Healthy Holiday Gift Guide
At ALOHA, we’re all about eating well, staying active, exploring the world, giving back, and looking our best. We’ve rounded up a list of ALOHA-approved holiday gifts for all of the healthy people in your life, from the novice chef to the Everest-bound explorer.
For the Foodie
Matcha is having a moment, and for good reason. The superfood tea is full of antioxidants, aids in weight loss, and enhances mood. The Panatea Ceremonial Grade Matcha Tea Set has all of the necessary components to enjoy matcha in its traditional form.
This Spiralizer has four blades and can transform vegetables into “angel-hair” strands, spiral cuts, shoestrings, and ribbon “noodles.” It’s equipped to handle firm fruits and vegetables from apples to zucchini and carrots.
Make warrior poses in cookie form with Yummi Yogi Cookie Cutters! The playful cookie cutters are 5x5 and made out of stainless steel.
#itsteatimewhen it takes one touch to make the perfect cup of tea. The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker uses an automated tea basket to agitate leaves to perfectly infuse your tea. The Tea Maker is programmable for all types of tea, water temperatures, and steep times. You can even set a timer so your tea is ready the moment you wake up.
This kit makes it painless and easy to make kombucha at home. It contains everything you need for making the perfect cup of the detoxifying, probiotic-filled beverage.
For the Athlete
1. Peloton Bike
The Peloton Bike brings the spin studio to you—the indoor cycling bike is equipped with an HD touchscreen display so you can stream live classes (or access on demand classes) from Peloton’s studio.
2. FitBit Flex
The FitBit Flex tracks steps, distance, calories burned, and active minutes in a fashionable and sleek wristband. The Flex is water-resistant, has a five day battery life, and can monitor your sleep.
The eKO SuperLite Mat is ideal for yogis on the go as it weighs only two pounds and can be folded to fit in your purse! The mats are also perfect for the eco-friendly—they’re biodegradable and made from natural tree rubber.
YogaVibes allows you to stream yoga from anywhere. They offer 16 different styles of classes, as well as different class lengths, difficulty levels and focuses. They’re also the exclusive online provider of Exhale’s Core Fusion classes!
Every athlete should have a foam roller to help lengthen and loosen muscles and breaks up knots. Mobot is the first and only foam roller water bottle—the perfect gift for any athlete as it combines hydration and massage.
For the Adventurer
UrbanEars Sumpan headphones are “true earbuds” meaning that they sit in your ear (rather than in your ear canal) so they’re much more comfortable than standard in-ear headphones. UrbanEars also boast a long list of other features such as a built-in microphone and remote compatibily with Android and Apple, a tangle-free fabric cord and a hook-shaped design that allows the ear buds to clasp together behind your neck when they’re not in use.
The FlipBelt is a great way to carry all of your essentials when on-the-go. The slip-on belt is made from a high quality Micropoly/Lycra fabric that is comfortable and even machine washable. The belt has multiple openings and can carry everything from your phone to keys (there’s even an internal key hook to hook keys onto for extra security!)
The SteriPEN is a handheld UV water purification system, crucial for any traveler. UV light purifies water without harmful chemicals and makes drinkable water in under two minutes.
The GoPro HERO4 is the smallest and lightest GoPro camera yet. It’s 50 percent smaller and 40 percent lighter than the other HERO4 cameras making it the most wearable and mountable and perfect for any adventure.
The SUMA box is known as the best survival kit on the market. It’s made from aircraft grade aluminum and its contents are kept in place by a rubber gasket and Velcro straps. The box includes literally anything you might need in case of emergency, from an “emergency fishing kit” to waterproof matches.
For the Philanthropist
1. Bombas Socks
Bombas socks are made with Long Staple Pima Cotton and built for athletic performance. The company began with the idea that socks are the number one requested clothing item at homeless shelters. For that reason, a pair of socks is donated every time a pair is purchased.
Teeki uses recycled plastic water bottles to make insanely comfortable and fashionable activewear. All of their clothing (leggings, shorts, and sports bras) are cut, printed, and hand sewn using only environmentally friendly practices and they manufacture everything in the U.S.
The Giving Keys employ people transitioning out of homelessness in Los Angeles to make necklaces and bracelets out of repurposed keys. They also partner with three organizations—Chrysalis, LIFT Los Angeles, and Downtown Women’s Center to help LA’s homeless community.
4. FEED Bags
FEED products are all produced under fair labor conditions and made with environmentally friendly materials such as organic cotton and burlap. Each bag purchased provides meals to children in schools around the world. The company also works with established cooperatives in Columbia, Guatemala, Haiti, India, and Kenya.
S’well’s mission is to “rid the world of plastic bottles” with their fashionable, non-leaching and non-toxic stainless steel bottles that can keep drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12. S’well gives back as a supporter of UNICEF (they’ve donated $100,000 to help provide clean water to the world’s most vulnerable children). They also support American Forests and Drink Up.
For the Fashionista
This Kit contains all of the necessities from stylish “athleisure” brand, Outdoor Voices. Their signature Running Sweats, Warmup Leggings, Steeplechase Bra, and Catch-Me-If-You-Can Hoodie are all tucked into a custom Baggu tote.
As a Fabletics member, you are given personalized outfit options each month. The outfits are made from quality material and are always fashion-forward collections that you can wear outside of the gym.
The Lara Yoga bag epitomizes "street-to-studio" with its extreme versatility. Whether you’re using it as a yoga mat bag or a duffle bag, or both at the same time—it always looks cool.
These trendy sneakers redefine where fitness meets fashion. They feature a unique pattern, are lightweight and pliable and their single piece, seamless design is made to balance strength and flex in the areas that runners need it the most.
The super soft customizable circle scarf is thick, warm, and extremely versatile—it can be used as a wrap, a shrug, a hood, a blanket, or whatever else you may need.
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