12/22/2011 02:43 EST

Wellness Gift Ideas: Quick And Easy Tips For Health Lovers


By Louisa Clements,

When it comes to gift buying, I find that it can be pretty tough; am I the only one who searches high and low for the perfect gift? Believe me, I know how much time it takes to find that one gift. To finish your holiday shopping, and perhaps help lower your stress level I’ve created a list of five wonderful health and wellness gift ideas. Maybe they’re perfect for your health-conscious friends?


Did you know that we’re supposed to be taking 10,000 steps a day? A pedometer can keep you on the right track and help make sure that you achieve your goals.They are relatively inexpensive and there is a huge selection available all over the web. Check out the selection on

Health Magazine Subscription

This makes a great gift because it’s the gift that keeps on giving. There are a ton of health magazines out there, my favourites are the healthy eating ones because I’m always looking for healthy recipes!

Yogi Tote

If there is something I’ve noticed at my yoga classes, it’s that not many people have yogi totes! They are great for any yoga lover. I love the ones at Lululemon.


I love going on walks, but it can be dangerous in the winter. All of the ice on the sidewalks can hinder daily walks and cause painful injuries. That’s where Yaktrax comes in—finally, your running shoes will grip not slip. Learn more at

Lunchbots Stainless Steel Container

I love to pack my own lunch, but I try to avoid using plastic bags and containers -- that’s where Lunchbots comes in! They are the perfect stainless steel containers with different areas to separate all your food. The best part? They come in four vibrant colours! Order them on

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