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22 Perfect, Trainer-Approved Gifts: 2016 Holiday Guide

22 Perfect, Trainer-Approved Gifts: 2016 Holiday Guide

Wondering what to gift your favorite yogi or athlete this season? I've done the leg-work for you with a range of ideas from charity donations to trainer-approved gear, equipment and accessories guaranteed to bring a smile to their faces all winter long!


Wreck Bag $50+

Wreck Bag is a new sandbag alternative made with a durable outer shell, rugged handles and a proprietary shock absorbing fill (NO SAND). Great for indoor or outdoor fitness training, WOD's and OCR training.

Originally introduced to the market with only a 25lb and 50lb option, the product line now also includes a 35lb, 40lb, 60lb and 70lb as well as the single-handled Wreck Bag Mini in 10lb, 12lb and 15lb options.


LYF Gift Cards $50+

Looking for the perfect holiday or New Year's gift? Lavelle Yoga Fitness knows what they really want: LYF gift certificates!

The lucky recipient can apply your gift to 1:1 Personal Training or Semi-Private Training sessions to use before December 31, 2017.


Brooklyn Candle Company Studio Set $45

Firewood: Rich smoky notes hover above an musky base with a hint of incense to form a scent reminiscent of a day spent cutting firewood. No ax required.

Tobacco: Top notes of leather, musk, amber and tobacco meet middle notes of black tea and base notes of patchouli and sandalwood. The perfect complement to all those leather bound books he's got lying around. Also infused with cedarwood and patchouli essential oils.

Spruce: Inspired by weekends hiking through dense evergreen forests, this nostalgic scent adds that little extra something to his nightstand or office. If you love the scent of pine cones, Christmas tree hunting excursions, and coniferous forests, this is definitely the candle for you.

Made in Brooklyn, New York with 100% soy derived from American-grown soy beans for an eco-friendly, clean burn. Uses a lead-free cotton wick primed with vegetable based wax and premium grade fragrance oil. No added dyes or chemicals.

Burn time: Approx. 40 hours per candle / 120 hours combined burn time
Height: 2"
Diameter: 3"


Athleta Powerlift Tight  $98

INSPIRED FOR: winter training, running

UNPINCHABLE WAISTBAND. 3-layer inner mesh construction smooths over your midsection for a no-muffin-top zone

NEVEREND DRAWSTRING. Fully adjustable continuous loop never gets lost in the wash

2 stretch-to-fit zip SIDE POCKETS with reflective trim hold onto your smartphone and essentials

Reflective trim on side seam

Available in Special Sizes


UA No Breaks Balaclava Running Hoodie $80

Fitted: Next-to-skin without the squeeze. Built-in mesh balaclava for protection & warmth when you need it.

UA Microthread technology in the fabric dries faster, won’t cling to you, won’t chafe & stretches without absorbing sweat. Dual-layer fabric with an ultra-warm, brushed interior & a slick, fast-drying exterior. Anti-odor technology prevents the growth of odor causing microbes. 

Elastic binding on cuffs, hem & hood. Low-profile thumbholes. Reflective graphics & lockertag for greater visibility on low-light runs.


Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask $26

A soothing, leave-on lip mask that replenishes moisture in lips.

This innovative, natural formula smooths, nourishes, and moisturizes lips with a bio-active blend of organic agave nectar, jojoba oil, vanilla CO2 extract, and triple the amount of antioxidant trans-resveratrol found in red wine.


Jade Harmony Mat $78

Jade's most popular mat! The Jade Harmony Mat is 3/16” thick, providing great traction and cushion while still providing stability for standing poses. The Harmony mat comes in a variety of fun and soothing colors, 24" wide (Harmony XW is 28" wide) and in two lengths (68” and 74”) and weighs about 5 pounds. 

Jade is everything you want in a yoga mat – cool colors, incredible grip, great comfort and eco-friendly. Jade mats are made sustainably with natural rubber tapped from rubber trees, a renewable resource and unlike other mats contains no PVC, EVA or other synthetic rubber and are made in the United States in compliance with all US environmental, labor and consumer protection laws. And, Jade plants a tree for every mat sold – with over 850,000 trees planted so far.

Also, $5 will be donated to ovarian cancer charities with every Teal mat purchased, $5 will be donated towards autism causes for every Saffron mat purchased and $5 will be donated towards breast cancer charities for every pink mat purchased!


Kiva Cards $25+

Kiva gives you the chance to make a loan to people in more than 80 countries so they can start businesses, go to school and improve life for their families. With this Kiva Card, you can support a borrower of your choice. Just go to Kiva.org, find a story that speaks to you and help change a life.

Kiva Cards can be delivered by snail mail, email, or printed out at home to be given out however you want. Make sure you select the correct delivery method for your gift using the form to the left. Unfortunately, it isn’t possible to change the delivery method after you’ve completed the purchase of your Kiva Card.

