UPMC’s Favorite Things – Healthy Gift Ideas

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

It’s the holiday season, and in that spirit, we asked our UPMC doctors for some of their favorite healthy gift ideas. Here’s what they suggested!

UPMC Favorite Things Graphic
  • Day passes to gym
  • Exercise balls
  • Exercise bands
  • Foam rollers
  • Running shoes
  • Consult with registered dietitian
  • Gift certificate to healthy grocery store
  • Water bottle
  • Kettlebell/dumbbell set
  • Yoga mat
  • Pedometer
  • Meditation DVD or CD
  • Gift certificate for a yoga class
  • Healthy cookbook
  • Medicine balls
  • Bosu balls

Looking for more healthy gift ideas for your friends and family? Check out our article from last year: Health Gifts for Resolutions in the New Year.



A $14 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer, Pittsburgh-based UPMC is inventing new models of patient-centered, cost-effective, accountable care. UPMC provides nearly $900 million a year in benefits to its communities, including more care to the region’s most vulnerable citizens than any other health care institution. The largest nongovernmental employer in Pennsylvania, UPMC integrates 65,000 employees, more than 25 hospitals, 600 doctors’ offices and outpatient sites, and a 3.2 million-member Insurance Services Division, the largest medical and behavioral health services insurer in western Pennsylvania. Affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences, UPMC ranks No. 12 Read More