Is Gmail Contacts&Calendar sync without Email set-up possible?

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http://androidforums.com – Hi there, Am just wondering if it is possible to sync a Gmail account's Calendar and Contacts without setting up the email. I know you can uncheck the box that syncs email but I want to go further and not set it up (but still need calendar and contacts sync). The iPhone allows you to do this and I've recently gone back to an old iPhone 3Gs from my Samsung Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean despite preferring Android over iOS purely because I'm trying to wean myself off work email (it's my business) and don't completely trust myself to have the discipline not to open email during evenings a (General)