The Most Practical Fitness and Wellness Gift Ideas You Can Get Online

Help prepare your loved ones to achieve their healthiest, fittest body by giving them the best wellness gifts – for home fitness, the outdoors and travel, lifestyle and weight management , and the management of sleep and stress. Now you can buy almost anything online from the comfort of your home to save time and ensure security while shopping for Christmas.

Home fitness

Wireless workout headphones

Online fitness which has been the main trend since the start of the pandemic will always remain. Treat loved ones to a pair of bluetooth headphones that can be used during a Zoom online fitness session with a trainer, while joining a group workout class or listening to their favorite songs while exercising. exercise.

Basic fitness accessories

You can easily order exercise equipment and gadgets from local sports and fitness online stores right now. Send your friends and family a starter fitness kit of the most basic exercise accessories for a home workout, like a pair of light dumbbells, resistance bands, and an exercise mat.

Fitness tracker

A fitness tracker can still motivate someone to be consistent, even at home, as it can track a person’s heart rate, calories burned, and even monitor sleep. Give your dad a workout watch so he can safely perform his workout routine by monitoring the intensity of the exercise (heart rate).

Non-slip training socks

Treat someone who enjoys doing low impact home workouts like the barre, Pilates, light resistance training, yoga and core workouts a pair of Decathon Rubber Grip Socks.

Athletic wear

Give someone comfortable and fashionable workout clothes like a bra, crop top, cycling shorts, or training pants to keep exercise motivation high, especially during a class Zoom drive. You have more options because there are more local brands now selling good quality clothes at a very reasonable price.

Online fitness sessions with a certified fitness coach

Book a fitness coaching session online from a credible and trusted coach who can help a family member or friend start or restart a fitness journey for the next year.

Outdoor and travel fitness

Running or hydration belt

Give your runner friend a lightweight running belt that can carry the phone, cash, keys and running gels. You can also choose hydration belts that can hold a 500ml water bottle, perfect for intense and long-lasting workouts.

Exercise mask

Give everyone you know who exercises outdoors or visits gyms and exercise studios an exercise mask. An exercise mask with the correct fit and material allows you to breathe safely and efficiently, even during a strenuous exercise session. You can get an exercise mask from Under Armor, Adidas and a P29 mask from Toby’s Sports.

Travel yoga mat and spray

A standard yoga mat can weigh up to seven pounds. Treat your friend who loves to travel, move and attend yoga retreats a lightweight travel exercise / yoga mat (2-3 lbs) that can even hold a backpack (for a foldable yoga mat you can get it from Manduka or Gaiam). You can also give antibacterial yoga spray to disinfect the mat after each use.

Travel resistance band

A resistance band is a must have for every fitness traveler who can still continue their basic weight training and fitness routines anytime and anywhere, during their forties, stay or trip to the beach. Choose a set of lightweight flat bands with varying levels of resistance. I recommend the flat elastics from Decathlon.

Bluetooth portable speakers

Give your friend who likes to spend more time at the beach a perfect bluetooth speaker for their online workouts. Connecting a laptop, tablet, or phone to a lightweight speaker with exceptional audio quality can motivate you to move more during a small group fitness workout indoors or out. outdoors on vacation with friends and family, following the lead of an energetic sports coach. Via a Zoom live course, an on-demand (recorded) course or YouTube training videos.

Light water bottle

If you’re planning to gift someone who’s always on the go for adventure trips like hiking or long-distance running, choose lightweight, vacuum-insulated water bottles that can keep drinks hot or cold up to 24 hours. You can also get a large capacity, lightweight, BPA-free collapsible water bottle (up to 750lm) which is usually made of silicone.

Lifestyle and weight management

Digital scale

A scale can be given as a gift for the whole family. Choose a digital scale with a body fat analyzer that measures body weight, body mass index (BMI – a measure of whether body weight is appropriate for your height), and estimated body fat percentage.

Fresh fruits and vegetables and healthy pantry foods

Instead of preserves, cookies, chocolates, jams and sauces, offer someone a basket of fresh organic fruits and vegetables or a basket of healthy foods like chia seeds, walnuts (walnuts, almonds, pistachios, walnuts cashew), nut butter, quinoa, oats, flax seeds, whole grain pasta, multigrain bread, olive oil, honey, healthy flour (almond, coconut or whole wheat flour), energy bars, crackers whole grain and / or baked vegetable chips.

Portion control tools

Donate kitchen utensils like a food scale, measuring cups, spoons, and containers to help the whole family control portions. You can get a set of measurement tools from the most popular online shopping websites. For more tips on portion control, you can check out my previous article here.

Kitchen appliances

You can donate kitchen gadgets for healthy cooking, like a food processor for nut butters, vegetarian rice (broccoli, carrot or cauliflower), a blender or juicer for vegetable and fruit juices. or a smoothie, an air fryer for vegetable snacks like camote crisps and crispy meats, an oven toaster for quick baked dishes or healthy desserts and a steamer for meat, fruits and vegetables. sea ​​and vegetables.

Sleep and stress management

Blue light glasses

Studies show that wearing blue light blocking glasses can actually help improve the quality of sleep. Give this to someone who spends a lot of time watching TV shows or surfing the internet at night.

Essential oil and diffuser

Treat your loved one to a full set of essential oils with a diffuser to help relieve stress, relieve muscle pain, and get a good night’s sleep. Check out various products online like Healthy OptionsYoung alive and doTERRA.

Subscription to meditation apps

You can give someone a gift subscription to popular and effective stress management and meditation apps like Calm and free space.

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