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Winter Workout Gear

by Kate O'Leary

December 20, 2012 / Category: Fun Side of Fitness

As the temperature outside gets colder and the rain turns to snow, most people head indoors to keep up with their exercise routine. At Life Fitness, we (of course) love running on the treadmill, but sometimes braving the elements is worth is for a little fresh air and sunshine. With the right layers and accessories, there is nothing keeping you from sticking to your outdoor exercise, so we’ve rounded up a few of our favorites.

Your base layer needs to keep you warm but also wick away sweat to prevent you from getting cold later.

Try this Nike long sleeve tee

These North Face running tights are made for temperatures below 25 degrees:

In the winter, it’s important to wear shoes that have as little mesh as possible or are built for all weather conditions.

Try the Brooks Adrenaline, which is ready to handle any type of weather: 

Hats, ear bands and gloves will protect those frequently exposed skin areas from the elements. Try accessories made of fleece or wool to stay warm and comfortable.

The Asics Thermopolis gloves also allow you to wipe your forehead and nose with ease:

And don’t forget the water! Grab yourself a lightweight Fuel Belt to stay hydrated in the brisk temperatures. 

Kate O'Leary