Sports themed gifts make excellent Christmas presents! After all, many people make New Yearâ€™s Resolutions to become more fit and active, so a sports gifts can jump start the entire fitness process. Take a look at this short list of 5 great sports gifts, and see what is perfect for someone on your list.
Fitbit Ultra Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker: This is a neat little tool for those who take their health seriously, or who want to get more into shape. It helps you monitor your daily cardio activity, which makes it easy to gradually build up your fitness. You can make small increments to your daily activity which can easily be monitored and tracked.
This device lets you keep tabs on your daily steps, stairs climbed, distance, calories burned and activity level, and also provides information on your sleep patterns. This information is then automatically uploaded via Wi-Fi to a database which lets you look at your statistics and track changes. It is surprisingly small and can be clipped onto the body in several places. Overall, this is a brilliant little gadget for anyone looking to get or stay fit.
SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop: One of the problems with winter weather is that it makes it hard to shoot hoops. In the spring and summer my son will spend hours outside shooting baskets, and it is always a great activity when his friends come over. This time of year it is a bit more difficult! This indoor basketball hoop solves that problem, because it has the look, function, and durability of a professional hoop.
The hoop is not full sized, and measures 18-by-12-inches with a clear shatterproof polycarbonate backboard. It can mount to a wall, or be used over the door, and it would make a great present for a basketball enthusiast.
INSANITY: 60-Day Total Body Conditioning Workout DVD Program: This is a seriously intense workout program that covers an 8 week period, and yields big results. Whether itâ€™s for someone looking to drop weight, shape up or just get healthy, this program will give them everything theyâ€™re looking for and more. I won this DVD set in a contest last year, and still am not quite ready to start it, because it is intense! But my goal is to improve my fitness enough to start this in spring. Someone who is ready to take their fitness to the next level would love to received this DVD set this Christmas.
Zumba Fitness Total Body Transformation System DVD Set: If your loved one is not quite ready for the Insanity workout then, Zumba is a fantastic choice. This exercise system started in Brazil and has become a global phenomenon, mixing Latin dance styles with working out. This set includes 4 DVDs which cover a whole host of dance moves and have great music to really up the motivation. Whether the person you buy this gift for is a complete Zumba beginner, or already knows a bit about it, theyâ€™ll definitely have a great time getting into shape with this workout system, and when fitness is fun you are more likely to stick with it.
ASICS Menâ€™s GEL-Neo 33 Running Shoe: One thing everyone needs for sports is a great show. I like ASICS, and this running shoe is a great choice for both dedicated runners and those who just do a lot of cardio. Itâ€™s a lightweight shoe with a great design that helps protect the legs from too much damage through training.