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Mother's Day Health and Fitness Gifts

5 easy gifts for your mom and 6 for yourself.

6 Gifts to Give Yourself continued...

6) Pick up a pair of cool sneakers or some new yoga wear to look great in that Pilates class you have been meaning to try. "They look good, so you feel good and are excited to show them off -- whether at the gym or when going for a walk," says Linda Sparling, general manager of FrontRunners, a Brentwood, Calif.-based athletic and apparel store. "A new shoe will be more comfortable so you will want to go do a workout."

Mother's Day is a pretty popular gift-giving occasion at Sparling's store. In fact, "We get women who come in and pick out gifts for their husbands and kids to buy for them," she says. "We are even considering a registry so people can come in for holidays like Mother's Day and pre-pick their athletic wear."

Now that you have the wardrobe, try joining a gym or purchasing some home exercise equipment, adds the ADA's Brandeis. Just do it.


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