2012 Ultimate Healthy Living Gift Guide

Christmas is right around the corner and this year, The Sisterhood of the Shrinking Jeans and Shrinking Kitchen are going to make your holiday shopping easy and stress-free. We have compiled a guide of some of our most-favorite health, fitness, and cooking-related products, sure to be a hit with your health-minded friends and family. Or maybe you just want to print this list out and slip it in your husband’s pocket for a not-so-subtle hint!

Workout Wear

BornFit: The perfect all-around workout outfit!


New Balance 877 Cross-Trainers, $84.99  These cross-training shoes are so comfortable and cushy, you might never take them off. Your feet will be feeling fabulous whether you are working out or running errands!

Moving Comfort Urban Gym Sweatshirt, $75  A super-soft sweatshirt that sports an off-the-shoulder style with a hint of shimmer in the fabric.

Drymax Cold Weather Running Socks, $13.95  Keep your feet toasty-warm during your runs this winter!

Fitness

Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, $29.96  Get in shape in the comfort of your own home. Features fun workouts such as cardio boxing {my fave!}, dance, and boot camp.

BodyMedia FIT LINK Armband Weight Management System, $149.99 Take fitness body monitoring wherever you want to go. The armband communicates directly with your mobile device via bluetooth to provide near real-time caloric burn data.

iTunes gift cards, $10+  Everyone loves music, right? Check out our awesome playlists, too!

SPIbelt, $19.95  Small Personal Item Belt for running. It might be small, but you can fit your iPhone, i.d., keys, and even a snack in this expandable pouch.

Jawbone Jambox Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, $175  Superior sound from a little box! Can be connected to any device via bluetooth. Or buy this special limited-edition charity: water Jambox… $50 from each sale will go towards clean water! $199

Fitbit One, $99  Bring greater fitness to your life! During the day, the Fitbit tracks your steps, distance, calories burned, and stairs climbed. Come nightfall, it measures your sleep cycle, helps you learn how to sleep better, and wakes you in the morning.

Personal Health

Birchbox monthly subscription, $10/month  Samples of the best beauty and lifestyle products, delivered straight to your door each month!

Thermal-Aid Bear, $19.95 for kids and Thermal-Aid Heating & Cooling Pack Sectional, $32.95  100% natural heating and cooling packs. Kids will love the teddy bear, you will love the feel of the sectional on your problem area. Both are washable.

Cooking & Kitchen

Kitchen-Aid Stand Mixer, $329 A great, long-lasting mixer. I had my doubts that the investment in a stand mixer was worth it, but the minute I turned my black beauty on, I was in love. I use it for EVERYTHING.

Vitamix, $490  Another investment piece, the Vitamix will last forever. You name it, this machine can do it!

Crock Pot, $35.99  Everyone needs a slow cooker! This one is affordable, portable, and pretty! Holds 6 quarts.

Misto Gourmet Olive Oil Sprayer, $10  Fill with your favorite oil and use again and again!

Le Creuset French Oven, $250  Yes, this is an expensive pot. But it is what I like to call an heirloom item – this will get passed down through generations. I received mine as a wedding present and have used it at least once a week since.

Farmers Market Basket -Large, $20 Perfect for storing berries in your fridge!

Egg Crate, $12 Ceramic and available in several beautiful colors. High-fashion for eggs.

Stocking Stuffers

Twistbands, $2/each A new take on the old ponytail holder! No more dents or damage to your hair. Made in the USA.

eos organic lip balm, $3.29 Lip balm that’s 95% organic, 100% natural, and paraben and petrolatum free -plus, it comes in a super-awesome shape.

riceworks Gourmet Brown Rice Crisps, $2.99  Made with all-natural ingredients and no preservatives or artificial flavors, these crisps taste so good and are good for you!

Three Avocados Uganda Bugisu coffee, $11.99  Delicious coffee grown at an elevation of 6,200 feet in the mountains of Uganda.  100% of the profits go to providing clean drinking water in Uganda.

Quest Bars, $2 On-the-go nutrition that tastes good! Chocolate Brownie and Chocolate Peanut Butter are our faves!

Downy Unstopables, $7 In-wash scent booster that will leave your laundry smelling amazing!

FrutziO, $2  Natural, wholesome, and irresistible! The perfect snack for kids -you’ll love it, too!

CLICK Espresso Protein Drink, $19.96  Tumbler, $7.95  All-in-one energy drink in mocha and vanilla latte flavors. It contains 23 vitamins and minerals, a double shot of espresso, 15g protein, and 120 calories in a 12-ounce serving. Also comes in Decaf!

Wilton Easy Flex Spatula Set of 3, $7.96  These are my favorite spatulas! Affordable and pretty!

Thorlo Experia Ultra Light Weight Socks, $15  Made of CoolMax fabric with special built in pads at ball of foot, heel, and achilles tendon, these socks will keep your feet cozy, dry, and chafefree.

Salonpas Pain Relief Patch, $20 for 240

Charity

Clean Water for Christmas, any amount

Full disclosure: We received some of the above products for consideration in our gift guide and some links are affiliate links. All opinions stated ours!


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