Ties. Steaks. Booze. Your dad (or husband, or any father figure in your life) is awesome, but every year, you go back for the same old Father’s Day gifts which, aside from being boring, don’t do much for his health. Instead of getting him something that he’ll never use–or worse, something that’s bad for him–help him develop healthy new habits with a super-fun, heart-smart present.
See, here’s the thing about dads: they tend to be older men. And in a country where heart disease, cancer, and diabetes are real issues for aging guys, a basket of high-sodium meats and cheeses might not be the best gift ideas. To show your dad how much you care about his happiness (and his health), consider getting him a gift that will encourage him to do something awesome for his mind or body. Helping him develop healthy habits will not only make him feel his best–it’ll show that you really care about what’s good for him.
Here are 8 healthy habits that all dads should adopt–and the Father’s Day gifts that will help your dad get there.
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