Healthy Holiday Gift-Giving Guide

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Don’t let the stress of finding the "perfect" gift for that special someone take all the fun out of gift-giving. This holiday season, help others reach or keep up with their holiday fitness goals by giving gifts that encourage health and wellness. From fitness gear and clothing to gadgets and videos, here are 50 ideas to get you started! 
Fitness Fashion:
  • A new pair of Vionic gym shoes with Orthaheel Technology for walking or running makes a great present.
  • Headbands are awesome for keeping the sweat and stray hairs at bay.
  • Everyone needs a new pair of wicking workout pants.
  • Socks wear out quickly and are always a welcome gift.
  • A new sports bra to support you through your hardest workouts.
Cold Weather Gear
Healthy Gadgets
Fitness Gear/Equipment  Workout DVDs  
Inspirational Reading
  • Inspirational quote books can keep motivation high. To learn about the inspiration behind SparkPeople and how it can change lives, check out The Spark.
  • Give the gift of a favorite biography this holiday season.
  • Wrap up a book about the latest science behind healthy eating (such as The Spark Solution).
  • A book exploring a new type of exercise can keep your loved one from hitting a plateau.
  • Books about beauty and style are great for someone in a slump or who likes to keep up on the latest trends. 
Healthy Gourmet Food  
Food Packing Essentials
  • A variety of bento boxes makes packing lunches fun.
  • Taking portable utensils means never having to hunt for a plastic set.
  • Eating homemade warm soup on a cold day is easy when you pack an insulated food jar.
  • Packing meals has never been cooler when you choose from an assortment of lunch bag styles.
  • Silicone molds are great for carrying lots of food—from frozen smoothies to nuts and trail mix.
Cookbooks Cooking Gadgets
About Vionic Footwear
Vionic footwear merges unparalleled biomechanical technology with versatile, modern design fit for every occasion. Developed by Phillip Vasyli, renowned Australian podiatrist and founder of Orthaheel® Technology, Vionic shoes help restore natural foot function and relieve heel pain, promoting a more active lifestyle. Vionic’s footwear and orthotic inserts are also endorsed by noted integrative medicine expert, Dr. Andrew Weil. With premium materials, artful construction and streamlined silhouettes, Vionic’s men’s and women’s collections provide standout style with exceptional comfort and functionality. 

Shop for more cozy, supportive gifts from Vionic Shoes here.

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