Top Holiday Gifts for Fitness Enthusiasts Without Breaking the Bank

Top Holiday Gifts for Fitness Enthusiasts Without Breaking the Bank

Make someone's year special by giving the gift of fitness. Below, we round up some top ideas to kick-start someone's fitness goals without breaking the bank:

1. Dash Dash Dot Dash Dash Dash: Infinity Bucket, Infinity Tote, Infinity Backpack www.godashdot.com

Dash Dash Dot Dash Dash Dash (www.godashdot.com), the brand that designed the Infinity bag ($198) for modern, active, on-the-go women, has added several new designs to the collection, just in time for the holidays! The new products include the popular bucket bag ($218), the weekender ($225) and a new color for the Infinity backpack ($198). All bags feature tons of pockets and compartments for maximum organization and comfort. The fashionable and functional bags are made from a lightweight and durable material, have a padded laptop section, water bottle holder, machine washable laundry pouch and a separate compartment for shoes or yoga mat, and a zipper that can release the bottom panel for a deeper bag when there are no shoes or mat to tote and more room is needed. The bags and backpacks also feature a snap in-snap out pouch that can double as a cross body or fanny pack with the additional adjustable strap included with every bag. For a quick trip to the store or an evening out after work, the cross body bag is lightweight and attractive, and the perfect fashion accessory for the woman on the - - . - - - GO!

Check out our review of the Infinity Bag here!

Top Holiday Gifts for Fitness Enthusiasts Without Breaking the Bank
High Heel Rescue Loop: Box Sets

2. High Heel Rescue Loop: Box sets www.highheelrescue.com

Fitness professional, Ilaria Cavagna is a certified Pilates trainer with a masters degree in exercise science and movement who has developed the revolutionary High Heel Rescue (HHR) loop and workout program to strengthen feet and rescue women who want to wear high heels! The HHR loop merges fitness and fashion! (www.highheelrescue.com $69.99) Included with the HHR Loop is a carry case, tips, workouts/updates and it comes in 2 sizes.

3. Suzanne Bowen's BarreAmped Bounce DVD & Jumpsport www.suzannebowenfitness.com www.barreampedbounce.com

Fitness and lifestyle expert Suzanne Bowen, creator of Suzanne Bowen Fitness (#SBF) www.suzannebowenfitness, a top streaming and subscription website for workout videos and nutrition advice, has created the newest addition to her BarreAmped series. BarreAmped Bounce is the first total body barre program to be done exclusively on a trampoline.

4. Ultimate Workout and Recovery www.workoutandrecovery.com

The Ultimate Workout and Recovery Gym (www.workoutandrecovery.com $1999.99 w/Viper Travel Version option/ OR $1249.99 Latex Free Version) benefits wounded warriors and veterans as well as busy moms, homebound, injured athletes, paraplegics and spinal cord injury patients, bariatric patients, cancer and immune-compromised patients, stay-at-home mothers, caregivers, occupational and physical therapists, senior centers, nursing homes, hospitals, rehab clinics, fitness enthusiasts, schools, personal trainers, chiropractors, and anywhere this unit would aid those who are in bed or in a wheelchair achieve maximum fitness and recovery. UWAR can stand alone bolted into the ground or can be mounted to a bed or chair utilizing thresholds and bed attachments, while accommodating people of all ages and athletic abilities. Developed by a fitness/wellness expert, a mechanical engineer and a doctor who sought to fill a need for the disabled and those whom have time constraints and need something fast, fun and effective for working out and therapy, the Ultimate Workout and Recovery (UWAR) gym is made of steel and weighs under 50 pounds and is easily assembled. UWAR is PROUDLY made in The USA and is patented.

5. Ilyse Baker's Dancinerate Pregnancy Edition www.Ilysebaker.com<


Ilyse Baker www.IlyseBaker.com is a celebrity fitness trainer, choreographer, creator of Dancinerate, AFAA certified, has a BA in Dance Performance and education, is a
certified pre/post-natal coach and a new mom! Her personality is contagious and charismatic as is her enthusiasm for fitness and dance. While pregnant with her first child, Ilyse expanded her Dancinerate program to include safe and sassy dance exercises appropriate for all stages of pregnancy. Now available are 3 new streaming workouts in the Dancinerate: Pregnancy Edition. View online at: https://go.platformpurple.com/?e=ilysebakerdigital. Titles include: Mommy Moves It: Cardio Dance Workout; Belly Bump Bounce: Hip Hop Dance Workout; and, Baby Mama Motion: Sassy Jazz Workout available at $24.99 for the bundle of 3 or $9.99 each.

6. Sara Lewis www.mixfitness.com 4 week on line program for Restore the Core for Postpartum Moms

Sara Lewis, who has dubbed herself "The Uncool Trainer" is the founder of Mix
Fitness (www.mixfitness.com ) whose motto is "Mix Fitness into Your Life!" She is the creator of the online 4 week program, Restore the Core for Postpartum Moms. Lewis is a personal trainer and group fitness instructor with over 15 years of experience, who assists new moms to prepare for motherhood through her Fit Mama Training program. Lewis has a B.S. in Exercise and Health Promotion and is ACE, ACSM - HFS, NKT certified.

7. ActivWedge & DVDS by Suzanne Martin www.pilatestherapeutics.com

The Activ-Wedge® DVD (2 disc set, $24.95/ wedges sold separately $15.95 set, www.amazon.com) is a series of 3 videos (on 2 discs,) produced by Dr. Suzanne Martin, founder of Pilates Therapeutics. The 3 videos include: Assessment/ Creating a Client Profile (30 minutes), Activ-Wedge® on the Mat (40 minutes), and Activ-Wedge® on the Apparatus (60 minutes). Originally designed for its use in the Pilates environment for clients with scoliosis, Dr. Martin found that the wedge is useful for any client with asymmetries, as well as having a home and office use. The name Activ-Wedge® distinguishes its use from other wedge products often used for passive stretching, positional release, and therapeutic manual therapy. This promotes movement to achieve better balance.

8. Tickets to One Night with the Stars Dec 4th in Madison Square Garden here.

Wigs & Wishes will present "One Night with the Stars" on December 4, 2017 in New York City atMadison Square Garden. The Garden Theater holds 5700 seats.

Ticket prices range from $66 to $1006 for VIP seating that includes celebrity meet and greet, swag bag and seating in the first three rows.Tickets can be purchased HERE.

The all-star Broadway, TV, pop and film star line-up for "One Night with the Stars" includes performances by Jordin Sparks, Betty Buckley,Natasha Bedingfield, Sofia Carson, Noah Galvin,Mandy Gonzalez, Sal Valentinetti, James Maslow, Lillias White, Lainie Kazan, Anthony Rapp, Jon Jon Briones, Jenn Gambatese, Sharon Catherine Brown, Telly Leung, Tom Bergeron, Bruce Vilanch, and a Special All Star Performance created by Nappytabs.


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Christina Mancuso Christina Mancuso, a mother of 3, has traveled to well over 70 cities on various Broadway National Tours. She is now residing in her hometown of Columbus, Ohio after spending a year in NYC to support her daughter's Broadway debut. Besides writing, traveling, and mothering, she is a 13-time marathon runner (including the 2015 Boston Marathon), freelance artist, classical violinist, and a previous Paralegal with over 20 years of writing and research experience. Mancuso is listed in 'Who's Who Worldwide' and has been recognized for "Outstanding Leadership in Media" by the International Women's Leadership Association. A former Theatre Critic for both Columbus and NYC, Christina is currently the Regional Managing Editor of BroadwayWorld.com and Editor-in-Chief of BWWFitnessWorld.com.