Going For Gold

After years of planning, preparation and pandemonium, the 2012 Olympic Games are finally here! In honour of the glorious games, for the next two weeks The Amazing Blog will be showcasing the best in health and fitness, and we've even got a fabulous competition for you next week! But a great British event wouldn't be the same without some novelty items, so have a browse through these patriotic themed items to get you in the Team GB spirit! First up we have for you the Heyland and Whittle Hope & Glory Reed Diffuser. One of the more subtle but definitely longer lasting ways to show your patriotism for the Olympic games, Heyland and Whittle's Hope & Glory range is sure to have something to suit your home. The diffusers have a Lemongrass scent and are available from their website for £22.00.


With all the fittest athletes in the world congregating in London over the next two weeks, you can be sure that they're all getting their share of H2O, and what better way to hydrate yourself than with a brilliant Water Bobble. Water Bobbles are the latest must-have, as this unique water bottle filters water as you drink it, so you don't need to worry about drinking any yucky chemicals wherever you need to stop and refill! The British Bobble is available at Selfridges for £10.95.


If you're looking for a way to incorporate some more Red, White and Blue into your everyday life, then look no further than the Simply Swim Towels! Tom Daley, eat your heart out! Perfect for the pool or the shower, this Olympic souvenir will be handy long after the medals are handed out! Available from their website for £18.00.

And our last Olympic pick is the uber patriotic Cool Britannia Tangle Teezer. I'm sure a lot of you have had you eye on one of these miracle-working de-tanglers, so there's no better time to splurge on this olympic-themed hair tool. Perfect for your bathroom or stashing in your bag quickly, they're available from their website for £12.24.

So as the Opening Ceremonies commence and the best of the best compete for that elusive gold medal, make sure to check back here every day for the our top health and fitness picks. Let the games begin!