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53 Healthy Holiday Gifts You'll Want to Give and Receive

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author image Jess Barron
Jess Barron is head of editorial at LIVESTRONG.COM.She has appeared on MSNBC's "The Most," ABC News Now, and XM satellite radio. Barron's writing has appeared on Wired.com, Yahoo! and Poprocks.com.

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53 Healthy Holiday Gifts You'll Want to Give and Receive
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If you’re anything like us, health and fitness are gifts that you want to share with your family and friends all year round. This year the LIVESTRONG.COM team found products that can help enhance healthy eating and nutrition, sleep, fitness and overall health and wellness. Read on to find out what we're loving this winter and what will make a big hit as gifts with the family, friends and fitness fans in your life.

1. S’well Water Bottle
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1 S’WELL WATER BOTTLE

In the U.S. alone, an estimated 50 billion plastic bottles are dumped in landfills each year, and more than 200 billion are tossed into landfills globally. Consequently, reusable water bottles make great gifts for everyone on your holiday list. I was thrilled to find these well-designed, nonleaching and nontoxic 18/8 stainless-steel bottles from S’well that keep your drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. They’re basically magic, and they look beautiful too. What’s more, S’well is a supporter of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, donating $100,000 to help provide clean water to the world’s most vulnerable children. UNICEF works in more than 100 countries around the globe to improve access to safe water and sanitation facilities in schools and communities and to promote safe hygiene practices. At LIVESTRONG.COM, we appreciate companies that give back. FREE SHIPPING: Get 10 percent off and free shipping on orders over $50.00 with the promo code: LIVESTRONG10 PRICE: $42.00. WHERE TO FIND: Joyus.com

Related: More info about the S'well water bottle - and where to find it

2. Jawbone UP4
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2 JAWBONE UP4

The Jawbone UP4 is the coolest-looking, most comfortable and most stylish fitness tracker. It not only tracks my steps and sleep, its heart-health monitoring records both my resting heart rate and passive heart rate, and the app gives me encouragement to keep active during the day and helpful tips to enhance and improve my sleep quality. In the morning, it wakes me up silently by vibrating my wrist for the time I’ve set. This means it doesn’t wake my husband when I get up for an early-morning run! You can also connect your American Express card, so that you can tap to pay for things while you're out (literally) running errands. PRICE: $199.99. WHERE TO FIND: jawbone.com

Related: More info on the Jawbone UP4 - and where to find it

3. Mega Tiny Corp Anti-Gravity Cellphone Case
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3 MEGA TINY CORP ANTI-GRAVITY CELLPHONE CASE

If you have someone who loves shooting selfies, videos and group photos on your holiday list (yes, I admit, it's me!), we have found the coolest and most useful gift: the Mega Tiny Anti-Gravity Case. It's a case that doesn't feel sticky to the touch, but that actually enables you to stick your phone to almost any flat, smooth surface -- including glass, mirrors, whiteboards, metal, kitchen cabinets and more -- to capture the perfect hands-free selfie, group shot or video. Selfie sticks are bulky and can be inconvenient to carry around and have on hand when you need them most. In comparison, this case is incredibly handy because it's always on your iPhone. I love it. It's one of the top three new products I've tried this year. The Anti-Gravity Cellphone Case helped me to capture so many great group shots at important events throughout the year without someone's arm needing to be seen in the shot holding the camera. The Anti-Gravity Case is available for iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6s, 6s Plus, iPhone 5s and Galaxy S6 Edge. PRICE: $29.99 to $39.99. WHERE TO FIND: megatinycorp.com

Related: More info on the Anti-Gravity Cellphone Case - and where to find it

4. Beats by Dre Powerbeats2 Wireless
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4 BEATS BY DRE POWERBEATS2 WIRELESS

Nothing will kill your workout vibe more than aggressively -- albeit accidentally --ripping out your earphones mid-exercise. But if you’re rocking wireless headphones, you’re free to train without the constant fear getting tangled in the wire. “With their 30-foot range, I’m able to move around the gym unrestricted with my phone safely tucked in my bag, listening to music and answering calls with the RemoteTalk control,” says LIVESTRONG.COM social-media consultant Niki Gruttadauria. The quick-charge function (a quick 15-minute charge will give you enough juice for an hour of playback) is great for the procrastinator in us. No wires, no problem. PRICE: $199.95. WHERE TO FIND IT: BeatsByDre.com

Related: More info on the Beats by Dre Powerbeats2 - and where to find them

5. Himalayan Salt Lamp
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5 HIMALAYAN SALT LAMP

Himalayan salt lamps are made of natural salt crystals from the Himalayan Mountains. Salt crystals are said to emit negative ions that combat air pollution, including smoke, dander, pollen and odors. People with asthma and allergies have experienced benefits with these lamps. These salt crystals are also known to counteract the frequencies emitted from home electronics, such as televisions, microwaves and computers. “I have pets, so I’m always looking for natural ways to purify the air,” says LIVESTRONG.COM health editor Sharon Brock. “This lamp emits a calming, amber glow -- like an ember from a fire. I love that it brings both function and beauty to my home.” PRICE: $19.99 to $39.99. WHERE TO FIND: bedbathandbeyond.com

