The 2006 FITNESS Gift Guide
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The 2006 FITNESS Gift Guide

This year, make everyone on your list happy (and keep 'em healthy) with our one-stop shopping list.

For Your Fave Foodie

New Spin on Salad

The OXO Steel Salad Spinner ($49.99 at oxo.com) has a detachable steel bowl that's a far style cry from your plastic spinner (read: You can leave on it the countertop).

Sturdy Spatulas

The dishwasher-safe Good Grips Silicone Spatulas by OXO ($4.99 to $6.99 at oxo.com) are very heat resistant and very durable.

Portion-Controlled Plates

These 8-inch Plum Party vine side plates are a just-right size, i.e., you won't have room to pile on the pasta. (Four for $29 at plumparty.com)

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For Your Single Friend

Living-Room Lap Dance

The Peekaboo Pole Dancing Kit ($119.99 at peekaboopoledancing.com) comes complete with an easy-to-install chrome pole (yes, for that kind of dancing), a how-to DVD, and a saucy garter belt.

Tasty Toothpaste

Go Smile's Limited-Edition Holiday Toothpaste Duo ($9.50 at sephora.com) features two seasonal flavors, Peppermint Candy Smile and Ginger Cookie Smile. Yum!

PJ's Fit for a Princess

She'll sleep like a baby (even if her single-girl mattress is lumpy) in these adorable Frankie & Johnny Fairytale Wedding Pink Lounger Pajamas. ($79 at sleepyheads.com)

For Yours Truly

Pocket Pics

Don't let the size fool you: The tiny HP Photosmart R967 Digital Camera ($399.99 at hp.com) is loaded with features, including an anti-shake mode for blur-free photos.

Seriously Cool Shoes

Fashionable and functional: These collapsible Adidas Zalika by Stella McCartney sneakers ($135 at shopadidas.com) are easy to stash in a tote or a suitcase.

All-Weather Cover-Up

Asics' Storm Shelter jacket ($100) and Winter Run Hybrid Gloves ($28 at asicsamerica.com), which easily convert from mittens to fingerless gloves.

For Your Sporty Sister

Boots Made for Walking

They're back! Tecnica's Moon Boot Madison ($189, tecnicausa.com for stores) comes in stand-out shades of green and brick.

Burn Calories in a Blizzard

Walking in snowshoes burns 672 calories an hour -- and they're a blast. Atlas Snow-Shoe Company?s Elektra 10 Series Snowshoes. ($179.99, atlaswomen.com for stores)

"I" tunes

Sony's S2 Sports Walkman ($120 to $150 at sonystyle.com) switches playlists based on your tempo and records calories burned and other data from up to seven workouts. Genius!

No More Helmet Hair

The lightweight K2 Moxie Helmet ($119.99, k2skis.com for stores) has a built-in "pony port" to keep long-haired adventurers comfortable.

Stylish Snowboard

The B by Burton Alpha Snowboard ($449.95, burton.com for stores) has a fiberglass top sheet and an EDG wood-pattern Super Fly core, making it beginner friendly. Love the hip snakeskin design.

For Your Pet

Shred-Proof Tennis Balls

Mask doggie breath (and keep Fido from chewing your shoes) with Mint-Scented Orbee-Tuff Tennis Balls from Planet Do. ($19.95 at drugstore.com)

Pint-Sized Pooch Tote

Carry Fluffy in a cozy shearling Doggie Duffle from Ugg Australia ($260 at uggaustralia.com) -- works for cats, too.

For Your Man

On-the-Go Charger

RedEnvelope's handy Solar iPod + Phone Charger ($99 at redenvelope.com) uses solar power to recharge most iPods and cell phones.

Ice Chipper

Eddie Bauer's Down Ice Scraper Mitt ($12.50 at eddiebauer.com) may look a little Freddy Krueger-ish, but when the windshield is a sheet of ice, he'll thank you.

Easy-Storage Bike

The full-size Jeep 20-inch Compass Folding Bike ($299.99 at gear.jeep.com) folds in half, so it's easy to carry (and won't overwhelm your foyer).

The Ultimate Multitasker

The Garmin Edge 305 cycle computer ($349.99 to $399.99 at major bike shops and electronics stores) logs workouts, monitors elevation, and has a built-in GPS system.

For Your Mom

Room Service

She's your mom -- she deserves to be pampered. Try Hotel Collection's elegant Breakfast in Bed Set. ($100 at Macy's stores or macys.com)

Couture Neck Warmer

This luxurious wool-blend M by Missoni scarf has the fashion house's signature stripes. ($420 at searlenyc.com)

Family Jewel

Record both sides of your lineage with RedEnvelope's Couple's Genealogy Tree kit. ($120 at red envelope.com)

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