Fit Traveler Gift GuidePosted on Dec 3rd 2010 11:00AM by Karen Asp
There's no excuse for not exercising when you give your loved one this easy-to-pack DVD. Created by New York City-based personal trainer Nicole Glor, the DVD, which was filmed in various locations around the world, features a 30-minute, no-equipment workout that alternative between full-body strength exercises and cardio intervals.
Want to help your loved one maintain his or her fitness while traveling? Give them the FitKit Travel, a 15-ounce, portable fitness kit that includes an exercise band, resistance tube, jump rope, pedometer with safety alarm, reflective arm band and ID tag. The kit also includes fitness, nutrition and safety tips.
Music not only makes working out more enjoyable, it can also motivate people to move longer, per several studies. So why not equip your fit traveler with a pair of headphones that makes music sound better, blocks external noises (great if they're sitting on a plane or working out in a noisy hotel fitness center) and fit snugly in the ear so they don't fall out mid-workout?
If you've got an outdoor enthusiast on your list, check out this daypack -- the Miwok for men and Maya for women. Both have built-in hydration systems (18 liters for Miwok and 17 liters for Maya) and plenty of room for gear, perfect for hiking, biking or running and as an airline carry-on. There's also a green advantage: Gregory's bags are toxin free and contain no harmful PVC or ozone-depleting chemicals.
Traveling with a yoga mat can be a challenge, but this stylish laptop bag simplifies that issue by including a strap for a yoga mat. It's perfect as an airplane carry-on, especially if your recipient travels to yoga retreats or just wants to keep up her practice while traveling. Made from recycled plastic, the bag comes in two classy colors (brown and black), each with a poetic design, and features a roomy design, padded laptop compartment and slot for a water bottle.
Is it a jacket? A sleeping bag? A tent? Believe it or not, the JakPak is all three in one, and it's even waterproof. It's the perfect gift for campers, football fans, or the travel junkie who loves cool gadgets.
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