CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Hard to imagine, but here we are diving into holiday shopping while we are still digesting Thanksgiving leftovers. The clock is ticking and we are nearing panic mode. Those around us don't seem to be concerned, which makes us even more frantic.
Need inspiration? I find mine comes from necessity. I like to need the things I want. That way there is a reason behind the gift.
If you love activity or are buying for those who do, then you may appreciate my Fit Gift List for 2013. These are my top choices because they support and/or enhance an active lifestyle. Choosing an item from the lists below just may connect your loved one to a healthier and more energetic life -- and that is a gift that keeps on giving.
Juicers/blenders/shakers are perfect for when you're trying to supplement your diet with nutrient-dense concoctions made from fresh fruits and vegetables. A juicing book might be good too.
Fish oil is the perfect gift for anyone interested in heart-healthy supplementation.
Personalize a yummy basket of goodies for a loved one with dietary restrictions or needs, such as heart-healthy, vegan, gluten-free items.
Give the gift of a healthy cooking class or cookbook to learn how quick, easy and economical it can be to eat well.
A freezable lunch tote to make packing your food for work a safe and easy option.
Spiral vegetable slicers and other culinary tools make preparing vitamin-packed foods fun and easy.
Using a public mat in a yoga class is counterintuitive to health. A personalized yoga mat assures there will be no mistake whose mat is whose.