Body Buzz: Shopping For The Fitness Buff

December 20th, 2006 // Leave a Comment

In case you hadn’t noticed, there are only a few days left until Christmas, and that means the holiday shopping season is coming to an end. Oh no! If you are looking for a last-minute gift idea for the person in your family that exercises regularly, or for the person who says every year that this is the year they begin that daily workout routine, here are a few suggestions.

The Biggest Loser Workout DVD- This program is designed to help viewers make the transformation from an unhealthy lifestyle to that of a fit and healthy lifestyle. A variety of contestants from the popular television show join Bob Harper as he leads a series of six workouts and offers advice on eating right and staying in shape (www.amazon.com, $9.99).

Bally Total Fitness Pilates Deluxe Kit - The Bally Total Fitness Pilates deluxe kit is designed to help increase your flexibility, vitality, and muscle tone. It works by strengthening the lower back, buttocks, abdomen, chest, and arms and is lightweight and convenient so that you can take this total fitness system with you anywhere. This product comes with an Inflatable ball with an inflator tube and plug, two-way action pump, two exercise heavy-duty pliable weights, two stretch bands and a full exercise program training video (www.overstock.com, $39.99).

More last-minute gift ideas after the jump.

Cory Everson 20lbs Dumbbell Set – The dumbbells’ in this set are made with 3mm thick vinyl coating, which prevents cracking and splitting. The contour style handle is easy to grip and the set includes a sturdy, molded plastic storage rack. This product is available at www.dickssportinggoods.com for $34.99.

Nike + iPod Sport Kit - Your iPod nano has always been a source of music to keep you pumped for your workout and now you can use it as your personal workout coach with the Nike + iPod Sport Kit. This wireless sensor and receiver combination works exclusively with your Nike+ shoes and iPod nano to give you real-time feedback during workouts and let you track your performance on your Mac or PC (www.apple.com, $29.00), but if you don’t feel like investing in a new pair of shoes, you can include the Marware sensor holder with the kit–for only $29.99.

The North Face Khumbu Fleece Mens Jacket – This jacket for men can be worn on its own or as an extra layer for added warmth. The construction includes stretch enhancement, which amplifies freedom of movement to key locations where the range of motion is most important. This product is available at www.dickssportinggoods.com for $79.98.

Check out these great gift ideas for the workout enthusiast in your life or for yourself! Happy shopping!

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