Green gifts for fitness enthusiasts
Gifts for the active, environmentally conscious friend abound this holiday season! From planet-friendly stocking stuffers to gorgeous apparel, we've found the top 10 green gifts for everyone on your gift list!
Prana Ginger Wrap Sweater
It's a wrap with this gorgeous ginger wrap sweater from Prana made of luxuriously soft and lightweight fabric. This lovely fitted wrap is perfect for layering over a tank top (such as the Om Girl goddess tank) before heading out for a holiday event.
Pippy Pom Hat
Your friend will hit the ground running while keeping her head nice and toasty with this lightweight knitted hat made from washable merino wool. The planet-friendly runner will appreciate the distinctive design and soft feel of this hat that won't weigh her while taking a run outside. The Pippy Pom hat by Krimson Klover is available in charcoal, ruby or black, and makes a great stocking stuffer.
A simply perfect gift for the expectant mother, holistic health enthusiast and practicing yogi, the Oramaki is a versatile new garment that is inspired by the ancient Japanese tradition of wearing haramaki to maintain warmth around your core (center of your chi). The gorgeously soft Oramaki blends fashion and function, offering health benefits while also seamlessly transitioning into versatile pieces for the everyday wardrobe. Made from Micro Modal — an incredibly soft and sustainable fabric that requires no chemicals throughout production — Oramakis are truly the world's softest hug. Available in black, white, red, nude, pink and navy.
Tri-Body Gift Collection
Give the athlete the gift of healthy skin this season. Developed by an endurance athlete and holistic aromatherapist, the Tri-Body gift collection by Skin Care for Athletes includes a 3-in-1 Tri-Body Wash, Tri-Body Moisturizer, Tri-Body Therapeutic Soaking Salts and Tri-Body Massage Oil as well as exfoliating gloves, foot brush, pumice stone and skin softening socks. The Tri-Body Collection has anti-fungal/anti-bacterial properties, offers light UVA/UVB protection, is sulfate-, petrochemical-, paraben- and phthalate-free and is never tested on animals.
Home Studio Collection
The Home Studio Collection has everything needed to practice at home! The eco-friendly Home Studio Collection from Kulae will equip your giftee with the basics for a proper home studio, featuring a tpECOmat, a yoga towel and hand towel, an 8-inch cotton strap, a cork block, and the Mandala bag. Plus, Kulae mats are 100 percent biodegradable, 100 percent recyclable, and contain no PVC, latex, cadmium, lead or rubber.
For the gym-obsessed gal obsessed with germs, Okabashi offers an eco-fabulous line of environmentally friendly, marvelously comfortable shoes that are a great choice for use in gym showers or post-workout relief. Made of 100 percent recyclable and 30 percent recycled materials, the shoes are extremely supportive, with a massaging insole that helps relieve foot and back pain. Plus, they are antimicrobial and odor-resistant, as well as waterproof for use in the shower. When dirty, Okabashis can be placed in the dishwasher or washing machine to be cleaned. At just $20, this is an affordable gift for the planet-friendly girl on your gift list!
JASON Deodorant Sticks
Tuck all-day odor protection into a loved one's stocking as an all-natural gift idea that will definitely be appreciated. Made with natural grapefruit extract and soothing aloe vera and vitamin E, JASON Deodorant Sticks come in both scented and unscented varieties, including aloe vera, Naturally Fresh for Women, apricot, lavender and tea tree.
Great for cleansing on-the-go, aromatherapeutic Jo-Sha Wipes are a must-have for any frequent gym-goer or yogi. These versatile wipes can be used to wipe down a yoga mat after practice, one's hands after working out, or refreshing the soles of the feet after a Bikram yoga class. Available in eucalyptus, lavender, tangerine, peppermint, or a mix of all four scents.
Double duty! Making a wonderful gift for the fitness fashionista and yoga enthusiast, MyYogaLoop is an adjustable fabric band that serves two purposes - hands free transport of yoga mats and stretching aid. MyYogaLoop™ is offered in a variety of colors and stylish patterns to suit any style and taste.
Topanga Drawstring Lounger
Organic, eco-chic and ready for action - the Topanga drawstring lounger from GGO will become the active gal's favorite! Made to transition from the spa to the gym, these comfortable and stylish pants are made from organic bamboo and organic cotton for extra softness. The Topanga drawstring lounger comes in seven bold colors, including ash, black, Bruges blue, iris, shell, navy, and thistle. Pair it with the yummy Venus de Milo tank for a pulled-together look in an instant!