35 Brilliant Gift Ideas For The Health & Wellness Lover

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35 Brilliant Gift Ideas For The Health & Wellness Lover

Finding the right gift for the people you care about is far from easy, especially when you add the pressure of the approaching holidays. The good news is that there are more options than ever for sourcing gifts for the health and wellness lover. Whether your friend spends every Sunday morning on a long run or instead prefers to master her meditation routine, at least a few of these 35 gift ideas are guaranteed to go over well.

1. Breathable Bamboo Sheets

There’s nothing worse than sleeping in sheets that get wet and clammy, so gift your friend who cares about rest with top quality bamboo sheets from Bedsure. The material naturally wicks moisture, which makes them either warm and cool whenever you need it. Made from 100% sustainable bamboo, you can feel good about your gift’s impact on the planet too.

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2. Metal straws

For those who are passionate about keeping plastic out of the oceans, a set of reusable metal straws is a thoughtful gift to give (and receive). This cute set of straws have a natural bend in them, and they come with a specialized brush to keep them clean.

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3. Moleskine Smart Writing Set

For the friend who is always taking her bullet journal to the next level, it’s hard to beat the thoughtfulness of a Moleskine Smart Writing set. This unique pen and notebook put everything you write in a smartphone app so that you can pull it up again whenever you want to. This makes it a stellar option for tracking wellness goals, charting your exercise, making grocery lists and more.

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4. Prepd Pack Lunchbox

For those with a passion for meal prepping, this cute and functional lunchbox is the perfect gift. It boasts an uncompromisingly modern design and is made from high-quality bamboo that separates quality plastic containers, and it offers a magnetic space to keep your utensils connected inside.

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5. YnM Weighted Blanket

Gift a twist on the classic holiday blanket this year by giving everyone on your list a weighted blanket instead. The soothing heft of each blanket offers profound health benefits, and many people find that they reduce their stress, anxiety, and insomnia by mimicking the feeling of a hug. Strive to buy a blanket that comes in at 10 percent of your friend’s body weight for the most significant impact.

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6. Motiv Ring Tracker

Is your fashion-forward friend interested in tracking her health stats but not willing to let everyone know she’s wearing a smartwatch? Consider gifting her the Motiv Ring Tracker instead. This tiny tracker can measure your daily steps, total calories burned, and even the intensity, duration, and distance of your workouts. The ring weighs less than a penny and connects via Bluetooth to your phone so that you can track your progress all day long. The ring is 100% waterproof, and it provides you with a three-day battery life per charge.

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7. Herbivore Botanicals Rose Quartz Facial Roller

Those who have never used a stone roller on their skin don’t know what they’re missing, so help your friend feel the benefits this year with this stunning rose quartz massager. The two-sided roller makes it easy to focus on the delicate parts of the face, and regular sessions will help you soothe your skin to aid the functioning of the lymphatic system. Best of all, the stunning rose quartz stone is linked with the heart chakra.

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8. Slip Silk Sleep Mask

The research shows getting good sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health each day, so gift your wellness-minded friend with better rest with the Tranquility Therapeutic sleep mask. The soft silk blocks out light, and the quality strap is designed to stay in place at night, despite any tossing and turning.

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9. Taylor Bluetooth Scale

If their weight is the least of the information that your friend wants from her scale, consider gifting the Taylor Bluetooth Scale this year. It tells you your weight along with estimated body fat percentage, calorie analysis, and more, and it stares these stats with any linked smartphone for easy tracking.

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10. BlenderBottle Insulated Stainless Steel Shaker

Few things are more disappointing than a poorly-mixed protein shake, so help your friend find consistency this year with this easy use Blender Bottle. It’s quality materials mean that you’ll never need to worry about spilling, and the revolutionary design keeps drinks cold for hours after you make them. In case the ingredients need a little extra stirring, the included BlenderBall whisk helps you remix even the thickest ingredients for a smoother drink.

