Cold Weather Workouts: The Gear to Make it Possible
We know, we know. A tank in winter?! Remember, layering is key. These tanks aren't too tight or too loose - a great base layer in the warmer areas of the country. It's It's also perfect for those of us who hate the built-in bra trend.
Another great base layer. Designed for a woman's shape, the fabric wicks sweat away from your body to keep you warm.
An easy slim-fit layering T-shirt with thumbholes to keep your hands warm. Cute enough to wear under a blazer.
A rainbow of colors to choose from for days when it's more chilly than cold.
Patagonia's Capilene base layers are the ultimate layering pieces. Capilene is specifically designed to keep you warm when wet. This is weight-level 3, which is best for cool to cold conditions, but you can move up or down.
Now that we've got the base layer covered, let's move on to the middle layer. One big problem with exercising in the winter is how restricting cold-weather clothes can be. This Patagonia pullover has the perfect amount of stretch, so it moves with you wherever you go.
Sweat-wicking fabric, chin-high zip-up and reflective material make this the perfect mid-layer for early morning runs.
Part of Under Armour's ColdGear line of apparel, this 1/4 zip top's almost scuba-like design locks in heat.
The ColdGear line is made for temperatures 55 degrees and below. This hoody strikes a balance between function and comfort. Can't you hear the Rocky theme playing in the background?
Nike also has a line of gear just for the winter months: Hyperwarm. Don't be fooled by its alpine-inspired print; this shirt has serious technology to keep you dry and comfortable.
While its definitely not made for freezing temperatures, this sweatshirt makes the perfect winter addition to your wardrobe of yoga staples. Bonus: go straight to the grocery store afterwards without feeling frumpy.
Here's that yoga staple we were talking about. Flattering, comfortable and functional. You need a pair.
Although not for the coldest days, this pair of running pants will carry you through spring, fall and most of winter. A discreet back pocket is just big enough for the essentials and the cuffs can be flipped up to reveal reflectors. Safety first!
Another member of Nike's Hyperwarm line. These are the tights you want in your drawer when temperatures plummet the morning of the big race.
What if it's really cold out? You have on a base layer and a mid layer, but it's not enough. Here's the answer. It's super light-weight and easy to tie around your waist after you warm up.
Sporty, slim warmth for trips between the gym and home, work or errands.
Adidas's CLIMAWARM™technology helps keep your feet breathe and stay warm at the same time.
Snow's not getting anywhere close to your feet with these waterproof shoes, making them great for winter runs, winter hikes and winter strolls through town.
Your summer cotton socks won't cut it in cold temperatures. Smartwool socks are designed to keep your feet cool when it's hot and warm when it's cold.
The same as before but for those of us with chilly ankles.
Another option to save your shirt sleeves. This pair is right for milder temps.
The answer to the ultimate winter-workout-fashion-debacle: what to do with your ponytail when you're wearing a hat?
A simple shape and pretty color to control your hair and keep your ears toasty