Great gifts for home fitness
Does your holiday shopping list include a fitness enthusiast who prefers to work out in solitude at home? Are you stressing out because you have no clue what to buy? Fret not! Take advantage of our home fitness gift guide.
Yurbuds sport earphones
If your giftee loves pumping up the volume while getting in her sunrise workout, but the family would prefer a less thumping way to start their morning, the Yurbuds are the perfect fitness gift. These earphones are specifically geared for the female fitness fan, featuring a personalized fit for women's ears, TwistLock Technology (these buds never fall out), ambient noise protection and sweat resistance. (YurBuds, $30)
Mix up your friend's workout routine by gifting her with a Plyometrics box from Fuel Performance. Plyometric training is great for improving your speed, vertical jump and lower body strength. The box has a non slip surface and adjusts to three different heights, making your high-cardio workout safe and effective. Any fitness guru would love to have this lightweight product. (Amazon, $81)
Empower 3-in-1 kettlebell
Unless your fitness fanatic has a massive fitness room at home, she'll need functional space-efficient fitness gear. The Empower 3-in-1 Kettlebell delivers three weight options but only occupies the space of a single kettlebell. Made with a woman in mind, this adjustable kettlebell can be used at 5, 8 or 12 pounds. It also comes with a Swing Yourself Fit workout DVD that features three fat-blasting workouts. (Amazon, $30)
Nike Free 5.0+
Even though your home fitness fan may work at home in her fluffy slippers, house shoes won't give her the support she needs while working out. Surprise her with Nike's Free 5.0+ running shoes. The lightweight, supportive sneakers are perfect for low- or high-impact exercise. These shoes are perfect for running up the stairs or powering through an intense workout DVD. (Amazon, $88).
FOCUS T-25 Core Speed DVD
Working out at home is not an excuse to stray away from high intensity exercises. FOCUS T-25, a workout DVD from Shaun T, the creator of Insanity, will make your work for the entire 25-minute routine. Core Speed will enhance your balance and improve your stability with innovative, fat burning moves that target your back and abdomen. Take 25-minutes out of your busy schedule to sculpt your stomach with this crazy-effective DVD. (Amazon, $23)
Since home fitness women don't always have access to the fancy weight and body fat gadgets at the gym, gift her with a fancy gadget of her own. The WiTscale S1, which works with the WiTscale S1 app (free at the Apple store), records the daily weight and BMI of the user and can transfer it to his/her mobile device or tablet.The recipient can set goals and share them with friends on social media sites. (Amazon, $70)
Zumba Total Body
The Zumba Total Body Transformation package is the ultimate fitness system for women who want to enjoy working out. this high energy kit comes with a maraca set and four DVDs that have six-fitness routines designed to work your body from head to toe. Zumba Fitness classes are available at gyms and community centers alike, but now you can bring the fun home and give a fun gift to your fitness-loving friend. Your friend will drop pounds and inches with the collection of dance videos that target the glutes, core, back and thigh muscles. (Amazon, $75).