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11. Fitbit Versa

If you have a friend with a passion for tracking every fitness stat, there’s no better gift than the Fitbit Versa. This attractive smartwatch has a simple to navigate touch screen, and it automatically tracts every workout you complete while wearing it. The watch is water resistant up to 50 meters, and you can set it up for smartphone notifications, texts, and calendar alerts as well.

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12. Microplane Herb Mill

Fresh herbs add unique fragrance to home-cooked meals, but they can be a pain to deal with. Gift your friend gourmet dinner simplicity this year with a Microplane herb mill. The stainless steel design makes quick work of processing fresh herbs so that you can add more flavor and less sodium to your meals.

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13. Hutzler Produce Saver

There’s nothing worse than dealing with produce that spoils before you can get to it, especially if you only need to use part at a time. The Hutzler Produce saver can save you time and money by keeping fruits and vegetables from spoiling as fast. You can buy them in almost any shape ranging from green peppers to grapefruit to extend the life of your partially cut produce.

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14. IPO Slim Folding Treadmill 

Treadmills provide a powerful workout, but they can be bulky and cumbersome to leave in your house. The IPO folding treadmill solves this problem with an ultra-slim design that can fit in tight spaces like under your bed or couch. Setting it up is simple, making it a revolutionary way for apartment dwellers to ensure they get a quality workout.

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15. Zyliss Vegetable Steamer

Steaming veggies is one of the healthiest ways to eat them, but the bulky equipment necessary can take up too much room in a small kitchen. A better option is to use the Zyliss steamer. The foldable design can handle large and small portions, and the entire steamer collapses down for flat storage when you’re finished.

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16. CycleOps Magnus Smart Trainer

Snowy roads might ruin outdoor workouts, but you don’t need to let them slow down your friend’s workouts. Gift them the CycleOps Smart Trainer, and any bike can work indoors. Once attached, you can use it to create controlled resistance to personalize your workout difficulty, and the integrated Bluetooth technology makes it convenient to sync with your favorite virtual training software.

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17. Gaiam Zafu Meditation Pillow

Make your friend’s meditation habit more rewarding this year with a meditation pillow. This decorative pillow is designed to help you maintain proper posture while sitting down, ensuring that you’ll deal with fewer distractions throughout your routine. The cover is machine washable, meaning that you can easily keep this pillow looking nice through years of meditation sessions.

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18. Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones

Don’t let your friend’s workout get compromised from inconvenient headphones- the Bose soundproof sports headphones are the perfect option for those who don’t like to mess with cords while they exercise. Each earbud is sweat and weather resistant, and they offer up to five hours of continuous play before they need to be charged. Best of all, you can track them down if they go missing through the connected app.

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19. See Sense Rear Light

Help your favorite cycling friend stay safe on the roads this year with this bright bicycle light that keeps him easy to spot. Its smart design blinks faster in low light conditions to keep bikers extra safe. The light also syncs with smartphones to provide crash and theft alerts, and it improves a biker’s visibility to cars even in daylight.

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20. Nite Ize Glow-in-the-Dark Frisbee

Don’t let sunset end your frisbee game; this glow in the dark disc has ultra-light LED lights to keep things well lit so that the fun can continue.

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21. TriggerPoint Grid Foam Roller

Help your favorite fitness fanatic work out those post-exercise aches and pains with a top quality TriggerPoint Grid roller. The design’s rigid, hollow core offers the right amount of flex, and the multi-density foam on top ensures that you’ll always target the muscle groups that need it most.

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22. Sanuk Yoga Sling 2 Prints

Feet deserve to be pampered after a long workout, which is why you should consider gifting your friend with a cute pair of Sanuk Yoga sling shoes. Their footbeds are constructed from recycled yoga mats, and each pair is designed to be comfy, supportive for sore arches, and stylish for walking out of the gym.

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23. Roku Streaming Stick+

Sure, the Roku stick is great for watching Netflix, but did you know you can also use it to stream thousands of workout videos from across the web? The stick is easy to connect to almost any TV, and you’ll be able to take your favorite channels wherever you go.

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24. Ultimate Ears MEGABLAST

Give your friend’s life a built-in soundtrack with these top quality speakers from Ultimate Ears. Their ultra-powerful sound projection makes them perfect for blasting sound in 360 degrees, and they are designed to be fully waterproof and weatherproof, meaning that you can take them anywhere without worry.

