As the holiday season approaches, a lot of us make resolutions about what we’ll do to improve our health in the New Year. It’s also the time of year when people are asking what’s on our wish lists. Better health means less money spent on doctor’s appointments and days off from work, so why not add a few things to thatwish list that inspire you to get in shape even once all of the holiday desserts are polished off?
Magazine Subscription. It’s not that magazines like Self, Shape and Men’s Health always have the best advice or lifestyle solutions that work for everyone, but just having regular reinforcement throughout the year about developing healthy habits and the benefits of eating well and exercising consistently can make it that much easier to stick with a plan.
A pedometer. A pedometer will count how many steps you are taking whenever you wear it, and even if you start small, setting goals about moving more often will help you make exercise a reality every day.
A gym membership. A gym membership can be pricey and it’s understandable that you might not want to commit to it right away, especially if you’ve joined and quit in the past. However, it’s the perfect gift to ask for since you’ll probably get more use out of it than another sweater or scarf!
Workout DVDs. Don’t want to leave the house for the gym in the winter? Take a look through Amazon’s extensive catalogue of workout DVDs and add a few that you think you’ll really use to your list.
An mp3 player.Once you have all your music in one easy place, you’ll want to listen to it as much as you can,and there’s no better time to do that than on a long walk around the neighborhood.
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