Related: More info on the Himalayan Salt Lamp - and where to find it

6. 23andMe DNA Gene Testing Kit
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6 23ANDME DNA GENE TESTING KIT

For a holiday gift that is as unique and memorable as the recipient, give them the 23AndMe DNA Gene Testing kit. After providing a saliva sample and sending it in the prepaid package, six weeks later they receive a report on their ancestry, traits, and wellness. Understanding your genetics can help you make more informed choices about your diet and exercise. PRICE: $199. WHERE TO FIND: 23andMe.com

Related: More info on the 23andMe DNA Gene Testing Kit - and where to find it

7. Seirus Soundtouch Dynamax Glove Liners
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7 SEIRUS SOUNDTOUCH DYNAMAX GLOVE LINERS

“When you’re on the mountain, nothing is worse than having to take off your gloves to turn on music or answer your phone,” says LIVESTRONG.COM managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. “A lightweight glove liner is great, but one that’s also warm and allows you to use a touchscreen is key.” These Seirus liners make a great stocking stuffer for a skier or snowboarder. “They're even warm enough to wear off the slopes,” she says. Because they’re stretchy and work best tight, order a size down (so ladies with small to medium hands will need a JR/XS). PRICE: $34.99. WHERE TO FIND: seirus.com

Related: More info on the Soundtouch Dynamax Glove Liners - and where to find them

8. Fitbit Surge
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8 FITBIT SURGE

If you know someone who is looking for a heart rate monitor without a chest strap to track their calories burned during running, cycling and other workouts, the Fitbit Surge could be the right gift. Its GPS records my distance, pace, elevation, routes and splits during my runs. It also records wrist-based heart rate -- no need for a chest strap. And it's able to provide a pretty accurate measure of my calories burned. PRICE: $249.95. WHERE TO FIND: fitbit.com

Related: More info on the Fitbit Surge - and where to find it

9. Life Is Good Sherpa Vest
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9 LIFE IS GOOD SHERPA VEST

LIVESTRONG.COM health editor Sharon Brock says the Women’s Sherpa Vest from Life Is Good is cozy and lightweight. “I typically don’t wear vests, but this one is so velvety-soft that it’s comfortable to wear all day long,” she says. This fleece vest has a relaxed fit, sturdy zipper and contoured body seams. Also, Life Is Good donates 10 percent of its net profits to help kids in need, so this is a cool gift that you can feel good about giving. PRICE: $68. WHERE TO FIND: LifeIsGood.com

Related: More info about the S'well water bottle - and where to find it

10. Spire Stress Tracker
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10 SPIRE STRESS TRACKER

Know someone who could benefit from less stress? Get them the Spire tracker. The Spire is a tiny, well-designed wearable device that can be clipped on to your waistband. Spire monitors breathing and coaches people to a more calm state of mind. It shows them when they’re most stressed, where it happens and what they were doing. We found the Spire helpful to enjoying more calmness, even during the hectic holiday season! PRICE: $149.95. WHERE TO FIND: Spire.io

Related: More info on the Spire Stress Tracker - and where to find it

11. Jabra Sport Coach
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11 JABRA SPORT COACH

These earbuds have a lot going for them. They are like having a fitness coach in your pocket or in your ears. "Not only are they snug-fitting, noise-canceling wireless earbuds, they sync to Jabra apps that provide voice coaching for your fitness training as well as an ability to create workout music playlists," says Valaer Goldsworthy, LIVESTRONG.COM managing editor. "What I found really unique were the handful of narrated circuit-training workouts that last from three to six minutes that you can incorporate into your longer session." The apps are better designed for people who are training outdoors as opposed to in a gym because they use GPS to track your run, bike, hike, walk or even laps on the slopes, but if you're looking to gift wireless earbuds with some extra bells and whistles, these are a great choice. PRICE: $149.99 WHERE TO FIND: Jabra.com

Related: More info on the Jabra Sport Coach - and where to find it

12. Polar A360 Fitness Tracker
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12 POLAR A360 FITNESS TRACKER

This tracker is an all-in-one trainer and smart watch (at about half the price of the Apple Watch). It captures your everyday activities like steps and sleep as well as workouts and then syncs with a desktop app for individualized training programs through Polar Smart Coaching. "I'm always a fan of wrist heart rate monitors in lieu of wearing a bulky chest strap," says LIVESTRONG.COM Fitness Editor Rachel Grice. "The interface is easy to use when I want to switch into workout mode, and I love the personalized workout programs, too." PRICE: $199.95 WHERE TO FIND: Polar.com

Related: More info on the Polar A360 Fitness Tracker - and where to find it

13. L.L. Bean Trailblazer Camp Lantern
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13 L.L. BEAN TRAILBLAZER CAMP LANTERN

