Health and fitness holiday gift guide

Consider these stocking stuffers and more for your active family and friends. 

ACTIVITY TRACKERS

Polar Unite ($149)
For active people seeking a sleek waterproof fitness watch with advanced wrist-based heart rate and connected GPS to help them sleep better and train smarter. polar.com/us-en

Garmin Venu 2S ($399)
For techies looking for a luxurious GPS smartwatch with advanced health monitoring and fitness features to help better understand what’s going on inside their bodies, with customized settings. garmin.com

HYDRATION

Soda Stream ($70)
For those who prefer carbonated water at home, with a smaller carbon footprint. sodastream.com

S’well Aluminum Water Bottle ($25 to $45)
For those who (or who need to) take hydration seriously. It’s the healthier and more environmentally conscious version of a plastic water bottle. swell.com

PROTEIN

Premier Protein shakes/powders ($22/12 pack)
For anyone seeking high-quality protein that actually satisfies a sweet tooth, with only 1 gram of sugar. premierprotein.com

Naked Nutrition protein powders
($15 to $95 for 1-lb. to 5-lb. tubs)
For those looking to increase their protein intake for weight loss or mass gain, with clean ingredients, multiple vegan options and delicious flavors. nakednutrition.com

STRETCHING & RECOVERY

Gaiam Yoga Mat 68” 5mm ($22)
For the beginner stretcher to the yogi master looking for a non-slip, lightweight mat to cushion joints. everydayyoga.com

Power Plate Roller ($99)
For those looking for deep muscle relief, without the hard work. Imagine a foam roller on steroids.
shop. powerplate.com

Power Plate Pulse Mini+ Massager ($179)
For workout enthusiasts looking to relax and rejuvenate tight and sore muscles.
shop. powerplate.com

HOME GYM
Fittstar Suspension Trainer System ($60)
For home-gym buffs looking for versatility
in their strength training. fittstar.com

Resistance bands ($16 to $43)
For gymgoers looking to add an extra
burn in their routine. fitsimplify.com

GOFLYSHINE Stationary Bike ($150 to $170)
For those wanting more daily movement with minimal impact on joints. amazon.com

VITAMINS

NatureMade Multivitamin + Omega-3 Gummies ($16/80 count)
For those who hate swallowing pills and are looking for a multivitamin and omega in one dose. naturemade.com

Ritual multivitamin subscription
($30 to $35/month)
For those seeking quality-sourced supplements that value transparency and science-backed claims for their ingredients. ritual.com

SUNSCREEN

EltaMD Mineral Sunscreen Spray SPF 45 ($34/6 ounces)
For those looking for a dermatologist-recommended mineral sunscreen that won’t
leave a white cast on their skin. eltamd.com

Sun Bum Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 50 ($15/3 ounces)
For sun soakers on a budget. sunbum.com

Army veteran Jennifer Campbell is a certified personal trainer with a master’s degree in nutrition education. She is commander of the California American Legion’s 24th District.

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