Stuck for what to put on your Christmas list? Try these health and fitness treats for ideas...
It just wouldn't be Christmas without a gadget, would it? Not only is it something to fiddle with on Boxing Day, but it's the perfect inspiration to kickstart your new you campaign for the year ahead. We could definitely find room for one of these in our life...
FinePix XP170 camera: Freeze-proof, shock-proof and waterproof, the super-resistant XP170 is perfect for adventure holidays from Mount Everest to The Great Barrier Reef. Wireless Image Transfer means you can also upload bragging photos instantly. RRP £219 from Amazon
Tanita BC-545N body composition scale: We're big fans of body composition scales here at Zest, as they're a great way to keep an eye on more than just your weight. This uber-high-tech version is costly at £199.99, but enables you to track closely how your body is responding to diet and exercise, accurately calculating body fat, muscle mass, hydration levels, metabolic rate, visceral fat and bone mass.
Muji aroma diffuser: A frosted glass plug-in diffuser that converts scent into vapour to perfume and humidify your room. The plain tube version costs £45, or upgrade to the new aroma diffuser that also serves as a lamp with low-key ambient glow.
Philips Shoqbox wireless speaker: Perfect for action girls, this shock-proof wireless portable speaker is just the job for pumping your playlist in the wilderness - hiking, climbing and camping. In aluminium and army green, it's drop-proof and will even survive being dunked in the water. Use the carabiner to clip it to your belt or backpack and go! RRP £149
Scosche Rhythm Pulse Monitor: If you're a runner, this pulse monitor is great motivation. No chest straps required: simply wear the device on your wrist for instant info on pulse rate, distance, pace, calories burned and more. Download the free app to track your progress, routes covered and link up with your favourite playlists. RRP £99.95 from the Apple store
Yurbuds sport earphones: Seriously the best active earphones we've tried. Maximised for ambient sound so you're not completely cut off from your surroundings, yet 100% locked-in so there's no danger of them slipping out during an active workout. We've tried them, we love them. RRP £59.99. Find out more at www.yurbuds.com
Denon's Exercise Freak wireless headphones: Love your gym playlists but hate feeling restricted while you work out? Check out these Bluetooth-enabled wireless fitness headphones. With a clever earpiece design and flexible back band, they offer complete stability and comfort. The rechargeable battery will also keep you pumped for up to seven hours. Available from Amazon and Selfridges, priced £149.99.
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