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Healthy Holiday Gift Guide

December 10, 2017

Do you have a friend or family member who is looking to make a commitment to their health? Or maybe you already have a fitness enthusiast in your life and you are struggling to think of what to give them this holiday season (they obviously will not fully appreciate a homemade cookie tray). We’ve rounded up some healthy gift ideas that will inspire you to give the gift of wellness this holiday season.

1. Gear Up

Not having the right gear can sometimes be what is preventing someone from making that leap into wellness. Other times, getting the right piece of equipment can be the final bit of motivation to start a new healthy habit. Most of the time, gear can be inexpensive, fun, and colorful. Here are three ideas at affordable price points:

  • Work-out bag: Make it easy for them to gather up for the gym. Give them a fun bag to throw their shoes, socks, and gym clothes into.
  • Adult lunch boxes / containers: Having a professional (or fun) adult lunch box with containers will make it easier to pack healthy meals from home, benefitting both well-being and wallet.
  • Equipment – Resistance bands, yoga mats, and water bottles are just a few examples of some equipment that people can use to complete at-home work-out, or take with them to classes at the gym.

2. Meal Planning or Delivery Service

Give this gift to a busy friend who doesn’t want to deal with the “What’s for Dinner” question every evening.  Most services make an effort to use seasonal and sustainably sourced ingredients, offer dietary accommodations, and have multiple delivery frequencies. Three of the most common services:

3. Fitness Watches / Bands

 Appropriate for all ages, fitness watches and bands can help you monitor your heart rate, steps, sleeping patterns, and more. With a variety of brands and models on the market, you can find one to match the needs of your recipient at a price point that works for you. Three of the most popular include: