Yesterday, we posted a guide on what not to buy for the fitness-inclined. Today: the solution. In no particular order:
LaraBars. Gluten-free, unsweetened, usable by those doing Zone OR Paleo.
The Zone Live Lecture ebook. Why didn't The Zone book stay popular? Well, it was kinda complicated. In this 90-minute lecture, Barry Sears lays out his best advice: how to 'ballpark' Zone eating. We did a little writeup here.
Chucks. Best lifting shoe out there. You don't need the original (since Nike bought out Converse, Chucks have gone from under $20 to over $60) but they're the best lifting shoes out there. We even have our own pair with the Catalyst arrow on them!
Every Second Counts: The Movie. Chronicles the training and lives of some of the top-rated competitors of the 2008 CrossFit Games. Note: if you know who has my copy, get it back for me. That can count as my gift.
Tooth. This was from FranFest, by way of Michele Irwin's mouth:
Second Skin. See hand, above.
Tape. To be applied over the Second Skin.
Foam Roller. For Pre-hab. For warmups. For a conversation-starter. Almost as good as massage.
YakTrax. Run safely on local sidewalks, which typically feature a delightful array of salt, sand, water, slush, ice, and snow. C'mon – your treadmill "Murph" time doesn't count as Rx'd.
Awesome Crossfit Tees. There are a LOT of choices here. Try the STORE at CROSSFIT.COM first, but there are some pretty amazing choices available at some of the affiliate sites, as well as these two: LifeAsRx and AffiliateShirts. (we also have a new one for Christmas at our own store.)
Punch Card/Membership to your favourite local CrossFit Affiliate! Find your affiliate here: CrossFit Affiliates. Get your CrossFitter coaching to bring up weak links; get them more training; get them into an OnRamp program. It's really the best gift out there.
PaleoKits. If you're looking for CrossFit-friendly snacks, you can't beat PaleoKits. Bonus: all proceeds go to Steve's Club, a nonprofit affiliate to help introduce kids to CrossFit.