Here are some eco-friendly products to get your fellow athlete, fitness enthusiast, yogini, weekend warrio or personal trainer this season. Or just get something for you because you've kept to your training plan all year and...well...you deserve it. This year we have gifts for even your youngest athletes!
View Sport Sweat Activated Fitness Apparel
Reveal the intensity of your workout with this sweat-activated high-tech workout apparel. The material (patent-pending) presents an image that gets increasingly clear the more you sweat. Custom options are available, so you can design your own gear.
Retail price: From $25.00 www.viewsport.us
Skin Care for Athletes
Give the gift of healthy skin with the only organic/natural skin care line designed specifically for athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Total body care from Prep to Recovery includes 3-in-1 Tri-Body Wash, Tri-Body Moisturizer and Tri-Body Massage Oil. Highly rated by the Environmental Working Group, certified vegan by PETA and LeapingBunny.org.
Retail price: From $14.00 www.skincareforathletes.com
Beanitos - The Original Bean Chip
Beanitos are an honestly delicious snack made from super nutritious white bean, black bean and pinto beans that have fiber and protein grown right in them. They’re real food, full of crunchy flavor, free of preservatives, and made with only natural non-GMO ingredients. Available in six great flavors: Original Black Bean, Chipolte BBQ, Nacho Cheese, Restaurant Style, Simply Pinto Bean and Better Cheddar.
Retail price: 6 oz bag - $3.49, 1.5 oz bag - $1.19 www.beanitos.com
Taffy is a stylish new line of activewear designed specifically and exclusively for women sizes 14-24. All tops and bottoms are tailored to fit and flatter a woman's curves. Taffy Activewear combines fashion and function effortlessly!
Retail price: From $30.00 www.shoptaffy.com
Skatexs Skateboards for Kids Aged 5-10
These are extremely cool, high quality, environmentally friendly skateboards made just for kids age 5-10. Made with bamboo fibers that make a better skateboard deck than traditional maple. Not only is the process ecologically sustainable, but the resulting board is lighter and significantly more durable than a wooden alternative. They are smaller boards that can be ridden with more control, it is also a fundamentally safer selection for the young skater.
Retail price: From $113.00 www.skatexs.com
Chavals Leather Heated Ski Glove
Tired of running out of heat before lunch? Chaval Response-XRT gloves keep your hands toasty warm 3 times longer than any other brand. They've developed a paper-thin polymer heating film with a proprietary nanotech 'programming' that enables independent temperature regulation in each finger. That's all day heat.
Retail price: $390.00 www.chavalusa.com
Words to Sweat By - Mantra Towels
If you are looking for fitness accessories that provide sassy or serious motivation to get you up off the couch or to help you push through those last minutes of your workout then Words to Sweat by has something for you. Their 16 x 27 100% cotton workout towels have a mantra for every one of you!
Retail price: $10.95 www.wordstosweatby.com
The Scrubba Wash Bag
Weighing less than 6 oz (180g) and folding to pocketsize, the Scrubba wash bag lets you quickly and effectively wash your gym clothes in minutes. Perfect for the office, you will no longer need to cart your smelly gym gear home after a lunch-time workout or put on smelly cycling clothes for the ride home. Equally great for camping and hiking when clothes are limited.
Retail price: $64.95 www.thescrubba.com
An ingenious water bottle with its own filter that removes chlorine and organic contaminants from municipal tap water making it taste better, crisp and clean. Each bobble filter equates to 300 single-serve bottles! Bobble is BPA, Phthalates and PVC free. Carry on!
Retail price: From $9.99 www.waterbobble.com
Dizm Eco Eyewear
The first company to offer a full line of stylish, performance sunglasses with 100% recyclable, biodegradable, compostable and renewable plant-based plastic frames that won't add to our landfills. They have six styles for women & men, each with polarized lenses that offer 100% UV eye protection with design rooted in active, outdoor lifestyle.
Retail price: $95.00 www.dizmeyewear.com
Unmarx is a reusable cleaning pad with a chemical-free mesh that easily erases a variety of unexpected clothing marks- Deodorant Marks, Body Powders, Make-up Powders, Lint, Pet Hair and more! Unmarx works without water and small enough to take on the go! 5% of the proceeds are donated to Breast Cancer Organizations.
Retail price: $9.99 www.unmarx.com
Mystery Tackle Box
Mystery Tackle Box is a monthly subscription service geared towards fishermen (fisherwomen?), they send their subscribers 4-5 quality fishing lures/baits each month and introduce both expert and novice anglers alike to the latest products and techniques. Mystery Tackle Box works with both large well known brands as well as smaller brands anglers would otherwise never get to experience. They offer gift subscriptions for 3, 6 and 12 months for as little as $15 per month. And, we have a special for the holiday season for 10% off any gift order when you use the promo code GIFTS10PCT during checkout.
Retail price: From $15.00 www.mysterytacklebox.com
Hytail Ponytail Hat
The Hytail™ Hat is a baseball-style cap made specifically to fit women’s heads and accommodate a high ponytail. Designed to fit that high riding ponytail, provide ample sun coverage and allow women to wear sunglasses that used to get stuck in traditional caps. The Hytail ™Hat sits higher on the head than a standard hat and has a two-inch wide comfortable elastic band on the bottom that literally lifts the hair off the neck to keep the head cool and comfortable and hair clean and dry.
Retail price: $19.99 www.adactivewear.com
The Ultimate Yogi
The Ultimate Yogi, is a multi-faceted fitness, health and wellness program. This amazing 12-DVD set follows three (36 day) cycles that address every facet of your being. Everything you need is contained in the boxed set including a training guide, program calendar, nutrition plan and a short instructional video that demonstrates key poses.
Retail price: $108.00 www.theultimateyogi.com
Strider Balance Bikes
STRIDER balance bikes for kids 2-10 years old. Strider balance bikes teach kids as young as 18 months old how to ride on two wheels and learn the fundamentals of balancing, leaning, and steering, without the distractions and complications of pedals or training wheels. This unique design teaches young children balance on two wheels right from the start, avoiding developmental delays typical with tricycles and training-wheel bikes.
Retail price: From $119.00 www.striderbikes.com
Handana High Performance Sweat Bands
These reinvented sports wristbands are made of soft, durable, SupplexTM LycraTM fabric allowing you to wipe and wick away sweat and nasal drip that’s getting in the way of your activities. For men and women of all fitness level across a variety of sports, Handana handles the sweat so you can focus on your finish line.
Retail price: $15.99 www.myhandana.com