2012 Mother's Day Gift Guide

Whether it's a sister, friend, mom, neighbor or wife, give the active mom in your life a special treat this Mother's Day. Let her know how much you appreciate her hard work by getting her something she'll love.

Here's a list of the latest workout attire and accessories for the active mom.

For the Running Mom

If the active mom you know loves to run, why not help her spruce up her running attire? Russel's Mid-support Racerback Tank is ultra-cute and extremely affordable. The tank comes in a variety of colors, offers removable cups, and is very flattering on the body. (russellathletic.com, $37.99.)

And, match her running top with Mizuno's Women's Meridian Running Skirt. Running skirts are becoming popular, and are great for the mom that's on the go. She can throw on her running skirt, do some errands, head out for a quick run and then to school to pick the kiddies up while being the trend-setting mom that she is. One cool feature:  there's a hidden MP3 pocket, so mom can listen to her tunes hands-free. (Mizunousa.com, $53.99)

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For the Cycling Mom

If your mom is into cycling (newbie or advance) and you want to splurge on her, why not pick up the Vita bike by Specialized? It's a fantastic bike for running errands, commuting to work or going for long rides. The bike rides comfortable and is perfect for any level.  Since this is more on the pricey side, maybe go in with a few family members. It's a killer bike. (www.specialized.com, starting price $500).

If you're looking to get your mom into some fashionable attire, lululemon has just launched a cycling line. It's for the mom who likes to bike to work—think "bike-to-the-boardroom" look. The Ride On collection offers: Ride On Blazer, Ride On Pant, and Ride On Short.

The look is business-y, yet comfortable enough to ride to and from work. The fabric offers a 4-way stretch, reflective gear for early morning or night rides, chafe-resistant seams, and water-repellent.
(lululemon.com, starting price $88).

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For the Yoga Mom

There's a fairly new yoga line that allows mom to show offer her sexy curves, run errands from point A to point B, and step into a yoga class. Zobha offers comfortable clothing that allows mom to move easily, while still looking cute. The Ruched Capri is a favorite. It comes in a darling purple, is very flattering, and allows mom to perfect her dancer's pose. (Zobha.com, $78)

Or, give the yogi mom a reason to show off her shoulders with the Julia Tank from Zobha. This tank is tres chic. It gives off the one-strap look, but offers support with a thin and colorful strap on the other side. This is perfect for the mom who takes needs something to go from yoga to a social function, or vice versa. (Zobha.com $68).

If you're looking for something less expensive and still chic, prAna Tote Mat Holder allows mom to show off her personality with patterns and colors. Plus, it doubles as a yoga strap for those looking to improve form and flexibility. It's a two-for-one deal. Mom would be so proud. (prana.com $20)

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About the Author

Fara Rosenzweig

Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.
Fara Rosenzweig is the Lifestyle Editor for Active.com. She is a fitness fanatic, yogi and runner who loves to try new activities. Follow Fara on Google+ or twitter @FJRose.

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