9 Great Fitness Gifts
The HealthCentral Editorial Team | Nov 6, 2012
Clearly, staying fit goes a long way toward staying healthy. But a fitness regimen can get both complicated and expensive. Here are nine gifts that will help a loved one keep it simple—and safe.
Hot Yoga Towel
Why they’ll love it: A towel that grips the yoga mat will let aspiring yogis focus on their inner peace rather than holding their stance.
Available at: Dick’s Sporting Goods and Dunham’s Sports stores and www.stick-e.com
Brooks PureFlow 2
Why they’ll love them: Splashy colors and a unique design make these shoes an out-of-the-shoe-box gift for runners.
Available at: Sporting goods stores nationwide and numerous online sporting goods retailers, www.brooksrunning.com
While they’ll love it: This clever gadget allows cyclists to communicate with each other as they ride.
Available at: www.cardosystems.com
Why they’ll love it: Focusing on balance makes fitness fans think about their bodies and their workouts in new ways.
Available at: Dick’s Sporting Goods stores and www.sklz.com
Yoga Tune Up Therapy Ball Program
Why they’ll love it: Life’s little aches and pains can be eased right at home, thanks to this home therapy kit and its mini-massage balls.
Available at: chiropractor and physical therapy offices and yoga studios nationwide, and www.yogatuneup.com
Why they’ll love it: It’s a simple item that can keep ears warm and the music playing during an outdoor walk or run.
Available at: www.runphones.com
Why they’ll love it: This portable gym gives fitness fans the chance to work out without an expensive gym membership or bulky home equipment.
Price: $299 to $399, depending on membership package
Available at: www.myjourneygym.com
Weight Watchers Work Your Belly, Butt & Thighs Kit
Why they’ll love it: Getting the hang of stability ball workouts can be tricky—this home kit lets exercisers build confidence at their own pace.
Available at: Walmart stores