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25. \fit Smart Yoga Mat

If your friend wants to take her home yoga sessions to the next level this year, consider gifting her a /fit smart mat, which connects with an Amazon Alexa to guide her through each routine. Best of all, this non-slip mat will fold up automatically in a single motion, making more ultra-convenient storage when you’re not in session.

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26. Kettle Gryp

Frequent travelers know how difficult it can be to take their strength-training workout with them, which is why the kettle Gryp makes the perfect gift. This innovative device turns any standard hand weight into a custom kettle ball, helping you expand your range of motion and boost the benefits that you can get from minimal workout equipment.

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27. Mighty Audio Spotify Music Player

There’s nothing worse than feeling weighted down on a long run because of your hefty smartphone, and the Might Audio Spotify music player lets you workout without the bulk. This small device enables you to sync your Spotify library so that you can play up to four hours of continuous music per charge, no matter whether you have service or not. It’s the perfect option for long workouts in places without reliable service.

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28. Ab Roller

Looking to give your friend a workout boost without making him resort to crunches? This ab roller wheel offers a stellar workout in a short amount of time. Simple to use yet deceivingly brutal, this workout tool tones and conditions your core, and it’s conveniently sized for easy traveling.

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29. Mission Enduracool Microfiber Cooling Towel

Nothing ruins a productive workout faster than feeling overheated, so gift your workout friend with this cooling towel that’s designed to regulate your body temperature on contact. Soaking it in water immediately drops its temperature, helping you find quick relief on even the hottest days.

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30. URPOWER Running Belt

Keep things convenient and streamlines while working out with this quality running belt. The lightweight neoprene design provides space for two water bottles, and the included waterproof, tear-resistant pockets offer plenty of space for storing your phone, keys, inhaler and more.

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31. Serious Steel Assisted Pull Up Bands

This thoughtful gift for any health and wellness lover will help them take their workout to the next level. These quality fitness brands come in a set of six so that you can optimize the resistance for your preferred stretches to boost the benefits of every move.

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32. Body Back Buddy

Sitting too long can lead to painful knots in your back, and not everyone has the time and money to make it to the chiropractor. A better option for relief is gifting your friend with a Body Back Buddy. This innovative massager is made from high-quality plastic and is designed for convenient access to the hard-to-reach spots in the middle of your back. It doesn’t take much exertion to start feeling relief with this massage stick, meaning that it will be a gift used long after the holidays are over.

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33. Red Paddle Co Paddleboard

Does your friend crave the freedom of paddle boarding but lack the storage space? Gift him this inflatable board that packs down into a backpack for ultra-convenience. You can keep it in your car until the moment the mood strikes you, and an afternoon out on the water will never be more achievable.

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34. Tangram Factory LED-Embedded Smart Jump Rope

Help your active friend add some playfulness to her workout with this LED jump rope. Not only does it track your stats as you jump, but it also shows them in real time in front of you as the jump rope spins around. All your workout stats are synced with your smartphone afterward, and you can even program it for interval training sessions for a better workout.

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35. Ninja Ninja Nutri Bowl Duo with Auto IQ

Make it more convenient than ever to blend those post-workout smoothies with the Ninja Ninja Nutri Bowl. This powerful blender also works as a poof processor, meaning that it will become one of the most-used kitchen tools for whoever is lucky enough to receive one. Best of all, its Auto-IQ setting makes it possible to turn the blender on and let it run until it finishes.

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About the Author


Lydia Noyes is a natural living enthusiast and full-time writer. She earned a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from Calvin College, which serves as inspiration for writing about food, farming, and holistic wellness for both humans and the planet. Lydia's work can be found in print in Mother Earth News, Mother Earth Living, and Heirloom Gardener, as well as dozens of websites.

When not writing, you can find Lydia maintaining her 33-acre hobby farm 'First Roots Farm' in southwest Michigan. Connect with Lydia online at www.firstrootsfarm.com.