So many people want to exercise more, lose weight, and get in shape. But they just don’t have time to go to the gym or the money to hire a personal trainer. This holiday season, you can help them out with a great workout-at-home gift. To give you some ideas, here are our suggestions…
10 Best Home Workout Gifts for 2014
In just 15 or 30 minutes, you can uild a better body at home with the TRX Home Suspension Trainer and anchor. Complete with an instruction kit, safety placard, and storage bag, the kit straps to any door and goes where you do. You’ll use your own body’s resistance to build strength, flexibility, and balance.
Maybe someone on your gift-list could just use a good self-massage? Rumble Rollers are bumpy rollers in various styles that help you stimulate muscle tissue, stretch, and get to hard-to-reach areas. They may look funny, but they could be the perfect gift your achy friends and family members are waiting for!
You love how it’s changed your body for the better so why not share your workout “secret” with a friend? Give them a 12kg RKC Kettlebell and you can work out together to improve cardio, conditioning, and strength!
If you have friends on your list who want to develop total body strength, stability, and endurance at home, check out the SKLZ Super Sandbag. Simply place the sandbags into the larger duffle bag with six handles, and you’re ready for numerous upper and lower body exercises. It gives new meaning to the words, “gym bag!”
You’ve seen this classic training-ball at the gym, during workouts and on television, but have you ever thought about giving it as a gift? It’s simple, but provides a great way to develop core strength, coordination and balance. Plus, you’ll never get bored as it offers an endless array of exercises based on your creativity!
Help your friends improve agility, acceleration, direction-changes, balance, and body control by giving them the SKLZ quick ladder. Simply take the ladder out of its easy-carry bag, place it on the ground and use the eleven, heavy-duty plastic rings to create high-intensity training anywhere.
Want to help someone reach their New Year’s resolution health-goals on their terms? Check out the FitStar App Premium Plan available for iPads and iPhones. No equipment or large space is needed, and the application designs a personalized workout that adjusts to your progression. Sessions start at just seven minutes (no excuses!), and you get nutritional guidance, an HD instruction video, and unlimited access.
Now, your friends and family can sit comfortably in a contoured seat and pedal their way to good health at home! With 29 programs, time, distance and calorie tracking, a three-speed fan, mounted water-bottle holder, and a MyFitnessPal integration, this bike makes a great, holiday gift for anyone who wants to stay seated AND get in better shape!
For a home workout that burns more than twice as many calories as a regular treadmill and is easy on the joints, the Bowflex Max Trainer M5® may be just the gift you are looking for. It has numerous, pre-programmed workouts to choose from, computer-controlled resistance, Bluetooth® smart technology, target-zone monitoring, a compact design, and a MyFitnessPal integration.
Is there someone on your gift-list who could really use some help with balance and control? Why not give them a Bosu Balance Trainer? The unstable surface will help you increase cardiovascular toning and flexibility while providing a challenging and fun workout.
Get Your Loved Ones Moving
With all of these great, holiday gifts that make it easy to work out at home, there are no more excuses to avoid exercising! Your friends and family members will have fun getting in shape in the privacy of their own home (at any time) and appreciate your thoughtfulness!
What’s your favorite way to workout at home? Please share it with us.
And for some more exercise ideas, check out these blog entries.