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Health and Sports Day Japan

Every year on the second Monday of October, Japan celebrates Health and Sports Day, or 'Taiiku no Hi to promote an active way of life. To celebrate, many Japanese towns, schools, and businesses hold special activities, including three-legged races, track and field events, sack races, and tug-of-war.

Whether you live in Japan or across the globe, you can get in the spirit of the holiday with products that promote health and wellness. Check out our top picks below, and ship them virtually anywhere in the world in as little as 2-4 days with MyUS.

10. Resistance Band Set $18

Resistance Band Set

Resistance bands are great for anyone who needs a low cost or convenient way to get in a workout. Buy a set of three here.

9. Agility Cones $10

Agility Cones

Set up a quick game of soccer or make a finish line for a relay race with a set of 10 agility cones. Buy the set here.

8. Potato Sack Race Bags $20

Potato Sack Race Bags

Everyone loves a sack race, and these classic potato sack race bags are perfect for kids and adults alike. Buy a pack of six here.

7. 3 Legged Race Bands $13

3 Legged Race Bands

Three-legged races are a common game on Health and Sports Day in Japan. Bring the celebration to your office or family with a set of elastic three-legged race bands. Buy a set of six here.

6. 4 Legged Race Bands $15

4 Legged Race Bands

Kick up the excitement by taking the three-legged race to a whole new level! These bands fit children and adults and are perfect for parties and team building. Buy a set here.

5. Zumba Fitness Incredible Slimdown $17

Zumba Fitness Incredible Slimdown

If you don’t like to exercise but love to dance, Zumba Fitness is for you! It’s a total-body workout that’s full of fun and high-energy dancing that helps burn fat by combining cardio and interval training. Buy the 5-disc set here.

4. Insanity Fast and Furious Workout $23

Insanity Fast and Furious Workout

Short on time? Fast and Furious is a must have workout that delivers maximum results in just 20 minutes. Buy it here.

3. Jillian Michaels Fitness DVD 3-Pack $16

Jillian Michaels Fitness DVD 3-Pack

Ready for a fun calorie-killing sweat session in your own home, on your own schedule? This 3 disc set of DVD’s from Jillian Michaels contains everything you need to get fit and reshape your body. Buy the set here.

2. The Oh She Glows Cookbook $16

The Oh She Glows Cookbook

Vegan cooking is gaining popularity by leaps and bounds. See what all the fuss is about with this bestselling cookbook that uses fresh, healthy ingredients to make mouth-watering dishes the whole family will love. Buy it here.

1. Clean Eating Made Simple $15

Clean Eating Made Simple

Clean Eating Made Simple teaches how to cook with unprocessed and unrefined foods to make delicious and healthy meals, such as Coconut Quinoa Porridge, Pork Tenderloin with Squash Salsa, Strawberry Crisp, and much more. Buy it here.

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