Holiday Gift Guide Part 2: Hikers & Snowboarders

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On the first installment of our two-part Holiday Gift Guide series, we shared some awesome holiday gift ideas for dancers and yogis. For Part 2, we will be providing great gifts for hikers and snowboarders/skiers. These gifts are also suitable for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy similar activities, such as camping, climbing and snowshoeing.

Top Gifts for Hikers

Women’s Fjallraven Keb Trousers

Women's Fjallraven Keb Trousers

The women’s Keb Trouser is suited for advanced trekkers who hike trails that require climbing. The optimized fit and carefully planned details of this technically advanced trekking trouser provides alpine hikers with the protection and mobility they need to tackle difficult trails. The Keb features a pre-shaped rear and knees with extra strong seams. Durable G-1000 Eco, a hardwearing and versatile fabric, is present on the rear, knees, front of the legs and on the inside bottom of the legs and reinforced with a double layer of fabric to protect it from wear from hiking boots. The placement of the inseams and an extra piece of fabric in the crotch minimize the risk of rubbing. Other great features include a zippered ventilation opening to release excess heat, secure leg and hand pockets, and a strap adjustment for attaching hiking boots. Retails for $199.95.

Men’s Fjallraven Eco-Trail Jacket

Men's Fjallraven Eco-Trail Jacket

The men’s Eco-Trail is a must-have jacket for outdoor adventurers. The Eco-Trail is a lightweight, durable, windproof and waterproof 3-layer shell that provides the protection and functionality you need on fast alpine treks. Fjallraven understands that low weight and packability are just as important as protection and functionality, which is why the Eco-Trail Jacket features a slim cut designed to follow your body movements, as well as ventilation under the sleeves. Retails for $399.95.

Camelbak All Clear UV Purifier Bottle

Camelbak All Clear UV Purifier Bottle

The Camelbak All Clear UV Purifier Bottle provides hikers with clean water, wherever they go. Using proven UV technology, this purifier bottle effectively neutralizes microbiological contaminants to EPA standards and has a built-in LCD for confirming results. With this two-in-one water bottle and purification system, hikers can turn any tap or clear natural water source into safe and portable drinking water in just 60 seconds. Since the All Clear is both a water bottle and purification system, hikers can hydrate right on the spot, right after treating it, or carry it with them. Retails for $98.95.

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Top Gifts for Snowboarders/Skiers

Polarmax Quattro Fleece Zip Mock Shirt

Polarmax Quattro Fleece Zip Mock Shirt

Polarmax is a leading outdoor brand that makes moisture-wicking, anti-microbial baselayers, like the Quattro Fleece Zip Mock Shirt. Available for men and women, the Quattro Fleece is the perfect baselayer for cold-weather sports like snowboarding and skiing. The Quattro Fleece is made with Acclimate Dry performance fleece using a brush micro-fleece to keep you soft and cozy, while keeping the body dry and warm in extreme winter conditions. Men’s retails for $54.95. Women’s retails for $54.95.

Men’s Columbia Ridge 2 Run II Pants

Men's Columbia Ridge 2 Run II Pants

The Columbia Ridge 2 Run II Pants are a waterproof, breathable snow pant that keeps the body warm and dry during winter activities. These pants feature a fully seam-sealed Omni-Tech exterior for waterproofing and breathability, plus Omni-Heat thermal reflecting lining to maintain warmth and comfort. These great features, along with the leg venting, an internal leg gaiter, a reinforced cuff guard, and articulated knees, make these pants ideal for intense aerobic cold-weather activities. Retails for $120.00.

Women’s Columbia Lay ‘D’ Down Winter Jacket

Women's Columbia Lay 'D' Down Winter Jacket

The Columbia Lay ‘D’ Down Winter Jacket combines Omni-Shield advanced repellency and Omni-heat thermal reflective with 500 fill power insulation to bring you the ultimate winter jacket. This breathable, windproof and waterproof jacket will keep you warm, dry and comfortable on the slopes, without hindering your movements. Other awesome features include the underarm venting, removable and adjustable storm hood, drawcord adjustable hem, waterproof zip-closed pockets, and media and google pocket. Retails for $230.00.

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Holiday Gift Guide Part 1: Dancers & Yogis

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With Black Friday just three days away, the official start of the holiday shopping season is just around the corner. While you may have already begun your holiday shopping, you probably still have a number of things left on your list. With our handy gift giving guide, you can find something great for the whole family. In the first installment of our holiday gift guide, we are sharing our favorite gifts for dancers and yogis. These gifts are perfect for the seasoned dancer and yogi, as well as beginners who want to be more active.

Top Gifts for Dancers

Capezio Bunhead Muscle and Joint Gel

Capezio Muscle and Joint Gel

Capezio’s Bunhead Muscle and Joint Gel effectively relieves dancers of the sore muscles and aching joints they endure from a long day of dancing. Formulated with Hawaiian seaweeds, willow bark extract and other minerals and essential oils, this pain relieving gel contains anti-inflammatory properties to sooth aches and pains and stimulate cell turnover. To use it, simply spread the gel on sore muscles and joints. Wrap the affected area with a cloth for a therapeutic treatment, or massage it until dry. Retails for $21.47.

