Seventeen perfect triathlon gifts for your healthy holiday shopping
Posted Nov 11 2009 10:00pm
Editor' s note:Our very own Renaissance man of triathlon Ben Greenfield has put together a Holiday list of triathlon gift ideas.
We' ll feature one each day. Please note that Ben has an affiliate relationship with many of these companies.
Alright folks, this is officially it. I' ve had multiple request
for a quintessential holiday shopping list for the health nut, fitness
enthusiast, multi-sport junkie or fat-loss devotee. Consider this the ultimate answer to your head-scratching hunt for the perfect gift. You' ve stumbled upon the final solution.
I' ve tracked down the best deals, the highest-quality products, and the most
unique, health-conscious gifts your significant gift-recipient isn' t going
to get anywhere else - and provided you with a range of options from
inexpensive, custom-designed energy bars to gold-standard laboratory
performance testing packages.
You' ll find everything for the person who just
wants to shed a few pounds of fat, to the coveted tools of a top triathlete.
So consider the following items the gold-standard for giving the gift of
both creativity and health. You can click on any of the items in
the list, and they will open in a new window, so you' ll always be able to
access this list later.
1. Gymstick Originating in Finland as a popular exercise tool at health clubs and homes,
the Gymstick is an incredibly
versatile and portable exercise device that can be used for fat loss, lean
body toning and beginner to advanced fitness. As you can see from the
picture, it is comprised of a flexible fiberglass stick, soft foam hand grip
and pair of latex rubber resistance tubes with durable fabric loops at both
ends. I use my Gymstick three times per week
for 30-45 minutes: once for a core workout, once for a toning workout, and
once for a sports performance workout!
Here¹s why I recommend the Gymstick: -It¹s highly portable, making it great for home and travel based workoutsŠ
-It is perfect for muscle toning, but also can build strength and enhance
-By simply twisting the stick, you can instantly increase or decrease
-It can be included in a high-calorie burning, metabolism-boosting workout
OR a slower, toning and strength-building routines
-Compared to other pieces of home exercise equipment, it is inexpensive and
Each Gymstick includes a stylish fabric cover and carry bag, a GymstickGymstick Workout DVD (incl. 3
workout programs). Just click on Gymstick for the best deal on
the internet, which includes FREE shipping to anywhere in the USA.
workout poster (including 18 basic movements), and a 60 minute video.