8. The Nonrunner’s Marathon Guide for Women: Get Off Your Butt and On with Your Training. Training for a marathon can be intimidating, but this book puts the fun and friendly in conquering 26.2 miles. The Nonrunner’s Marathon Guide for Women ($17) is a funny and realistic training manual for women. With a sane and totally doable training regimen, it’s jam-packed with how-tos, quizzes and funny observations. It gives the scoop on everything you need to know about training for a marathon — the blisters, the early-morning workouts, the late-night carb binges, and just how much it’ll change your life. A great gift!
Best for: Nonrunners wanting to conquer 26.2 miles!
What’s on your fit wish list this year? Find any goodies for people on your shopping list? Or, ahem, yourself? We won’t tell … —Jenn