in minutes flat. Complete the present with the Health, Quick & Easy Smoothies cookbook, full of 100 recipes using five ingredients or less.
For the Dad Who’s a 10 on the Tension Scale: Vopex Massage Ball Kit, $24
Juggling being a parent is hard enough without the added stress of adulting in general. Help the dads in your life bring the tension down a notch while also providing the mobility their muscles need with a kit containing different massage balls to work out the kinks. Complete this present with SB SOX Compression Socks to improve blood circulation while working out or during every day movement.
For the Social Sister Who Loves Style: Souteam’s Workout Leggings, Starting at $16
Leggings have become a staple in “athleisure” wear, making them versatile enough to wear while working out but also easy to dress up for a brunch with besties. Pick a pattern that makes a statement to match your sis’s style. Complete the present by pairing it with a Calia Keyhole Tank Top for a head-to-toe look she’ll love.
For the Techy Brother Who Loves Gadgets: Tangram Factory Smart Rope, $80
Jumping rope is an amazing workout for home, in the gym, or on the go. And when you add smart technology to the old-school prop, you create a must-have gadget for every techy looking to improve his health. This rope shows your jump count midair, and when synced with apps it tracks your progress while also motivating you to keep moving. Complete the present with a humorous T-Rex Rope Jumping Tee Shirt for all the laughs.
For the Teen Who Loves Tunes: BE Sport4 Wireless Sport Headphones, $60
Moving more can be easier when music sets the pace. Set up the teen on your shopping list with these comfortable wireless headphones that are sweat-proof and last for 10 hours on one charge. Complete the present with an iTunes gift card or a personalized playlist to add your signature touch to their next sweat session.
For the BFF Who Loves Her Fur Baby: Waggin Tails Hands-Free Bungee Dog Leash, $20
Your bestie may love you, but if she loves her dog more (hint: she does), get her the gift that allows the two to pair up for exercise. This hands-free leash makes running or walking easier to do with Fido by your side. Complete the present with LED Safety Lights to keep the duo from harm when it’s not very bright outside.
For the Co-Worker with the Go-To Drawer of Carry-Out Menus: Fit & Fresh Jaxx FitPak Commuter Meal Prep Bag, $40
Playing Secret Santa to a colleague looking to burn fat but hasn’t gotten the memo that fast food won’t help? This lunch bag complete with portion-control containers, a shaker bottle, and ice pack can help get them on the fast track toward better health. Complete the present with The Friendly Swede Hand Exercise Balls that are great for strengthening grip and relieving stress when Friday just can’t come soon enough.
What fitness gifts to you hope to receive this holiday season? Share with others to help expand the possibilities of healthy presents!