Fitness Related Gift Ideas
Fitness makes a great gift – Let’s bust the myth, giving a fitness-related gift isn’t a hint the person needs to lose weight!
The fact is giving your friend or family member a gift card they can use towards a fitness service will improve their overall health! You’re not going to offend anyone by giving them a gift that is fitness related!
Going to the gym is so much more than just losing weight. Going to a fitness membership means you are working on having a healthy lifestyle. At NRG 4 Life Fitness here in Uxbridge, we have so much to offer that will improve your overall well-being like great yoga classes for example, that are included so whether you are giving a gift card that is just for one drop in visit or a month’s membership, the person can choose to do their own workout and/or attend any of our 55 classes.
You can also customize a gift card and make this in any denomination for the recipient to use towards a membership or personal training!
Giving the gift of fitness, therefore, is great for non-members and also members! If you have friends who are already members at NRG 4 Life Fitness, you can again purchase a gift card and they can apply it to their monthly membership dues or apply it to that Personal training they are already doing (or have on their wish list).
There are also so many other fitness and health related gifts that you can give this holiday. Here are a few ideas.
Fitness Trackers: Nike Fuelband tracks your activity through a sport-tested accelerometer, then translates every move into NikeFuel. It’s also a great watch. Nike+ FuelBand tracks running, walking, dancing, basketball and dozens of everyday activities. How active do you want to be? Set your Daily Goal and Nike+ FuelBand tracks your progress, lighting up from red to green throughout the day. Get to green and you’ve hit your goal. With the touch of a button you can cycle through your time, NikeFuel earned, steps taken and calories burned. Challenge yourself to capture records, reach new milestones and unlock special achievements. Go on a streak by seeing how many days in a row you can get to green. Wirelessly sync your Nike+ FuelBand to visualize your results. Or plug it directly into your computer’s USB port to sync. See your progress and your trophies. Get the free Nike+ FuelBand mobile app to sync wirelessly, track your progress and get extra motivation on the go. With the app you can compete with yourself or share results with your friends to compare, compete and celebrate. To accommodate a range of wrist sizes, each Nike+ FuelBand comes with two easy-to-insert links
FitBit – Fitness means being active, sleeping well, and eating smarter – and Fitbit helps you do all three. During the day, it tracks your steps, distance, calories burned, and stairs climbed. Come nightfall, it measures your sleep cycle to help you see how to sleep better, and it can even wake you in the morning without waking your partner. Your stats upload wirelessly via computer, or select mobile devices. Powered by your stats, you can set goals, and track progress with charts and graphs. Stay motivated by earning badges or connecting with friends for support or friendly competitions. Log food, work-outs and more. Bring greater fitness into your life – seamlessly, socially, 24 hours a day
Wireless Headphones 180 S. What about a pair that are also ear warmers. This way you don’t have to choose between frozen ears or listening to music as you run or cycle!
Massage trigger point balls (ie. Body Back Company’s) or trigger point self massager are a great way to release tightness in your muscles and help to relax. They can be used when you’re watching TV or sitting at a desk.
Smoothie Makers. Another myth busted…getting your partner a blender is grounds for divorce! If you have anyone on your gift list who makes smoothies, they’ll be happy to get the My Blend 250-Watt Blender that comes with an actual travel sport bottle. It actually blends right into Your Sports Bottle. That’s right, check out the Oster BLSTPB-WBL. This all-in-one solution is so convenient and it has a great price point too!
Yoga mat carrier. From a simple strap to a full loaded gym bag/mat carrier, there’s all kinds of great options that takes the stress out of carrying a yoga mat which typically would unroll or is too long to fit in a traditional gym bag. The simple straps are really inexpensive too. In fact, you can often buy a yoga mat with a carrying strap/handle included!
Thermos Nissan Intak Hydration Water Bottle with Meter. The meter allows you to track your intake, but that’s not all. This bottle features a super durable construction so you can let this bad boy fly off the treadmill or get knocked around in the weight room without any risk of accidents. In addition, the lid flips open with a push of a button, for one-handed, mid-workout sipping.
Touchscreen-Ready Running Gloves breathable, cozy running gloves have touchscreen-ready fingertips. Plus, a micro suede thumb means you can wipe your nose mid-run.
Cookbooks. There’s so many choices like “Run Fast, Eat Slow, “Shalene Flanagan & Elyse Copecky. Pop in to Shelly at Blue Heron Books for a fantastic selection of fitness and health related topics and best sellers!
Dumbell Stacks. For home workout enthusiasts, check out the PowerBlock Sport 24 pair Dumbell Set that easily adjusts from three to 24 pounds in three-pound increments without taking up a ton of room.
Ropeless Jump Rope – no trippin’! These “half ropes” are great for experienced jumpers who travel and/or need something on hand for practicing in tight spaces. FGM www.fmgonline.net/
Gift certificates for shoes, apparel and healthy food and snacks, alternative health care treatments. Pop in to Eat it Forward (on Brock across from Rutledge Jewellers), Today’s Natural Solutions (in the RBC plaza), our many wonderful Registered Massage Therapists like at Creekside Wellness, Uxbridge Physio, Ziba’s Spa etc…speaking of Ziba, she has a wide array of therapeutic Himalyan candles and lamps which clean the air and give off a wonderful warm glow so perfect for the winter! Wherever you go to shop for your fitness gifts, remember to shop local!