Similar gift ideas: Personal training sessions, fitness videos or DVDs, fitness equipment (yoga mat or props, stability ball, resistance bands), gift card to a sporting goods store, workout clothing or socks. |
iPods are hot items right now that can make a workout more enjoyable. For someone who already has an iPod Nano, the iPod Sport Kit is an affordable accessory for just $29. It has a sensor that goes into any shoe and measures activity (distance, speed, etc.), and then wirelessly transmits the data to the receiver on an iPod Nano. The new iPod Shuffle ($79), which holds 240 songs, is compact, easy to use, and makes an excellent gift for any age. And there's always an iTunes gift card (available online or in a variety of stores), which can be used to legally purchase music, movies, TV shows and podcasts for any iPod or mp3 player.
Similar gift ideas: iPod accessories (such as an arm band that holds the iPod while you exercise), other mp3 players, fitness music CDs, gift card to the Apple or other electronics store, Nike+ apparel or shoes (which coordinate with the iPod Sport Kit).
Who doesn't like a little stress relief and pampering now and then? Spa treatments can be beneficial for both physical health and mental rejuvenation. Spas offer a variety of services that appeal to different interests and price ranges, from massage to manicures, pedicures to peels. "Specialty" spas are becoming more common, such as those that solely cater to men or pregnant women. Do some research about the spas in your area to find the best fit, whether a gift card so your recipient can choose their service, or a specific treatment.
Similar gift ideas: Bath products (oil, gel, loofah, bath pillow), relaxing music or meditation CDs, aromatherapy candles, facial products (scrubs, peels, moisturizers), cozy bath robe or slippers, towel warmer, massage oils and how-to books, reflexology or acupressure socks/gloves.
There are so many health-related causes that rely on donations to keep their programs going. Instead of giving a gift that will end up collecting dust in a few months, why not give a donation to a charitable organization in someone's honor? Here are some organizations to consider: