13 Mother's Day Gifts That Will Help Mom Meet Her Health Goal

March 7, 2018
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Skip the flowers and the Edible Arrangement this year, and instead, give your mom something she’ll value for years to come: the gift of good health. Whether she's trying to take more time to unwind, up her daily water intake, squeeze in additional weekly workouts, or just feel more confident while she's at the gym, these Mother’s Day presents will show her you support her goals and want her to live a long and healthy life.

Athleta Print eKO 4mm Mat by Manduka
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Athleta Print eKO 4mm Mat by Manduka

A pretty print that pops is just what Mom needs to inspire her during Downward Dog. But this eco-friendly mat isn't just for yoga class—the strong grip makes it ideal for practicing strength and flexibility moves at home, too.

Buy now: $64, athleta.com

Apple Watch Nike+
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Apple Watch Nike+ Series 3

Whether your mom is training for her first 5K or her tenth marathon, this smartwatch will be her new favorite running partner. Using GPS technology, it will track her progress, update her on the weather, issue reminders, and more. 

Buy now: $359, nike.com

Yummie by Heather Thomson Skimmer Legging with Leg Detail
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Yummie by Heather Thomson Skimmer Legging with Leg Detail

Perfect for hitting Pilates class, the design detail at the hem adds extra oomph to classic black leggings, while the 2-ply waistband slims and shapes.

Buy now: $43.50, yummielife.com


S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle
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S'well Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

This bottle will keep mom’s water cool for up to 24-hours, making it ideal for long hikes and runs, relaxing trips to the beach, as well as everyday use. S’well has more than 30 colors and patterns on offer, so there’s bound to be one that Mom won’t want to leave home without.

Buy now: $35, amazon.com 

Miel Racer Racerback Bra
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Miel Sisters Anti-Microbial Yoga Bra

No one wants to be the stinky kid in yoga or barre class! This low-impact sports bra features Guardin, botanical antimicrobial protection that prevents odors and stains. 

Buy now: $20 - $40, amazon.com

C9 Champion Women's 2-in-1 Tank with Compression Bra
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C9 Champion 2-in-1 Tank Top

Talk about double duty: A built-in bra keeps the girls supported while the sweat-wicking, breathable fabric keeps Mom dry throughout her sweat session.

Buy now: $24.99, target.com

Ringly Rosé All Day Rose Gold & Moonstone Activity Tracking and Mobile Alerts Ring
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Grow-At-Home Herbal Tea Kit + Stainless Steel Tea Infuser

Whether Mom is trying to drink less soda, stick to an organic diet, or just really loves tea, she’ll be obsessed with this unique kit. It’s filled with everything she’ll need to grow chamomile, peppermint, lemon balm, and red clover right at home so she can brew ultra-fresh herbal tea whenever the mood strikes.

Buy now: $18.99, amazon.com

Bombas Women’s Grippers
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Pointe Studio Women's Grip Sock

The PVC grips on these socks will keep Mom firmly in place during barre and yoga class, and the moisture wicking fabric will keep her feet nice and dry.

Buy now: 3-pack, $36, amazon.com

REI Co-op Flash 22 Pack
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REI Co-op Flash 22 Pack

Tell Mom to take a hike—in a good way, of course. This super lightweight bag features padded shoulder straps, so it's easy to carry on any trail. (Want to add an experiential element to your gift? Plan a day for you and Mom to check out one of America's best hikes.)

Buy now: $54.95, rei.com

Old Navy Go-Dry Lattice-Back Sweatshirt
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Nike Dry Element Half Zip Top

Peachy keen on finding a layering piece for Mom? Made from a sweat-wicking fabric, this stylish half-zip is as comfy as it is chic. It’s the perfect piece to throw on to run post-workout errands. And layered with a down vest (like this one from Nordstrom), it’s ideal for keeping her warm during brisk hikes and walks.

Buy now: $65, nordstrom.com

VicTsing 300ml Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser
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VicTsing 300ml Ultrasonic Aroma Essential Oil Diffuser

With a capacity of 300 milliliters, this diffuser is compact enough to move from room to room, yet large enough to fill a large space with Mom’s scent of choice. Bonus: This winning gadget is a humidifier, too, so it's perfect for moms living in dry climates, as well as those simply looking to add more zen to their lives.

Buy now: $30, amazon.com

Skullcandy XTFree Bluetooth Sweat-Resistant Earbuds
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Skullcandy XTFree Bluetooth Sweat-Resistant Earbuds

If Mom is into running or biking, she needs a pair of headphones she can rely on. This lightweight pair will stay in her ears no matter how much sweat she pours into her workout and will remain charged for up to 6 hours. 

Buy now: $98.99, amazon.com 

Sweaty Betty All Sport Tote
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Adidas By Stella McCartney Shipshape Bag

A gym bag is a must for any fitness fan, and this tote is roomy enough to store anything Mom could possibly need for a workout. The burnt rose hue and handy laptop pocket also make it trendy—and functional—enough to join her at brunch, the mall, or the office.

Buy now: $170, zappos.com