Is there anything more ‘well intentioned’ than a New Year’s resolution made in the final hours of December?
Google’s Australia Blog offers some telling statistics on what we’re searching for come New Year’s day. The terms ‘gym’, ‘weight loss’ and ‘quit smoking’ are all typed out thousands of times around the country in the search for ways to make these resolutions a reality. Being Australian, there are also countless resolutions for getting things done around the house.
This year, look to your Velocity Points balance for answers. The Velocity Rewards Store is where you can redeem those Points for all of these resolution-helping instruments – or perhaps it can inspire you to set some new goals…
Related: Find out all about Velocity Points.
New Year’s Resolutions for Health
January 2015: It’s time to face the music – or at least, the bathroom scales. Pick up the Beurer Digital Body Fat Scale for 21,800 Points to find out what you’re working with. These scales are smarter than your average bear and measure more than just weight – they will also tell you your body fat, body water, muscle ratio, bone mass and calorie consumption. Move your quest to the kitchen with the Beurer Digital Kitchen Scale (in bright berry!) for 10,300 Points. Use it to measure out your serving sizes of up to 5 kg.
If you are looking for a more toned version of you in the New Year, uncover that rock hard body with a few choice pieces of equipment. The 66Fit Abdominal Roller Wheel comes in at just 6,000 Points and will leave you aching in muscles you didn’t even know you had. Or, make a start on your home gym with an ab shredder for 60,000 Points and a Giro GT Spin Bike for 225,000 Points.
Relegate the smelly old cotton gym gear to the bin and pick up a fresh compression outfit and accessories to have you looking sharp and feeling fitter than Sporty Spice (circa 1998) on day one in the gym. A pair of 2XU Women’s 3/4 compression tights are 22,000 Points, and a Polar Heart Rate Monitor Watch is 21,000 Points.
New Year’s Resolutions for DIY
Perhaps 2014 was the year you conquered your health and fitness goals, and now you’re ready to tackle new horizons? Get all the gear you need to put together that birdhouse, tidy up the deck, build a treehouse or dog kennel or make some planter boxes.
Use the Bosch Recipro Saw and its 1,150 watt motor for 32,000 Points for cutting, the Bosch Roller Sander Kit at 33,000 Points for smoothing and the Bosch Professional Drill Driver for drilling for 41,000 Points. The Bosch 68pcs Drill and Screwdriver Bit Set for 14,200 Points completes this picture of domestic bliss, with metal and masonry drill bits, a magnet extension pen and more.
Perhaps you wish to become the next Masterchef with the best kitchen gear? Or maybe you want to finally book your tickets and go travelling? What’s your New Year’s resolution, and which items from the Velocity Rewards Store do you think would help you get there?