Make sure the campers on your holiday list end up happy by giving a gift that will light up their nights. This rugged camp lantern is nine inches tall and two-and-a-half pounds. It puts out up to 500 lumens of light on high power, and it runs for about 240 hours on low with three D batteries. They’ll think of you when they’re getting ready to sleep under the stars. PRICE: $39.95. WHERE TO FIND: LLBean.com

Related: More info on the Trailblazer Camp Lantern - and where to find it

14. Jade Yoga Mat
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14 JADE YOGA MAT

Just one Downward Dog on this mat and you’ll be convinced that Jade Yoga mats are best you’ve ever put your hands (and feet) on. In the photo above, I’m doing a Cobra pose on my Jade Teal mat in the Fusion 5/16" thickness. It’s the mat I practice on every day. These mats have the perfect amount of grip and cushioning, and they don’t slip, even on my shiny, hardwood floors. What’s more, Jade Yoga mats are the world’s most environmentally friendly yoga mats. They’re made sustainably in the U.S. from natural rubber as opposed to synthetic rubber (i.e., PVC, PER, TPE, EVA). Plus, Jade Yoga plants a tree for every mat sold. This mat is a great gift for the eco-friendly yogi in your life. If you get the teal color (like the one I have), Jade donates $5.00 from every Teal mat sold to help find an early-detection test for ovarian cancer, which kills thousands of women every year. PRICE: Varies. WHERE TO FIND: JadeYoga.com

Related: More info on Jade yoga mats - and where to find them

15. Bonne O Home Carbonation System
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15 BONNE O HOME CARBONATION SYSTEM

Know someone who is getting bored of plain old water? Or perhaps you know someone who would enjoy making their own artisanal sodas? It will definitely be easy for your friends and family to stay hydrated in 2016 with this Bonne O home carbonation system. It’s fast and easy, and it does not require a CO2 tank. You can add bubbles to everything! Create perfect sparkling waters, spa waters, sparkling juices, sparkling waters infused with fruit, spices or herbs, sparkling wines, sangrias, mimosas, spritzers, bubbly cocktails and craft sodas. Plus, a home drink maker is a great way to be earth-friendly and reduce landfill waste. By using Bonne O as an alternative to purchasing carbonated drinks at the store in plastic bottles, you reduce your environmental impact. It can save anywhere from 300 to 2,000 plastic bottles and cans for an average family. PRICE: $149.99. WHERE TO FIND: BonneO.com

Related: More info on the Bonne O Home Carbonation System - and where to find it

16. Eddie Bauer MicroTherm StormDown Jacket
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16 EDDIE BAUER MICROTHERM STORMDOWN JACKET

It’s nice to have options, right? As one of Eddie Bauer’s perennially popular winter items, the MicroTherm Jacket colors can now be customized -- from the sleeves and stretch panels to the zippers and lining -- for $50 more than the standard price. “For a lightweight jacket, this thing is warm,” says managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. “But I can easily stuff it in my bag when the temperature rises. With its bright colors and windproofing, I especially like it for biking on chilly nights.” Body-skimming and made to fit close to the body, the jacket is best for moderately active sports like hiking and climbing in weather as cold as -5 degrees. PRICE: $199. WHERE TO FIND: EddieBauer.com

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17. Beddit Smart Sleep Tracker
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17 BEDDIT SMART SLEEP TRACKER

Know someone who needs more sleep? This could be a cool tech gift for them. Techwalla and eHow tech editor Dave Johnson chronically undersleeps, often getting just five hours of rest a night. That’s why he was anxious to try Beddit, a sleep monitor that doesn’t require you to wear anything -- no smartwatch or fitness band -- to bed. Instead, you lay an adhesive sensor strip under the bed sheet. It syncs with your smartphone via Bluetooth and tracks your sleep efficiency, including your heart rate all night long. And because it knows your sleep cycle, the smartphone app can wake you when you’re in a shallow sleep for a more refreshing morning. “It’s the best sleep monitor I’ve ever used,” Johnson reports. “It starts automatically when I climb into bed and reports a wealth of details about my sleep each night.” Specifically, Beddit gives you an overall score; a graph of your heart rate and sleep depth, indicating when you snored, when you were restless and other details. Even so, it’s not perfect. “Beddit can’t tell when I’m just lying in bed reading, so it penalizes my quiet time as taking a long time to fall asleep,” Johnson says. But it’s currently the easiest way to fine-tune your sleep game. PRICE: $100. WHERE TO FIND: beddit.com

Related: More info on Beddit - and where to find it

18. Fitness Inspiration Pillows, T-Shirts, Hoodies, iPhone Cases and more
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18 FITNESS INSPIRATION PILLOWS, T-SHIRTS, HOODIES, IPHONE CASES AND MORE

