These gifts can delight your health nut or kickstart those fitness journeys for the new year. From outdoor cycling to radiant skin and even some tart shots to drink, check out this range of health and beauty gift ideas.
Denago’s Commute 1 eBike (above)
The newest addition to Denago’s line is the ultimate sport utility eBike that combines power and comfort with some power behind it. A 500 watt rear motor, 28 mph pedal assist and throttle and a 3-4 hour quick recharge really puts the pedal to the metal. $1,999. Bike.com.
DNA Vibe’s Jazz Band Live
We know. It sounds like concert tickets for a show, but that’s another section. This innovative device is wearable light therapy for some natural, push-button healing. After a workout or hike or heck, just ever yday, the Jazz Band Live can offer pulsing or vibrating relief in your joints, back, neck and all your stressed out muscles. And it’s vers, with its battery pack, car charger and a traditional plug.$249. DNAVibe.com.
It gets hot in Texas — sometimes even in the winter — and it’s easy to work up a sweat when you are working out, and all that sweating can leave you thirsty in more ways than one. Electrolit and Electrolit Zero, produced with pharmaceutical quality grade ingredients and offered in a variety of flavors, get you rehydrated fast and ready for more fun. $35.99/12 pack. Amazon.com
Few things are more painful — or more inconvenient — than a sudden muscle cramp during or after a workout. And Pickle Juice is the only product on the market scientifically proven to stop muscle cramps. Whether you are missing something from your diet, exhausted from exercise, or dealing with poor circulation: Pickle Juice can not only stop you from cramping immediately, it also helps you recover with its blend of vitamins and minerals. Prices vary. Available in stores and online at PicklePower.com.
The Hao Life
The Hao Life is a premium, super-charged superblend line that brings traditional Chinese medicine for modern day living using vegan, cruelty-free and all-natural ingredients. Surface Appeal, $88, clears toxins and nourishes skin at the roots for a more radiant glow. Sharp Focus, $66, uses Reishi and Lion’s Mane Mushrooms to relieve foggy-headedness and memory loss and also stimulates and calms the mind. Shop these and other products at TheHaoLife.com.
Adults young and not-as-young can get loaded this holiday and not in the usual way. Try a longboard from Loaded Boards offers hip, stylish skateboards and modern boards like the new Tarab II, designed for advanced longboard dancing because that’s a thing. The Mata Hari is more compact for more technical freestyling. Or try mini cruisers like the Coyote and the Ballona. The company also has board collaborations with world-renowned artists and designers such as Yucatan-based Hola Lou, illustrator Teddy Kelly, and others. Prices range from $219-$444. LoadedBoards.com.