Bright Pink’s “Galentine’s Day” Gift Guide

asweatlife_galentines-day-gift-guideOur friends at Bright Pink love Galentine’s Day as much as we do, so they helped us curate this ultimate Galentine’s Day gift guide. Don’t know what Galentine’s Day is? Read on …

Friends are the people in life that make you laugh a little louder, smile a little brighter and live a little better. If Valentine’s Day is about celebrating your significant other, “Galentine’s Day” is about celebrating your significant others—your girl squad, your ladyloves, your BFFs. We’ve curated the ultimate Galentine’s Day gift guide to help you celebrate in style.

Hit up your favorite studio: Friends who sweat together, stay together. Treat your friend to a workout at your favorite studio and get your next class on the books. Tandem spin bikes, anyone?

My pick? Join us for a workout at Chicago Athletic Association: Grab a friend and get in a workout at Chicago Athletic Association with Nike Master Trainer Emily Hutchins February 13. DJ Tess will be spinning. You’ll get coffee and fruit, guys. And if you sweat together (aka, grab two tickets at once) it’s only $15 a pop. Read more here. Get a ticket here!

Rally a team for the Dirty Girl Mud Run: Who says girls don’t like to get muddy? In honor of Galentine’s Day, make a pact with your squad to take on this year’s Dirty Girl Mud Run—the world’s largest (and most memorable!) women’s only mud run. Sign up your team here.

Get a “Juice Date” on the books: You didn’t hear it from us, but juice dates might just be the new coffee date. Buy your Galentine a gift card to your favorite juice spot and plan your next guilt-free outing.

My pick for juice? Real Good Juice Co.: Get the Kale E. Kopowski smoothie. consider your life changed.

Embrace the “athleisure” trend: Make sure you and your squad are fully equipped for your next workout class by treating them to some new gear. Right now, we’re seriously crushing on Aerie’s leggings.

Send the ultimate “Galentine card”: Not a fan of snail mail? Not a problem. Send some love over email and sign off with a link to, Bright Pink’s free breast and ovarian cancer risk assessment quiz. We can’t think of a much better way to show you care. Because, well, friends don’t let friends stay in the dark when it comes to their breast and ovarian health.

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About Jeana Anderson Cohen

Jeana Anderson Cohen is the founder and CEO of a premiere wellness media destination that creates content and community to help womxn live better lives and achieve their goals. Before founding health-focused companies Jeana earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison - and fresh out of college she worked on the '08 Obama campaign in Michigan. From there, she created and executed social media strategies for brands. aSweatLife fuses her experience in building community and her passion for wellness. You can find Jeana leading the team at aSweatLife, trying to join a book club, and walking her dog Maverick.