Motivate someone with “fitspiration” messages on pillows, throw blankets, iPhone, laptop and iPad cases, T-Shirts, tanks, hoodies, pillows and tote bags. From “Keep Calm or I Will Lift You Too” to “Run More, Stress Less” to "You've Got Kale" to “Eat, Sleep, Lift, Repeat” these reminders to keep putting in the effort to be fit and healthy will help give support and encouragement to someone all year long. Whether they’re a runner, a cyclist, a weightlifter or a CrossFitter, these motivations will help push them to get their sweat on and smile too. PRICE: Varies. WHERE TO FIND: society6.com

Related: More info on the fitness motivation gear - and where to find it all

19. uBiome
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19 UBIOME

Looking for an unusual gift for someone? Give them a uBiome test kit to find out about what their gut bacteria says about their overall health. Research continues to show us that the microbes in our gut have a large impact on how we feel and our susceptibility to conditions ranging from allergies and celiac disease to Type 1 diabetes and obesity. After swabbing their mouths and sending the sample in the prepaid envelope, in six weeks gift recipients will receive a secure report on their biome that provides detailed information on the bacteria in their bodies -- what their names are, how many of each kind there are and what their functions are in the body. Additionally, they can choose to compare how their biome compares to those of vegans, Paleo eaters, overweight people, heavy drinkers, etc. PRICE: $89. WHERE TO FIND: Ubiome.com

Related: More info on uBiome - and where to find it

20. Urbanears Plattan Headphones
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20 URBANEARS PLATTAN HEADPHONES

I wear my Urbanears Plattan headphones for all my runs, whether outdoors or on the treadmill. They’re comfortable for five or six miles and more! They also have a built-in microphone for talking on the run if you get a call. Plus, they fold up for easy travel or to fit in a bag or purse. I also end up wearing them at my desk at work and on planes when traveling. I love my Urbanears because they don’t make my ears sore. When I wear my ear buds for an extended amount of time my ears start to hurt. I can wear my Urbanears headphones comfortably for much longer. PRICE: $59.90. WHERE TO FIND: urbanears.com

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21. Eddie Bauer Zen Tote
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21 EDDIE BAUER ZEN TOTE

This lightweight nylon gym bag fits comfortably over the shoulder and can also be used as a travel tote. With three outside pockets, an inside zippered pocket, webbed pockets for gym shoes and a detachable one-quart travel pouch for liquids, this bag keeps all of your belongings organized so you can focus on your workout rather than searching for your keys. “My favorite part of this bag is that I can attach my yoga mat to the outside with two lashing straps,” says LIVESTRONG.COM health editor Sharon Brock. “I also love that there is a water-bottle pocket on the outside, so I don’t need to open the main compartment to grab my water. And the pocket is insulated, so it keeps my water cool!” PRICE: $70. WHERE TO FIND: EddieBauer.com

Related: More info on the Eddie Bauer Zen Tote - and where to find it

22. Poprageous Leggings
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22 POPRAGEOUS LEGGINGS

If you know someone with wild style, Poprageous is exactly the site to find them leggings with a whimsical and striking design. From awe-inspiring galaxy-print leggings to leggings covered with cats (including a pair featuring Grumpy Cat) to arty leggings in the design of Picasso or Roy Lichtenstein -- anyone who wears Poprageous prints will make a statement! They even have a graffiti series featuring Los Angeles graffiti artists Kim West and David Choe. We appreciate that the designs are jaw-dropping and the fabric is good quality. And Poprageous products are made in Los Angeles – sweatshop-free -- so you can feel good about supporting American jobs. PRICE: $80. WHERE TO FIND: poprageous.com

Related: More info on Poprageous leggings - and where to find them

23. New Balance Heat Hybrid Jacket
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23 NEW BALANCE HEAT HYBRID JACKET

Gone are the days of women’s athletic jackets with boxy midsections and disproportionately long arms. Enter the New Balance Heat Hybrid Jacket. The sleek style and NB Heat technology keeps you warm without the bulk. “This versatile wardrobe piece is pulling triple duty as a perfect outer layer for winter runs, base layer for winter sports and stylish basic for street wear,” says LIVESTRONG.COM social-media consultant Niki Gruttadauria. PRICE: $179.99. WHERE TO FIND IT: NewBalance.com

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24. TRX Home Gym Suspension Training Kit
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24 TRX HOME GYM SUSPENSION TRAINING KIT

At first glance, it’s hard to see how using the TRX straps is going to provide an effective resistance workout when you compare them to using traditional free weights. Setting them up is quick and easy. You can anchor them to any doorway or you have the option to loop them around something secure such as a pull-up bar. After completing two guided workouts using the straps along with the free TRX companion app, my husband was telling me how happy he was with the results. “The workouts were only 15 minutes long," he said. "But they were surprisingly tough!” The companion app comes with five free 15-minute workouts and one 30-minute workout. PRICE: $159.95. WHERE TO FIND: TRXtraining.com

Related: More info on the TRX Home Gym Suspension Training Kit - and where to find it

