Since it’s a brand new year, our friends and family will be itching to shift the Christmas weight, detox and get fit as their 2019 new year resolution. With Christmas long gone, it’s time to think of practical health and fitness gifts for upcoming birthdays; the type of present we wish we had asked for during the festive season.

Maintaining your health and fitness is so important, and is always trying to find new ways to encourage you to keep at it, in order to live a healthy and fruitful life. So, as well as offering some great life and health insurance policies, we’ve rounded up our top five gifts to give your aspiring fit and healthy friends.

  • MiraFit 3pce Kettlebell Weight Set with Stand

Do you know a friend looking to work on their abs, but doesn’t quite have the cash to splash on a monthly gym subscription?  Look no further than the MiraFit Kettlebell Weight Set. Kettlebells are a great way to improve fitness, by building up your muscle strength and what’s even better about this gift is they can be used right in the comfort of your own home.

  • Nike 3mm Yoga Mat

Yoga is the in-thing at the minute; it became increasingly popular in 2018. Now, in 2019 it’s getting the praise it finally deserves.

Buying a Nike yoga mat is the perfect gift for those meditation lovers, or those who have wanted begin practising yoga, but just haven’t got round to it. Meditating really helps balance your mindset; it provides calming and soothing breathing exercises and even better, it’s a great way to keep fit and stretch out tensed-up muscles.

  • The Skincare Bible: Your No-Nonsense Guide to Great Skin – Dr Anjali Mato

Many people forget that what we put into our body directly affects the condition of our skin.

Dr Anjali Mato, who is actually one of the UK’s top consultant dermatologists provides great advice on skin care products, and how you shouldn’t judge skincare by its price tag, as well as squashing popular skin care myths.

This skincare bible is the ideal gift for your friend who’s tried everything already to combat pimples, yet has still not found the solution they’re looking for.

  • Fitbit Unisex Versa Health Fitness Smartwatch

Since the Fitbit was first introduced, it’s been the talk of the town when it comes to fitness gifting. The start of the year is usually the time we start tracking our fitness, so your friends and family will appreciate a push in the right direction. Even better, this Fitbit Smartwatch is water-resistant, meaning you and your friends can swim with it and run with it. Perfect.

  • Mad Millie Kefir Kit

This healthy drink set is perfect for your friend who’s into do-it-yourself health remedies and wellness products. Kefir is actually a fermented drink packed with live cultures, which work wonders for your immune system and help to maintain a healthy gut. A drink of this gut-happy drink is usually quite pricey if it’s ready-made from a health shop, so this affordable home-kit is great to gift.

This should not be construed as advice and is for information purposes, only.