Bloch Amalgam Leather Dance Sneakers

Bloch Amalgam Leather Dance Sneakers

The Bloch Amalgam Leather Dance Sneaker is a must-have dance shoe. A hybrid between a jazz shoe and dance slipper, the Amalgam dance sneaker is designed for advanced and novice dancers alike. The ultra-lightweight, flexible design allows dancers to move more freely, while the breathable mesh paneling and odor-resistant Dri-lining keeps feet dry and comfortable. Other key highlights include the slip-on style and intelligent lacing system and the non-marking thin split rubber traction sole. Retails for $52.00.

Capezio Asymmetrical Zipper Jacket

Capezio Asymmetrical Zipper Jacket

Do you know someone who could use a comfortable and stylish dance jacket to wear to and from rehearsal? The Capezio Asymmetrical Zipper Jacket is the perfect solution! Designed with the active body in mind, this dance jacket features StudioDri technology— a quick drying performance material. Other amazing features include the mesh inserts, asymmetrical zipper, molded Capezio zipper pull and convenient thumb hole. Retails for $83.30.

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Top Gifts for Yogis

Manduka GO Free 2.0 Bag

Manduka GO Free 2.0 Bag
Manduka’s GO Free Bag is the ultimate gift for yogis. The bag is an innovative and functional hybrid of a backpack and mat carrier that combines comfort and convenience. The spacious main compartment offers a convenient and secure top-loading external pocket for up to an 85 mat, as well as a safely padded pocket for your laptop and external pockets for storing additional clothing and gear. This bag also features an air mesh padded back panel for extra comfort and a hidden side pocket for securely storing your phone. Made with weather and water resistant materials, this bag is perfect for someone who wants to take their yoga gear with them wherever they go. Retails for $120.00.

Ahnu Karma Flats

Ahnu Karma Flats

The Ahnu Karma slip-on flats effortlessly combine style and comfort to bring you a shoe that truly embodies yoga-chic. Made from soft, supple, full-grain leathers, these flats are travel-friendly and made for all day wear, whether you’re practicing yoga, traveling or running errands. The stretchy back heel delivers a secure yet comfortable fit, while also making them easy to pack. These flats also feature a sculpted EVA footbed wrapped in micro-fiber suede for additional softness and comfort. Retails for $89.95.

prAna Sutra Pants

prAna Sutra Pants

Great for yoga and climbing, the Sutra Pant from prAna becomes every man’s favorite pair of pants. Made from hemp, Lycra and recycled polyester, these pants are kind to you and the environment. The Sutra Pant offer a relaxed fit with wide legs, an inseam gusset, front pockets with a topstitch detail, and a drawstring waist. Retails for $69.95.

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Top Ten Gifts for the Kid’s Under $100

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1. Bula Grind Top Shirt
2. Bolle Amp Ski Goggles
3. Jibbitz Mike Face Shoe Charm
4. Superga Lame Sneakers
5. Columbia Chippewa Mitten Gloves
6. Life is Good Snowman Sleep Pants
7. Fila Breakaway Lace-Up Sneakers
8. Stance Kid Creature Socks
9. Kickers Zesnow Waterproof Booties
10. Dr. Martens Brooklee Boots

Lose the Stress and Start Your Holiday Shopping Early

Nightmares of Malls Danced In Their Heads

I don’t know about you but every December, around the two week mark I start to majorly stress out. Once again I find myself desperate to get all my holiday shopping done in mere weeks. I scour the malls and boutiques looking for the ‘perfect’ gifts to shower my loved ones. However, the joy of giving is almost always obliterated with feelings of maniacal frenzy. What better way to kill the spirit of the season than elbowing fellow shoppers and cutting off old ladies in the parking lot? The thought makes anyone want to skip the holidays altogether.

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Taking Back The Holidays

This year I am calling it quits and taking back my favorite season. I refuse to step foot into one more mall and plan to have all my shopping done by mid-month. How will I achieve this mythical feat you may ask? Why online shopping of course! Online shopping is widely becoming the mode of choice when it comes to season. With the emergence of events like Cyber Monday, the eCommerce marketplace has begun to take its rightful place at the top of the retail food chain. Beyond the obvious convenience factor, online deals are often far more economical than their brick-and-mortar counterparts. An afternoon online, especially on a Lifestyle-centered site like ShoppingBlitz, can destroy a checklist like no other!

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My personal dream is a latte in hand and my shopping done with the click of a mouse. I invite you to join me in my mission to bring peace back into the season. Let’s do ourselves a favor and lose the stress.  Maybe our revolution will inspire others to discover even more ways to add joy to the art of giving, after all isn’t that what it’s all about ?

5824de61f1ac2735de115794cc96a2e2Countdown To The Holidays!