On the lookout for Health and Fitness gift ideas ? We think that’s a great idea. A health and fitness gift isn’t for those that are already fitness freaks. They can give a subtle hint to friends and family members who you’d like to shape up or encourage to start taking better care of themselves.
What better gift than the gift of good health? Discover health and fitness gifts so good you’ll want to keep them for yourself!
Nutri Ninja Auto-iQ Blender
The benefits of blending fruit and vegetables are endless, including weight loss, improved digestion, building muscle and improving on athletic performance.
Blenders allow you to create delicious, smooth and great tasting drinks, smoothies and soups with the single touch of a button. They’ve come a long way since they were first introduced on the market in 1922 – just check out this Ninja blender with Auto-iQ technology (that means it retains ALL vitamins and nutrients from your favourite fruit, vegetables, nuts and seeds are retained, leaving you feeling supercharged and ready to take on the day!)
This bad boy makes an awesome health and fitness gift and can even hi-yaa it’s way through ice, leaving nothing unblended in it’s path! Cleaning’s a doddle too (if you’re already familiar with blenders and juicers, you’ll know some are a right ball-ache to clean). Just run it under the tap or stick it in the dishwasher. Also convenient for those on the move – blend in seconds, pour into one of the ninja cups, screw on a sprout lid and you’re good to go!
iHealth Align Portable Glucometer for Apple and Android
Many people with diabetes are able to get by with their condition extremely well. The impact on life can be minimal, but some do find managing glucose a right pain in the arse still. That’s when a portable glucometer, such as this one, makes a great health and fitness gift for those with diabetes or other conditions where blood sugar levels need monitoring.
Small, but completely bad-ass, the iHealth portable Glucometer is about the size of a quarter so can easily fit in to a pocket. It’s a small but mighty glucose monitoring system that attaches directly on to a smartphone or tablet giving fast and accurate readings wherever and whenever. No more manual and paper recordings. This baby measures and records glucose readings automatically and lets them be shared with family members, doctors and anyone else the user chooses! It can also document medication, exercise, diet, and track trends over time for a more complete picture of health. FDA approved and trusted by Doctors!
Oregon Scientific Gaiam Air Sanitizer
Who doesn’t desire clean, indoor air? Exposure to harmful fine particles can impair breathing and increase the risk of illness. This scientific health and fitness gift is a powerful air sanitizer that reduces 99.6% of air nasties in a 200ft range including odours, dust, airborne bacteria, allergens, viruses and harmful chemical emissions. To give you an idea of it’s performance, using it’s NCCO technology, it can smash it’s way through a flu virus, killing 99.9% of it within 15 minutes. Not one to be messed with. It’s also portable, so use it anywhere including at home or in the office. Good looking too.
Sleepace Reston Nonwearable Sleep Tracker System
We all know getting enough kip is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle and can benefit the heart, mind, mood and weight. Lack of the big Z’s can lead to mood changes, brain fog and a higher risk of serious illness such as obesity, heart disease and high blood pressure.
A sleep tracking system, such as the Sleepace Tracker, is the perfect health and fitness gift for those concerned with their sleep hygiene.
This system fixes to a bed sheet with one snap of the magnetic lid and then automatically gets itself ready to provide you with a comprehensive collection of sleep data in the morning. So no faffing around having to wear it on a rubbery, hair-ripping wristband all night. Simply fix it on, get some kip and then check out your smartphone for your readings in the morning. It is the most accurate sleep tracking monitor ever – a bit like having your own personal sleep guru. It monitors real-time heart and respiratory rates and keeps a track of sleep time and duration, number of times waking and turning over, as well as overall sleep quality. The app also offers sleep consultation, tips and suggestions for exercise, diets and sleep habits enabling users to create their perfect personal sleep plan!
HAPILABS 103 HAPIfork Bluetooth-Enabled Smart Fork
Did you know, it takes around 15-20 minutes to feel satisfied from food? And so, by slowing eating down a bit, it can result in fewer calories being consumed? That’s where this baby comes in to play – the world’s first smart fork. It’s an electronic device, designed to coach the user in to healthier eating habits. The fork lights up and vibrates with the use is eating too fast with the view of slowing down the pace when eating.
The fork pairs with a smartphone or tablet over Bluetooth and delivers real-time eating stats via the HAPIfork app for iOS or Android. This includes data on how long it took to eat a meal and the number of times food is brought to the mouth. There’s also an online coaching program to help improve eating habits and a feature to set workout objectives!
