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Mother’s Day: Gifts for athletic mums

Mother's Day: gifts for athletic mums

Whether they have always been ‘outdoorsy’ and athletic, or they just never gave it up for lent, we all know a sporty mum. They are the first out the door for a brisk and frosty morning walk and the last in after a powerful back workout. Mothers put in a lot of hard work to look and feel good.So, why not indulge the healthy obsession? They would much rather a protein bar, than a chocolate one or a fruit infuser than a fruity diffuser. The most thoughtful gifts are the ones where you consider of their interests, so get them a gift to help them on their quest for health.

We know it can be tricky to find the right gift for an active mum. This is why we, at epoints, have stepped in with out suggestions of quirky fitness essentials. Add a little breakfast in bed and you will be in for a sure fire winner.

Multi use gym
Wondercore Multigym 2

Multi-gym for the home

Give the gift of health! It is a cheap and durable home gym designed to target all kinds of muscle groups in one machine. Even when your active ‘supermum’ can’t get to the gym, she can  power through a home workout to get her fix

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate and Fitness Tracking Wristband, Large, Teal

Fitbit

This is a must have essential for any fitness fanatic. Track your heart rate, steps, distance traversed and the calories you burn. It can even monitor quality of sleep and, when synced up to the phone app, can give you recommendations on diet and exercise. It is designed to overall help you become a happier and healthier person by instilling a fitness routine into your day.

Protein World Chocolate Slender Blend - 1.2kg

Low fat protein powder

Extremely low in fat and high in protein. This is a perfect supplement for the ‘toning’ mum. Treat her to a gift that will help her achieve her physique and weight goals. She will definitely appreciate it more than  calorie filled box of chocolates.

Gaiam Pressure Massage Roller, Orange

Pressure massage roller

Aching muscles, after a strenuous workout session, require a rubdown to shift the lactic acid. Don’t forget it feels great! Whether she is into running, yoga, or strength training and conditioning, this tool will be brilliant to help ease muscle pain and speed up recovery. It will be a very appreciated piece of equipment for the dedicated fitness fanatic.

fitness yoga mat
Opti Exercise Mat

Fitness mat

If your mum can’t get out too much to exercise, because she is busy, then we recommend a fitness mat. Anything like yoga, stretches and core exercises can be performed on a mat making it essential for the mum who is partial to a home workout. Whether she is new to the fitness scene looking to get in shape, or she is a seasoned professional, this is a must purchase for their fitness arsenal of equipment.

We hope you enjoyed our latest gift guide. If you want to read more on our blog, why not check out our related article below.

Find the perfect gift for her this Valentine's Day

What to get HER this Valentine’s Day

Find the perfect gift for her this Valentine's Day

What to get HER this Valentine's Day

It’s the year to make her feel super special. Whether the love is just blossoming and you need us to play cupid, or you’re looking for an extraordinary something for that special somebody in your life. We’ve compiled a guide for the best valentines’ gifts for her this year, from little surprises to pamper gifts, you have plenty of options to really make that lady in your life feel like the luckiest one in the world. We have everything for every type of budget too, take a look.

Urban Decay ‘Naked Cherry’ Eyeshadow Palette

Mattes, shimmers and intense colours, this palette is perfect for Valentine’s Day. The pinks and burgundy’s colours will create the perfect date-night look.

Whoever you gift this to, they’ll absolutely love it. High-quality, rich, velvety and easy to use, it’s a really thoughtful, beautiful gift for somebody.

Opulence Metallic Glass Votive Candles

Everybody loves candles and they can really set the mood on Valentine’s Day. These votive candles have a beautiful metallic design that will suit any type of interior.

Their fresh clean scent, crafted from a combination of citrus, bergamot and patchouli mean they’re a super safe choice and one that anybody would love to receive as a gift.

No. 1 Jenny Packham – Designer gold floral drape hair comb

A rather unique gift but certainly an unforgettable one. This floral hair comb will enhance any outfit, allowing your Valentine to shine, just like they deserve to.

It’s a gorgeous accessory that will make anybody smile when they open it. If you know your partner would love a hairpiece like this, it’s the perfect gift.

Activity Superstore – London overnight stay with Simply Windsor Castle afternoon tour gift experience for 2

This really is an unforgettable experience. Windsor Castle is a truly romantic location with its sweeping landscapes and the view of the Thames.

Your driver will take you straight from Central London to Windsor Castle where you’ll be treated to an audio tour and be able to visit the Windsor Castle State Apartments, Queen Mary’s Dolls’ House and St. George’s Chapel

This is a one-night stay for two, breakfast is included and you’ll be sure that it’s an unforgettable Valentine’s Day gift (be aware though, it isn’t valid to take this trip on Valentine’s Day itself!) 

