By Emily Roberts
Have a friend or family member that is a fitness fanatic? They need the hottest and most effective fitness gear and gadgets to assist them in their workouts. Here are some of our favorite gifts to help them stay in shape.
1. Wake Up and Workout Alarm Clock. Waking up is hard to do, especially when you have a dreaded morning workout. This genius alarm clock will you out of bed and moving in no time. If you set this 1.5-pound dumbbell shaped alarm clock, it’s count down timer records number of reps you’ve done from 30 to zero as long as your upwards swings are perfect every time, so you cant cheat. Waking up to the sound of your alarm clock to get out of bed and start the day right.
This fitness gadget might teaches mindfulness while eating. The Hapifork tracks every time you bring food from your plate to your mouth with your fork, how long it took to eat your meal, and encourages you to slow down with vibrating cues. It tracks your eating habits. This information is then uploaded via USB or Bluetooth to your Online Dashboard on HAPI.com to track your progress. The HAPIfork also comes with the HAPIfork and HAPI.com apps plus a coaching program to help improve your eating behavior.
Convenient one-handed drinking at the push of a button and storage for your stuff by Contigo. No spouts to open or lids to remove – simply press the button to drink and release the button to automatically seal. Heading out for a run or hike around town, no need to bring extra gear, this has got you covered for keys and a credit card or two. The spill and leak-proof AUTOSEAL technology offers one-handed convenience, 100-percent BPA free. No need to worry about the container you are drinking from.
4. Indoor Bicycle Cycling Trainer Exercise Stand. Perfect for the cyclist or the child on your list that cant get outside because its too chilly. The convertor for their bike that moves the outside workout inside. Inexpensive and allows them to use their own bike, this is a perfect gift for a fitness friend on your list.
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Emily Roberts MA, LPC is the clinical therapist for the Neurogistics Children’s Program. She has worked with Neurogistics for over a decade. Emily is also an award-winning author of Express Yourself: A Teen Girls Guide to Speaking Up and Becoming Who You Are, Psychotherapist, TV & Media Contributor, educational speaker and parenting consultant. Express Yourself is available at bookstores nationwide and on Amazon. To learn more about Emily click here.
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