25. Fitlosophy Food Scale
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25 FITLOSOPHY FOOD SCALE

For anyone trying to stay healthy and fit by tracking their food using apps like LIVESTRONG.COM’s free MyPlate Calorie Tracker, a food scale is the best way to know exactly how much salad, chicken or anything else you’re eating. PRICE: $24.95. WHERE TO FIND: GetFitBook.com

Related: More info on the Fitlosophy Food Scale - and where to find it

26. G-Loves Workout Gloves
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26 G-LOVES WORKOUT GLOVES

Women who weight train are a severely underserved market, albeit a growing one. Here’s where G-Loves comes to the rescue. “I was really excited to find workout gloves made for women,” says LIVESTRONG.COM managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. "They come in a bunch of cute patterns. I actually feel like they elevate my workout style.” Not to mention the silicone grip is the right amount of stick, and the fabric is sturdy but lightweight enough to allow free range of motion. PRICE: $45. WHERE TO FIND: g-loves.com

Related: More info on the G-Loves Workout Gloves - and where to find them

27. Purple Carrot Vegan Meal Delivery
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27 PURPLE CARROT VEGAN MEAL DELIVERY

Know a busy vegetarian or vegan who would love some help making fresh plant-based meals for their family? Or perhaps you or someone you know has a New Year's resolution to go veg or vegan? The Purple Carrot is a delivery service that sends you the recipes and pre-measured ingredients needed to create delicious plant-based meals. (Many are gluten-free as well.) Recipes are created and tested by Mark Bittman, who has been teaching people how to cook at home for 35 years. PRICE: $68-$74. WHERE TO FIND: ThePurpleCarrot.com

Related: More info on Purple Carrot Meal Delivery - and where to find it

28. The Dreampad Pillow
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28 THE DREAMPAD PILLOW

Know someone who has trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep? I highly recommend getting them the Dreampad to fix this. I sometimes found myself relying on Tylenol PM and melatonin when I needed some help getting to sleep. Last year I tried the Dreampad mini and, more recently, the Dreampad full-size version, which works even better for me! I used to lie awake in bed with my mind racing for up to an hour, but when I started using the Dreampad, it puts me deeply to sleep within 10 to 15 minutes. HOW IT WORKS: The Dreampad stimulates the body’s relaxation response, which allows it to let go of stress and fall asleep. You plug in your mobile phone or MP3 player, and the pillow plays ambient music using bone-conduction technology -- this means that sound is delivered through vibrations on your skull. So no headphones are needed, and your sleeping companion cannot hear it at all. My husband tested this, putting his head directly beside my pillow, and he heard nothing. Every Dreampad comes with a 30-day trial period, within which it can be returned for a full refund if you are not satisfied. PRICE: $179. WHERE TO FIND: DreampadSleep.com

Related: More info on the Dreampad Pillow - and where to find it

29. PrAna Bhakti Yoga Bag
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29 PRANA BHAKTI YOGA BAG

Between the cool fabric and pretty beading, this bag has a lot going for it looks-wise. But how does it hold up in a yogi’s busy everyday life? “The strap is really sturdy and the barrel of the bag is nice and long so that it fits not just my quarter-inch-thick mat, but also a towel or a bottle of water,” says managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. “Also key is that its pocket is deep enough for both phone and wallet. And a nice, versatile detail is the way the bag offers two ways to load your mat in -- via the drawstring at the top and by a lengthwise zipper.” PRICE: $49. WHERE TO FIND: prana.com

Related: More info on the PrAna Bhakti yoga bag - and where to find it

30. Lorna Jane Move Nourish Believe 2016 Planner and Diary
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30 LORNA JANE MOVE NOURISH BELIEVE 2016 PLANNER AND DIARY

Fitness apparel company founder and inspiring, active woman Lorna Jane Clarkson created this 2016 planner full of inspirational quotes and a calendar with space to track your daily workouts, appointments, goals, healthy recipe ideas and more. I schedule my workouts and write down all my daily To-Do lists, and cross out each item I've completed. The quotes in the book help keep me motivated. This is a great gift for the busy woman who wants to make time to move, nourish and believe in herself in the New Year ahead. You’ll be in her thoughts all year long. PRICE: $39.99. WHERE TO FIND: LornaJane.com

Related: More info on the Lorna Jane diary - and where to find it

31. Patagonia Prow Down Vest
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31 PATAGONIA PROW DOWN VEST

LIVESTRONG.COM Blogs Editor Lili Ladaga always has this vest with her in the office. "This super lightweight down vest is perfect for chilly days or a cold office," she says. "Unlike many puffer vests, this one lays fairly flat, so it’s great for layering — there’s no 'Michelin Man' effect when you wear it over a sweater." We were also very impressed to discover that all Patagonia down products contain only "100% Traceable Down." This means all of the down in Patagonia products can be traced back to birds that were never force-fed and never live-plucked. According to Patagonia's website "The Traceable Down Standard provides the highest assurance of animal welfare in the apparel industry." This is a cool gift that you can feel good about giving. PRICE: $149. WHERE TO FIND: Patagonia.com