Vi Sport Headphones with A.I. Personal Trainer
Did you know, personal trainers no longer need to be human? Check out the Vi, who is an artificial intelligence, personal trainer that lives in bio-sensing earphones for exercise. The perfect health and fitness gift for those who require a fitness tracker companion that will track activity when running, walking and cycling, constantly learning and coaching in order to get real results. All delivered through stunning sounds powered by Harman and Kardon (who are pretty damn good at all things audio). It features GPS, heart rate monitoring, calories burned, cadence and speed tracking so users can feel confident they’re getting the best out of their workouts. Headphones are a comfy design and designed for sports – so they’ll stay put when you’re working out.
iTENS Wide Blue Wings Muscle Relaxation
Pain is the body’s way of alerting us to the fact that something’s not right. However, persistent pain serves absolutely no purpose – it’s not needed, becomes annoying and starts to affect what we may do including work, sleep patterns and mobility.
The perfect health and fitness gift for those that need to manage pain every day is a TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) unit like the iTENS Blue Wings Muscle Relaxation unit. It’s a modern day, wearable electro-therapy device that is completely drug free. It is the world’s first FDA-cleared, wireless TENS therapy decide that assists users to break the pain cycle with the latest pain control technology. No prescription needed and no pills.
TENS is a method of pain relief involving the use of a mild electrical current. These currents reduce pain signals going to the brain which, in turn, relives pain, relaxes muscles and also stimulates the production of happy chemicals in the brain (which are also the body’s natural pain killer!)
Great for chronic pain, sports injuries, lady pains, joint niggles and painful muscle spasms.
Muse The Brain Sensing Headband
Know anyone who has a few niggles with their mental health? Or someone that needs to just chill the f**k out? Meditation can reduce stress and anxiety and bring about deep muscle relaxation which will trick the brain into thinking all is well with the world. The Muse, who is a personal meditation assistant, is perfect for those who need a mind holiday! Users simply put on the head band, close their eyes and let the Muse measure whether their mind is calm or active. Once it’s done that, it translates the data in to weather sounds. When the mind is calm, it’ll play peaceful weather sounds. When the mind starts to wander, Muse picks up on this, intensifying the weather sounds to gently guide the user back in to a calm state. After each session, users can review data and set goals for their next session. How about that?
Alivecor KardiaMobile EKG Monitor
Millions of people around the globe experience heart rhythm abnormalities. If you’re one of them, you’ll understand that having immediate access to electro-cardiogram (EKG or ECG – same thing) data and the ability to share that information with a Doctor or other health specialist is potentially life changing. For these reasons, AliveCor has pioneered the creation of the KardiaMobile EKG monitor which is a fabulous health and fitness gift for those who wish to capture a medical grade heart reading in just 30 seconds! Users simply activate the app and place fingers on the monitor pads (which can also be attached to a smartphone for convenience!) and then watch to see if their heart rhythm is normal or if it needs flagging with their Doctor. The app also allows users to email the last recording to themselves or their health specialist!
Withings Aura – Smart Sleep System
Napping is scientifically proven to improve well being, health and mood whilst encouraging creativity for those that are lacking. Another high-tech smart sleep system is the Withings Aura, designed to monitor (and improve) sleep quality. There’s nothing worse than being woken from a deep slumber by a drilling, panic inducing alarm system and the makers of the Aura are well aware of this. That’s why it’s designed to wake the user up calmly and smoothly at the best time in their sleep cycle with light and music programs from over 10,000 web radio stations or Spotify.
Aura is great gift for cheeky power snoozes, as well as relaxation sessions. She comes with her own charging station and light that will dim with a swipe, as well as a USB port for smartphone charging.
The app is a multi-functional piece of software too, enabling the user to track activity and weight, as well as sleep.
Yunmai Premium Smart Scale
Know anyone obsessed with their weight? Or someone else that should be? This is no ordinary bathroom scale. This is a health and fitness gift with a difference. Not only does it track weight, it’ll give 10 different health measurements including body fat, muscle rate, water, BMI and body age. When you get yourself on the scales, results are sent instantly to your smartphone, making it easier to track weight and health information via the Yunmai app. Bio-impedance sensors are sure to give you precise results, every time.