The holiday season is finally here, and it is time to start shopping. If you have a fitness fanatic on your list, Merrithew has released their 2015 Holiday Gift Guide, with their top equipment picks for the enthusiast of any discipline. Whether they are a kid, beginner, pro, or instructor Merrithew has a number of products that are sure to brighten your loved one's holiday spirit.
I had the opportunity to test a few products from the Pilates Gift Guide. Here are a few of recommendations.
The Fitness Circle® Flex is a lightweight, portable tool that provides gentle resistance for upper-and lower-body exercises. Offered in a variety of colors, the Fitness Circle Flex is now on sale for $14.99.
The Flex-Band® is great to incorporate into your matwork routine to add upper and lower body resistance training into your workout. Also available in a variety of colors, and resistance levels, the Flex-Band includes a BONUS Exercise Guide, and currently available for $8.25.
Toning Balls™ are a portable and easy to incorporate into a variety of targeted sculpting exercises that result in healthy muscles without the bulk. They can help increase the intensity of matwork or equipment-based routines, and also bring awareness to shoulder girdle stability. Available in 3 weights, and 6 colors, you can purchase the 3 Lb 2-pack for $23.24
The Stability Cushion™ helps to enhance your stability, strength and balance while performing exercises in standing, sitting, kneeling, supine and prone positions. It is great for use with everyone from rehab clients to professional athletes and supports exercisers up to 350lbs. It is available for $27.50, and also offered in a larger 20" size for $45.
In addition to their top equipment recommendations, they also offer a number of free downloadable Exercise Guides that teach you how to incorporate select equipment into your fitness routines.
Check out all of Merrithew's fitness products at Merrithew.com, and stay tuned for my Merrithew Fitness Series throughout December, where I show you how I use my gear outside of the gym!