Related: More info on the Prow Down Vest - and where to find it

32. Taylor Bluetooth Smart Scale
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32 TAYLOR BLUETOOTH SMART SCALE

A scale might seem like a strange gift to get for someone, but this is a very cool bluetooth connected smart scale that is a helpful tool for anyone looking to gain muscle and/or lose fat. This scale records your weight and estimates your muscle mass, body fat and body water, and it sends the info over to a connected mobile app that includes goal-setting, tracking and charts to keep you on track. If weight loss, fitness or gaining muscle are on your 2016 New Year’s resolutions list, then this could be the gift to keep you headed in the right direction. PRICE: $49.99. WHERE TO FIND: TaylorScales.com

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33. L.L. Bean Ultralight 850 Down Jacket
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33 L.L. BEAN ULTRALIGHT 850 DOWN JACKET

I recommend this jacket to anyone who needs an incredibly lightweight, warm fitted jacket that repels water. It ranks over four stars in user reviews on the L.L. Bean website, and customers have left comments on how much they love it, how comfortable it is and how great it looks. Anyone who travels frequently will be impressed with how small and light it folds up. PRICE: $199.99. WHERE TO FIND: LLBean.com

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34. Mizuno Wave Inspire 12s
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34 MIZUNO WAVE INSPIRE 12S

What’s surprising about the new Mizuno Wave Inspire 12 running shoes is the amount of cushioning and support without much added weight. “I’m a bit of a overpronator, and these shoes are supposed to help with that. I have felt less pressure on my knees and ankles while running in these,” says managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. “Interestingly, I’ve noticed that the soles are not as spongy as my other running shoes, which gives a kind of satisfying midsole-strike sound on the pavement and also seems to help shock absorption.” PRICE: $119.99. WHERE TO FIND: MizunoUsa.com

Related: More info on the Mizuno Wave 12 Running Shoes - and where to find them

35. Manduka eKO Mat
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35 MANDUKA EKO MAT

If you have a loved one looking for an eco-friendly yoga mat, the Manduka eKO mat is a top-notch choice. “This mat is no joke!” says managing editor Valaer Goldsworthy. “Its grip is incredible for an eco mat. And even though it’s thin, it still absorbs shock quite well.” But don’t let the thinness of this sustainably harvested natural rubber mat fool you: It’s quite heavy-duty and actually a bit heavy to tote around, making a yoga bag or strong yoga strap a great accessory to go with the eKO. PRICE: $95. WHERE TO FIND: Manduka.com

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36. High Sierra Ringleader Duffel
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36 HIGH SIERRA RINGLEADER DUFFEL

“This Ringleader duffel from High Sierra packs a lot in a small space,” says LIVESTRONG.COM blog manager Lili Ladaga. “There are a ton of pockets on the outside, including a mesh water-bottle holder and a separate side-storage space where you can stick your sweaty clothes or shoes after your workout.” The extra details are thoughtful too: bungee cord straps on the top of the bag that can hold extra gear for easy access and front and side pockets that are actually big enough to hold a lot of stuff. PRICE: $34.99. WHERE TO FIND: HighSierra.com

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37. Hurom HO Slow Juicer
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37 HUROM HO SLOW JUICER

Know someone special who is interested in getting into juicing in the new year? Get them started making their own healthy and delicious apple, carrot, kale, spinach, beet and other juices with the Hurom juicer. Because Hurom HO is a slow juicer, it retains all the enzymes and nutrients in the fruits and vegetables. PRICE: $439 ($330 with CODE BLFR25). WHERE TO FIND: Hurom.com

Related: More info on the Hurom HO Slow Juicer - and where to find it

38. prAna Diva Vest
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38 PRANA DIVA VEST

“The Diva vest is fashionable and practical. It’s water-repellent with knit side panels for stretch and extra movement; the zippered pockets are lined with fabric, so no sticking your hands into ice-cold pockets, and the Sherpa lining is incredibly soft and warm,” says LIVESTRONG.COM blog manager Lili Ladaga. “Plus, the front off-center zipper and wide collar give it a cool, nonsporty look, so you can wear it out and not look like you’re wearing workout clothes.” PRICE: $129. WHERE TO FIND: prana.com

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39. Griffin Lightrunner Mobile Phone Armband with LED Lights
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39 GRIFFIN LIGHTRUNNER MOBILE PHONE ARMBAND WITH LED LIGHTS

If you know any runners who recently got a new iPhone 6s or any new mobile phone this past year, they probably need a new running armband. This one from Griffin also includes flashing LED lights on the sides for added nighttime visibility when you're out on the roads. It also has a little pocket to store your keys, money and/or ID. PRICE: $39.99. WHERE TO FIND: Amazon.com

