ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

10 Gifts that will Make Your Life Healthier

Updated on September 13, 2015

Shopping for gifts is an interesting experience and too often it unfortunately ends up feeling unsatisfying. What do you get for the person that has everything? What to you get for the person who's habits are changing? And what about the people who just aren't happy with anything?

I don't know if I have an answer for everyone, but I definitely have come across some amazing gifts for the diet, exercise, and health fanatic in your life. The great thing about these ideas is that they're even better for the aspiring dieter or health fanatic. It's a great way to inspire and motivate healthy habits and ideas, which is a sure-fire way to put a smile on your gift recipient's face.

Good luck with your shopping!


Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband, Black
Fitbit Flex Wireless Activity + Sleep Wristband, Black

Everyone in my family received a Fitbit last year from dear old St. Nick and let me tell you - nothing will make a difference in your activity level like this will. Your Fitbit will record how many steps you've taken each day AND not only will it let you see how active your family and friends are, it will let you compete with them. When my husband and I are competing, we'll literally do jumping jacks before bed. Nothing else in the world could make us do that - except for this.



Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus 850-Watt Juice Extractor
Breville JE98XL Juice Fountain Plus 850-Watt Juice Extractor

This is an awesome gift idea that opens up so many new opportunities for experimenting with new fruits and vegetables. I got a juicer for my birthday this past year and it was a total life-changer. The amount of nutrients that you can pack into a homemade juice just can't be matched. If you can spring for something this nice, your health fanatic will be a happy camper.


CSA Package

A CSA (community-supported agriculture) package is basically a subscription to fresh fruits and veggies from a local farm. You pick the size and time interval that you want and then pick-up your produce accordingly. You don't have much say over what you get (it's basically whatever is in season at the farm), but that's really the most amazing part. You are exposed to so many new fruits and veggies AND you usually get a ton of stuff, so you'll certainly have your fill of nutrients while your CSA subscription is going on. These are fairly common these days, so it will only take a google search to find one closest to you. I highly recommend you start out small because you will be shocked by how much you get! This is an awesome gift for anyone trying to be healthier, especially for people that may not have a huge budget for expensive produce (and great for the person that has everything!).

Salad Spinner

OXO 1155901 Good Grips Green Salad Spinner, Large
OXO 1155901 Good Grips Green Salad Spinner, Large

Anyone that is trying (and especially those that are succeeding...) to incorporate more veggies into their diet will find out pretty quickly that it is nearly impossible to clean lettuce (and similar veggies) without making a massive mess, wasting tons of produce, or just not actually cleaning it enough. A salad spinner is an awesome solution that not only makes the process easier, but will ensure that you're properly cleaning your vegetables which is so important these days. (It's also a less expensive gift option!)


Bath Bombs

Oliver Rocket Bath Bomb Set, Extra Large 4.5 ounces per Bath Fizzy (Set of 6)
Oliver Rocket Bath Bomb Set, Extra Large 4.5 ounces per Bath Fizzy (Set of 6)

Nothing is better than a nice soothing bath, especially for someone that is really active or trying to be more active. The great thing about these bath bombs is that they're really good for your skin which is a huge bonus. And if you're shopping for someone that already has everything, nothing is better than something consumable. I use bath bombs all the time so I love getting these as gifts!


Workout Clothes...or Gift Card for Workout Clothes

Sometimes buying clothes for other people can be challenging, but when you work out a lot (or are trying to) it is shocking how many workout clothes you go through. You need a lot of them, but you also wear through them pretty quickly. If you know the size of the person you're shopping for, then just pick out something cute and odds are they'll love it. And of course, consider a gift card to a nice workout store to give them an opportunity to shop for themselves.

Kettlebell Set

Marcy Hers Weighted Kettlebell Set for Circuit Training and Body Toning VKBS-30
Marcy Hers Weighted Kettlebell Set for Circuit Training and Body Toning VKBS-30

Kettlebells are a great weight training device that have become really trendy over the past few years. There are kettlebell classes that you can take, but what's better than having everything you need at home? They're small, so they're easy to store somewhere which makes them a great addition to a make-shift home gym.


DIY Smoothie Jars

A while back, I found a great idea on Pinterest to make DIY smoothie jars and it was a huge hit! Basically, you find small mason jars and you fill them with dried ingredients that can be stored easily and are ready to blend up when you want to make a quick smoothie. If you pick the right ingredients, your gift will be adorable and healthy. It's a great idea if you're a crafty person that wants to make something with a special touch.

Yoga Gear

Fit Spirit Pink Yoga Starter Set Kit - Includes 0.5" Inch NBR Mat, Yoga Block, Yoga Towels & Yoga Strap
Fit Spirit Pink Yoga Starter Set Kit - Includes 0.5" Inch NBR Mat, Yoga Block, Yoga Towels & Yoga Strap

In this day and age, anyone in tune with their health is also in tune with yoga. You don't technically need anything to accomplish the vast majority of yoga moves, but it's always nice to have the extra bells and whistles that inspire the exercise. Yoga mats are necessary if you want to go to any class and yoga blocks are a fun way to try out new yoga moves (which most people don't own).



    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Kristen Howe profile image

      Kristen Howe 

      3 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Great list of gifts to give to someone's who's health conscious. I'm partial to all of the ideas of the list, if it's affordable and on sale. Voted up for awesome!


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)