Holiday fitness gifts trend from high-tech to basic | Reuters
NEW YORK Looking for the perfect holiday present for a fitness fan? Gift offerings this year range from apps that can store a run in the country to be viewed later to gadgets so sophisticated they measure quality of sleep as well as calories burned.
There is also the revival of the humble foam roller, which experts say, like old-time push-ups, squats and planks, has never been more popular.
Anita Golden, fitness manager at a Crunch gym in New York City, said she'll be giving clients a foam roller called the GRID.
"We've always had foam rollers in the club but now more people are using them as a way to ease post-workout muscles, prevent injuries and exercise the core," Go