Related: More info on the Griffin Lightrunner - and where to find it

40. Cabeau Midnight Magic Sleep Mask
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40 CABEAU MIDNIGHT MAGIC SLEEP MASK

For frequent travelers who need to get some sleep on planes or trains, this sleep mask is the perfect gift. It's also great for anyone who needs complete darkness in order to get good sleep. As someone who is light sensitive, I have tried many, many sleep masks over the years. This Midnight Magic Sleep Mask is the best one, and here's why: Inside the soft velvety padding, there is a bendable aluminum strip which allows you to get a custom fit of the mask on your face for near 100% blackout. It also has rounded eye liners, which offer a protective curve to keep the fabric away from your eyelids as you sleep. Another cool feature? The mask comes with memory foam earplugs and a small pocket to keep them in. This means you always travel with your earplugs, which are a game changer when you're sitting next to a crying baby on a plane or staying in a hotel room located near a loud elevator. PRICE: $19.99. WHERE TO FIND: Cabeau.com

Related: More info on the Cabeau Midnight Magic Sleep Mask - and where to find it

41. Old Navy Leg-Graphic Compression Leggings
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41 OLD NAVY LEG-GRAPHIC COMPRESSION LEGGINGS

“I love to wear these compression tights when I go running,” says LIVESTRONG.COM health editor Sharon Brock. “The material is thick and wicking, so it keeps my legs warm and dry, and the silver reflective graphic on the leg helps me be seen by cars when I go running at night. There’s also a tiny pocket to hold my house key.” The graphics on these leggings are just one of many to choose from in Old Navy’s “Active” clothing line. PRICE: $29.94. WHERE TO FIND: OldNavy.Gap.com

Related: More info on Old Navy Leg-Graphic Compression Leggings - and where to find them

42. Relax The Back FitBALL Spiky Massage Balls
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42 RELAX THE BACK FITBALL SPIKY MASSAGE BALLS

If you know someone with a sore back (and who doesn’t?), they will love this spiky massage ball as a stocking stuffer. About the same size as a baseball, this moderately firm plastic massager can release stress and tension across many parts of the body. “Working at a desk all day, my back can get tense, so I lean back on this massager in my chair to release tension in my low back,” says LIVESTRONG.COM health editor Sharon Brock. “Having plastic spikes, this massager effectively hits the reflexology points on my hands and feet. Since the plastic gives a little bit, the spikes don’t hurt at all. It’s just relaxing.” PRICE: $16 for two. WHERE TO FIND: relaxtheback.com

Related: More info on the Relax The Back Spiky Massage Balls - and where to find them

43. Life Is Good "Half Full Daisy Jar" Artisan Mug
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43 LIFE IS GOOD "HALF FULL DAISY JAR" ARTISAN MUG

We love the inspirational messages on Life Is Good’s mugs, like “Half Full,” “Find Your Anchor” and “Optimistic By Nature.” What better way to start your day? The soothing yet practical design isn’t bad either, according to LIVESTRONG.COM senior software engineer Shweta Nayak. “It’s very sturdy. The exterior uneven surface gives a good grip,” she says. “I’m using it every day.” PRICE: $14. WHERE TO FIND: LifeIsGood.com

Related: More info on the Life Is Good "Half Full" mug - and where to find it

44. MUSE Brain-Sensing Headband
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44 MUSE BRAIN-SENSING HEADBAND

If you know someone who has trouble relaxing, sitting still and being mindful or meditating, this brand new gadget could help. Last year and then again this past summer I got a chance to try out the MUSE brain-sensing headband, a tech toy that makes daily mindfulness and meditation a game. It was fun trying it out and getting my meditation sessions rated to see if I could improve my “score.” Their website says it will help you "get a better brain in as little as three minutes a day." It also seems like it would help people relieve anxiety and perhaps bring focus to those with ADD or ADHD. The MUSE has a 60-day money back guarantee if you're not satisfied. PRICE: $299 WHERE TO FIND: ChooseMuse.com

Related: More info on the MUSE brain-sensing headband - and where to find it

45. New Balance Vazee Pace Sneakers
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45 NEW BALANCE VAZEE PACE SNEAKERS

I run 15 to 25 miles per week in these lightweight neutral shoes with comfortable midsole cushioning. They are also great for treadmill runs and HIIT classes like LIVESTRONG.COM’s STRONGER workouts. PRICE: $109.99. WHERE TO FIND: NewBalance.com

Related: More info on the New Balance Vazee Pace Sneakers - and where to find them

46. PiYo Workout DVDs
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46 PIYO WORKOUT DVDS

The creators of P90X and INSANITY, have a new workout program for you to try. TurboFire creator Chalene Johnson has created PiYo, which combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. Since I love both yoga and pilates, these workout videos are a win-win. PRICE: $59.85. WHERE TO FIND: Beachbody.com

Related: More info on PiYo - and where to find it

47. Marc Pro Plus Electrical Stim Machine
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47 MARC PRO PLUS ELECTRICAL STIM MACHINE

