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Skip the chocolates this year and give a loved one the gift of health with one of these stylish, high-tech or hard-core fitness finds

FOR THE QUICK-CHANGE ARTIST: This über organized gym bag from Lolë – the Montreal-based brand fronted by designer Andy Thê-Anh – has separate compartments for her shoes, phone and laptop, plus a detachable cosmetics bag. Lolë Lily Tote Bag, $120, <a href="http://www.lolewomen.com/ca/en/law0184.html">lolewomen.com</a>

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FOR THE FIRST-TIME MARATHONER: Commemorate a milestone race with these hand-stamped pendants, customizable by city and distance and suspended on an 18-inch gunmetal chain. Celebrate Your Race Round Necklace, $21 (U.S.), <a href="http://www.etsy.com/listing/83063016/celebrate-your-race-round-necklace ">etsy.com/shop/therunhome</a>

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FOR THE CROSSFIT WARRIOR: This stainless steel, gel-filled roller puts the cool in cool-down: Store in the freezer, then roll over muscles post-workout to release lactic acid and speed recovery. Trigger Point Performance Therapy Cold Roller, $99.99 (U.S.), <a href="http://www.tptherapy.com/coldroller ">tptherapy.com</a>

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FOR THE COLD-WEATHER RUNNER: These gloves – hers (shown) are striped with reflective piping, his have silicone dots for better grip – feature touchscreen-friendly fingertips for on-the-fly GPS adjustments. <a href="http://shop.lululemon.com/products/clothes-accessories/what-the-fluff/Womens-Brisk-Run-Gloves-28732?cc=9286&sli=1 ">Lululemon Brisk Run Gloves</a> (hers), $28; <a href="http://shop.lululemon.com/products/clothes-accessories/men-run-accessories/M ens-Chillstop-Gloves?cc=0001&skuId=3480025&catId=men-run-accessories ">Lululemon Chillstop Gloves</a> (his), $38.

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FOR THE STYLE-SETTER: Designed by Brit superstar Stella McCartney, this sweat-wicking, snug-fitting, scoop-necked nylon tank is fetching and<em> </em>functional. <em> Adidas by Stella McCartney Studio Seamless Tank, $100, </em><a href="http://www.adidas.ca/Women%27s-SMC-Studio-Seamless-Tank/W69960_480,en_CA,pd.html">adidas.ca</a>

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FOR THE TEMPORARY ABSTAINER: Like it or not, at least one of your friends will be in cleanse mode come January 1. Indulge their asceticism with a purifying green-tea blend. Kusmi Tea Detox, $17, <a href="http://www.thedetoxmarket.com/products/detox-20-muslin-tea-bags">thedetoxmarket.com</a>

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FOR THE FITNESS NOVICE: This easy-to-use daily activity tracker – which awards “fuel” points and also counts steps and calories – will help motivate the movement-averse. Nike FuelBand, $150, <a href="http://www.store.apple.com/ca/search?find=fuelband">store.apple.com/ca</a>

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FOR THE ENVIRONMENTALLY MINDED: Each tube of these sugar-free, fast-absorbing electrolyte tabs, which come in 11 flavours, is the equivalent of a dozen bottles of sports beverage. Nuun Active Hydration electrolyte tabs, $6.49 each, <a href="http://ca.shop.runningroom.com/nutrition/nuun-electrolyte.html">runningroom.com</a>

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FOR THE ATHLETIC AUDIOPHILE: These sweat-proof, budge-proof earbuds deliver high-quality sound in a sportif package. Adjust volume and skip through tracks with the inline controls, while the accompanying armband keeps devices secure. Bose In-Ear Sport Headphones (SIE2I), $169.99, <a href="http://www.futureshop.ca/en-CA/product/bose-bose-in-ear-sport-headphones-sie2i-green-sie2i-sport-grn/10219366.aspx?path=c86ca660c6dc20005046c93b450b588aen02">futureshop.com</a>

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FOR THE UFC FAN: From the makers of P90X and Insanity, this mixed martial arts workout DVD set – which also includes combat training gloves – promises to get your intended into fighting shape. Les Mills Combat Ultimate Warrior Kit, $120 (U.S.) (available Dec. 4), <a href="http://www.beachbody.com/product/fitness_programs/les-mills-combat-workout.do">beachbody.com<a>

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