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Holiday Gift Guide - gifts for the health and fitness lover - Where I Need to Be

I have to admit, I haven’t started much holiday shopping yet. I’ve picked up a few items here and there  but mostly I’ve been browsing online which led me to pulling together these holiday gifts for the health and fitness lover. I’ve always been a “one for them, one for me” kind of gifter meaning that I would buy a gift for someone and the same thing for myself, but since I’ve adopted my “less is more” approach to acquiring things, I’m not doing that this year. Still, if you’re looking for gifts for the health and fitness lover in your life, you can consider these items to be at the top of my personal list and therefore, health-and-fitness lover approved!

One // The 52 Lists Project I picked up this book over the summer and can’t wait to start using it come January! It offers a different list prompt for every week of the year. If you know someone who is a self-improvement junkie and list lover, they will truly appreciate this gift which will keep on giving all year long. 

Two // Women’s New Balance for J.Crew 620 Sneakers Anyone who uses running shoes or the like to workout, hates wearing them to run errands or go to a barre or yoga class. Trust me when I say the fitness lover in your life would much prefer a pair of comfy and stylish shoes like these New Balance sneaks. 

Three // Nutribullet Pro 900 Blenders are great, but everyone wants a quick and simple way to make smoothies with minimal clean up. This is it! 

Four // Women’s Alo Goddess Ribbed Leggings As someone who practically lives in workout clothes, I can attest that a beautiful and comfortable pair of leggings is always a winning gift. I love the Alo Goddess Leggings because they offer a flattering fit, wash well and come in tons of colors. 

Five // Your Holistically Hot Transformation How could I resist? For the health and fitness-lover who seemingly has everything, my latest book will offer a fresh perspective on a balanced approach to wellness. Available in paperback or on Kindle. 

Six // Hugger Mugger Zen Printed Yoga Meditation Cushion Give the zen seeker in your life the gift of a healthy mind with a colorful meditation cushion. 

Seven // Victoria Sport 7-pack Pom Pom Socks When I was 8-years-old, my favorite Christmas present was days of the week underwear. The adult version is sporting the day of the week on your feet. These socks are the perfect stocking stuffer for your favorite fitness lover. I promise, we can never have enough socks. 

Anything I missed? What’s one gift you’d love to receive this year that will get you closer to your health and fitness goals?


Holiday Gifting Guide: Healthy Gift Sets

December 2, 2016
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When it comes to gift-giving, I love giving (and receiving) gift sets. I may be the odd one out here, but I think they’re curated and packaged thoughtfully and presentably and it gives the receiver an opportunity to discover products from a brand the gift-giver loves. So today I’m rounding up a few of my […]

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PopSugar Must-Have Box: Holiday Cheer

December 1, 2016
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It’s that time of month again, when I dig into the PopSugar Must-Have Box to reveal what kind of surprises are inside. I feel like the holiday season always breezes by so fast, so this year, I’m going to do my best to savor it and be more present. I’m currently on a 21-day meditation […]

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The Perfect Gym Bag

November 3, 2016
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Can we talk gym bags for a minute today? I seriously feel like I’ve been on the search for the perfect gym bag for years and can never seem to find the right one.  I totally envy those women who can go from gym to work or gym to dinner with nothing more than their […]

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PopSugar Must-Have Box: Essentials for a Chill Fall Weekend

September 29, 2016
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This month’s PopSugar Must-Have Box just may have been the best yet.  My two favorite items had to be the Jack & Lucy Bicoastal Wide Brim Hat, and the Smith & Cult Lip Lacquer in The Warning, a bold red with gold micro-shimmer.  I wore these for a chill weekend in Princeton, NJ for lunching and apple […]

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Crazy for Coconut Oil: 5 Uses for Coconut Oil

September 20, 2016
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I’m coconut-obsessed. Probably no secret. Naturally, I love coconut oil! So when Skinny & Co. reached out to me to try their 100% raw coconut oil (the only 100% raw coconut oil in the world, by the way), I couldn’t resist.  Still, I had to ask about the name “Skinny,” because I’m not a fan of […]

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Bobble Sport: Bobble’s Chic New Upgrade

December 3, 2014
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This post is sponsored on behalf of Bobble Sport. All opinions are my own. As someone who exercises on a daily basis, a reusable water bottle is the most important item I keep in my gym bag. Not only does it hydrate me through my workout, but also keeps me watered throughout the day. The […]

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Skoop: Plant-based Protein Powder

November 18, 2014
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  Being an athletic person who is dairy-free and for the most part limits animal products, finding acceptable protein powder for my needs has been a years-long challenge. Most plant-based protein powder that has come before either didn’t blend well, didn’t digest well or had an unpleasant aftertaste leaving me to give up on them altogether.  […]

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Marathon Training Essentials

September 11, 2014
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I’ve been training for my second New York City Marathon and while training has had its ups and downs, training with my fiancé, David, has made the whole experience more enjoyable. I’m less is more when it comes to running and marathoning but there happen to be just a few marathon training essentials that have saved […]

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