Holiday Gift Guide December 2013

By Advertisers – December 4, 2013

Austin Fit Magazine’s advertisers are here to help you find that certain something for family and friends to make the season merry and bright. Take a look at this collection for more gift ideas—who knows? You may be inspired to try a new workout, buy a home, or perhaps even go dancing.

Spicing Up Your Holidays

with fresh and healthy Con ‘Olio Oils & Vinegars gift sets

Indulge your friends this holiday season in the ultimate culinary gift. Austin’s first locally owned olive oil and balsamic vinegar store and tasting bar, Con Olio, offers a variety of gift sets that will give your friends and family an opportunity to experience a multitude of unique flavors, such as the Fruity Sampler 60 ml set, featuring Con’ Olio’s Lemon Olive Oil, Fig Balsamic Vinegar, Blood Orange Olive Oil, Tangerine Balsamic Vinegar, Persian Lime Olive Oil & Strawberry Balsamic Vinegar. Customized gift sets are also available upon request. Con’ Olio also offers a variety of wines, pasta, kitchen accessories, pottery and more, making it the perfect one stop shopping destination for everyone on your list.

Importing the largest and freshest extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars from both the northern and southern hemispheres, all of Con’ Olio’s extra virgin olive oils are chemically tested and sensory evaluated to ensure authenticity. Additionally, the oils and vinegars have no additives, no chemicals and no preservatives, ensuring that the taster reaps all the health benefits of consumption. Con’ Olio is located in the heart of Austin’s vibrant 2nd Street District, in North Austin at the Arboretum Shopping Center and in Bee Cave at The Shops at the Galleria.

Con’ Olio Oils & Vinegars | 2nd Street District, Arboretum Shopping Center, The Shops at the Galleria | | 512.495.1559

Giving the Gift of Joyful Movement

with stress-relieving Go Dance Studio gift certificates

Gift giving season is in full swing with its fanciful window displays and catalogs by the dozen, but finding the perfect gift doesn’t require hours of shopping. Why not give a memory, a dream, a hundred smiles — an experience they will never forget?

Many studies, including one from Cornell University, have shown the gift of a life experience keeps on giving joy, while happiness created by tangible things wanes over time. While fashion is fleeting, gadgets lose their lustre, and even new cars gradually break down, memories are embellished and shine more brightly over time.

So this year, wrap up a Waltz, put some Swing in their stockings, and give the gift of dance! Dance lessons lead to happiness, wellness, and self-confidence. Dancing relieves stress and keeps the brain and body in the moment, experiencing the joy of moving to music. And with professional instruction in Latin, Country Western, Swing, Ballroom, and more, a Go Dance gift card will always suit their style.

From a night out dancing as a stocking stuffer, to an unlimited dance package for that special someone, you can choose a gift card that’s just the right size. We invite you to give smiles, memories and moments. Get them to Go Dance!

Go Dance gift cards are available online at and at our two beautiful studios. For more information on packages and services, call 512.339.9391 for our north Austin studio, or 512.646.2747 for our Lakeway studio. Our south Austin studio is coming soon!

Go Dance Studio | North Austin • Lakeway • South Austin coming soon | | 512.339.9391

Making a Fitness Connection

with Denise Bodman, Real Estate Professional and owner of CrossFit 737

Denise Bodman is both an owner of CrossFit 737 and a top producing real estate professional in Austin, Texas. Denise is passionate about people and balances her energies between all her passions; Family, Real Estate, Health, Fitness and Nutrition. She prides herself in living and teaching a healthy lifestyle in addition to providing quality service to her real estate clients. After being introduced to CrossFit in the summer of 2010 she was immediately hooked because of the high-intensity and variation workouts. Helping others achieve their fitness and health goals is a true passion for her. She also loves helping her clients in the real estate industry achieve their goals and brings over a decade of experience and is an expert in sales and negotiation, project marketing, consulting and customer service. Denise has proven sales, service and training techniques, cultivated leadership abilities, and strong communication skills. As a result of her dedication and values, Denise continues to develop lifetime clients, receive referrals and create strong relationships with elite industry professionals. Whether you are looking to change your life with fitness or with the sale or purchase of a property, Denise Bodman is ready to offer her undivided assistance and expertise.

CrossFit | 275 Lotus Circle, Austin, TX 78737 | | 512.906-9600
Denise Bodman | 1209 W 5th Street #300 Austin, Texas 78703 | | 512.903-5129


A Stocking Stuffer Everyone Will Love

…for the gym, on a run, on vacation and more

SPIbelts were created by local entrepreneur, Kim Overton, and are made here in Austin. The SPIbelt’s slender design makes it ideal for the minimalist runner and gym goer, and the pocket’s incredible expandability ensures that items such as phone, ID, car keys and other small personal items, are securely stored.

SPIbelt’s most appealing features include its no-bounce engineering which keeps it in place during even the most rigorous trail runs and activities, plus its surprising expandability allowing it to hold a smart phone in its case, a gym key, car keys, and even a passport (at the same time). Best of all, SPIbelts are only $20.

SPIbelts come in a variety of colors and styles for all types of lifestyles. The waterproof line is perfect for stand-up paddle boarding, the Endurance Race belt is loaded with energy gel loops and race number toggles for the race participant, and our SPI Messenger Bag is ideal for keeping any tablet computer safe and secure.

SPIbelt also has specialty belts available online that contribute proceeds to the following local organization: Flat Water Foundation with the purchase of a Turquoise Water Proof belt, American Widow Project with the purchase of the Stars & Stripes belt and wristband, and the Austin Chapter of the Susan G. Komen Foundation with the purchase of the Pink Ribbon belt.
In 2014, SPIbelt will be the Official Running Belt of the Austin Marathon.

SPIbelt | | Free Shipping | 512-394-6089



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