Health and Fitness Stocking Stuffers 2021

If you are in charge of putting together a Christmas stocking for a child or other close relative who is also interested in health, you may not want to fill it with solid chocolate Santa heads and bags of other sweet treats. Here are some better options.

Water Bottle

Infusion Pro Premium Fruit Infused Water Bottle

When it comes to water bottles, one can never have too many of them. Don’t be afraid to get a water bottle for someone just because you assume they already have one. People are constantly leaving bottles at the gym or in their car, misplace them, and have to buy new ones. Go ahead and find a good water bottle for their stocking. There are also different varieties of bottles, from those that fit into a bicycle, to infusing bottles that have a compartment in the middle to fit cut up fruit or vegetables. You can also get a bottle with a secret compartment to hold their keys and credit cards when heading into the gym.


Gripping Socks

DubeeBaby Women’s Yoga Socks

These types of socks are good for anyone who likes to do yoga, Pilates, or even barre workouts. These people are typically doing workouts in studios where there is hardwood flooring that gets very slippery. It is hard to hold a downward dog position with slipping feet. This is where the gripping socks come in handy. Often labeled as yoga socks or Pilates socks, they are short socks that have grips on the bottom. They are comfortable and lightweight, yet they grip any surface to prevent slipping and sliding around.


LED Safety Lights

LED Safety Lights

For anyone in your life that likes to walk or run at night, they are at risk of someone hitting them because they don’t see them clearly. For safety purposes, you can get LED lights that easily fasten to the heels of their walking or running shoes. These are small, inexpensive, and perfect to put in a Christmas stocking. You can also fit them in a gift basket if you decide to go that route with their gift.


Pocket Towel

Rainleaf Microfiber Towel Perfect Travel

Everyone who is interested in fitness is going to use a towel to dry off. For a Christmas stocking, a rolled up towel might be a bit big, but you can always get them a pocket towel. This is a highly absorbent towel, but one that is small and lightweight. It folds up easily and fits into a pouch, so they can put it in their pocket when heading to the gym or going for a hike.

Healthy Cooking Tools and Appliances Gift Ideas 2022

When it comes to cooking tools and appliances, there are a lot to choose from. You may have someone who is new to cooking or simply new to healthy cooking, so you want to get them something for the start to the new healthy lifestyle. The following list includes some of the top products available for healthy cooking.

Small Cooking Appliance

De’Longhi Livenza Programmable Slow Cooker with Stovetop-Safe Pot

Cooking appliances are great options when you know someone who is trying to get healthy, but might not be completely stocked up in their kitchen. There are still moderately priced appliances you can give as a special gift to a sibling, parent, child, or best friend. For example, the De’Longhi Livenza Programmable Slow Cooker with Stovetop-Safe Pot is less than $200, and provides multiple functions. It works as a smaller slow cooker, a built-in stovetop, and a non-stick pot. It really is a wonderful appliance when you don’t mind spending a little bit more on the gift.


Knife Set

7PCS Professional Kitchen Knife Chef Set

Everyone needs knives in the kitchen when preparing food, and they can’t have too many of them. Whether you are providing a housewarming gift for someone who just got a new home, or you simply want to provide an excellent gift for cooking, a knife set is perfect. The other good thing is there are so many different styles and price ranges, that no matter what budget you have, you can find a good one. For example, for less than $20, you can get the Set of 5 Tizona Kitchen Knives by Moss & Stone.


Vegetable Spiralizer

Brieftons 5-Blade Spiralizer

As more people get interested in being healthier and cutting back on the carbs, a spiralizer is a great product. These are becoming popular among low-carb and keto followers, vegetarians, and vegans. Instead of having regular pasta, they will use a spiralizer to create pasta from zucchini or squash. There are different types of spiralizers, some that perform functions, and others that perform multiple functions. The Brieftons 5-Blade Spiralizer actually has 5 different blades.


Kitchen Gadgets

8 in 1 Kitchen Tool Set

You can also get a set of kitchen gadgets or select a few and put them into a gift basket. This is fun because it lets you choose from different types of gadgets you think the person might need. If you want to simplify it, you can get a kit, such as the 8 in 1 Kitchen Tool Set. This includes an egg masher, egg separator, measuring cup, can opener, funnel, lemon juicer, cheese grater, and spice grater all in one.

Best Gift Ideas For Fitness Junkies 2021

For the fitness fan in your life, you may want to get them a gift that follows along with this type of interest. Luckily, there are a lot of gifts to choose from. Consider one or more of the following gift ideas.

Workout Journal

Workout Journal (Diary, Notebook, Fitness)

Someone who is really into fitness probably also wants to keep track of their activity daily, which is where the benefit of a workout journal comes in. Try to find them a journal with a good size that lets them bring it around with them in their purse or gym bag, so that it is always available. Some journals simply have blank pages with lines, while others are split up into categories with prompts on each page of what to write. A good journal is Workout Journal Diary by Claudine Gandolfi. This is available on Amazon and includes areas for recording the type of workout, vitamins and supplements, and classes taken on that day.


Exercise Bands

WODSKAI Resistance Exercise Fabric Bands

The recipient might also want some resistance bands, which are perfect for various exercises. These are resistance bands used for cardio and strength training workouts, both at home and in the gym. A good pair of bands you can find are the ones by WODSKAI. There are a lot of different types of resistance bands, but these are great because they include 5 bands and come with a full exercise instructional booklet. These exercise bands are made of cotton elastic fabric and are 13 inches long each. They are lightweight and easy for even a beginner to use.


Cooling Towel

Alfamo Cooling Towel for Sports, Workout, Fitness, Gym, Yoga, Pilates, Travel, Camping & More

Don’t forget that when someone is into fitness, they sweat a lot, which requires the use of a really good towel. Nobody wants to use a towel that is scratchy or too warm, since this isn’t going to help them feel any better. A better option is to get them a towel that is soft but also cooling. Cooling towels will make them feel instantly better, no matter how hot they are. These are especially useful for someone who is hiking or walking outside when it gets really hot.


Exercise Playing Cards

FitDeck Illustrated Exercise Playing Cards for Guided Workouts

This is actually becoming really popular by people who want a different workout each time without having to choose what exercises to do. It is great for people who are hitting a weight loss or fitness plateau from always doing the same workout. With exercise playing cards, they have to do whatever exercise the card says to do, including the number of reps. FitDeck makes an excellent set of exercise cards that are inexpensive. These offer exercises for the lower body, upper, and middle body.