Because Kiva loans are divided into $25 increments, Kiva Cards are primarily available in multiples of $25. For a limited time though, $30 Kiva Cards are also available.


Nike Zoom Air Strong $110

A Nike Zoom Air unit in the heel cushions impacts and provides a responsive, springy feel during workouts.

Flywire cables lock down the forefoot, while an elastic band secures the midfoot for superior, full-length stability during forward and side-to-side training movements.


Nike Flyknit Racer Unisex Running Shoe $150

Nike Flyknit Racer provides an adaptive, lightweight fit with a racing-specific rubber outsole that delivers exceptional traction from your first to final mile. 

A single-layer Flyknit upper wraps your foot in a second-skin fit for incredible lightweight support.

Dynamic Flywire technology adapts to your foot for a custom-like fit and secure lock-down.

A Waffle rubber outsole with a diamond pattern designed specifically for racing delivers durable traction.


Contigo Tranquil Water Bottle $10 

Essential to-go water bottle from the experts at Contigo. Made from BPA-free plastic with a soft-touch silicone sleeve. Complete with a carry handle + leak-proof lid. 20 oz.

Content + Care
- Plastic, silicone
- Dishwasher safe
- Imported


Whole Foods Market Gift Card $20+

Whole Foods Market gift cards can be used at any Whole Foods Market locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Please note: the maximum value a gift card can hold is $500. Any value between $20 - $500 USD

Physical gift cards: Free standard USPS shipping anywhere in the US.

eGift cards:  Instant delivery via email or text message.


Planned Parenthood

For the past century, Planned Parenthood has transformed women's health and empowered millions of people worldwide to make informed health decisions, forever changing the way they live, love, learn and work.

Your gift will be shared equally between your local Planned Parenthood affiliate and Planned Parenthood Federation of America.


Amara Essentials Virgin Coconut + Apricot Oil with Bergamot + Cinnamon $24

Size: 8oz | 237mL

The combination of organic apricot and virgin coconut oil makes for a light quick absorbing all around body+face+hair oil. Bergamot oil, a light citrus fruit has a similar to the scent of early gray tea, it's uplifting and relaxing and pairs lovely with our cinnamon oil, a grounding calming spice for the body as the weather shifts!


lululemon All Day Backpack $128

This durable, water-repellent backpack with removable cross-body bag was designed to store all your stuff from a.m. to p.m.


Philips Wake Up Light $89

Inspired by nature's sunrise, light gradually increases within 30 minutes until your room is filled with bright yellow light. This process of changing an increasing light stimulates your body to wake up naturally. By the time light has filled the room your chosen natural sound completes the wake up experience, leaving you ready for the day ahead.

At your set wake up time a natural sound will play to complete the wake up experience and ensure you are awake. The selected sound gradually increases in volume to your selected level within one and a half minute. There are two natural bird sounds you can choose from.


Jade Cork Yoga Blocks  $14 each

Jade Cork Yoga Blocks are made with cork harvested sustainably in Portugal from the bark of native cork trees, a rapidly renewable resource. Cork provides comfort, strength, stability and firm support for your yoga practice. Cork is naturally antimicrobial and water-resistant.  

Available in Small (3" x 4.75" x 9") and Large (4" x 6" x 9").


charity : water

charity: water is a non-profit organization bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing countries.

We prove every project: We track every dollar you raise, and show the projects you helped fund with photos and GPS.

We’re an open book: We’ve consistently received the highest grades available for accountability and transparency.

100% goes to the field: Private donors cover our operating costs so 100% of your money can fund water projects.


Diana Kane "Feminist" tee shirt $40

Printed with gold foil, on a variety of eco-friendly t-shirt bodies. Women's, Unisex adult, Youth


Yoga Tune Up®  Roll Model® Starter Kit $54

The Roll Model® Starter Kit includes 1 pair of Roll Model® Therapy Balls in Tote (approx. 2.5” in diameter), 1 pair of Therapy Ball PLUS in Tote (approx. 2.75” in diameter), 1 ALPHA Ball (approx. 3.5” in diameter, and one 9” air filled Coregeous® Ball, all packed in a mesh shoulder carry tote. Inside the tote is a convenient zipper pocket for cash, credit cards, cell phone (or your Coregeous Ball plug and straw!). 



National Organization For Women

Help build a feminist future. 

NOW does not rely on foundation or corporate dollars for support. Our work for equality and justice is made possible by membership dues, individual donations and volunteer hours. Your gift today helps us get one step closer to achieving our mission: legal, political, social and economic equality for women and girls.

Contributions to NOW are not tax deductible because of our grassroots lobbying work. NOW is a non-profit, tax-exempt membership organization working politically and legislatively to advance women's rights.


Spotify Premium Gift Card

Choose from a range of Gift Cards, which can be redeemed for a Spotify Premium subscription.

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