Christmas Gift Ideas To Kick-Start The New Year In A Healthy Way

It's hard to believe that 2016 is coming to an end. But as we reach November, it’s time to look ...

It's hard to believe that 2016 is coming to an end. But as we reach November, it’s time to look back on the year. You will be surprised how many people will say they wish they had been healthier this year. In fact, a lot of people will have made a new year's resolution to lose weight, but they never stuck to it! But for 2017, it's time to put your plan into action so that you can be a healthier you next year. And the best way to start is by adding some healthy items to your Christmas list. After all, people go wrong as they get lots of chocolate as gifts for Crimbo. Therefore, here are some top Christmas gifts to ask for to kick-start the new healthier you in 2017!

Christmas Gift Ideas

Gym Membership

One of the things which should be on the top of your list for Santa is a gym membership. A lot of people can't bring themselves to head to the gym. It is an extra expense that they just can't afford to pay for every month. But if someone has bought you one as a gift, it will force you to have to workout! After all, exercise is so important to keep you healthy. Research different gyms and look into the facilities they offer. You want somewhere which has plenty of equipment to use and classes that you can attend every week. Also, you want a membership at a gym that is close to your home. If it's too far, you might not bother going after a few weeks. Once you have your membership after Christmas, go at least twice a week to become a healthier you. And remember to take a two-liter water bottle with you. That way, you will drink enough water to keep your healthy!

Yoga Mat

Yoga is a great sport as it's something that you can do in the comfort of your home. But if you do want to start doing yoga to become healthier, you need a great yoga mat. After all, it will ensure your feet have the right grip when you are completing the poses. It will also come in useful if you start attending yoga classes in the new year. After all, you don't want to borrow a mat from the instructor; you don't know whose feet have been standing on it over the years! And you will soon notice a difference in your life if you start doing yoga. For one thing, it can improve your muscle strength and flexibility. And it's also great for your mental health as it can lower feelings of anxiety and depression! Choose a colorful mat to stand out in class!

Great Pair Of Trainers

You should also add a pair of trainers to your Christmas list if you want to be a healthier you next year. With a great new pair, you will be more inclined to do exercise. And, after all, you need comfortable trainers to complete all forms of exercise! You don't want to be running on the treadmill in an old pair which will hurt your feet! There are many cute trainers around which would be perfect for exercising. As this feature says, you want some which are a balance of lightweight, supportive, and adorable! Make sure you try several on so that you know what size and type to ask for on your Christmas list!

Workout Trainers

Recipe Book

A lot of people are unhealthy as they are unsure of what dishes to cook. They stick to a few healthy choices and then get bored of the meals, so revert back to unhealthy food. Therefore, to ensure you are healthier during 2017, you should add a recipe book to your list of Christmas gifts. There are so many around which are full of recipe ideas which will help you lose weight. And if you have a list of different recipes you can cook every day, you are less likely to fall back into your old ways! Remember that you can look online for healthy recipes too. There are many blogs which have ideas of delicious meals full of nutrients which will help you to lead a healthy lifestyle!

Indoor Grill

You might not realize that grilling is a much healthier way to cook food. When meat is cooked on a grill, the fat drips off as it cooks. It means it has a lower calorie content than fried foods. Therefore, cooking on a grill can help lower the cholesterol levels in your blood which will keep your heart healthy. But when the weather is rubbish, it's not ideal to do some outdoor grilling. Therefore, you should add an indoor grill to your Christmas list. That way, you can cook healthier meat inside your home! You can see one here which would be perfect for helping you to get in shape!

Juicer

Juicers have gained popularity in the last year as they are an excellent way to ensure you are getting your daily nutrients. You can add in lots of fruit and vegetables so that you have your five a day! A lot of people make a couple of juices and then take them along to work. That way, they will remember to drink them every day. They are also an excellent breakfast option. Obviously, there are so many juicers around, so it's hard to know which one to add to your Christmas list. You can find some recommendations on blogs. For example, HealthybutSmart recommends the Breville JE98XL, as you get 30% more juice than other devices. But have a look and decide which one is right for your kitchen. And remember to get a list of different juices to make, so that you don't get stuck for ideas!

Fruits and Vegetables Juicer

Make sure that you add a sports watch to your Christmas list. It will help you to monitor your heart rate, and keep track of your distance and time so that you can exercise effectively!

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