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The 2022 Wellwise Holiday Gift Guide.

The 2022 Wellwise Holiday Gift Guide.

Get Your Loved Ones Something They’ll Love.

The holidays are a wonderful time for getting together with friends and family to celebrate and let loose. However, many of us tend to overindulge a little during the holiday season, eating more treats and drinking more alcohol than we normally would. This is reflected in our choice of New Year’s Resolutions, which often focus on getting healthier. According to YouGov, in 2020, 51% of Canadians resolved to exercise more, 48% to eat healthier, 42% to lose weight, and 35% to reduce stress.

To help your loved ones get a head start on their health journey, we’ve put together a guide featuring five thoughtful gifts that they’re sure to love. Read on to get inspired.

Cubii JR2 Compact Seated Elliptical

The Cubii JR2 Compact Seated Elliptical is similar to a regular elliptical machine that you see in the gym, where you train your body by pushing pedals at varying degrees of resistance. However, with a seated elliptical, you train while sitting down rather than standing up. The Cubii JR2 will help your loved one become more active and will help increase their leg strength by activating six muscle groups.

Why your loved one will love it

  • It’s suitable for all ages and fitness levels, making it ideal for those who haven’t done exercise for a while.
  • It has eight levels of resistance, so they can build up the intensity over time.
  • It’s light and portable, so your loved one can work out in front of the TV, at their desk, or wherever they want!
  • It allows them to work out while seated, making it perfect for those who are worried about falling.

Nutri Ninja® Pro

This extremely high-power blender will allow your loved one to give their body a boost with nutritious smoothies and juices. The Ninja® Pro Extractor Blades® crush through ice, seeds, fruits, and vegetables, creating a smooth and even smoothie consistency.

Why your loved one will love it

  • The Nutri Ninja® Pro comes with twist-on spout lids, meaning your loved one can easily take their smoothie wherever they go – with no decanting!
  • It blends 100% of the fruit and veggies – so your loved one gets 100% of the nutrients!

Kobo Libra 2 eReader

According to a 2009 study, reading reduces stress by almost 70%. It’s also been shown that keeping the brain active through reading can help stave off dementia in later life. So, help your loved one boost their mental health and protect their mind with the Kobo eReader.

Why your loved one will love it

  • Slim and portable, it allows your loved one to read wherever they are.
  • With 32GB of storage, they’ll have all the books they want at their fingertips.
  • It’s lighter than a traditional book and features page turn buttons, making it perfect for one-handed reading.

VivaLift! Tranquil Power Lift Recliner

95% of Canadians 45+ believe that aging in their own home would allow them to maintain their independence and comfort. What better gift, therefore, than one that helps them to do this? The VivaLift! Tranquil Power Lift Recliner allows those with limited mobility to easily and independently get up and down.

Why your loved one will love it

  • This recliner is comfortable and cozy, with particular support for your loved one’s head and lumbar region.
  • Featuring a modern and stylish design, it makes for an upscale addition to their home.
  • Different settings allow them to be seated upright, reclined, or laid back for total relaxation.

Ninja® Air Fryer

Air frying is the healthy cooking trend that’s snowballed in popularity this year. It allows users to cook and crisp their favourite foods, such as French fries, with little to no oil – ideal for those who like their treats but also want to make their diet a little healthier. Despite its name, the Ninja® Air Fryer cooks more than just traditionally fried food. It provides a quick, easy, and healthy way to prepare dishes including chicken breast, salmon, boiled eggs, and veggies such as squash, carrots, and portobello mushrooms.

Why your loved one will love it

  • Faster and easier than using the oven.
  • Get a crispy, golden finish each time.
  • This multi-functional appliance has the ability to roast, bake, air fry, reheat, and dehydrate.

Whether your loved one wants an excuse to switch off more often, help with healthy eating, a way of getting more active, or help with their mobility, these thoughtful gifts will help them bring better health home this holiday season.

 

The information presented in this blog post is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on any information in this post as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, treatment, or as a substitute for professional counseling care. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, you should always consult with a physician or other healthcare professional.

Resources

https://today.yougov.com/topics/society/articles-reports/2020/01/03/canada-new-year-resolutions

https://www.gms.ca/living-well/the-mental-health-benefits-of-reading

https://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/keeping-the-brain-active-may-help-prevent-dementia-study-suggests/

https://www.ipsos.com/en-ca/news-polls/Nearly-All-Canadians-45-Want-Age-Home-But-Only-1-in-10-Afford-Cost-PSW#:~:text=The%20research%20found%20that%2095,independence%2C%20comfort%2C%20and%20dignity.

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