Father’s Day Gifts Worth Giving
Looking for a novel Father’s Day gift idea? Here are some items that’ll complement and enhance Dad’s lifestyle in the months and even years ahead.
SOUND+SLEEP nomad (www.SoundOfSleep.com) – $149.95
Help Dad fall asleep naturally while on the road or at home with the SOUND+SLEEP nomad, a portable sound machine that creates high-quality, natural sound compositions for deep, restorative sleep without the use of medication. Featuring an upward-facing speaker for full-room, high-quality sound, a choice of relaxing sound categories (rainfall, ocean, waterfall, meadow, electric fan, and various color noise) and a compact design, the nomad delivers rich audio that automatically adjusts in response to background noise and other distractions. It can be operated with two AA batteries or the AC adapter. Dad can also listen to his own music on nomad!
MyWorkhorse Portable Pull-up/Push-up Bar (www.MyWorkHorse.com) – $99.95
The MyWorkhorse Portable Pull-up and Push-up bar is the ideal gift for any Dad who works out at home and is looking for something convenient and easy-to-use to keep himself in shape. There are no bolts or doorways needed to attached this bar to anything, so Dad will not have to run to the closet or a random doorway to do his pull-ups. Instead, he can focus on developing his upper body from the comfort of his Man Cave or wherever he wants in the house. This is an ideal piece of equipment to give to the Dad who might be doing any of today’s popular workout videos that incorporate pull-ups in the routine. Integrated handles also provide for a deeper push-up range of motion than just using the floor, alone. The MyWorkhorse folds for easy storage to keep it out of the way when not in use.
Ektio Breakaway Athletic Shoe (www.Ektio.com) – $129.95
The Ektio Breakaway is a new athletic shoe designed to protect Dad against sprained ankles. Ektio technology incorporates a doctor invented and clinically tested built-in ankle brace, which consists of two straps that secure the foot and the shoe together and lateral side bumpers designed to keep the shoe from rolling over. The upper features state of the art TPU and Mesh designed to make the wearer light and quick on his feet, while a herringbone outsole provides for maximum traction, allowing him to move with confidence and cut with the utmost power and speed. Dad will be sure to enjoy this comfortable, supportive athletic shoe when playing a variety of sports.
O2 Trainer (www.O2Trainer.com) – $49.95
Bas Rutten, the famed MMA Champion, fitness guru and actor, has developed a unique training device: the O2 Trainer. This simple, yet effective, breathing device is uniquely used for training inhalation muscles to improve physical performance and increase lung capacity and endurance. Dad will enjoy the results of this gift, including greater stamina and endurance as well as stronger lungs. The O2 Trainer uses resistance to build muscles in and around the lungs during rest periods or conditioning. By controlling air intake, the O2 Trainer immediately teaches people the correct way to breathe, using the diaphragm. Any Dad who likes to work out, or those who often have to speak at business functions, will appreciate this unique training device to help him breathe deeply and develop his lung capacity.
Thermal-Aid Cooling/Heating Packs (www.Costco.com/www.Thermal-Aid.com) – $14.95
Give Dad some relief for his tired, aching muscles with Thermal-Aid, a line of patented 100% natural, doctor recommended, therapeutic heating and cooling packs. Heat them in the microwave or chill them in the freezer. Clinically proven to relieve pain in arthritis patients, Thermal-Aid also provides relief of sore muscles, fever, and more. It’s great for use after sports/fitness activities, which is what professional athletes like Andre Either of the Dodgers does with this handy product. Bioengineers and doctors teamed up to create this innovative item that’s filled with specially engineered corn that holds temperatures evenly for long periods of time. There are different shapes and sizes for adults.
Sphinx Personal Lounger (www.CastleAndBay.com) – $49.95
The Sphinx Personal Lounger is the only product that bridges the gap between inflatables and hard chairs so that Dad can enjoy complete comfort as he reads, sunbathes, or relaxes. The Sphinx provides added comfort while lying down, face up, using the media holder as a knee bolster. He can use it as a chair or meditation cushion, a table tray and as a kick board or float in the water. The multi-functional media holder has a strap to hold book pages open, a cup holder, and a small cooler or storage place for personal items. It’s sure to enhance Dad’s lounging experience both outdoors and in through improved ergonomics and comfort.
Rakuda ‘Spirit’ Messenger Bag (www.RakudaBags.com) – $129.99
The new Rakuda Spirit Messenger Bag is a great gift idea for Dads. It’s professional enough for the office, practical enough for a day out with the kids, and stylish enough to be his go-to travel bag. The Spirit Messenger Bag is constructed from the highest quality canvas and accented with dark leather trim throughout. The bag also comes with a removable adjustable shoulder strap and padded pockets to protect Dad’s electronics. This is a top-quality messenger bag that offers tons of space and compartments to keep him organized and looking sharp for years to come.
Spell-It-Out Photos Letter Art (www.SpellItOutPhotos.com) – $105
This unique letter art creation by Spell-It-Out photos is a thoughtful gift for the Dad who has everything. This inspired art all about looking past the obvious and finding letters in nature and our everyday surroundings. When put together, these images spell the word of your choice. There are 1,200 letter images in three theme galleries (countryside, sports, and winter). Gifters can print their creation in simple greeting cards or create a finished piece of wall art. When printed on metal, it creates a new art medium that infuses dyes directly into specially coated metal sheets. The metal prints take on a magical luminescence and HD effect. This process truly makes the images pop that will be a true standout for Dad to enjoy for years to come.
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