Gift inspiration for the health and fitness fan in your life!

With Christmas being such an indulgent time, it can be difficult to think of gift ideas that don't involve either chocolate or being a couch potato. If you have a health or fitness nut in your life, getting them the perfect present is not as easy as buying some fancy chocolates or a box set of Nineties rom-coms and being done with it.

With that in mind, here are a few ideas for gorgeous gifts that will motivate, inspire and nourish the health fanatic in your life!

1. Bobble Water Bottle
This reusable and sturdy bottle filters water as you drink using a replaceable carbon filter. Sustainable AND stylish!

Bobble Bottle, €12.95,

2. Yoga mat holder
This gorgeous yoga bag is perfect for carrying that yoga mat from class to class. This navy bag, sold by Galway company has an Om symbol printed in gold on the front. Namaste!

Yoga bag, €18.95,

3. Running headphones
These sweat-resistant head phones fit into the ear securely which means no adjusting them or losing them as you run.

Monster iSport Intensity Headphones, €74.99, Currys

4. A training top
This stylish deep pink top is breathable and comfy – perfect for long runs or intense gym sessions!

Under Armour Women's Twisted Tech T-Shirt, €22, Lifestyle Sports

5. A motivational wall-hanging
Who could feel lazy with this inspirational poster on their wall? This sweet Winnie The Pooh quote is sure to get them smiling!

Wall Hanging, €23.70 (unframed),

6. A paleo cookbook
This cookbook is brimming with delicious and simple recipes that follow the clean-eating paleo diet. A must-have for the health fanatic in your life.

Paleo Cooking from Elana's Pantry, €20.50, Easons

7. A herbal tea kit
Whether they are looking for a tea that will relax, energise or calm them, this herbal tea kit complete with ceramic cup, tea trays and a sampler box of six infusers is sure to please.

Rejuvenation Gift Set, €40,