Gift Guide For Mother’s Day: Sport Chalet Experts Share Top 10 Picks For Active Moms

April 8, 2014

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer carries the season’s best fitness-focused gifts

LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The National Retail Federation’s Mother’s Day Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey projected total Mother’s Day sales in 2013 were the third highest holiday behind Christmas and Back to School. To help consumers chose the perfect gift for mom, premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet has put together a comprehensive top 10 list for moms who deem working out as a relaxing escape or fitness as a core part of their daily routine. Sport Chalet has a wide array of fitness gear with everything from running to kayaking, offering items that will be sure to impress moms of all interests.


“Moms have a number of time constraints that can cause hiccups in their workout schedules or impede on their favorite activities,” said Sport Chalet Expert and Women’s Buyer Michelle Holt. “Whether mom likes to multitask and get her workout in while running errands or she prefers to engage in an activity that provides her solitude, Sport Chalet offers a number of different products and gear to help remind mom to dedicate some time for herself doing an activity she enjoys.”

To help make Mother’s Day shopping easier, Sport Chalet’s Holt offers these items for active moms:

    1. All Pro Weight Adjustable Ankle Weights: These ankle weights provide
       friction-free comfort with ankle padding and a stress-free heel section
       to protect the Achilles tendon. They are perfect for busy moms who want
       to fit in fitness while taking care of their families. The weights are
       adjustable and can be added or removed to fit the needs of every mom.
    2. Fitbit Flex Wireless Wristband: Perfect for the stylish fitness fanatic,
       the Fitbit is a sleek wristband that tracks steps taken, distance
       traveled, calories burned and sleep cycles. It wirelessly syncs with
       phones, tablets and computers making the data it collects easily
       accessible--a feature which helps even the busiest moms achieve their
       fitness goals efficiently.
    3. Manduka The Black Yoga Mat PRO: Yoga is the perfect way for moms to be
       active while unwinding at the same time. The Manduka Mat is the perfect
       accessory for the yogi mom, who is looking to add comfort and stability
       to her workout. It is made with denser, thicker foam and is one of the
       best mats currently on the market.
    4. Empower Cardio Core 'n More Weighted Hoop: This weighted hoop provides a
       fun, low-impact workout for moms who want a workout that doesn't feel
       like work. The hoop set comes with three different weight options and
       includes an illustrated workout guide and DVD for a total-body routine
       that will get hearts pumping and calories burning.
    5. Emotions Spitfire Kayak: For moms that enjoy a bit of adventure, the
       Spitfire Kayak is the perfect choice. At 8 feet and featuring a molded-in
       seat and padded backrest, it is a fun item that the family can enjoy
       together. The kayak also features a lightweight design with front and
       rear handles that make transport a breeze.
    6. Electra Townie Original 3i Women's Cruiser Bike: Perfect for riding
       around town, this cruiser maximizes comfort and efficiency without
       sacrificing style. With multiple color options and add-on features, it is
       a customizable classic that will allow moms to stay active and get
       exercise while cruising through city or country.
    7. Nike Women's Pro Padded Bra: To ensure mom has the proper support while
       looking fashionable the Nike Women's Pro Padded Bra comes in a variety of
       colors and is made from a Dri-FIT fabric to wick sweat away. The mesh
       lining also provides enhanced breathability which is ideal for
       light-impact sports like walking, weight-training and yoga.
    8. Nike Women's Legend 2.0 Tight Poly Capri: The Nike Dri-FIT Legend 2.0 TI
       Women's Training Pants offer freedom of movement, lasting comfort and a
       smooth look for any workout regimen. Mom will enjoy the way these pants
       look and feel. The wider waistband and strategically placed seams provide
       a flat, smooth look to visually shape and lift.
    9. Under Armour Women's Tech Print Short Sleeve V-neck Tee: The new UA
       Tech(TM) Space Dye T-shirt is a comfortable, stylish ribbed V-neck that
       is made of a soft, breathable fabric that follows your every move. The
       Anti-Odor technology also keeps your gear looking fresher for longer.
    10. Nike Women's Free 5.0+ Running Shoe: This women's Nike running shoe is
        lightweight, flexible and bursting with power-stride potential. The
        asymmetrical lacing system and the minimalistic molded sockliner reduce
        pressure on the foot making for a comfortable run. With multiple color
        options, this is sure to be a perfect shoe for moms who like to hit the

For more information on Sport Chalet’s selection of gifts for women, or to find a nearby Sport Chalet location, visit www.sportchalet.com. For additional media inquiries, contact spilsbury@formulapr.com.

About Sport Chalet

Sport Chalet (Nasdaq: SPCHA, SPCHB) is a premier, full service specialty sporting goods retailer featuring the industry’s top sports brands in apparel, footwear, and sports equipment. Founded in 1959 by Norbert Olberz, the company has 51 stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah; an online store at www.sportchalet.com; a Team Sales division; and offers more than 50 specialty services for the sports enthusiast, including online same day delivery, climbing, backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, avalanche education, and mountain trekking instruction, car rack installation, snowboard and ski rental and repair, Scuba training and certification, Scuba boat charters, team sales, gait analysis, baseball/softball glove steaming and lacing, racquet stringing, and bicycle tune-up and repair at its store locations. For more information, visit Sport Chalet at www.sportchalet.com.

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