18ct White Gold 0.50ct Diamond Princess Cut Ring

An eternity ring to symbolise the eternity you’ll spend with your Valentine’s date. This really is a beautiful ring, one that has a rich shine and is suitable for everyday wear.

A princess cut diamond for the royalty in your life.

Beyoncé Heat Eau de Parfum Fragrance

They’ll need a special fragrance to wear for their Valentine’s date, and what could be more appropriate than Beyoncé’s Heat perfume?

Luxurious, sensuous and, importantly, a really delightful smell. If you were planning on gifting your Valentine’s with a fragrance, this is the perfect option.

Buyagift 2 for 1 Relaxation Day with Salt Cave Treatment at Twinwood Health Club

Valentine’s Day is really just a great excuse to relax a little, pamper yourself and love yourself as well as other people.

This fabulous experience gives you the chance to swim in the most unique swimming pool in Bedford, sit in a stunning sauna and be revitalised with an hour-long salt cave treatment. Best of all, it’s for two people, so, you get treated as well!

We hope this gift guide inspired you to find the perfect gift for her. Buying a thoughtful, unique present for your Valentines can show somebody just how much you care.

Looking for gift ideas for him? Check out our Valentine’s Day gift guide here.

Great gifts for him this Valentine's Day

What to get HIM this Valentine’s Day

Great gifts for him this Valentine's Day

What to get HIM this Valentine's Day

With Valentine’s Day only a few weeks away, it’s about that time when you need to start thinking about what you want to get the man in your life this year. However, due to the seemingly innate inability of many men to express what they want, a lot of people find it difficult to puzzle out the kind of gift that their partner will truly appreciate. Though all this may make getting the perfect Valentine’s gift for your lover a chore, we’re here to help with a helpful rundown of five great gifts ideas for him this Valentine’s season. 

A good-quality set of headphones is an ideal gift for techies.
A good-quality set of headphones is an ideal gift for techies.

Headphones

Whether it’s for listening to Spotify, at the gym, playing video games or listening to podcasts on their daily commute to work, many of us have partners who use headphones on a regular basis. Therefore, a high-quality headset or earbuds is a gift that they’ll use regularly for years to come.

For a masculine, woody scent, look to Hugo Boss The Scent Private Accord

Fragrance / Aftershave

A classic but a goodie… we all love receiving the gift of a new fragrance. Whether he’s sporty or more of a sophisticated gent, there’s a scent out there for every guy. Check out our list of our top 5 fragrances for him:

  1. Dior Sauvage
  2. Paco Rabanne 1 Million
  3. Hugo Boss The Scent Private Accord
  4. Joop! Homme
  5. Lacoste L. 12. 12. Blanc
Packed full of classics, the Nintendo Classic Mini NES this will keep any gaming lover occupied for hours at a time!
Packed full of classics, the Nintendo Classic Mini NES will keep gamers occupied for hours at a time!

Retro games console or record player

Everything retro seems to be coming back into fashion recently as people rediscover technology that has been forgotten for years. Why not send your video gaming partner on a trip down memory lane with a mini console or for music lovers, allow them the chance to redisover the beauty of a record.

A basic tool kit can even be handy just for fixing small things around the house.

DIY Tools

Have you been planning to do a bit of renovation around the house this year? With many men keen to use this as an opportunity to show offer their superior manly DIY skills (just go along with it, it’s makes them happy!), why not help them along with some new DIY tools to make their job easier. It may inspire them and before you know it, your house will be like something off of Grand Designs!

Get away and do something you both love together

Something for you to do together

Whether it’s a romantic weekend away, grabbing some afternoon tea or heading for a bit of sightseeing or theatre in the city, spending time with your loved one doing something exciting is one of the best gifts you can give in our book. Whatever your budget or interests, our wide range of gifts and experience offerings will have the perfect something to match both of your tastes!

Best Christmas beauty gifts

Make the beauty queen in your life feel a million dollars with our best beauty finds. From super fun to any cosmetic cupboard’s faithful finds – this festive season has it all on offer. Whether you’re looking to make the princess in your life feel a queen or make your fellow female friends feel fabulous, we’ve something for all budgets. And with epoints the skies the limit for your choice of Christmas beauty gifts that rewards you back:
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The gadget gift guide

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Everyone knows someone who’ll love to unwrap a gadget or two on Christmas Day. And this year it’s gadget galore on every gift guide. So we’ve been keeping a close eye on trends and the best buys. Here’s our gadget gift guide with the pick of power presents for lighting up your loved ones faces:
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