Give the gift of a longer life

Are you still racking your brain about what sort of presents to buy your family and friends this festive season This is the law download? How about a longer life – they’ll never expect it! Not sure what we mean? Here’s your 2015 Christmas list.

We’ve selected a few of the best gifts you can give that will help your friends and family live a longer, healthier life!

Smoothie maker

Sometimes we just don’t have time to cook up a whole breakfast – so, why not blend it up? A smoothie is the perfect on-the-go breakfast. Add some fresh fruit, milk, yoghurt, oatmeal and some protein powder and you have the perfect macronutrient-filled smoothie!

Gym membership

Summer is here and when you look great, you feel great! A gym membership is the perfect gift to encourage a friend and/or family member to become more active. There are so many benefits from exercising on a daily basis. Get up and get moving!

If they love yoga, then there are many different kinds of yoga mats and accessories that will help make their experience even better.

New shoes

In an article that we posted earlier this year, we mentioned how important the right pairs of shoes are.

Read it to decide which type of shoe will suit your cycling-mad son or your trail-blazing wife the best.

GPS/health tracker

This is perfect gift for runners, especially those who enjoy off-trail running. There are many different types of health trackers, but most of them include:

  • GPS
  • Pedometer
  • Heart-rate monitor
  • Calorie counter

Some of the high-end health trackers also allow you to:

  • Monitor your sleep patterns
  • Keep a photo food diary
  • Set daily goals
  • Play your favourite music
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Wireless and or waterproof headphones

For many of us, fine-tuning our health and music go hand-in-hand. Your favourite playlist can push you to push out that extra repetition or swim further than you thought.

Wireless headphones are perfect for gym training, running and cycling. A pair of waterproof headphones will drown out the constant splashing, allowing you to focus on your strokes, while your tunes of choice motivate you.

These are a fantastic selection of gadgets and practical products that will ensure that you loved ones start or keep up living a healthy lifestyle.

Living your life on the couch, never doing anything, can lead to serious medical complications and life-altering conditions such as:

  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Sleep apnoea
  • Fatigue

With these gifts, all of this can be prevented. So, take this list with you when you go shopping and invest in your family’s and friends’ health!

Sources

http://www.buzzfeed.com/sallytamarkin/do-you-even-gift-bro#.xfZb2ZpeW
http://www.menshealth.com/best-life/gift-guide
http://www.glamour.com/health-fitness/2012/11/33-gift-ideas-for-the-health-nut-or-wannabe-