8 'Get Healthy' Gifts You’ll Want to Buy for Yourself This Holiday Season
By Julie Ricevuto, Digital Beauty Editor |
With the holiday season upon us, it can be hard to hit a home run with everyone on your gift list, which is why targeted holiday gift guides (like this one) can be seriously helpful. We’ve already revealed the best gifts for the travel-obsessed and beauty gurus in your life, so next up is our top picks for all the fitness fanatics out there. Ahead, eight health-focused gifts that are so good, you’ll want to snag them for yourself as well (New Year’s resolutions are right around the corner!).
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Healthy skin doesn't just come from slathering on topical creams and lotions every night; you need to be nourishing that epidermis from the inside out as well. Knowing this, we can't help but love this Hum Nutrition holiday gift set that couples the brand's popular Daily Cleanse vegan supplements—they work great to gently clear your skin and body from toxins—with the fuchsia bkr water bottle to keep you hydrated all day long.
One of the most irritating experiences to occur while exercising is having your headphones slip out from your ears. So, cure every runner’s main annoyance with these sweat-proof, lightweight earbuds. Not only are the Bluetooth buds resistant to sweat, rain and any other form of moisture, but they’re also designed with a proprietary technology to ensure the wireless earbuds lock into place, preventing any unwanted slippage.
Garden of Life Sport Collection (Prices Vary by Product)
For the gym rat looking to boost their athletic performance, give the gift of this certified USDA-organic and non-GMO pre- and post-workout products. Considered one of the cleanest performance lines ever, these protein powders boost energy and focus before workouts, as well as quality of recovery afterward.
Hikers, listen up—these weatherproof boots are every outdoor-lovers dream. Built with premium, waterproof leather and an outsole made with extra traction and durability, these boots look stylish while also being highly functional (your outdoor winter walks will be much more pleasant if you slip these on!).
Sakara Life Standard 3-Day Package (three days for $255 or five days for $410)
What better way to help a friend (or yourself) jumpstart a healthier diet routine than with the gift of a celebrity-favorite nutrition program? Sakara Life—celebs like Lily Aldridge and Kate Hudson swear by it—is a 100 percent plant-based, organic meal delivery program to make healthy eating a breeze. It covers breakfast, lunch and dinner with added detox waters and teas to help cleanse the body in its entirety.
Nike Women's Free TR 7 ($100)
Crafted with flexible support and a durable outsole, this women's training shoe is the perfect sneaker for every workout. It's offered in eight different colors and it was developed to mimics the foot's natural landing angle, pressure and toe position with every step, making it a super comfortable option for all workouts.
Soma Glass Water Bottle ($30)
For a health-focused gift that gives back, try this glass water bottle by Soma. With an easy-to-grip protective sleeve over shatter-resistant glass, this 17-ounce water bottle is the perfect, eco-friendly option to throw in your gym bag or spin class cup holder. As a bonus, for every Soma water bottle purchased, a donation is made to charity: water, a nonprofit that works to support safe drinking water around the world.
Timex Ironman GPS ($100)
For a no-frills training accessory, try this easy-to-use GPS watch. It gives you precise training statistics for running, biking or swimming workouts, tracking distance, average pace, time and more.
High-quality workout pants can make all the difference when it comes to a comfortable workout, which is why these pants make the perfect gift this holiday season. These soft, supportive and stretchy leggings allow for a chafe-free run with every wear. Plus, they contain two pockets along the slim-fitting waist so you can store things like a driver's license or a set of keys with ease.