11-13 May 2018.
Old Truman Brewery,
London.
  • A Balanced Christmas

Christmas Gift Guide

Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? The People of Balance have come together to share their best tips for what to buy the Urban Healthie or Balance Seeker in your life. From spiralisers, to exercise machines and the latest fitness tech, be inspired by our gift ideas to help your friends and family on their journey to a healthier lifestyle. 
 

 For the Balance Seeker


The Balance Seeker knows that being helathy is important, but isn't really sure where to start. Help them along with these carefully chosen gifts to help ease into a healthy lifestyle. 
 
Lauren Armes suggests the gift of wine. It's all about balance after all! This special Christmas Gift Box contains a pack of three organic wines and are by The Wine Butler. No chemicals - no headache! £55
Jody Shield will be sharing her love of matcha with her friends this Christmas with this Brewing Kit from Matchaeologist. This hand crafted matcha brewing kit balances traditional ceremonial values with contemporary functionality. £50
 


Irena Macri insists a Spiralizer is a kitchen must have for all Balance Seekers, and it makes the perfect gift for someone looking to change their eating habits for the better. £12.99
Julie Montagu recommends a book to prompt change. You Can Change Your Life by Louise L. Hay is an international best seller about how our thoughts create our future. £10.99 from Amazon 
 
 

For The Urban Healthie 


The Urban Healthie is a regular juice cleanser, avid yogi, might be training for a marathon and knows the names and benefits of every single super food. Here are the perfect gifts for the gym bunny who has everything.


Zanna Van Dijk swears by the training powers of her Adidas Pure Boost trainers. For the Urban Healthie in your life who is looking to take their training to the next level, select from a variety of colours. Available for both men and women. From £49.95
Hazel Wallace will be treating her active friends to some My Protein Resistance Bands. Not just for heavy lifters and body builders, the bands are a great way to add resistance to your workout, as well as providing assistance for more challenging moves such as pullups.
 
Michael James Wong suggests a mindful piece of jewellery with a MyIntent Bracelet. MyIntent lets you create a bespoke piece of jewellery with your own personalised intention.
 
 

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Winter Wellness Box, Aevi Wellness
The perfect gift for the Wellness Warrior, this perfectly curated collection is all about finding balance between the spirit of self and selflessness. These six beautiful products will help to connect you to a light heart during these darkest months.


Metallic Bottle, Swell

Crafted from double walled stainless steel, these thermos flasks keeps hot drinks hot for up to twelve hours and cold drinks cold for up to twenty four hours. With a mouth wide enough for ice cubes and a vacuum seal, these are the perfect accessory for the gym, outdoor sports or your desk at work.



Linen Yoga Mat, Manuka Life

This Manuka Life Linen Yoga Mat combines a cloth surface and sticky mat all in one. Designed for enduring performance and stability this slip resistant mat is suitable for all styles of practice.
£38


Kale Sweater, SeaSoul & Snow
This sweat shirt is the ultimate loungewear for the clean eating, gym bunny in your life. The 100% cotton slouchy sweat is part of the Superfood Series by SeaSoul & Snow.
£45

Sport Mascara & Eyeliner, Eyeko

 

The perfect gift for the active girl who likes to look good while she works out. Both products contain over 11 botanical ingredients to ensure lash care even when put through the toughest of workouts. The gel formula literally repels water, sweat and tears meaning one application and you’re ready to go. 
£25

 


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The Walkman, Sony
Thought you left walkmans behind in the 90's? Sony is bringing back, but it's nothing like you remember. The NW-WS410 waterproof Walkman® can hold 4GBs (WS413) or 8GBs (WS414) of storage, is waterproof and features an ambient sound mode, allowing you to perform all manner of swimming or running training in complete comfort.
£80


Duffel Bag, Nike


Made with durable, weather-resistant material, the Nike Alpha Adapt Cross Body Men's Training Duffel Bag easily converts to a cross-body shoulder bag for comfortable carrying to and from the gym.
£35


TRX Home Kit

Developed specifically for the ‘at home’ user, the new TRX HOME Suspension Training Kit features the equipment, workouts and education materials needed to perform hundreds of exercises to build strength, flexibility, core stability and power, anywhere, anytime. 
£149


License to Train Hoodie, Lululemon

This training hoodie is perfect for the keen powerlifter. Improve performancewith panels specifically for barbell abrasion resistance, and sleeves containing microfibre patches for wiping sweat off your hands. 
£138

Action Camera, Garmin
Perfect for the adrenaline junkie, the Garmin Action Camera is suitable for all terrains and temperatures. From snowboarding or skiing, to swimming, cycling and aerial sports, live streaming means you can share the action as it's happening. 
£369.99



 

Stocking Fillers
 

Chocolate always makes the perfect stocking filler and it's all the better if it's healthy. This Ombar dark chocolate bar is simple and delicious, with the added goodness of live cultures. £1.99

 





Perfect for those who are short on time, these PACK'd frozen Smoothie Kits have been designed with nutritionists and contain fruits, vegetables and superfoods. £3.50

 




The final piece of the puzzle in your yogi friend's gym kit is the Reebok Yoga Mat Strap, the perfect accessory to carry your mat from home, to work, to the studio. £7.95

 

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