Making and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes does not have to be as challenging when surrounded by family, friends, and loved ones who support those goals. Healthy gifts or the gift of wellness can be the real difference in improving one’s or another’s health this season. With the right health tools, individuals can make, see and feel the changes happening. Here is a list of a few of the best healthy holiday gifts to help your loved ones begin the New Year with a healthy perspective.
Walking daily is an integral part of overall wellness. The body was designed to move, and walking about 8,000 steps daily has been shown to reduce all-cause mortality compared to sedentary lifestyles. Unfortunately, it’s estimated that many individuals only walk around 5,000 steps daily.
Individuals that take supplements could benefit from a high-quality, all-purpose blender.
Muscle recovery and maintaining flexibility are essential for body health. Recovery-specific tools can help immensely.
Research from workout enthusiasts and athletes has shown that having the right music or podcast makes or breaks the workout or sport.
Deep-fried foods can be full of unhealthy saturated fats and trans fats and are associated with various health concerns, including cardiovascular issues and type 2 diabetes.
Body composition scales are recommended for achieving health and fitness goals.
Mental health is as vital as physical health.
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