Marc Pro is an electrical stim machine that you can use in your own home to help reduce muscle soreness from training and, hopefully, cut down on rest time in between. You’ll be the holiday hero if you get this for your favorite athlete! “My husband and I fight over our Marc Pro Plus. We’ve even started using it at work,” says Kelly Plowe, nutrition lead for LIVESTRONG.COM. “We’re avid athletes covering CrossFit, yoga, Pilates, running and rowing between the two of us, and the Marc Pro is key in helping us recover more quickly for the next workout.” PRICE: $949.95. WHERE TO FIND: marcpro.com

Related: More info on the Marc Pro Plus - and where to find it

48. Patagonia Toggle Down Jacket
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48 PATAGONIA TOGGLE DOWN JACKET

"This is easily one of the most comfortable and versatile cold weather jackets I’ve owned," says LIVESTRONG.COM fitness editor Rachel Grice. "I can wear it in the office to combat the A/C, at home in San Diego where it’s 'cold' (but not really) or up to the mountains, where it’s actually cold. And it’s stylish, so I don’t feel like a frump wearing it." We were also very impressed to discover that all Patagonia down products contain only "100% Traceable Down." This means all of the down in Patagonia products can be traced back to birds that were never force-fed and never live-plucked. According to Patagonia's website "The Traceable Down Standard provides the highest assurance of animal welfare in the apparel industry." This is a cool gift that you can feel good about giving. PRICE: $160. WHERE TO FIND: Patagonia.com

Related: More info on the Patagonia Toggle Down jacket - and where to find it

49. Altec Lansing Sport Bluetooth Earphones
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49 ALTEC LANSING SPORT BLUETOOTH EARPHONES

Know someone who loves running, but does not love having wires dangling everywhere while they run? These are comfortable, fitted to your ears and don’t fall out. They come with the option of small, medium and large ear tips and ear hooks. PRICE: $59.99. WHERE TO FIND: Staples.com

Related: More info on the Altec Lansing Sport Bluetooth Earphones - and where to find them

50. Be Real Minimal Running Shoes
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50 BE REAL MINIMAL RUNNING SHOES

LIVESTRONG.COM fitness editor Rachel Grice recommends these Be Real minimal running shoes for trail runs. "It took me a while to get used to truly minimalist shoes, but I like the feeling of groundedness they provide," she says. "They weren’t great on the treadmill, but I’ll take them on trail runs then climb on top of a rock for a quick yoga break, and the grip is much more secure than bare feet." PRICE: $89.99. WHERE TO FIND: BeRealShoes.com

Related: More info on Be Real minimal running shoes - and where to find them

51. L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway Hooded Jacket
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51 L.L. BEAN PRIMALOFT PACKAWAY HOODED JACKET

LIVESTRONG.COM fitness editor Rachel Grice recommends this L.L. Bean PrimaLoft Packaway jacket to anyone who needs an incredibly lightweight, waterproof jacket with a hood. It ranks nearly 5 stars in user reviews on the L.L. Bean website with people commenting on how much they love it -- how comfortable it us and how great it looks. Anyone who travel frequently will be impressed with how small and light it folds up (it actually stuffs into its own pocket), plus it looks cute. PRICE: $129. WHERE TO FIND: LLBean.com

Related: More info on the PrimaLoft Packaway Jacket - and where to find it

52. Golf Fit or Spa Fit Getaway at La Costa Resort
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52 GOLF FIT OR SPA FIT GETAWAY AT LA COSTA RESORT

For the golfer who has everything, a few days getaway at Golf Fit at La Costa resort in Carlsbad California might be just the right gift. From beginners to low-handicappers, the certified professionals at prestigious TOURAcademy Omni La Costa will take their game to the next level. The training says it will take 5+ strokes off their game and help them lose 10+ pounds. If you're not into golf, you can also try their SpaFit program with daily workouts AND massages. PRICE: Call for pricing. WHERE TO FIND: PremierFitnessCamp.com/golf/

Related: Get more info about GolfFit and SpaFit getaways

53. Enell Sport Bra
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53 ENELL SPORT BRA

The days of well-endowed gals needing to double up on sports bras for adequate support are over. LIVESTRONG.COM community support manager Ann Rusnak has counted on the Enell Sport Bra for more than 10 years when it comes time to strap down the girls for high-impact activities. “This is the Cadillac of sports bras for larger cup sizes! The front hook-and-eye closure can be tedious (so many hooks), but the payoff is worth it. If zero bounce is your goal, this is the bra for you,” she says. Ann cautions, “Follow the fitting instructions on Enell’s website carefully to determine your size, because ‘close enough’ doesn’t work here.” PRICE: $64. WHERE TO FIND: enell.com

Related: More info on the Enell Sport Bra - and where to find it

What Do YOU Think?
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WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Do any of these gifts look good to you? Would they make it onto your holiday list? Do you know of any great healthy holiday gifts that we missed? Leave a comment below, and let us know.

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