Everyone has at least one fitness junky on their gift list. Don?t waste a single minute talking to the pushy salesperson in that vitamin store. This season, all you need is our gift list for health conscious people to help you choose the perfect Christmas gift for your health fanatic.
Stylish Fitness Trackers
Clunky, plastic pedometers are a thing of the past. Modern fitness and sleep trackers are hip, sleek jewelry you?ll enjoy wearing. Nike, FitBit and Jawbone are three of the most popular brands. Prices range from $100 to $150 for wristbands. Each wirelessly integrates with its own smartphone app. These bands can track your steps, sleep, mood, meals, calories, goal setting and more. Some of the apps even feature social integration for sharing or comparing achievements.
If your fitness loving giftee loves working out with tunes, then they probably put their earbuds through a workout of their own. Over time, rubber pads break down, plastic wears out, and you need new ones. It?s never a bad thing to have a spare set, either. This Christmas gift fits a wide budget range, too. Over-the-ear style earbuds stay on during intense workouts. You can buy them for less than $10. Alternatively, you can go for a top-of-the-line set, like the Jaybird J3 around-the-neck headset. Bluetooth connectivity lets you list to music listening and answer phone calls, controls on the ear pad, a secure fit, lifetime sweat warranty, and six hour battery life for $99.
Personalized Fitness Accessories
YogaMatic is a company that sells yoga accessories you can fully customize. Unlike plain mats with a name printed on them, their full sized and travel mats can be personalized with a whole photograph. Their sister sites let you customize board shorts, bikinis, and a variety of fitness shirts and rash guards. Other websites such as CafePress? and UberPrints.com? allow you to choose fonts for text, upload photos or your own designs, and fully personalize a variety of merchandise from comfy T-shirts to gym bags.
Okay, not really a cassette. If you have a favorite workout mix or can create one your loved one would enjoy. Either burn the tracks to a disc to share or gift them the playlist in iTunes?. To accomplish the latter, first create the playlist, click Share, then Gift This. Everyone who works out has their favorite tunes, but it?s great to mix up your workout music, especially with a custom playlist from someone you love.
If your loved one enjoys an outdoor sport, chances are good that they wear gloves. If you don?t yet own a pair, you may have seen winter gloves with the little silver tipped fingers for use with smartphones and tablets. These are exceptionally handy when it?s too cold to take your gloves off, but you need to change your music or answer a call. Runners and cyclists will enjoy warm, stylish smartphone friendly gloves. Alternatively, if the outdoorsy person in your life has a favorite pair of gloves that don?t have this ability, buy the same pair and treat it with AnyGlove capacitative gel. The gel transforms regular gloves into touchscreen friendly ones.
These top five fitness gifts should cover any health conscious person on your list this year. None of them are limited to men or women only and each gift is available at different price points to fit your budget. It?s not always easy to pick a great fitness gift, but choosing one of these five is a surefire way to give a winning fitness fanatic Christmas gift.