Products for mums, mother's day gifts, by healthista

13 Mother’s Day gifts for health-conscious mums

Forget chocolates and flowers on Mother’s Day and check out these Mother’s Day gifts for health conscious mums who love fitness, wellbeing and natural beauty.

 

GymTote Sophia Signature bag:

£145 at thesportsedit.com

sophia Black handbag, mother's day gifts, by healthista

For the dedicated yogi or gym-going mum who wants to go from work to workout, this beautiful tote has a built-in yoga mat holder, a waterproof section for your gym kit and an A4 zipped pocket for work documents.

Mindful Chef has tapped into the vegan trend and now offers a home-delivery service for meat-free, dairy-free recipe boxes

Mindful Chef Plant-Based Recipe Box:

from £19.50 for three meals on www.mindfulchef.co.uk

Mindful Chef Plant Based Box, mother's day gifts, by healthista

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Give the gift of inspiring a whole new way of eating. Mindful Chef has tapped into the vegan trend and now offers a home-delivery service for meat-free, dairy-free recipe boxes. Sign up to receive fresh ingredients and instructions for delicious, super-nutritious dishes, such as spiced coconut quinoa with roasted squash, beetroot and kale crisps or tofu pad thai with crunchy peanuts & courgette noodles.

mindful chef quinoa and butternutsquash, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Shock Absorber Active Multi-Sports Support:

£33 on Amazon. Also sold on asos.comnext.co.uk, debenhams.com, and wiggle.co.uk

shock absorber bra, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Active Multi-Sports Support is recommended for tennis, squash, dance, and triathlon

Replacing that washed-a-thousand-times knackered old sports bra with a spangly new Shock Absorber will put a smile on any fit mum’s face. The new spring/summer 16 range comes in fabulous colours and functions as well as always. We like the Active Multi-Sports Support, which is recommended for tennis, squash, dance, triathlon etc. 32-38 B/C cup and 30-40 D/HH.

Amber Rose Hair Cleanser:

£24.50 on www.tabithajameskraan.com

tjk organic hair cleanser amber rose, mother's day gifts, by healthista

This product from organic hairdresser Tabitha James Kraan is called a cleanser rather than a shampoo for a reason. It contains no chemical detergents but rebalances the scalp and leaves hair soft and clean using a divine-smelling combo of organic oils, including argan oil and coconut oil, and essential oils, such as rose and chamomile. A luxurious treat.

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The ScandiKitchen Cookbook: 

£14.88 on Amazon

The scandikitchen cookbook front cover, mother's day gifts, by healthista

She can indulge in healthy deliciousness such as oat-rye porridge with lingonberries

For the mother who loves all things Scandi, this gorgeous cookbook will be a hit. She can indulge in healthy deliciousness such as oat-rye porridge with lingonberries, plus impress dinner guests with Scandi treats such as cinnamon buns and Swedish meatballs. Yum.

Danish beer and rye porridge, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Danish beer and rye porridge

BKR water bottle: 

£24.99 on Amazon. Also sold on selfridges.com

bkr bottle pink, mother's day gifts, by healthista

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We love this bright pop of colour in the new shades from bkr – fabulous water bottles made from glass, so no plasticky taste to your water, no chemical nasties and great for the environment. They’re covered with a silicone case to prevent smashing. They come in 500ml (and from later in March, the new 250ml Teeny bkr arrives in stores – too late for Mother’s Day but not too late to gift yourself!).

They’re covered with a silicone case to prevent smashing

Lumie Bodyclock Iris:

£149.99 on Amazon. Also sold on lumie.com, Neal’s Yard, and John Lewis

Lumie on grey background, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Like all Lumie clocks, it wakes you up slowly and gently with a light that gets progressively brighter (it also has an alarm function just in case!), but this version also has two aromatherapy chambers so that you can drift into a deep sleep to the soothing scent of an essential oil like lavender and wake up to an energising scent, such as peppermint.

it wakes you up slowly and gently with a light that gets progressively brighter

Run Yourself Fit by Christina MacDonald:

£6.99 on Amazon

Run yourself fit, mother's day gifts, by healthista

For the mum who keeps thinking about taking up running, but never quite makes it out of the front door. Running can change your life and this book is the friendly, practical and encouraging companion for starting on that journey.

Saucony Life On The Run

Fast Track Crop Tight: £46 on leopardrock

FAST TRACK tight, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Track Star Hoodie: £85 on achillesheel.co.uk

Saucony Life On The Run Fast Track hoodie, mother's day gifts, by healthista

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For the latté-loving mum, this is functional fitness gear mixed with a dash of animal print – she couldn’t ask for a better from-gym-to-brunch outfit. The cropped leggings are flattering and have a nice wide waistband and cooling mesh panels, while the hoodie is the perfect thing to pull over a vest to take the chill off a morning run, with its deep hood and long thumbholed sleeves.

The cropped leggings are flattering and have a nice wide waistband and cooling mesh panels

AnyAgeYoga Classes:

£14.99 per month for unlimited classes on yoogaia.com

Yoogaia yoga stretches, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Live online yoga studio, Yoogaia, is launching new classes for mums of any age from March 1st. Using a laptop or tablet, mums can follow teacher Hilda Silver, who’s in her mid-60s, through the classes from the comfort of their living room. It’s interactive when used with a camera, so it’s like being in a real class without the need to leave the house!

it’s like being in a real class without the need to leave the house

Yoogaia instructor, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Mums can follow teacher
Hilda Silver through the
classes from the comfort
of their living room

Philip Kingsley Geranium & Neroli Elasticizer: 

£36 150ml on Amazon. Also sold on philipkingsley.co.uk

Philip Kingsley Geranium & Neroli Elasticizer, mother's day gifts, by healthista

A great excuse to relax with the heady scents of the natural neroli, rose, orange, geranium and lavender oils in this best-selling pre-shampoo conditioning treatment. Apply to wet hair, put on the plastic cap and relax for 10-20 minutes and emerge with bouncy, soft, shiny tresses.

Swimovate PoolMate2:

£61.99 on Amazon. Also sold on swimovate.com

poolmate 2, mother's day gifts, by healthista

it will count laps in the pool, allowing her to just enjoy the relaxing, meditational qualities of swimming

For swimmer mum, this newly launched watch will count laps in the pool, allowing her to just enjoy the relaxing, meditational qualities of swimming. The real joy of it, though, is the open-water function, so she’ll know how far and fast she’s swum in a lake, reservoir or the sea – perfect for wild swimming fans or triathletes in training.

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Doisy & Dam chocolate:

www.doisyanddam.comOcado, Whole Foods and others 

Doisy & Damp purple background, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Alright, we know we said forget chocolates for Mother’s Day, but this is indulgent chocolate with some nutritional goodies thrown in. Try the Date & Himalayan Pink Salt in the milk chocolate range or the Maca, Vanilla & Cacao Nibs in the dark chocolate range. Totally scrumptious.

 

Lisa buckingham head shot, mother's day gifts, by healthista

Lisa Buckingham is a health and fitness journalist for national newspapers and magazines.

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