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Mother's Day must haves for fitness-minded moms

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Mother's Day is fast approaching and many are still trying to think of the perfect gift for that special woman. To celebrate Mother’s Day, the Phoenix-area Sport Chalet stores have put together a gift guide for moms who enjoy getting out in Phoenix and being active. Check out a few fitness gifts Mom is sure to love:

1. Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband: Work up a sweat at South Mountain, the Estrellas, White Tanks or lakeside at Lake Pleasant with a Fitbit Flex. Perfect for the stylish fitness fanatic, the Fitbit wirelessly syncs with phones, tablets and computers while tracking steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and sleep cycles, helping even the busiest moms achieve their fitness goals.

2. Emotions Spitfire Kayak : At 8 feet, the Spitfire is fun and practical choice for the entire family! Featuring a molded-in seat and padded backrest, the kayak is perfect for a comfortable ride around Lake Pleasant. It also has a lightweight design with front and rear handles, which make transport a breeze. A weekend outing to explore beautiful what Arizona has to offer has never been easier.

3. Manduka The Black Yoga Mat PRO: The legendary Black Mat PRO (formerly known as the Black Mat) is celebrating a decade as the world’s finest yoga mat. With its denser, thicker form, unparalleled comfort and cushioning, superior non-slip fabric finish, and simple, elegant design, the mat will make the yogi in your family want to break out her moves right then and there.

4. Electra Townie Original 3i Women’s Cruiser Bike: Perfect for riding down the Arizona Canal path between Granada Park and 67th Avenue, this cruiser maximizes comfort and efficiency without sacrificing style. The bike is a perfect way for moms to get outside and get exercise without if feeling like work.

5. Nike Women's Legend 2.0 Tight Poly Capri: The Nike Dri-FIT Legend 2.0 TI Women's Training Pants offer freedom of movement, lasting comfort and a smooth look for any workout regimen. Mom will enjoy the way these pants look and feel. The wider waistband and strategically placed seams provide a flat, smooth look to visually shape and lift.

6. Under Armour Women’s Tech Print Short Sleeve V-neck Tee: The new UA Tech™ Space Dye T-shirt is a comfortable, stylish ribbed V-neck that is made of a soft, breathable fabric and follows your every move. The shirt is perfect to keep Mom cool as she works up a sweat at Camelback Mountain.

7. Nike Women’s Free 5.0+ Running Shoe: This women’s Nike running shoe is lightweight, flexible and bursting with tons of power-stride potential that Mom will love as she enjoys the trails at Papago Park. The asymmetrical lacing system and the minimalistic molded sockliner reduce pressure on the foot and Mom is sure to appreciate the stylish color options available.

Mothers take care of the family throughout the year, so why not give her something that lets her give back to herself and stay fit and healthy?

Fitbit tracks fitness for you
Fitbit tracks fitness for you Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Fitbit tracks fitness for you

Get Mom a Fitbit, a gadget that makes staying in shape fun and simple to keep track of. Work up a sweat at South Mountain, the Estrellas, White Tanks or anywhere with a Fitbit Flex. Perfect for the stylish fitness fanatic, the Fitbit wirelessly syncs with phones, tablets and computers while tracking steps taken, distance traveled, calories burned and sleep cycles, helping even the busiest moms achieve their fitness goals.

Run with new Nikes
Run with new Nikes Ryan Pierse/Getty Images for Nike

Run with new Nikes

The Nike Free 5.0+ will keep Mom light on her feet for running a 5K or just chasing the kids. This women’s Nike running shoe is lightweight, flexible and bursting with tons of power-stride potential that Mom will love as she enjoys the trails at Papago Park. The asymmetrical lacing system and the minimalistic molded sockliner reduce pressure on the foot and Mom is sure to appreciate the stylish color options available.

How about a kayak?
How about a kayak? Mark Nolan/Getty Images

How about a kayak?

If Mom loves adventure, look into an Emotions Spitfire Kayak to hit Lake Pleasant this summer and enjoy the water. At 8 feet, the Spitfire is fun and practical choice for the entire family!  Featuring a molded-in seat and padded backrest, the kayak is perfect for a comfortable ride around Lake Pleasant. It also has a lightweight design with front and rear handles, which make transport a breeze. A weekend outing to explore beautiful what Arizona has to offer has never been easier.

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